‘t Eilandje

Discover your favourite restaurant or bistro at ‘t Eilandje in Antwerp. On your search for great, trendy restaurants in Antwerp, ‘t Eilandje is an absolute must!

“’t Eilandje” is Antwerp’s oldest port area and is completely surrounded by docks. Nowadays, the port has moved up further North and the neighbourhood has been completely transformed. “‘t Eilandje” is steadily expanding and mixes an authentic atmosphere with modern and luxurious elements.

“’t Eilandje” is home to several exquisite buildings. MAS (Museum Aan de Stroom) is an impressive example of modern architecture and hosts a wide range of expositions highlighting Antwerp’s long-lasting relationship with the river Scheldt, the port and the rest of the world. Climb all the way to the top of MAS and discover Antwerp from a completely different perspective. Definitely worth your time.

Red Star Line Museum focuses on Antwerp’s rich shipping history. Red Star Line was a famous Antwerp-based shipping company that ferried nearly 2 million emigrants to the U.S. and Canada from 1873 to 1934.

One of the more recent additions to “‘t Eilandje” is “Havenhuis”. The Antwerp Port Authority uses the building as its headquarters, but you can book a guided tour and learn everything there is to know about the port’s rich history. Make sure to go to the top floor to enjoy more amazing views of Antwerp’s port. Another site worth a visit is “Felixarchief”. The city archives are located in a beautiful warehouse on a picturesque street.