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Mechelsesteenweg 11, Edegem 2650, Belgium
+32 3 454 58 98
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The food was good but much too expensive if we compare to equivalent levels or even better restaurants. The service is polite and boring. Not much choice on the menu. And when I ask for a 2 course menu instead of 3 and it is accepted, I do not expect to be charged for a 3 course menu. overall disappointing.... More 

Thank Pascalitta
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016

My husband and I come here regularly. The quality of the food and the service is consistently great, near perfection. I am always excited when the menu changes, and I can go again. The Chocterapy dessert almost makes you believe you have gone to heaven.

Thank Tania H
Boechout, Belgium
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We dined at the cabanelf with 6 friends, all in fond of creative cuisine and good wines. We must say: we were all very please both about what came on our plates in terms of quality and creativity, the wines, the interior as well as the truly warm reception. Were supprised by the cunning chef's choices of meats in our... More 

Thank DnA38
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Anaheim, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2014

A Happy place with great food. The food was very refined , all made with fresh ingredients, excellent combination of flavors, beautiful presented . Great winelist. Service is friendly and attentive . I will make sure to visit Cabanelf again .

Thank Belgiumamazon
Antwerp, Belgium
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

In spite of the good reviews, we were group of 4 and all equally disappointed, especially taking into account the prices. The setting was classy and very particular, the service was not formal at all & very friendly. The most important part, the food, was OK but nothing extraordinary.

1 Thank Jozef D
Antwerp, Belgium
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

In the green suburbs of Antwerp is this nice restaurant in a particular building. (New Amsterdam archtitectural style). Reception and service are friendly, classy and discrete at the same time. The food is delicious, served very tempting and original. A true example of fine Belgian cuisine. Good winelist at honest prices. Got there several times before writing this review...so I'm... More 

Thank Peet61
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2013

It has been a while we visited this restaurant, but it was suggested after submitting a review on another restaurant. Fair enough it is not cheap, but given the quality level of many places whereby you only pay 10-20% less, this is well worth the difference. Very refined, fresh ingredients, intriguing combinations of taste and welcome accommodation. Happy to there... More 

Thank Emiel_Gusto
Antwerp, Belgium
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155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The location is not trendy but once you experienced the excellent combination of the flavours, you will easily find your way towards this underrated restaurant easily. The service is elegant and classy in a cosy atmosphere. The only downside was the Irish Coffee with too much sugar in it.

Thank iELM
Antwerp, Belgium
Level Contributor
107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Invited by good friends, this was for us thé experience of the year. Excellent balance between flavors and well cuisined fine ingredients. Thoughtfull wine choices (in every price category) accompagny this painted presentations of world food. Some tastes make you even smile a little. Quiet ambiance make this a place to return. And return we will! Very good service indeed.

Thank Marko B
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

I absolutely adore good and delicate food and design, and haven found a great combination of the two a street away from my house. The food was very tasteful, well presented, a treat for the eyes and mouth. The choice of wine Is well balanced and you can find wine in each price category. The overall price level is above... More 

Thank MobileJarl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mechelsesteenweg 11, Edegem 2650, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Edegem
  • Phone Number: +32 3 454 58 98

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