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Noordzee Mer du Nord

45, Rue Sainte Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 513 11 92
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Ranked #20 of 2,374 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
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Brussels, Belgium
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We were attracted by the reviews and position on the list and we did not mind place is overcrowded but quickly we realized that this is just touristic hype over this place. Food comes in small portions and it is more snack bar but unexpectedly the flavor is just lacking. It smells and looks way better than it actually tastes.

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Bowdon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We loved this place - it's the Belgian version of street food. You just turn up at the crowded counter and order from the menu - drinks and food. You are handed the drinks to take over to the tall tables on the square to wait for our name to be called. We had ordered bubbles and fried calamari and... More

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Chicago
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I heard this place was great, and we hadn't eaten a ton of traditional Belgian food during our time in Brussels so we found our way over here. The crowd was considerable and excited, and the seafood was really fresh. We had the crab burger and fish soup (waterzooi). Since we're not necessarily big seafood eaters, we... More

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Athens, Greece
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Busy day walking up and down in Brussels with my wife, we stumbled upon this place. Great seafood, great ambience and great wine. We had the soup and a crab burger and it was wonderful. I really love this place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is as close to an Asian market-style eating as you'll get in Europe I suppose. You scan the menu (catch of the day) and blatantly checkout what everybody else is ordering, and try and catch the attention of the harried attendants (who are always charming, if always keen to move on to the next order), who never fail to... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place is a time-honored establishment where restauranteurs as well as locals shop for fresh seafood, and which more recently opened a sea-food bar, where one can have typical Belgian specialities, and linger, meet locals and visitors, or eat quickly and amble on in one of Brussels' most interesting, hip, neighborhoods. The food is fresh, the service, if a bit... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is not a restaurant, really more of a seafood stall with tables (no seats!). It is always busy and the staff work frenetically - the main reason for visiting is the cheap seafood and busy atmosphere. I had fish soup, prawn croquettes and mussels. Spread over a couple of visits and several hours - fish soup is served immediately,... More

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had lunch here on 28/08/14, because of the reviews on Trip Advisor. My husband had the fish soup, which had no fish in it, a lot of celery & not much else; I had garlic prawns which were heated to a point that they became chewy & tasteless. We had to ask for bread, the beer was nothing special.... More

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I had a leisurely snack here, and the whole thing about standing up, and eating small plates over some wine is that it makes for a convivial experience. You can't help but strike up conversation with the people around you. The ordering process, is a little chaotic, but once you grab the attention of someone at the counter, they will... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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172 reviews 172 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The TA City Guides app led us here and it was dope. It's an outdoor restaurant that offers different seafood dishes. Pretty much a fast-food seafood stand... You eat outside. Overall, great restaurant with fair prices. Place was packed.

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