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Paleis op de Meir

Meir 50, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Beautiful building on the Meir

Beautiful building on the Meir. I would say the whole of Meir is nice architecturally but this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Nice restaurant

Cafe imperial was niceeperience, breakfast was Well and plenty of pleasant items, just coffee ( 1... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Antwerp, Belgium
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Meir 50, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building on the Meir. I would say the whole of Meir is nice architecturally but this building takes the cake. Now a cafe and chocolatier, it used to be a royal palace for the monarch's stay in Antwerp.

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafe imperial was niceeperience, breakfast was Well and plenty of pleasant items, just coffee ( 1 cup only)was a little bit on the low Side.

Thank Speeleveld
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I learned from the staff of Chocolate Line that the palace is no longer open to visitors. In its place are the Chocolate Line that makes and sells delicious chocolates and the restaurant behind it. I looked around the store and bought some chocolates.before leaving...More

1  Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Best chocolate palace of Belgium, don t miss it...it would be a shame The owners, dominique and fabienne as well as the son Julius are creative hardworking people with a passion for their job and creations.... amazing

Thank Chiara W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The only building that really caught our eye as we walked toward Old Town was the Paleis Op De Meir (Royal Palace), which is now a restaurant, high-end boutiques, and the city's premiere Chocolate Shop where you can watch them make their award-winning confections. And...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Passing through the Meir there is is lovely cosy mall , its very beautiful from inside the way it has been decorated with those golden colors .

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I just love going to this place for breakfast/brunch in the summer time...not expensive and well worth the trip...good service...good and honest food...not too expensive and they even let you have gift vouchers....and try the chocolate...hmmmmmh!

Thank Angry_of_Antwerp
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This former palace now houses a hotel, restaurant/cafe and chocolate shop. Don't hesitate to walk into the courtyard while passing by on the Meir, take a look at the beautiful paintings in the chocolate shop and look at the staircase on the other side in...More

Thank fscolli
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Located in the middle of the Meir, the popular shopping Street, this mall offers wonderful architecture to blend in with your break from shopping. Sit at one of the Coffee Shops, I suggest the one right in the middle on the ground floor where the...More

Thank AatmanMehta
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A few decades ago the whole building was renovated. Nowadays the interior is a marvel: everywhere shining gold. Many parts of the structure, beams and arcades, have been gilded. In the early days it used to be a hall belonging to the city and intended...More

Thank cw f
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