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Houtsiplou

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European, Belgian, Vegetarian
As featured in Best Food in Brussels
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9 Place Rouppe, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 511 3816
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 68
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Super busy restaurant to try in Brussels

Not far from the centre of Brussels located on a small square Brasserie Houtsiplou was a very pleasant find. Very welcoming staff, a varied menu and extensive specials board, good choice of beers. The portions were rather large but it was very tasty and well cooked. Carbonnade du biches or venison... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nigel B
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not far from the centre of Brussels located on a small square Brasserie Houtsiplou was a very pleasant find. Very welcoming staff, a varied menu and extensive specials board, good choice of beers. The portions were rather large but it was very tasty and well cooked. Carbonnade du biches or venison stew was excellent. The desserts on neighbouring tables looked... More 

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Thank Nigel B
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was close to our hotel and we read good reviews so decided to try it. We liked the atmosphere and the food and decided to visit once more two days later. my friend tried a fish which was so-so. the toastie with beef and wasabi mayo was nice except i dint expect the wasabi on the toast rather... More 

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Thank workingypsy
Angelholm, Sweden
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132 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at a hotel close to Houtsiplou. The staff delivered a good service and I ate a deer stew with french fries whick was a dish of the day. It tasted good.

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Thank Jan G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right across our hotel. We came here after a long rainy day and it was perfect. Cozy restaurant, good beer and the tastiest burgers ever.

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Thank Luminiţa A
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, cozy restaurant with good music, nice people and tasty coffee. Good for a break during the day.

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Thank Adrianna S
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant, it has a great atmosphere, and serves good food. Wouldn't travel all the way to go here, but when you're in the area, this is a great choice.

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Thank Ronald C
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome decoration, smooth and cozy environment, couple with smartly condimented food. It looks like a normal run-of-the-mill from the outside, but as soon you approach, the entrance and are immediately faced with a warm "bonne soir" welcome, you know you're in for some memory lasting experience. As I entered my jaw dropped at the beautiful and original left wall illustrations... More 

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Thank Gonçalo A
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Very nice and warm place to eat. Very good service and nice simple food. The have 2 floors (didn't see the second one)

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Thank Leon2015CH
UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff and the food was incredible especially the JCVD burger and mojitos!! Would recommend if your looking for a fresh burger with interesting toppings!

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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Found via trip advisor this little restaurant is a little goldmine. The staff are friendly, their English is great (thankfully) and the food fantastic. Reasonably priced for the centre of Brussels. The hot chocolate is really something special to try. If you are in the centre of Brussels then you need to pay this place a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Place Rouppe, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 02 511 3816

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: European, Belgian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?