Eating out is very popular with people of Antwerp, especially on weekends. Making a reservation could be wise. Our favorites in our neighborhood, however we might miss the best.

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A la carte:
Fiskebar only fish, large portions.
Brasseurs, our corner, modern Belgian cuisine, how delicious a sauce can be.
Mampoko, the name of a village in the Congo, the former colony, the kitchen is contemporary Belgian. Very nice location.
Broers van Julienne has been the best vegetarian in town. There is also fish ...
Grand café Leroy is also top in the summer with the big garden!

Chef's menu, super fresh and let yourself be surprised: Delicious 4-course meal at and Matty is great and also very homey. Puur personal cooking - Purely personal cooking, what’s in the name! Les saveur de Yamada, an ideal introduction to Japanese cuisine. L’ epicerie du cirque, where cooking is an art is.

Brunch is around the corner in the Mechelsesteenweg at Le Pain Quotidien or biodynamic bakery.

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Sipping drinks in Hopper, Patine, Showcase, or firm sagging in Korsakov. Cafe Nation's hippest spot for coffee.

Zone03: the cultural agenda and also give reliable reviews on restaurants. The Toneelhuis has permanent home in the beautiful old Bourla theater. The little nostalgic theater Borgerhout De Roma has a good and varied program.

Try a movie made in Belgium, there are have been really good productions. UGC cinema and chat in grand café Gustav, perhaps the most beautiful place in Antwerp.

Cycling through the city is fun Just a small administration but a great convenience, the flexible city bike system: book it at 3 € per day or 7 euro per week at
Or rent a bike at Central station, 10 € per day: fietshaven.

Trams and buses: ticket on the tram is possible for 2 € but a 10 journey pass might be good value (9 € - multiple users) available at stations and newspaper shops. Not the most obvious tram system, so always check the correct directions.

There are plenty museums, but remember the Middelheim Sculpture Park, just outside the city. For people with a passion for contemporary art, 20 km to the direction coast, the Verbeke Foundation which has no equal. The city also has a good website where you can download apps besides all kinds.