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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 good55%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Graanmarkt 7 | Behind the Bourla Theatre, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch and tried different dishes: a beautiful grilled goat cheese salad, a pheasant roulade and a salmon quiche. All absolutely delicious. The ambiance was very cozy, live piano music was a big bonus. Totally recommended for a special meal with your dear...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChristySt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only a short walk from our hotel which was good. Had the “Menu Abattoir”. Croquette starter followed by 500g rib eye cooked to perfection with delightful béarnaise sauce and topped off by large dame blanche. We were a party of eight and everyone was happy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Morsetron
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Time and time again Bourla confirms, good authentic value in a nice atmosphere, both inside and outside, and both in the kitchen and the customer focus of the waiters.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jeras v
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Gone for lunch...and waited for so long... First to order Second: more than one hour later, still no food and noone is taking care. Unbeleivable for such a price. To avoidMore

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Stephan R
Anton V, Eigenaar at Bourla, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

In a perfect world… We would be able to find as much staff as we want on a sunny Saturday No one of our staff would be sick/unable to work/on holiday Guests would come in a steady flow, instead of all at the same time...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Nice location, on the Graanmarkt. Beautiful interior, large & airy - reminiscent of a French brasserie. Pleasant & efficient service. Food good and not overpriced. Nice place for a special occasion.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MikeTY2000
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in a nice area with a great buzz, but the service was very haphazard. The staff were too stretched which resulted in items being forgotten and trays dropped. Could be great but they need to polish their service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FoodiePhil101
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Go. You won’t regret it. I went with a group of friends and we all had a great time. The service was attentive and friendly, the decor is interesting and comfortable and the food delicious. Be warned: if you order the steak it’s huge ......More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nudgemum
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the restaurant for the secind time after a good first experience. The second was also going ok until by the end of the meal I had a visit from 2 mice walking inside of the restaurant catching food from the floor. It's a pitty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Fearless708201
Anton V, Eigenaar at Bourla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Fearless? In a historical city, in an old building, I can't guarantee there will never be a mouse entering the building. The only thing I can guarantee is that we take all measures(contract with professionals) to prevent this. You've written this also on our google...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful and very cozy even though it’s very big. The staff was kind and efficient and the food was great. Every dish we ordered was excellent. Desserts where perhaps a bit un interesting but still very good!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EranE_11
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We had snails, oysters, tartar, artichoke and croquettes. Everything was beautiful. The square and architecture made it complete.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DomiS456
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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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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