Antwerpen Proeft - Crowne Plaza Antwerpen

Antwerpen Proeft

During the long weekend of 1 May, the 11th edition of Antwerpen Proeft takes place at the Waagnatie. It’s one of Belgium’s biggest culinary events so don’t miss it when you’re around!

Michelin-star chefs, awarded restaurants, famous chefs and unique food trucks will be offering a selection of their signature dishes from 28 April to 1 May. There will also be various cooking demonstrations and culinary workshops, as well as a mini book fair with a.o. ‘health guru’ Sandra Bekkari.

In short, Antwerpen Proeft is the place to be to taste, see and experience!

Food on table

Chefs & restaurants

Here’s a selection of the chefs and restaurants that will treat your taste buds during Antwerpen Proeft:

Check out the full list of participating restaurants and producers & shops.

Antwerpen Proeft: a family event

Antwerpen Proeft is an event for the entire family. Children from 7 to 12 years can attend cooking classes and workshops organized by main sponsor AEG. Kids under 6 years old can go play in one of the many toy kitchens at the childcare facility while their parents are exploring Antwerpen Proeft. Child-proof dishes are clearly labeled. And best of all: access to Antwerpen Proef is free for all kids up to 15 years!

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Practical information

  • Address: Waagnatie, Rijnkaai 150, 2000 Antwerpen
  • Opening hours:
    • Friday 28/04: food & drinks 16u00-22u00, outside bar 16u00-24u00
    • Saturday 29/04: food & drinks 12u00-22u00, outside bar 12u00-24u00
    • Sunday 30/04: food & drinks 12u00-22u00, outside bar 12u00-24u00
    • Monday 01/05: food & drinks 12u00-20u00, outside bar 12u00-20u00
  • Tickets:
  • More information on the website (only in Dutch) and the Facebook page of Antwerpen Proeft
As from 07 MARCH 2022 - in line with federal regulations - it is no longer needed to present a CST (Covid Safe Ticket) or wear a face mask at the hotel or any of its outlets. For more information and reservations: of +32 (0) 3 259 75 00