Mechelen restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Mechelen


Despite her restaurant's improbable location down a dead-end residential alley, traveller-turned-chef Greet has a winning combination of Asian and Mediterranean flavours, market-fresh ingredients and lots of vegetab…
Belgian in Mechelen


For years, great pub food has draw diners to what was – until more recently – a traditional low-key café…so much so that these days the place essentially operates as a restaurant, though the old beer-sign-and-bottle…
International in Mechelen


Hidden away in the rear of the De Borght flower and interior design shop, this indulgent lunch spot has a menu of regularly changing sharing plates: select five dishes between each pair of diners. If you come alone,…
Burgers in Mechelen

Il Cardinale

Facing Mechelen's cathedral and a contoured green space onto which a giant, bright yellow Op-Sinjoorke appears to have fallen, this big-windowed terrace restaurant specialises in gently sacrilegious gourmet burgers,…
International in Mechelen

Cosma Foodhouse

At first glance it's easy to mistake this restaurant for a half-closed cooking-utensil shop. But the gorgeous aromas soon prove otherwise, drawing you through to the long verandah-room, behind which you'll find a de…
Tapas in Mechelen


Always one of the most popular spots on the magnificent Grote Markt, Sava offers authentic, seasonal tapas to be savoured with an exclusive brand of cava or good local beers.
Cafe in Mechelen

Sister Bean

This beautiful old corner building hosts a female-run cafe that's a great choice for breakfasts of smoothies and blueberry pancakes, or lunches including halloumi salads and quiche of the day. There's also a big wee…