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Belgian Terrace

Reviews - Ernest Bistro

Hoogstraat 54, 2000 AntwerpSee map

Average price €52

Lunchmenu €23


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  • Baris E.
    Baris E.

    March 4, 20231 review


    Very tasty regional dishes. They offer menus also. Ideal for lunch and dinner. And very good service. I would happily recommend anyone visiting Antwerp. Around 40€ p.P including starter, main and wine.

  • Andrew J.
    Andrew J.

    February 18, 20232 reviews


    Lovely restaurant with charming service and excellent food and wine

  • Kaz O.
    Kaz O.

    February 9, 20232 reviews


    Good taste of the shrimp croquettes.

  • Sary A.
    Sary A.

    January 15, 20231 review


    We had a very delightful dinner, with scallops starter and main courses of steak tartare and haddock fillet. Service was excellent, when my partner's steak tartare was spicy for his liking, the restaurant offered to change without any hesitation. Will be back to try more dishes!!!

  • Kaz O.
    Kaz O.

    January 11, 20232 reviews


    Good food and good service:)

  • Malcolm  C.
    Malcolm C.

    December 14, 20221 review


    The best meal I had all week in Belgium. The food was excellent and the service was very attentive without being intrusive. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Stephen T.
    Stephen T.

    December 7, 20226 reviews


    Combines excellent food and service with fair prices for the location,. We had a memorable meal and would not hesitate to return next time we’re in Antwerp.

  • Karin V.
    Karin V.

    November 27, 20221 review


    Cozy restaurant well located with a great selection of seasonal suggestions on the menu. The food was excellent and the service was perfect. We were a group of 8 people and got our food quite quickly. We will definitely go there again.

  • Dirk V.
    Dirk V.

    November 6, 202210 reviews


    This restaurant is at the same time creative, quality-oriented, cozy and very friendly. A place to go if you are in Antwerp. Specifically, the drive and customer-orientation of the staff is amazing.

  • Leslie D.
    Leslie D.

    October 1, 2022122 reviews


    Service adorable plat de qualité et cadre charmant et calme

  • Amélie G
    Amélie G

    September 28, 20221 review


    Original dinner and excellent service. Dishes were delicious and well presented The place is warm and suits perfectly for a nice dinner with friends.

  • Liz R.
    Liz R.

    September 25, 20221 review


    Excellent food and charming and friending service. We had 5:30 reservation and when we left at 7pm on Sunday, the restaurant was full. A very popular place!

  • Suzanne v.
    Suzanne v.

    September 23, 20221 review


    Heerlijk gegeten! Fantastisch bediening. Super restaurant. Wel reserveren.

  • Peter W.
    Peter W.

    September 18, 20221 review


    A great find. Friendly service and excellent food with daily specials. Nice wine by the glass. And open on a Sunday! (Note: the toilet is up two flights of stairs.)

  • Kenta S.
    Kenta S.

    August 20, 20224 reviews


    Very friendly staffs and amazing mussels. So happy to choose the restaurant.

  • Willem V.
    Willem V.

    June 8, 20221 review


    Heerlijk gegeten. Service was ook fantastisch. Een aanrader dit restaurant.

  • Heike H.
    Heike H.

    June 5, 20222 reviews


    Alles super

  • Dunc r.
    Dunc r.

    June 4, 20222 reviews


    Very nice bistro - I sat outside, but the service was excellent and attentive. The food was very good, I chose from the seasonal menu and enjoyed fresh local flavours.

  • Bibiana D.

    February 23, 20221 review


    En una palabra… Fantástico

  • Richard Le

    December 22, 20211 review


    Relaxing bistro with kind and helpful staff. Really loved the food!!

  • Maartje P.
    Maartje P.

    December 16, 202127 reviews


    Heerlijk gegeten in deze kleine gezellige bistro.

  • catriona m.

    December 10, 20219 reviews


    Excellent flemish fare. Stiifvlees and vol au vents. French fries are one of the best we have a had. Wine excellent. Service outstanding, We will be back.


    November 28, 20213 reviews


    Staff is so friendly and they explained their menu in English completely. Food was also nice. I had ordered Deer, and my wife ordered beef stew. I really feel I would like to visit again.

  • Roxaan J.

    October 31, 20215 reviews


    Nice location, delicious food with good selection. Great service. Coles highly recommended!

  • Simone G.
    Simone G.

    October 10, 202129 reviews


    Extremely kind staff, delicious food and well-finished place. Super recommended.

  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.

    July 10, 202145 reviews


    The mussels were excellent, as was the fish wrapped in pancetta. The service could not have been better or friendlier.

  • Federico M.

    June 26, 20216 reviews


    Definitely my favourite restaurant in Antwerpen! Very good choice of fresh and very very good quality of food. And the staff is very friendly, very good, very nice to suggest plates and beverages. 10+

  • Edmund C.
    Edmund C.

    December 28, 201922 reviews


    Great quality food. It was very delicious Belgium cuisine. The portions are generous. Reasonably priced for what you get. The service is just top notch!! We are very impressed by the thoughtfulness and attentiveness of the waiters. Make sure to book a table since it was full house on the day we went. Highly recommend!

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    December 14, 20195 reviews


    Day's specials were delicious and diverse, including fish and boar.

  • Peter H.

    December 4, 20191 review


    Everything was excellent. The welcome, the service, the food and drink recommendation and finally the food itself. Sensational, we will return.

  • Carrie W.
    Carrie W.

    October 12, 20197 reviews


    We ordered an order of mussels “to share.” They brought two and charged us for two. It was way too much food, a lot of it wasted and seems like a strange 25 euro upsell.

    Ernest Bistro (Owner)

    Dear Miss or Misses Wood, Thank you for your review on the Fork portal. I believe there must have been a missunderstanding in regards to your order. I believe you took a brie salade to share as a starter and then you chose the mussels of the house. In our culture we are not used to tables ordering main dishes to share, so our waiter must have presumed that you both wanted a portion. Although we are not used to this, we don't make it a problem. We certainly didn't want to give you the impression to sell you something you didn't ask for, therefore we would like to refund you the 24 euro cost of the extra plate. We hope you enjoyed the rest of the experience and the mussels in particular. If you could send us your bank information to our e-mailadress , we will make the transfer as soon as possible. Kind regards, Tamara and Bjorn, Bistro Ernest

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    September 28, 20191 review


    Great food, great service, overall very good experience.

  • Sharon M.

    August 31, 20191 review


    Lovely intimate restaurant. Food was very good, generous portions. Would definitely go again

  • David S.
    David S.

    August 31, 201921 reviews


    A friendly place with decent Belgian food at reasonable prices. The staff were very helpful and happy to translate the menu for me. Just try to avoid being seated on the raised area at the back of the restaurant, as if you’re the only one there there’s a risk they’ll forget about you!

  • François S.
    François S.

    May 29, 201929 reviews


    Excellent address for a traditional diner. Service was also very good.

  • Allan S.

    May 25, 20191 review


    Our dinner was wonderful. The food was delightful. We weren’t in a rush which was great, but if you are looking for a quick dinner this place isn’t for you. We really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere though.

  • Gary P.
    Gary P.

    May 11, 20196 reviews


    Well managed and meaningfully delivered menu in a lovely environment

  • Monika S.

    May 3, 20191 review


    It was a very nice evening with a good Dinner

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    April 14, 20191 review


    Amazing restaurant , excellent service and delicious food

  • Noelia D.
    Noelia D.

    April 10, 20195 reviews


    Really nice place.

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