Mata Mata & Pili Pili, Antwerp

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Hoogstraat 44 - 2000 Antwerpen +32/(0) 3 - 213.19.28

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    Mata Mata & Pili Pili: Mata Mata & Pili Pili

    by yashiko Updated Apr 10, 2006

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    If you want to discover Africa by fork and knive; than is Mata Mata & Pili Pili the place to go to. On the Menu you can find all kinds off dishes from all over the African continent. Moambe, Chicken in a palm note sauce from Kongo, Djege, fish in tomato-cocoscurry with spinach, zucinni and fried bananas or Nigerian Mafe, a stew of beef, pinda sauce and Sweetpotato. Their moto here is "Niam N'Goura" (meaning "eat so that you live") I can only say "yummmmmie yummmm".

    Mata Mata & Pili Pili has a colorfull interior with a combination of modern and african design. It has a homely feeling and the correct and no-noncense service only add's to this. Beside a good restaurant it is also one off the beter places in town for cocktails. Perfect to start the evening with.

    Open: Every day 18:00 - 22:30.
    Cocktails are also served untill later hours.

    Favorite Dish: Chicken Moabe is verry good. Especialy when it's served with foufou ( some kind of cookedcwheat flour). But I've tried some other dishes here and they were all pretty good, although some can be verry spicy like the chicken curry.

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    Mata Mata & Pili Pili (the big and the tiny): Searching for the African taste

    by irisbe Updated Nov 12, 2004

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    Mata Mata & Pili Pili restaurant, Antwerp

    Looking for something more out of the usual? Then maybe you can make a stop at Mata Mata Pili Pili, which means “The Fatty and the Tiny”.

    This place is an African restaurant, but you can also drop in for one of the many cocktails they serve here.
    The interior was not bringing any African feelings up, but it was nice and colourful.
    The dishes were lekkerlekker (delightful) as written on their business card.



    The bar is opened 7 days on 7.
    The interior is quite modern and doesn't feel really African.



    In Summer you can sit outside on the little terras (read 'street') as the street is a pedestrian area.

    Favorite Dish: We had Scampis in mango-chilisaus and Tshibou lam.
    It was delicious as you can see on the picture if you enlarge it.

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  • Mata Mata & Pili Pili: Niam N Goura (eat and you'll live)

    by Maeve_81 Written Apr 21, 2004

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    Mata Mata & Pili Pili - Antwerp

    One of the best cocktailbars in town, but Mata Mata & Pili Pili also serves excellent food.

    Opened :
    daily from 6 pm till 10.30 pm

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