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Den Beer

Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 20 97 06
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (4 reviews)
“shrimp salad” (2 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a business dinner here and I have to say it was perfect - casual atmosphere, kind and helpful waiters, also, serving speed was surprising, fluid and efficient. I had lamb chops with grilled vegetables and I couldn't resist a bowl of traditional Belgian...More

Thank ibenny87
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The waiter told me they serve the best shrimp in the world and he might be right! Or the beer is really strong. Really easy and nice experience and food. Loved it.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The short version: we were forgotten. We're widely traveled and respect the people and places that we visit. We are the outsiders, so we go the extra mile to understand different cultures, methods, ways of thinking. It turned out that our server was from Spain,...More

Thank Zha-MD
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Unique menu items. Salad with guinea fowl was excellent/ large/ beautiful. Wait staff spoke English and was attentive. It was very crowded at the outside area.

Thank DIXI2013
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view! And prices according to it. It was busy so service was slow. Wife ordered a warm chocolate milk but got a coffee but the problem was solved. Average service.

Thank WintersFL
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

There aren't many restaurants serving dinner in Mechelen on Mondays. This one is in a lovely location. We had a variety of starter and main dishes all good. We're even authentic Belgian cuisine. The service is good, as is the drinks menu.

Thank UglyBuffalo
Reviewed 9 June 2017

When all restaurants around were closing the kitchen, as it was already after 2PM, I found this one open and sat there for a lunch salad and a drink. The shrimp salad was good, the beer wasn't expensive and the coffee was also OK. It...More

Thank edvasc
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We we're there because it was the few restaurants open late. We had beef and tuna with some beers. Good quality, normal cuisine and moderate prices. Service ok

Thank Jorge R
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Food was quite tasty and portion was more than big enough Nice view to the square No English menu Butter was melted like oil Service was slow and rude. Based on service this place is over priced

Thank Kirsi T
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We had drinks here earlier today. My daughter found a sharp shard of glass in her drink. 'Oh, we're sorry' is all the staff cared to say.

Thank Karen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 20 97 06
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