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marcel

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French, Belgian, European
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Van Schoonbekeplein 13, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 336 33 02
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Antwerp
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

It is not common for a good restaurant to be open on a Monday, but this one is! About 20 of us were seated at a long table in the upper room: the former chapel of the Anglican Missions to Seamen (now Mission to Seafarers) to celebrate the 60th anniversary of a friend. The food was good (the main course... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had the chef's inspiration. Four course with wine. Seafood, sweetbread, steak with caramelized onion risotto and a dessert of marscapone, merengue and berries. Everything was cooked perfectly. I'm pleased with the consistency of excellence in regards to food and service. I would most definitely recommend.

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Thank Tim T
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We are in Antwerp for work and were invited to dinner at Marcel. It has been beautiful weather here so we ate outside. The inside is gorgeous. It used to be the old Seamans Church and is now an Art Deco style building with class! The food was great! We chose the 5 course set menu and all the plates... More 

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York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had the Set Menu which had several choices and all of them were excellent as was the service. The place has a great atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was superb. This place is highly recommended.

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Thank Avro105
Roeselare, Belgium
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134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Splendid for those who like to be surprised. Very tasty things, worth their price. Friendly staff too.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Dinner for 5: the food was excellent but the service was probably the worst I have experienced - patronising, rude and perfunctory.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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559 reviews
435 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is housed in a pleasant period building close to the Mas museum. It appears to be very popular with locals, we were fortunate to get a table for lunch without a reservation. They do a three course good value lunch menu but it is possible to just have the main course. We both enjoyed Sea Bream and were... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had dinner with some friends and chose the 4 course menu with accompanied wines. There was plenty of choice and all dishes were of a high quality. The wines were ok and more than enough. Price wasn't cheap but certainly value for money. Staff was friendly.

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Thank Walter B
Antwerp, Belgium
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114 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had a business diner here with 14 people. The food was very nice. Also the old building is very beautiful so it's a great location. Staff were helpful and friendly. I was not a huge fan of the wines they were serving (they were ok but nothing special) and the evening we were there, there was a funny smell... More 

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Boechout, Belgium
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134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We just had a business dinner at Marcel. Both in terms of quality as well as value for mony (menu at about 40-50€), Marcel is one of the best places to eat in Antwerp. The cuisine is creative, without losing focus on genuine ingredients. Quality is of high standard. The interior is of this former Seamens house is nicely preserved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Schoonbekeplein 13, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 336 33 02
Description
www.restaurantmarcel.be

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