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Het Nieuwe Palinghuis

#175 of 1,248 Restaurants in Antwerp}
££££, Seafood, European
Sint-Jansvliet 14, Antwerp, Belgium
+32 3 231 74 45
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sole” (5 reviews)
“fish” (10 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European
Sint-Jansvliet 14, Antwerp, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the same square as the St Anna tunnel entrance this restaurant was recommended to us by a local guide. It is a very good place to try local fish and seafood. The speciality is eels in green sauce (starter or main course portions offered)....More

Thank sweatpea
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

here, quality is a mantra! it doesn't come cheap but it is succulent, the menu is always complemented by other suggestions of the chef (and owner), the place near the river Scheldt combines friendly service, top quality food and an air of deeprooted experience, with...More

Thank Arielle P
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Went with friends for lunch. First course was so good it could have been the entire meal. White asleragus in a hollandaise sauce with smoked salmon. Both delicious. Followed by Turbot on a bed of greens with mashed potatoes. Excellently prepared. Fresh strawberries for dessert....More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Pleasant place, very fresh fish, well cooked, very classical and ridiculously expensive. Nothing to warrant the cost.

Thank belgiumpeter
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went there to celebrate my mothers 90 th birthday, only the 4 of us. We took two times the sole normandic, and two times" Rog" ray fish. starter outstanding lobster soup and the eal prepared with green herbs.(Paling in het groen !) All the...More

Thank RITA Z
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great classic seafood and super hostes in a classic environment good location and perfect service the best Irish coffee in town

Thank Alex v
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very relaxing restaurant, owners waitering, very friendly. Fantastic, very fresh, fish dishes. Good wines.

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We made a reservation as a couple in this restaurant, located in the old town close to the pedestrian tunnel. The restaurant is well known by local people. The interior has a maritime touch and is nicely decorated. The service is attentive and friendly. We...More

Thank Maurits V
Reviewed 5 May 2016

If you want to spend your money to an overrated restaurant then you are at the right place. € 59.-- for a grilled turbot accompanied by five pieces of asparagus (not sufficiently cooked!!) is really too much. This dish was the suggestion of the grumpy...More

Thank heinrich M
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Actually it is a great, real classy old style, restaurant. Nothing bad to mention about the quality of the food and drinks. But terribly expensive. As paying for it is our own free choice what can one say. Just be advised.

Thank Stef M
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17 November 2016|
Response from Eric V | Reviewed this property |
Lobster with pasta, spaghetti or ravioli or other, is very good. Pasta with a lobster cream sauce with pieces of lobster is just fantastic, when it's well prepared of course, you should really try it. Gr, Eric
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sint-Jansvliet 14, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 231 74 45
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