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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 October 28, 2014

a very typical horse meat rest. NOT MORE, NOT LESS, as it was 50 years ago...or more never change a winning team .....

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I have been a customer since the 70's and it's wonderful that the restaurant has been owned by the same family for all that time. I always order the same (horse fillet, rare, chips and salad) and have never been disappointed. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed October 13, 2014

Nothing negative to say. Always a good place for the local horses... grilled, medium-rare. Have a look of my reviews from earlier times. (BTW: I'm a customer since more than 40 years!)

Thank Jay-P L
Reviewed September 1, 2014

fine restaurant , hors steak house best in town great service authentic interior place to be can have some waiting time , but service is fast

Thank wimvangrunderbeeck
Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This place sells horse and they're not trying to dupe you. The town of Vilvoorde is known for horse and this restaurant was recommended by local colleagues. Very, very tasty and a nice quaint setting. You can choose how you'd like to have your steak...More

Thank bent705
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Go early on busy days or you will have to wait for a long time. People come here to get a horse steak. If there are people in your party who don't like horse, there are 3 alternative dishes. Simple but effective, the steaks will...More

1  Thank ilgrauls
Reviewed March 16, 2014

Just plain and simple good food. Horse steak grilled or baked with french fries , salad and one of the traditional sauces. People who don't like horse steak can get a beef steak, porc meat or shrimps salad. Quick and simple service, what else do...More

Thank frank_laforce
Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Yes. This place serves Horse. Try it. Max size on the menu is 400g @ 40Eruos. That's not cheap but similar to other places in the region. I gave high marks for all factors, but that is relative to the point of where you and...More

Thank mickey m
Reviewed February 17, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal at De Kuiper. Don't go if you want something else but horse steak. The mains are only horse steak. You have some classic starters and some classic desserts. The drinks menu is interesting with a gin and tonic option and...More

Thank Bart V
Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Vilvoorde is known for its horses since ages and this place is known for its horse steak - also for ages. I've been a regular for a long time with a visit every month in order to feast on the finest horse steak in the...More

1  Thank Mollehol
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, 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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