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) #11 of 52 Restaurants in Vilvoorde ££ - £££ , European, French
Franklin Rooseveltlaan 18, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
+32 2 253 74 00
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good60%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
17 Jun 2017
“Excellent experience for an affordable price”
13 Sep 2016
“Cosy setting, fresh and tasteful food”
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Belgian, European, French
££ - £££
Franklin Rooseveltlaan 18, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of 9 for dinner at Karakter. Service was friendly, swift and correct. Food quality and presentation was good. The salmon tartar was a delight. The maitre allowed us to enjoy the dessert outside, which elevated our experience. I would certainly...More

Thank Michaël P
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We liked the fingerfood but it was in my opinion a little bit too expensive for the portion (9eur for 6 small riceballs..). On the other hand, the main dish could turn around my first opinion... See this restaurant as a medium quality bistro.

Thank nickenhanneleen
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice cosy and informal restaurant but the quality of the food is brasserie level and has gone down over the last few years in my opinion while the prices have gone up. I'll be avoiding this place for a while.

Thank Johan P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always very fresh and tasteful food. Excellent service. Very good value for money. During summer cosy terrace.

Thank Cyclist-BE
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I am not the biggest fan of Belgian food in general, I just find it a little bit boring, and there are way too much potatoes for my taste. This is why I was surprised that I liked the food in this restaurant so much...More

1  Thank SimonaGUE
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We were taken here by a colleague while on a business trip, and had a very pleasant evening. For a starter I had the duck, very pleasant indeed, attractive presentation with excellent flavours, for my main I had the 'surf & turf' (chicken & prawn)...More

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Saw the restaurant earlier but just not sure about it, however when other eating places were rejected we came back to it. Superb food, reasonable prices and excellent staff. I highly recommend it.

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 15 July 2015

it is a very nice place with a nice garden, beautifull old house. there is only one waiter and he is the owner, so you start feeling sorry for him when the place is packed inside and out. the food is usually very nice, but...More

3  Thank MF543
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I had a pleasant dinner at 'Karakter'. They serve good food, nothing pretentious, but with an original touch. We ate outside in the pleasant garden. Good address in Vilvoorde !

1  Thank A C
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Very nice environnement to have a lunch or dinner with your partner or even with the whole familiy. Very good kitchen at fair price Always a warm welcome when you enter the establishment.

1  Thank musicalcop1971
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European, French
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franklin Rooseveltlaan 18, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Vilvoorde
  • Phone Number: +32 2 253 74 00
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