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Den Beer

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 20 97 06
09:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had drinks here earlier today. My daughter found a sharp shard of glass in her drink. 'Oh, we're sorry' is all the staff cared to say.

Thank Karen P
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Visited during busy hours - found a table and enjoyed one of the best prawns ever. Service was quick even though they had a full house. And Golden Carous dark beer is my new favourite :)

Thank Siim H
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My first restaurant in Mechelen and it set the bar for other restaurants. the food was tasty and the service and atmosphere were excellent.

Thank Alon S
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Went to Belgium for a 6 weeks period together with a business colleague and stayed in a hotel in Mechelen. We tried Den Beer on one of the first nights and ended up coming back regularly a couple of nights each week. Great food, service and atmosphere combined with reasonable prices made the choice easy. Going to Mechelen, I recommend... More 

Thank Mikkel2620
Malaga, Spain
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118 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this place as we were told they prepared good food, unfortunately it was a very disappointing experience. Being a group of 5 we ordered 2 x Chateau Briand, prepared to be served as rare. 1 was served rare to medium, but sort of average ok. 1 was served as medium to well done. I asked for the waiter and... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have spent a good time in this restaurant for a quick business dinner. Service was fast and friendly, maybe they can try to communicate little bit more to sell more. Food was very good, served in nice way. I’m sure that I will come back when I will be again in Mechelen. Dinner for 3 people; starters + main... More 

Thank Acheon
Black Forest, Colorado
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Our visit to Den Beer started well enough. The hostess found us a small table for 2, and though it was recently used, she came right away to clean it. The waiter came promptly and took our drinks order. We spent a while on the menu as many things were unfamiliar to us, but the waiter did not come by... More 

Thank EveryCorner
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We didn't book but the four of us managed to get a table Thursday evening. Ten minutes after it was packed. Waiter explained our menu and was very helpful. I recommend sharing the Chateau Briand. It was cooked to perfection and reasonably priced. Good selection of wines available. Busy local restaurant with good selection of food.

Thank Graham804
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went there just after 6 and for a "brasserie" it didn't served drinks only. They didn't told us when they gave us seats, only when we ordered only drinks. If we wanted to stay we should have ordered a meal. If you handel such a rule hang it in front of the door or make people aware of it.

Thank wesley v
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fine dining, lovely atmosphere, good service on the mark a nice evening with delicious food. We were spoilt

Thank HilversumBigH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 32-33, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 20 97 06

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