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De Kuiper

Vissersstraat 51, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
+32 2 251 13 87
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse meat” (21 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“house steak” (29 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Vissersstraat 51, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Every town in Belgium has a nickname, and the inhabitants of Vilvoorde are called "De Pjeirefretters" (the horse eaters). Restaurant De Kuiper is the restaurant of preference of the locals to go for a horse steak. It is a very folksy restaurant serving very good...More

Thank Adri3s
Reviewed July 13, 2016

u have some restaurants in Vilvoorde who serve u horse steaks, specialty of the village . by De Kuiper u will never be disappointed for that dish : generous portion, served with crispy belgian frites & salad. simple but very tasty

Thank chris v
Reviewed June 16, 2016

We live in Scotland but have family in Belgium so often visit them. We love to eat here whenever we can. It's a family owned restaurant which has been trading for over 100 years and my father has been a customer here since the fifties....More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

When I comeback to Belgium there are three things I HAVE to do. The first two are to call very special friends of.mine and arrange a get together. The third is to visit De Kuiper. Once again last night I was not disappointed from the...More

Thank Philippe F
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Good steak, served in a simple way. Interior hangs between traditional and old/worn out. Staff is experienced, if they could be a bit more enthusiastic they would be perfect. The price - quality is out of balance, artificially high because of being a hype restaurant....More

Thank Blutch1972
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and nice staff. I'd definitely recommend it to anybody for a family lunch or a lunch with friends. Really excellent food!

Thank Michele C
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Super good food and super good service and a classic interior. Simple but perfect. Has also a variety of local beer choices .

Thank Wesley V
Reviewed January 25, 2016

As most reviewers were enthusiast about the restaurant, we tried it and... only can confirm the superb quality of the horse steaks. We arrived shortly after opening for lunchtime and it was already busy, but there was still a lot of places free, but when...More

Thank Marc G
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Everything that kids would like to eat was sold out on saturday evening 6pm.... so they suggested to bake americain for them. great idea! Be it that the americain was not seasoned nor fully baked, just a slice of barely baked chopped meet without salt,...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2015

Dining at De Kuiper was one of my favorite experiences in a recent trip to Europe. I very much enjoy trying new foods, especially foods that reflect the history and tradition of the local culture. The house specialty at De Kuiper is horse steak. This...More

Thank mademoiselle-t
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June 25, 2017|
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Response from traveller_WD | Reviewed this property |
they don't serve chicken or poultry. Alternatives are pork cutlets or a tomato filled with shrimp (belgian speciality). Hope your partner likes one of these so you can have your horse steak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vissersstraat 51, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Vilvoorde
  • Phone Number: +32 2 251 13 87
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