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Nonbe Daigaku

$$$
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
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Avenue Adolphe Buyl, 31, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+ 32 2 649 21 49
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Expensive but high quality

You probably will find the best sashimi and sushi in Brussels at this restaurant. It is expensive but you have the good stuff and a master chef who prepares the food with respect and dedication. Apart from food, I recommend also the pepper ice-cream

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Alice Man Kwan C
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Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food in a small place that is full of Japanese. You can have also take away but the real experience is to be there where the sushi is prepared for you just in front of your eyes Don't miss it

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Thank Athanasia G
Brussels, Belgium
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143 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

You probably will find the best sashimi and sushi in Brussels at this restaurant. It is expensive but you have the good stuff and a master chef who prepares the food with respect and dedication. Apart from food, I recommend also the pepper ice-cream

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Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Very nice Japanese restaurant, it's not the cheapest (we paid about €65 each for a generous meal with wine) but very good quality, the service is friendly, attentive and professional and the decor is nice, simple but elegant. Recommended.

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Thank 263Chris10000
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I usually go to Yamayu Sansatsu which is next door to me and even if it´s expensive the quality and freshness of fish are unbeatable...not eccentric choices but delicious fresh sashimi and sushi and good service. I have lived 10 years in Barcelona, going frequently to Yashima and Shunka...I know my Japanese food...We arrived at Nonbe Daigaku for dinner, the... More 

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2 Thank Ana M
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We used to love this restaurant, expensive but compensate by very good food quality. However, quality is clearly going down. We ordered a tuna/salmon sashimi (40 euros - 9 pieces) with old salmon and mixed tuna quality, a beef filet super elastic and too cooked scallops. Raw food is now mixed wih a lot of spices and strong sauce in... More 

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2 Thank Seb D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

There are two ways to overprice one of which is small quantities Quality is brilliant but the place is not for the... masses. Best to avoid if without a thick wallet or eat before and visit for the atmosphere enjoy some special sake and some Japanese tapas.

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1 Thank Elias M
Europe
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

High prices and very small servings. I was tempted to order two appetizers but decided not to since I thought it might be too much food. When my tiny bowl of squid arrived, I realized there was no reason to worry about too much food in this place. After the main course, we ordered some sushi and sashimi to fill... More 

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1 Thank Argella_13
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The best Japanese I tried in Brussels. High prices for high quality. The chef is very serious about his fish. Special dishes changes regularly. Urchin, Wagyu, crayfish, all dressed to perfect taste. Book well ahead as it is really small.

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1 Thank Stephane K
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fantastic restaurant for the Sushi Lover. Great choices of sushi but no eccentric of creative options.

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1 Thank Sam S
Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Best Japanese restaurant in Belgium! Excellent fresh fish, magnificent knife skills & superb sushi's. A must go!

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2 Thank Marie F

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenue Adolphe Buyl, 31, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: + 32 2 649 21 49

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 39
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?