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.G-EA

24-26 rue Jourdan, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 (0)484759294
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Ranked #11 of 33 Restaurants in Saint-Gilles
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 26, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

after having walked around searching for a place to eat for our evening meal, we stumbled across GEA. The menu looked promising, however there appeared to be no other customers at the restaurant, and seeing as all the other restaurants along the street were full, this was far from re-assuring. Although this gave us little than no choice so we... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Being a "habituee" of Rue Jourdan I have 3 favourites in that street. Now I might have to add another one. Having passed the restaurant so often I gave it a try today for lunch, something I do not regret. Seated on the terrasse I ordered the lunch for 29 € and while waiting for the first course ( a... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Food is okay, not bad but not great. One of us had a smoked salmon plate which would have made a good starter but was inadequate for dinner. The other had a chicken dish which was very flavorful. The quirkiness comes from the waiter/host, a funny little man. We weren't sure whether he had a quirky sense of humor or... More

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

In a touristy street but near hotel after long day travelling. Mixture of Belgian and Southern European cuisine. Very friendly and enthusiastic maître d'. Moules appear to be the speciality but choices of grilled salmon fillet and whole grilled sea bass were good with a timbale of veg and rice accompaniments. Aperitifs and digestifs were on the house and the... More

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Even on a Monday evening, this was a charming place to eat. An extensive menu including a range of mussels dishes and several Greek classics was presented. We opted for more Greek options. The food was delicious. I had a steak with a particularly tasty pepper sauce, my wife chose the ribs, prepared with the restaurant's own marinade. The owner... More

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Echternach, Luxembourg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

During our recent trip to Brussels my friend and I suddenly found us in need of a good restaurant to spend a nice evening at - the concert we had planned to go to had been cancelled and now we had time for a proper dinner at our hands. Exhausted from the pre-Xmas crowds and frustrated by the tacky tourist... More

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Pittsburgh
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148 reviews 148 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
1,189 helpful votes 1,189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My wife, daughter and I ate here last week. They have an Italian and Greek menu and specialize in mussels. My wife and I had the mussels and thought that they were very good. My daughter's steak was good but had to be sent back as it was undercooked. The manager is generally helpful but is a little pushy. The... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The four of us had a nice meal here on a busy Friday evening. Three people had melt in your mouth ribs and I had very large prawns in garlic. The very friendly manager seated us and we were served with bread and antipasti very quickly. Then his wife (who was also very friendly - can't believe Paddy Murphy in... More

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Madrid, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I do not like to have dinner with my family and friends in a place where even the manager responsible is so rude, don't speak English and definitely don't have a clue about how to deal with customers and tourists...there are so many nice places in the same street, please go to La Vigne or Le Delirie Parisien, those are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I loved what I ate hear but be warned that the menu is only available in Flemish. However the restaurant staff was very friendly and explained the dishes available and I was able to enjoy a nice dinner that a reasonable price. I certainly would recommend G-EA.

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