Looking for a restaurant in Antwerp? Below we share some of the best restaurants; from Michelin star dishes to a quick bite and from vegan restaurants to luxury fries.
The Japanese, Chinese, Belgian and Scandinavian cuisines are all featured; there’s something for everyone. Choose your new favorite restaurant in Antwerp below and enjoy!
1. BÚN Bar & Restaurant
You may already know their first restaurant Little BÚN Noodle Shop, where they serve Vietnamese street food. However, at BÚN Bar & Restaurant they do it a little bit different as they focus on delicious and sophisticated dishes.
Expect traditional dishes with a twist, like the spring roll with smoked mackerel, or steamed buns with different flavors.
Volkstraat 43, 2000 Antwerpen, België
2. Wild Project
A small vegetarian and vegan restaurant in the middle of Antwerp. The dishes are Mediterranean and are prepared with local and seasonal products. Enjoy the delicious bites, homemade cocktails and wine!
Grote Pieter Potstraat 21, 2000 Antwerpen, België
3. L’épicerie du Cirque ‘Under the Palm Trees’
Not a quick bite, but a delicious extensive dinner with products from Belgian craftsmen. The menu changes weekly and the dishes therefore completely depend on the supply from the farmers.
The dishes are divided into fish, meat, vegetarian and sweet options and a 4-course menu is standard.
In short: simple tasty dishes, for a nice evening out!
Volkstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, België
4. Restaurant Veranda
At Restaurant Veranda you can choose: a 5-course menu or dishes à la carte. Is the sun shining? Then take a seat in the courtyard with a specialty beer or one of their fine wines. The dishes are simple and the vibe is very cool; definitely recommended!
Lange Lobroekstraat 34, 2060 Antwerpen, België
5. The Jane
A very good restaurant in Antwerp where you can enjoy culinary delights (with an accompanying price). The restaurant is located in a chapel that used to be a military hospital, but has been completely renovated and transformed into a true gem in Antwerp.
In the “tasting menu” – consisting of several starters, a main course and two desserts – the chefs Sergio Herman and Nick Bril serve you the most beautiful and tasteful dishes.
Paradeplein 1, 2018 Antwerpen, België
In the cellar of Roji you’ll get to enjoy their French-Japanese inspired dishes. Again a restaurant for true gourmets who want to dine extensively.
Oude Koornmarkt 26, 2000 Antwerpen, België
Do you love ramen noodles? Then definitely try Umamido, because in this Japanese restaurant you eat different kinds of noodles, buns and gyoza.
Graaf van Egmontstraat 57, 2000 Antwerpen, België
Dageraadplaats 6, 2018 Antwerpen, België
With only European fish and shellfish, you can dine at Fiskebar in minimalist Scandinavian atmospheres. Try the daily special or choose from the starter or main courses on the menu.
Marnixplaats 11, 2000 Antwerpen, België
9. Poke Tiki
A poké bowl hotspot should of course not be missing from this list! This Hawaiian dish consists of a combination of rice, fresh raw fish, vegetables and other tasty toppings. It’s not only tasty, but also healthy!
At Poke Tiki on the Nationalestraat you can easily put the bowl together yourself or choose one of the signature bowls.
Nationalestraat 105, 2000 Antwerpen, België
A classic and well known restaurant in Antwerp, where they have been serving tasty Belgian dishes for years.
The brasserie is located next to the cathedral and gives a typical and cozy appearance. Expect high ceilings, displayed bottles of liquor, brick walls and tasty dishes.
Papenstraatje 1, 2000 Antwerpen, België
Rosenobel is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant and serves organic dishes in buffet style. The concept is simple: you put your choice of hot and / or cold dishes on your plate and then weigh your plate at the bar, where you can pay right away. The soups and desserts have a fixed price.
Blauwmoezelstraat 2, 2000 Antwerpen, België
A good pizzeria cannot be missed in an article about restaurants! In the Zurenborg district you will find Orso, where you eat delicious wood oven pizzas and sip from some good wine. The perfect place for everyone who likes a good pizza!
Grote Beerstraat 46, 2018 Antwerpen, België
13. Lam & Yin
No quick take-away Chinese, but a Chinese restaurant with a Michelin star. Do not expect an exuberant interior, but a minimalist decor where the focus is on the fresh ingredients and authentic dishes.
Reyndersstraat 17, 2000 Antwerpen, België
14. De Broers van Julienne
If you eat vegetarian or simply want to eat consciously, this restaurant is a great option. Expect stews, quiches and tasty hot and cold dishes on the menu. The interior is simple yet atmospheric and when the sun shines we recommended finding a nice table in their garden.
Kasteelpleinstraat 45/47, 2000 Antwerpen, België
15. Graanmarkt 13
A special building in Antwerp, in which you find apartments, a concept store and a restaurant. The kitchen is run by chef Seppe Nobels, who transforms the freshest and local ingredients into beautiful dishes every day. He even won an award in 2015 as “Best Vegetable restaurant”.
Graanmarkt 13, 2000 Antwerpen, België
16. Frites Atelier
At Frites Atelier you don’t just eat regular chips. The special toppings transform these containers of chips into true taste sensations!
How about some chips with Mimolette cheese, truffle mayonnaise and cabbage mustard leaf salad? Or the “Fries in Japan”, with Furikake, yuzu-miso mayonnaise and mizuna salad?
Korte Gasthuisstraat 32, 2000 Antwerpen, België
In the neighborhood ‘t Eilandje, in one of the old warehouses, you will find restaurant ROEST. The interior is very cool, with a glass floor, factory lamps and many, many plants.
Expect a menu with not too much fuss; a ROEST burger, grilled chicken piri-piri and Thai red curry are some of the dishes.
Sint-Aldegondiskaai 64, 2000 Antwerpen, België
18. Dim Dining
Japanese food with a western touch! Dim Dining is a modern fine dining Japanese restaurant with a beautiful interior. In different courses you can enjoy cold and warm dishes and you can even watch the chef work some magic behind the “Chefs Table”.
Vrijdagmarkt 7, 2000 Antwerpen, België
19. Restaurant Felixpakhuis
A historic warehouse in the North of Antwerp, where they serve everything from breakfast to dinner.
The kitchen is seasonal and the products are pure. Think Norwegian salmon, tomato soup with San Marzano tomatoes and homemade limoncello, with lemons from Sorrento.
A great culinary experience in a unique place!
Godefriduskaai 30, 2000 Antwerpen, België
20. Bar Palmier
We love restaurants that pay a little more attention to their looks! Bar Palmier has a nice tropical touch and the dishes are small bites to share. What exactly is on the menu? That is a surprise every day!
Volkstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen, België
That’s it! Whats your favourite restaurant in Antwerp?