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Bourla

$$ - $$$French, , European
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 16 32
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Regrettably, not a great experience. Many restaurants seemed to be closed on this Tuesday evening, so more pressure on Bourla, but the service was slow. Starters were okay - simple veg and cheese board, and standard fare of croquettes. Rioja was very good. But, there...More

Thank DJBadger
Anton V, Eigenaar at Bourla, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, That night we suffered indeed four short blackouts. More then just one, because we couldn't determine right away what the reason was. Still the service continued, maybe with some short delay. Almost all of the guests showed understanding for this issue which was out...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this for our anniversary meal and it turned out to be a great choice. We elected to sit inside and every with the scorching heat at 8.30, outside was still almost full. Inside was pretty quiet, which again suited us just fine. I...More

Thank RickieJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to have lunch or diner with a magnificent view : one place to go ! Very friendly staff, good food and cosy atmosphere. A lot of things to do and visit in the nearby surroundings.

Thank Guy D
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is a very popular restaurant at lunchtime and if you haven't booked, go there at 2pm as many people will be going back to work and there's a good chance of getting a table. It seems to very popular with the local retirees and...More

Thank James F
Anton V, Eigenaar at Bourla, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you James for these nice words. It will be our pleasure having you back next time when you're in Antwerp!

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Wonderful atmosphere with friendly service. Wine is exceptional and beer selection is great. Asparagus appetizer was the highlight!

Thank josepheiselt
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My husband and I had a very nice and jolly supper in this cosy restaurant. The food was delicious. Definitely a place to go to is you look for a lovely evening with good food.

Thank V P
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The menu covers almost all European countries, a couple of continents, and on top, there is a seasonal dish (currently asparagus). You have to be really picky not to find something you like, but that is also the pitfall: there will be nothing wrong with...More

Thank elline_traveller
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Heard from friends this is a must eatery, oh so true! As the menu states, their Chicken Fricassee is a national favorite and I see why! Their version is a silky white sauce covering small tasty meatballs and chicken strips with a small pastry puff....More

Thank GE L
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We enjoyed our dinner at Bourla, the food was very tasty, the ambience excellent and the service attentive. I would have given it five stars, but unfortunately my wife had a negative reaction to the food, which is a good measure of a kitchen that...More

Thank jrmparker
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We ate here on our recent trip to Antwerp. It is an elegant, pleasant restaurant, a beautiful old style room with great young staff. There are small tables, the bar and at least one very long communal table. The food is generous, delicious and nicely...More

Thank MissKDonkey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$45
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 16 32
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Description
A monument in every sense of the word. A loyal but varied clientele likes to come here for a coffee, snack, sumptuous dinner or quick lunch. Classic, well prepared home made dishes in a majestic setting and friendly/informal service
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