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Het Vermoeide Model

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Lijnwaadmarkt 2, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 233 52 61
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The vermoeide model is locaties richt in the Center of Antwerp and offers a very good alternatieve to the mas toerist restaurants nearby. The Food is good and the service was attentive.

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Thank Han v
Krakow, Poland
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72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is just beside the main cathedral of Antwerp. e had a nice dinner there on a cold rainy day. That was just an ideal place at that moment. At the entrance ou get a welcome drink. Even though it was full and we did not have any reservation, only 15 minute and we've already had a nice table.... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us descended here tonight and despite not being able to look up reviews, we were pleasantly surprised. The interior is very cozy and warm with lots of exposed brick walls and small rooms. The service is not fast but the servers are very nice and helpful. The mussels with cream sauce were absolutely delicsious and the portions huge.... More 

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Antwerpen
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One has to book to be sure of a place at this restaurant and such was the demand on the evening we visited we had to wait for a tale even though we had booked. There were many others waiting in hope of a table. It is a beautiful old building at the back of the cathedral and it has... More 

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Thank Terry B
Spain
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189 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Firstly, this is a gorgeous building, stunning. Food is interesting and they have two tasting menus. The food is good, probably better than good. I also thought that it was pretty good value for money. Staff were pleasant. Wine range is quite limited and also mainly new world, but it was fine. Lovely way to enjoy a winters evening.

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Thank pieboy
Basildon
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Old style restaurant. Excellent menu. Efficient friendly service. Slightly more expensive than some other local restaurants. Stairs can be difficult to climb so if mobility a problem, then this could be a disadvantage, although they do have ground floor tables. I didn't notice a ground floor toilet - but didn't look for one either.

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Arlington, Virginia
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I think that this restaurant deserves higher ratings than it it has received on TA. We dined in a beautiful outdoor courtyard with a great view of the cathedral. The service was first rate - friendly and efficient, the food was excellent and nicely presented. We enjoyed our first meal so much that we made another reservation for the next... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I showed the very friendly waitress a small piece of aluminum in one of the mussels, which where mostly closed, broken or over cooked shrunken. This was by far the most horrible pan of mussels ever served to me and my tablegast. Health inspector worthy if you ask me. In the end I didn't have to pay for it, but... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

...... because two fellow customers we spoke to said so, and they live in Antwerp ! Reading the reviews below, I cannot believe the critical ones are talking about the same place as it was a truly wonderful meal experience : the food, location, service and atmosphere were spot on. The tables ARE a bit small and my starter ended... More 

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Thank marek632
Zaventem, Belgium
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Pro: Cosy (inside and outside), great rooftop terrace (you can touch the cathedral), good food (never had mussels with bacon and curry before, but it tasted great), prices in line with the tourist center, attentive service. Con: tables are a bit small and (too) close to each other.

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Thank Dieter B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lijnwaadmarkt 2, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 233 52 61

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?