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Noordzee Mer du Nord

45, Rue Sainte Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 513 11 92
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Ranked #13 of 2,215 restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We tried everything on the menu, delicious! Specially the kibelings and the fishsoups ! People of Brussel use to eat there on Sunday. And the scenery is a typic place in Bruxelles, you can get some wine there. You can get some fresh cocktails a mobil shop in the middle of the place.

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Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Delicious small portion seafood, wonderful sunny square, great atmosphere, excellent place for a small walking lunch/brunch/snack. Very recommended (on a sunny day).

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

We were in Brussels for 2 nights, and stopped at this little place 3 times for a snack! Our hotel was 2 minutes away, so we were lucky to find this gem. Over the course of our visits we tried the soup, calamari, croquettes, scampi and scampi in sauce. The croquettes were the stand out highlight for me - absolutely... More

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Glasgow
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

At first glance, it might be a bit pricey, given the informal setting of takeaway seafood, with standing tables. But don't be fooled, this is incredible seafood. The oysters were unbelievably fresh, the croquettes practically melted in your mouth with a burst of flavours, and the fresh calamari was so tender. Oh and don't get me started on the fried... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Very fresh and succulent seafood dishes with a deli counter for takeaways at the side. We went there at around 12pm and it was already packed with ppl in business suits in line. There are only bar tables and a counter available, no seats. Tried the shrimp scampi, sole fillet & fish soup. All were great but portions are a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Eating at Noordzee was a unique experience. First, we joined the crowd in front of the fish bar to place our orders. This took a while due to the long queues at lunch hour, but we managed to distract ourselves with the divine smell of freshly grilled seafood. The staff here were very helpful in explaining the menu items and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

This place is great. Wonderful, simple menu of fresh fish, prawns and fish soup at reasonable prices. Good place to watch the world pass by whilst enjoying a snack and a beer.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Loved the seafood, tapas style. Great to be on the street in the sun with a glass of wine, good food and fun atmosphere. Try the croquettes and soup!

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Athens, Greece
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Really enjoyed my oysters, tuna and glass of wine on the terrace! This place is full of life . And the sea food is amazing. It's not a real restaurant though so be aware of this before you go so that you don't get disappointed.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Our tour guide recommended we visit this local spot to eat seafood and boy was he spot on. The staff was dancing around and happy and they also helped us decide what to order. They treated us like we were regulars and our food was ready very fast. By the time we finished eating our amazing meal of shrimp scampi... More

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