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) #2 of 29 Dessert in Antwerp #22 of 1,293 Places to Eat in Antwerp ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, , European
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 16 32
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good57%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

"Den kleine bourla " has been around forever in Antwerp. The design is gorgeous and was made by Peeter Porters if I remember correctly. The food is always very good .. I had the "vol au vent " with fries and the shrimp kroketten today...More

Thank Florence V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice and classical bistro with very tasty food and good wine list. We were there for lunch at the very nice terrace in a quiet inside square.

Thank svilen c
Reviewed 6 days ago

Location is very nice (you can sit outside - sundowner location) and the food is ok, but nothing special, prices are ok. The service is friendly and willing to help. We would came back again.

Thank JMK2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding lunch in a restaurant in Belgium after 2:00pm is always a challenge, so image our trepidation when we stumbled upon a full-service restaurant on a quiet square in Antwerp that seated us in the mid-afternoon. Although the full menu was not available for lunch...More

Thank paula m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a while since we went there and once again service, food and prices were appreciated. The menu is extensive and diverse, vatering for all tastes and desires. We sat on the lovely terrace and had great food. The waiters are professional and...More

Thank Olivier O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly reception by phone for the reservation and when we arrived. Sat on the terrace outside and enjoyed a great evening. Good quality food and wine. Took the cote a'los which was a tasty steak and cooked exaclty as we like it. Cosy atmosphere also...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A locale favorite. The good is great and the setting is very nice. If the sun is out make sure to eat on the terrace . It's on a square so quiet and very central to all sites and shopping

Thank 506baba
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with family in this restaurant. You can sit out at terrace or inside. Portions turned out very big but prices also high. On the menu you can find interesting choices. Unfortunately my whole grilled trout wasn't done like I expected. This level restaurants...More

Thank Kirsi T
Anton V, Eigenaar at Bourla, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Kirsi, You ordered the "whole grilled trout with bacon and herbs", where "whole" means you get the entire fish (and not "fillet"). It is a traditional dish (Truite à l'Ardennaise"). Our guests can always ask to have the skin and bones removed by the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a nice summery evening seated inside, besides the open windows. Great location, topped up by a truly delicious dinner. The grilled watermelon with feta super exciting and our tuna fish simply super tasteful‼️Friendly and professional service as well; we will be back ❗️

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We found ourselves a table on the terrace outside, not always easy to get one , you might have to wait ... the food was good , well presented, fresh and full of taste ... this place is quit popular with locals, so make sure...More

Thank Peter A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 16 32
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A monument in every sense of the word. A loyal but varied clientele likes to come here for a coffee, snack, sumptuous dinner or quick lunch. Classic, well prepared home made dishes in a majestic setting and friendly/informal service
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