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De Thien Geboden

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Belgian, Dutch, European
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Wollemarkt 4, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 34 30 06
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Canggu, Indonesia
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 8’45 PM, and ordered mussels for the three of us,plus drinks.Drinks arrived after 10 minutes,after more than an hour,the waiter came to our table and announced’’mussels are sold out,sorry for keeping you waiting,the drinks are for us,and you may leave if you want,no problem’’It was by that time 10 PM and we were hungry and ordered three... More 

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Thank balifanbart
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Friday night, this restaurant is in the shadow of St Rumbolds. Initially the service was good with our drinks orders being taken not long after being seated. However, it then went downhill. First of all we were given Flemish menus. Only one of our group speaks Flemish so we then had to wait for English menus.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

A group of 15 received excellent service. A beautifull location with a great staff!!! Fast service with good choice of food and drinks.

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

The fish portion was not enough (not worth his money). The horse stick however was a good portion. The waiter was not friendly but the waitress was very friendly.

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Thank Mike B
Mechelen, Belgium
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Second time we had mussels here. It's very tasty and plenty. The staff is friendly, committed and happy. This time it took quite some time for them to prepare i, but it was not a big deal. I will go there for dining again.

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denmark
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is a wonderful location -- but that's it! The service was non-existent. We would have had a more human experience with a robot. The food was HORRIBLE. Pesto pasta was soaked in oil and we received the cheese croquettes on a bed of ROTTEN lettuce. It was disgusting. We didn't get an apology. Of course we didn't pay for... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

To start on a positive note, the restaurant is located next to cathedral and has a nice terrace covered in sun. Great place to enjoy a sunny afternoon! However, we were with 6 people, and with all dishes we ordered, something was wrong. We ordered mussels cooked in wine. We got mussels without the wine, and with way to much... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Went to this place with some friends. The order was taken incorrectly and we ended up with the wrong plates. They gave a reduction at the end, so that was fair. Food was ok, but just the wrong order...

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Mechelen, Belgium
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

It was pretty weird that they let us wait for a table that was already free for half an hour. Nevertheless, we didn't make a reservation, so we didn't mind too much. The interior has a warm and cosy feeling. I would definitely recommend it for couples! The service was average: they did everything they had to do (let us... More 

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Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

I came with a work colleague after visiting Mechelen for a meeting. We had no idea where to go and after wandering around we came across here which looked so cozy. The food is freshly made and so good. Great location, relaxed and unpretentious. Good value and we reluctantly left to start our 2 hour journey back home.

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Thank Sarah R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Dutch, European
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wollemarkt 4, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Mechelen
  • Phone Number: +32 15 34 30 06

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