Antwerp Province, Belgium Food Guide: 10 Belgian food Must-Eat Restaurants & Street Food Stalls in Grobbendonk

November 10, 2019 Vergie Nakamoto

Reviews on Belgian food in Grobbendonk, Antwerp Province, Belgium. Grobbendonk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣrɔbə(n)dɔŋk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp (Dutch: Antwerpen). The municipality comprises the towns of Bouwel and Grobbendonk proper. On January 1, 2006, Grobbendonk had a total population of 10,747. The total area is 28.36 km² which gives a population density of 379 inhabitants per km².
Things to do in Grobbendonk

10. The Jane

Paradeplein 1, Antwerp 2018 Belgium French, Belgian, Seafood, European Lunch, Dinner, Late Night Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service [email protected] +32 3 808 44 65 http://www.thejaneantwerp.com/
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4 based on 1545 reviews

The Jane

Reviewed By RichardOldfield

I’ve visited many Michelin starred restaurants across the world and The Jane deserves theirs. We were upstairs at the theatrical style dining. Exquisite cuisine from start to finish. Great service. We loved the theatrical style of the chefs carefully preparing each course. The flavours did presentation were awesome. My only negative comment would be that the area become very hot because of all of the cooking and heat rises from below. £££

9. Ancien d'Anvers

Hoogstraat 45, Antwerp 2000 Belgium Belgian, European, Grill Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service [email protected] +32 470 73 63 91 http://Www.anciendanvers.be
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4 based on 160 reviews

Ancien d'Anvers

Ancièn D'Anvers: a unique "Bar'Bistro" in Old Town City Center of Antwerp, close to the cathedral, main museums, shopping-area ... and much more. For lunch, dinner, afternoon, apero, cocktails, ... See you soon!

Reviewed By kriss3590

This restaurant is in a small street close by the big market and the Meir. The servant was very friendly and we were served in no time. I had a giant meat brochette. The look was rather strange, but the taste was very good. The plate was served with fries and some salade, both not the best, but the brochette covered it all. The restaurant also offers mix brochette (meat, chicken, sausage) and one with salmon...all very big, so make sure you have a good apatite. My wife took a Greek salade with goat cheese, although it came with some pasta too, which was a kind of mismatch. Could also be better presented, but taste was good.Hello Kriss, Thank you for your review and your comment, we Try to match different styles and taste. Not always sure what people want. You gave us new things to think about, work iT out and create improvent.Thx for your visite and hopefully we can welcome you again.Regards, Danny & Ludwig

8. Pastorale

Laarstraat 22, Antwerp 2840 Belgium French, Belgian, European Lunch, Dinner, Late Night Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service +32 3 844 65 26 http://www.depastorale.be
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4 based on 301 reviews

Pastorale

Reviewed By JBlommaerts

This is the 3rd time we are visiting and we have never been disappointed. The chef always surprises us with new ingredients, new ways of presenting, new techniques... also the wines were excellent! service was great, friendly,...

7. Meat Factory

Grote Markt 28, Antwerp 2000 Belgium Grill, Steakhouse, Belgian, European Lunch, Dinner Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service [email protected] +32 3 336 74 45 http://meat-factory.be/
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4 based on 1130 reviews

Meat Factory

FRESH FRESH FRESH that's the credo of Restaurant Meat Factory in Antwerp, located on the Grand place, right in the Centre of this beautiful city. MEAT the name says it all, at Meat Factory, there are several meat dishes on the menu. A true paradise for al

Reviewed By K5697PTrobinf

Waiters were very attentive to us (they suggested us to take off our jacket, asked if everything was fine, etc.). The food was tasty but not enough potatoes with the burgers (could be enough for non starving people). We didn't waited the time for a long time.Well located (in the grote markt), and very cosy restaurant (not to big like canteens). Toilets were cleaned.I really recommend it.Bedankt voor de toffe recensie! We doen ons uiterste best om iedereen zo goed mogelijk te bedienen en zijn blij te horen dat u alles goed vond! Tot de volgende keer! Julien Meat Factory

6. Numerus Clausus

Keldermansstraat 2, Lier 2500 Belgium French, Belgian, Seafood, European Lunch, Dinner Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service +32 3 480 51 62 http://www.numerusclausus.be/
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4 based on 168 reviews

Numerus Clausus

Reviewed By 603harry

this kind of restaurant will last for ever because it's inbeatable in quality .adept of ESCOFIER very good food .perhaps a little bit too heavy

5. Senzelle

Vlaamsekaai 10, Antwerp 2000 Belgium Belgian, European Lunch, Dinner Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service +32 3 344 63 31 http://www.senzelle.be/2016/06/12/senzelle-antwerpen
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4 based on 202 reviews

Senzelle

Small restaurant with typical Belgian cuisine. Since it is just husband (cook) and wife (service) : Reservation required.

