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Black Smoke: New restaurant on the roof of the Antwerp town brewery De Koninck

Town brewery De Koninck get there in november a new place to eat: barbecue restaurant Black Smoke, housed in the central tower of the brewery.

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After a cheese shop, bakery, chocolatier, publishing house, butcher’s shop and restaurant, gets the Antwerp town brewery De Koninck, from the 4th of november is also a barbecue restaurant slash bar, under the banner of Black Smoke. The new dining area is housed in the central tower of the brewery.

Inititatiefnemers are Kasper Stuart, the man behind the summer bar Smokey Jo’s Garage, and world champion barbecue Jord Althuizen. They got their inspiration during a roadtrip in the USA, but the copy is no question. “We take the American BBQ methods, but casting a European sauce over,” says Kasper in a press release.

The bar on the first floor offers room for up to 100 people. On the third floor there is the restaurant, with an open kitchen, a chef’s table for eighteen people and room for up to 100 guests.

The menu mentions clean pieces of meat, which according to the rules of the art of grilled, smoked or slow cooked (up to sixteen hours long) by traditional American, Argentinean and European techniques. But also fish lovers and purists of the vegetarian dishes are well, as promised..

in the Afternoon you can go for sandwiches, as they are served in the country of Ucle Sam. Sunday can also be, with fresh products right from the affairs of fellow-craftsmen, who are also on this site are established. Think of the fine meats of the Butcher’s Store or the cheeses from Van Tricht.

On the drinks menu to get beers on the house a prominent place. The team of bartender Dries Botty – since last week officially the world’s best – for the cocktails. From the spring of 2017, they can also consume on the sixth floor where the roof terrace is to be built, for a consumption with a view of the Antwerp skyline.

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