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De Kuiper

Vissersstraat 51, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
+32 2 251 13 87
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“horse meat” (20 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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17:30 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
££ - £££
Vissersstraat 51, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I've never eaten such a tasty horse steak in my life. I'm not a big fan of horse meet, however, the horse steak here is different. We regularly go to this restaurant and they always serve great food. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Mika M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Best horse steak ever ! This is an Institution in the region... Or even better, worldwide ! Family business, first father, then son ! Everything is 1st quality, and on top of the 5 star quality, , it remains a casual and warm venue !

Thank woluwechill
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a good and quick dinner and found this small but very nice local restaurant in Vilvoorde. Very good and friendly service, specialized in horse steaks, but also has other beef steaks. Highly recommended.

Thank rauldomingues
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Don't expect any fancy cuisine or treatment. What you see is what you get: excellent food in the traditional sense. We went for the 300 grams horse steak, accompanied by french fries and a salad on the side. We finished with a chocolate mouse and...More

Thank Michaël P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Originally a horse butcher, later also a restaurant, today this emblematic place serves extremely tasty food - horse specialties typical for . You would be met with a smile and if you happen to stay beyond opening hours because you fancied a desert at the...More

Thank Blogless_me
Reviewed 13 April 2017

eating horse meat is nothing terrible. this place has a great atmosphere and the best steaks i have ever eaten. with a salad and fresh fries this is a place you must visit if you love a good steak

Thank lukas v
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Visited the restaurant on a quiet Thursday lunch. Friendly waiter welcomed us, assigned us a table in a very rustic setting. immediately asked for drinks, appreciated, we were thursty. Ordered a nice starter, KOP met SAUS, already forgot what it was but it tasted excellent...More

Thank Deletrea
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Been countless times. The owner and his wife, as well as the staff, are very welcoming. The horse steak (or entrecôte) is excellent, great fries keep coming on request. For dessert, try the home made ice cream, you won't regret it.

Thank JoachimNs
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Vilvoorde is a town that is known for its horse steak and this is the best place to eat it. The restaurant has the atmosphere of a typical flemish cafe and is very lively and convivial. No reservations are taken but you can get a...More

Thank traveller_WD
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The place to be for a great horse steak. Included nostalgic setting. Not the cheapest place but it's worth it

Thank driesmer
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25 June 2017|
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Response from traveller_WD | Reviewed this property |
they don't serve chicken or poultry. Alternatives are pork cutlets or a tomato filled with shrimp (belgian speciality). Hope your partner likes one of these so you can have your horse steak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vissersstraat 51, Vilvoorde 1800, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Vilvoorde
  • Phone Number: +32 2 251 13 87
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