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Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1210, Belgium
32 2 5128203
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average service

Lunch here on a Thursday was not busy when we arrived though long wait for service we nearly left. Food was fast and good. Service was slow and average.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Lyddia V
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  • Local cuisine
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Lunch here on a Thursday was not busy when we arrived though long wait for service we nearly left. Food was fast and good. Service was slow and average.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

No welcome. They acknowledged me but let me wait by the door. Staff was busy talking. Second dish was placed on the table when I was having the first dish!!! Ignorant. No one came to ask me the dessert or bill. Terrible service ever!!!

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Petropolis, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I ordered moussaka and to drink a glass of Orval. Good food and absolutely divine beer. Price is fair but not exactly cheap, but worth a visit.

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Paris, France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

a very friendly and simple restaurant, right in the gay district area with Brussels atmosphere. Good price and good food

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266 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went to this place in January mid afternoon even then very busy but we got a seat.Only went in for 1 beer (maes pils) and did'nt wait long staff very attentive although rushed off their feet'free wi-fi would go again nice place to relax. Nearest tram stop Bourse tram 3-4-32 Opening times 12.00-23.00 daily

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Tube light, no-nonsense service, great chees assortiment, this is a nice, authentic place (or at least appearing as such). Not your regular tourist trap.

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Brussels, Belgium
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351 reviews 351 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A star exhibit in the agreeably large number of traditional Brussels brasseries that haven't changed much in the last century or so. Delightful 30s-40s interior with wood panelling, nice old tables and chairs (some booth seating) and old flourescent advertising. Although the menu was perhaps a bit restricted and predictable, I enjoyed my bangers and mash, washed down by draught... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a super little cafe bar/restaurant that we alway's pay a visit to ,as the beer's and the service are alway's spot on. On our last visit we just went for some beer's and no meal ,but we have ate here on other occasion's and the food is first rate at a good price. The beer was fantastic,and the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I am a student here in Brussels, 25, and when I walked in with a visiting family member, who went to the rest room, I went to take a seat in their restaurant section. As I was sitting, a man came over, the "management" I think, and asked me, --"This this the eating section, you can sit over there if... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

shame about the service. Traditional hearty Belgian menu, well cooked and reasonably priced. Service was a bit absentminded (would hate to come here when they're busy) but an enjoyable visit.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1210, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 32 2 5128203

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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