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Raphael Restaurant

rue du Marcher aux Herbes, 76, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 25118291
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Ranked #546 of 2,543 Restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $14 - $54
Cuisines: Argentinean, Belgian, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located in the heart of Brussels, 2 minutes from the 'Grand Place', the Raphael restaurant is the place for both professional and family meals. The director and chef Patrick Dits offers you authentic Belgian and French menus. The baroque style of the restaurant will surprise you. To be seen!
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stumbled across this place looking for dinner around GrandPlace. The food is from a set menu of pubs around Brussels. The quality is reasonably good, the service is good, the staff speaks a little english so that is useful. Decent beer selection too. Overall we did not regret stopping here.

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USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Raphael's (aka Brussels Grill downtown) is one of those quirky places that invites exploration. Cosy tables inhabit odd nooks and crannies - and there are a lot of nooks and crannies here, beginning on the main floor and going up the ramps (not stairs) to the 4th (5th?) floor washrooms. Service was very good, we had the lunch special -steak... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I went to Raphael with my partner for an evening meal, we chose this restaurant as it looked traditional from the outside. Upon walking in we were surprised that it kept its traditional look, it had excellent and interesting decor and candles lit everywhere. The food is on a parallel to the above. I had calamari for a starter which... More 

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Ampthill, Bedfordshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What a cool little place, great food and very quirky. We had to wait a bit to be seated (after the lunchtime rush) but it was worth the wait.

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Hong Kong, China
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208 reviews 208 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

this was a surprisingly good option right in the heart of the tourist centre. I was visiting Brussels on a day trip on a Sunday, and worried about only finding very touristy places open on a Sunday. I saw this place had good reviews and was willing to try. Most people were really into their meat, seems what this restaurant... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just off the Grand Place, you can fine this small and cozy place. Food is simple - no fluffy and pretentious stuff - just nice dishes (steaks, chicken, seafood, salads). Service is fast and helpful. I had a seafood plate and it was nice. Prices are ok, considering that you're in the city center.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This small, quiet restaurant belies its central location near the Grande Place. It offers simple food, well cooked with a good range of local beers. I went there three times during a business trip was enjoyed it every time. Delightful staff and very reasonable prices.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

During 2 years, it was one of the best restaurants to visit in Brussels. I really liked it, but after last visiting, I decided I’ll never go there again. The waitstaff was very rude and impolite. I was very disappointed with their attitude to their clients.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Just returned from Belgium. Yesterday tigether with wife visited Le Raphael restaurant. We are recommending to everyone: excellent cuisine, friendly staff, delicious dishes and fresh beer!!!

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Balzan, Malta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I had ordered the rumsteak, which was amazing! It was cooked to perfection, and the grilled taste was exquisite, the pepper sauce and fries were also lovely. I would definitely visit again next time I'm in Brussels.

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Address: rue du Marcher aux Herbes, 76, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 25118291
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Average Prices: USD 14 - 54
Cuisine: Argentinean, Belgian, Steakhouse, Grill

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