A classic brasserie in the heart
of Antwerp since 1988.
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Welcome in The Bistro

The Bistro is a timeless and pleasant brasserie-restaurant, situated on the Wapper, between the Meir and Schuttershofstraat. Our classic and inviting atmosphere offers a delightful escape from the city’s buzz. Have a seat in our leather banquette seating and admire our characterful interior with wooden panelling and antique brass details.

The menu features classic French-Belgian favourites such as Steak Tartare, Vol-au-Vent & Sole à la Meunière, along with English classics like Fish & Chips or the Full English Breakfast, as well as seasonal specialties including asparagus, mussels or satisfying game dishes. The Bistro is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, or simply for a drink accompanied with pastries.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in our beloved fixture in the heart of Antwerp.


Summer is in full swing in Antwerp, and so it is at The Bistro! Perch yourself on our cosy terrace and take a break from all the heavy summer shopping. Let us spoil you with our coveted preparations of mussels, like mussels with white wine or garlic cream sauce. Of course, you can still find all of our signature dishes on the menu, such as our beloved Chef’s Bowl or Niçoise Salad, along with many other timeless classics.

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Reserve Your Table

Use our online booking system to reserve a table for up to 12 people. Please include any comments or special requests with your reservation. However, it is not possible to reserve a specific table. Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone on +32 3 232 36 75 for urgent questions or last-minute reservations. We look forward to welcoming you in The Bistro.


The timeless class of The Bistro sets the ideal mood for your next occasion. Our chef has prepared set menus filled with our signature French-Belgian classics for groups of 13 to 30 people during lunch (except on Saturdays) and 13 to 60 people for dinner (from 20h on Saturdays). Allow us to create an enjoyable experience and be there every step of the way to delight you and your guests. Email us at to begin planning your gathering.

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