Reviewed By Peyton L

A group of four of us were visiting Antwerp and were told this was a nice place for food. We walked to the restaurant and arrived at 11:55 noticing the place was dark and no one was inside. We weren't sure if for some reason it was closed (perhaps a private party?) but as it was so close to opening we waiting outside for the remaining five minutes. At noon a woman opened the door and immediately had a frown on her face. We smiled and asked if they were serving lunch. She immediately became agitated and asked if we had reservations (no), how many seats we needed (4 - no way!) and scolded us that we should of called for reservations. The issue isn't that they couldnt accommodate us - it was the response. Surely this business has had others attempt to walk in and get a seat, no? Not to mention that, as the restaurant was literally shut down, I'm not sure how we could of secured a reservation to begin with. If you don't have any availability that's fine... a simple not today would suffice vs. admonishing us on the street. The above doesn't really do justice to the interaction. The lady was just downright rude. Please look at my other reviews because you can see that I do not have a history of making negative reviews for trivial issues - this might be my first 1 or 2 star review. Maybe this lady was just having a rough day but no matter what I wouldn't return regardless of how good the food is.Hello,I'm sorry you feel like I was being rude. I just told you we didn't have a table for 4 since they were already booked. You looked really surprised and asked if you could do 2 tables of 2, on which I replied that wouldn't be possible because there is only 1 person in the kitchen and 1 doing service and we don't want people to have to wait too long and that can happen if everybody comes at noon together. It's just how we try to run our restaurant efficiently.We always start in the morning to do preparations but we turn on the light when we open because otherwise people could be confused if we are open or not.I really don't think I scolded at you or neither was I agitated. We are just a very small business and places are limited so making a reservation can assure you of a table. You can call or email for reservations. (link on tripadvisor)Regarding your friend writing a review on Google saying there was nobody inside, like you said, I just opened the door. I was expecting a table of 4 at 12, 4 at 12.15 and 3 tables of 2 at 12.30. Often this are business people who don't have a lot of time so we limit our tables during lunch. It is a shame you had to write a review about something that could have been avoided if you just made a reservation. Kind regard, Nathalie

4. Morso

Suikerrui 8, Antwerp 2000 Belgium French, Steakhouse, Belgian, Seafood, European Lunch, Dinner Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service [email protected] +32 3 502 32 30 https://morso-antwerp.be/
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4 based on 200 reviews

Morso

Reviewed By Lilslz

we went to morso for a nice dinner and were welcomed really friendly by the attentive staff. Throughout the evening, there was a serene atmosphere even though the street nearby was relatively busy. We were able to watch the sunset from our seats outside and the waiters were all very likable :)

3. Het Gerecht

Amerikalei 20, Antwerp 2000 Belgium French, European, Deli, Belgian, Seafood Lunch, Dinner Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi +32 3 248 79 28 http://www.hetgerecht.be/
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5 based on 274 reviews

Het Gerecht

Gastronomy Lunch menu 2 or 3 cours Only Menu 4 or 5 cours

Reviewed By WimLeuven

If your restaurant is nr 1 on trip advisor you can expect some critical guests and on our visit we were certainly not convinced it deserved this titel. We were here on a saturday night with some friends. We were invited in friendly and the service itself was very good except for the timing (see later). There is only a choice in 4 or 5 course menu with optional cheese. We opted for 4 and cheese added (cheese to replace desert is also possible) so in total we still had a 5 course meal. When we refused the wine pairing (this time mainly because we had to drive home after) we had a first sign that they did not like it. We chose a bottle of our own and than experienced this : the first two courses came fluent and then we had to wait an hour before the main arrived and only after i asked why it took so long ? Meanwhile they emptied our bottle very quickly into our glasses hoping that we were to order a new one. But we had decided it in advance to keep alcohol very low that evening. SInce it was a white wine and we were waiting to finish it with our main course and the hour waiting time our wine was warm when it finaly arrived. The cheese and dessert arrived then straight after meaning we had to eat the three last courses in half an hour time. It all felt a bit strange this timing and attitude altough i never had the feeling they disliked us, it was just that feeling of not doing what they expected that sent us home with a bad taste. Concerning the food it was good but to us experienced michelin stars eaters nothing came exciting some parts on the plates were even lacking of flavour, so on that part you can have a good plate of food but nothing worth to drive 100 km like we did for it.This is one i will not return to.

2. Le Steak '17

Nassaustraat 19, Antwerp 2000 Belgium Steakhouse, Belgian, Barbecue, European, French Dinner, Drinks, Lunch Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service +32 3 434 77 55 http://www.lesteak17.be
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5 based on 93 reviews

Le Steak '17

The specialty of this restaurant is meat which is prepared on ' the Big Green Egg ', a 3000 year old clay oven.

Reviewed By Tim T

We went there with reservation for a Friday evening. This is a casual midrange steakhouse but costs more like fine dining. It was not busy when we arrived at 8 PM but gradually the restaurant filled with only a few empty places. The meat options arrive with one of the partners of the restaurant and he explains them to us. The price is per person and varies depending on steak. We opted for the Australian ribeye at his recommendation despite me eyeing the more expensive Irish Tomahawk steak. We ordered a bottle of 'Enemigo mio' which was a delicious pairing. We also had an order of bitterballen which is a crispy fried crumb exterior surrounding a very hot beef filling. The steak arrives sliced with a small portion of fried vegetables and a bearnaise sauce and peppercorn sauce. This is accompanied by two bowls: one of frites (of course!) and the other of a mixed green salad. Overall we enjoyed the meal and service and would recommend.

Top 10 restaurants in Grobbendonk, Belgium

1. Sensunik

Molenstraat 69, Antwerp 2018 Belgium French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Healthy Lunch, Dinner, Drinks Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments [email protected] +32 3 216 00 66 http://www.sensunik.be
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4 based on 58 reviews

Sensunik

Sensunik is an ‘all-generations’ restaurant where everyone feels at home. Actually, the restaurant consists of several cozy places where you (with two or in group) can dip into a glow of warmth and conviviality. From small gourmets to big food lovers: the

Reviewed By Gea7

We stayed from twelve until four in the afternoon, and our three kids have been attended to all the time. We had time to eat with our friends, while the kids eat upstairs and played all along. Service is very good, so friendly :) .A bit pricey, but worth it. We'll definitely go back!

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