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Restaurant Ouwen Dok

Cosy, charming and enjoyable

The perfect place for every occasion!

At restaurant Ouwen Dok, cosyness, local products and professional service are central.
Discover the most delicious regional dishes, professionally prepared by our experienced chefs in a unique setting.
A romantic dinner, a nice breakfast or a family party: at restaurant Ouwen Dok you are welcome for every occasion.
Besides our restaurant, you can also enjoy a delicious cocktail or a quick meal in our cozy lounge bar, Bar Bernard.

We would also like to welcome you on our Zuiderterras. The place to take a delicious appetizer after a long day at work or to start the weekend. Enjoy a fantastic holiday feeling with a (non-alcoholic) cocktail in your hand while overlooking the beautiful Dijle.

Come on Sunday to enjoy a delicious brunch. An extensive choice of hot and cold dishes is the ideal way to end the weekend.

Regularly we also organize fun and surprising events. So be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page

Van der Vak Hotel Mechelen is easy to reach by car and parking is available around the hotel. You can park completely free on Rode Kruisplein on Saturdays and Sundays. Van der Valk Hotel Mechelen is located near the E19 and is therefore easily accessible from Antwerp and Brussels. Restaurant Den Ouwen Dok is wheelchair accessible.


Start the day with an extensive breakfast with fresh and local products.We welcome both hotel guests and non-hotel guests to join our luxurious breakfast, this between 06h30 and 10h30.

Lunch & Dinner

Do you have something to celebrate? A business meeting? Or are you looking for a suitable location to enjoy some culinary delights? Then come and enjoy lunch or dinner in restaurant Ouwen Dok in Mechelen.

Valk gift card

Looking for an original gift? Don’t want to just give a gift card, but really give an experience?
Then our Valk gift card is a perfect idea. Surprise your loved ones with a nice evening, a delicious dinner or a fantastic overnight stay.