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Velazquez

££ - £££, French,
Steenhouwersvest 29, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 498 12 37 73
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Diner, French, Belgian, European, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Steenhouwersvest 29, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Velazquez
1. Surprising culinary dishes
"We took the 4 course menu which is a great price/quality ratio."
LukeFields
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2. Magic on a plate
"if you enjoy top quality food, you should definatly stop here"
bpox
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3. Great hospitality
"We ordered the 4 course menu and we really enjoyed it"
Laura
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We have been wanting to eat at Velazquez a long time having heard such rave reviews about the restaurant. Maybe the lunch (tapas) menu wasn't the best one to sample. I was disappointed in the lack of imagination. I was disappointed that we had to...More

Thank Rosie B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

V is a family business and that is what you feel from the minute you walk in. We really felt welcome. The food is excellent; just watch the picture of a superb octopus. But nothings bests their sof shell crab!

Thank Jose E
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely attentive personal service, eye for detail in interior, service and food. Sensational flavours and special wines. This restaurant is a gem.

Thank Maarit J
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Poor service, our waitress spilled wine and cava on three different occasions, without any apologies whatsoever. They served a cucumber mousse which tasted extremely sour (being polite here), we mentioned it to two different waitresses, both came with different feedback, not addressing the sourness at...More

Thank SamN2136
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The soft crab is beyond delicious and the house white wine that accompanied it was perfectly matched! Service was with a smile, prompt and courteous...a must for anyone in Antwerp!

Thank Aroundworld80
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were just walking down this quiet street with antiques shops and boutiques and decided to have lunch. What a very pleasant surprise!! We both loved the soft crab salad. A combination of exquisite soft shell crab - vegetables and water melon in a fantastic...More

Thank Androulla K
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I am traveling quite a lot and trying to find out nice and cosy restaurants which offer nice food in every city. I was thinking long between 3 and 4 points for Velazquez. 4 for food. Absolutely. Mussels and couscous were really tasty. Rose wine...More

Thank Simikki
Monique v, Eigenaar at Velazquez, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Sir, I took notice of your comments wich i do understand. We will take care of the things you summed. I was not there that evening, but i am sorry you got this impression. Hope to make it up to you in the future.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Velazquez has both small plates and large and i think they are all good. I was traveling alone on business and found several delicious small plates. Two small plates makes a great dinner for one person and allows you to choose interesting combinations. The soft...More

Thank jclayind
Monique v, Eigenaar at Velazquez, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for you nice comment! We do appriciate it very much.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

My husband and I had a thoroughly enjoyable dinner and evening at Velazquez. Almost everything about it was spot on: The food was absolutely delicious - fresh, beautifully presented, and a treat from start to finish. The service was impeccable but easy-going and charming -...More

Thank HollisNYNL
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We went to this restaurant based on reviews from TripAdvisor. We were all set to do the tasting menu that was suggested by reviewers and their website. Upon arrival, we were seated and handed menus that seem very thin and did not list any details...More

1  Thank bartpic
Monique v, Eigenaar at Velazquez, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Sir, as you already told yourself, the recommondations are good, that we do not always have the dishes its due to the fact we work with fresh ingredients and yes, our very good chef experiences with the products according to the time of year....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$92
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenhouwersvest 29, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 498 12 37 73
  • E-mail
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