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Het Nieuw Werk - CLOSED

Nieuwwerk 11, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 34 53 40
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
2 Sep 2014
“Quiet, polite, altogether enjoyable”
7 Jul 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Belgian, Dutch, European
$$ - $$$
Nieuwwerk 11, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

On Friday, 22nd August we arrived in this somewhat hidden restaurant, ( there are 3 restaurants tucked into this corner behind the church),not quite knowing what to expect. We arrived earlier than the time of our reservation and were welcomed by the waiter and allowed...More

Thank meerbee
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Don't believe the small number of poor reviews, or the comments about rude service (if you don't arrive at the right time in Belgium they don't feel they have to serve you, and sometimes they can be standoffish - that's just the way it is,...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Me and my partner went here last Saturday and even if I enjoyed the food so much (stewed fish) my boyfriend didn't. He asked for a medium cooked steak but instead it was overcooked. But the main issue was with the service which was rude...More

1  Thank Gtefi
nieuwwerk, Owner at Het Nieuw Werk, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Thank you for your message through Tripadvisor. I have read your review and would like to take this opportunity to respond. I do understand your disappointment that the lunch menu, which you wanted to order, was not available. However at the moment you and your...More

Reviewed 10 January 2014

Nice food although badly presented. Service truly appalling (been twice, gave them a second chance). We arrived 30 mins late due to traffic. The staff were very angry with us and made the evening really stressed. Then when we go to the pudding time ,...More

Thank Paul B
nieuwwerk, Owner at Het Nieuw Werk, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

I have read your review and would like to take this opportunity to respond. In all my years of trading i have never felt compelled to correct a guests experience but on this occasion i feel an injustice has been done. According to your review...More

Reviewed 24 November 2013

The food quality and the preparation is excellent. The wines are great and affordable. The restaurant is situated on a lovely square behind the cathedral. Nice, warm interior. Only negative is the fact that there is no curtain between the door and the dining area....More

Thank liz j
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Excellent quality of food. We both had the carpaccio of scallop and salmon to start, although not what we were expecting was so delicious and served with some of the tastiest bread I've ever had. Then I had the duck which was tender and tasty,...More

Thank PAGLondon_England
Reviewed 28 August 2013

I live in Mechelen and I love to come to 'Het Nieuwe Werk'. The food is always very good, the wine is excellent (even the housewine) en the service is also very good.

1  Thank JillGoossens
Reviewed 16 August 2013

It is a great find'....... , a restaurant with a flemish character. The prices are reasonable and the foods are Superb it is a mix of classical Belgian and French cuisine. Well I had Canadian baby lobster with melon and a dressing of Madras Curry...More

Thank JosephCuyt
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Het Nieuw Werk prepares traditional Belgian cuisine to perfection. The regularly changing menu is small but always interesting, and in the 20-odd times we have eaten here, I have never had a dish that was less than excellent. They know their wines, but also serve...More

Thank try-some
Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

Small restaurant with a lovely hostess. The waiters are all top notch and capable. Every dish is served in a casual way and exeeds every expectation.

Thank eldorado89
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$16 - US$64
French, Belgian, Dutch, European
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwwerk 11, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 34 53 40
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