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Restaurant Sainte-Catherine

#162 of 2,615 Restaurants in Brussels
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Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 (0)2 219 45 67
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 141
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Superb food

Food is great and the atmosphere in this small and cosy restaurant is relaxed. Food cooked to order but if you are looking for posh silver service this is not for you. Instead the food arrives at its own pace but there is no stress or urgency to be gone to make room for other customers. Delightful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
qwerty12345607
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high wycombe
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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240 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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high wycombe
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Food is great and the atmosphere in this small and cosy restaurant is relaxed. Food cooked to order but if you are looking for posh silver service this is not for you. Instead the food arrives at its own pace but there is no stress or urgency to be gone to make room for other customers. Delightful chef who takes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were looking for a local restaurant without all the usual fuss and lod musak. After looking at previous reviews for this establishment which was only three minutes walk from our hotel we decided to give it a go and we were not disapponted. As the other half trained in the hospitality profession she was very impressed with the standard... More 

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Excellent food. Great service. Reasonably priced. We were impressed that our cutlery was refreshed after each of the 3 courses we ate. The first of which was a complimentary starter. Very happy with the waiter who was very attentive and friendly. Would definitely go back if we return to Brussels

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kusadasi
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123 reviews 123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This restaurant serves Belgium food and meet in the mean time.Not very crowded no need to make reservation an old guy is running the place and the lady is serving .Lady is trying to serve the people but no way even there was not many table .owner is always coming and asking if everything is ok or not.Food was in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I have just been lucky enough to experience this little gem of a restaurant with my partner in downtown Saint catherine. Was possibly the best dining experience I have ever had. The service was excellent and very welcoming! The waiter was polite, to care to top up our drinks and explained everything clearly to us, due to us being English... More 

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Munich
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Living in Brussels, my husband and I often find our meals overpriced, service to be bare minimum, and the food to just be ok. Not the story here! Excellent service, food, and conversation. We were so happy to stumble upon the place! First of all it is in a quieter corner near De Brouckere and Saint Catherine's. It is right... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Quite nice food, tasty and the chef asks you how do you like your meal (salty, sweet, rare or nicely done). However, the price is maybe a bit off, but not by too much.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stumbled upon this restaurant and found the food to be outstanding. Also, I was very impressed as the chef made the meal to order. I did not even really order off the menu. The beer selection could have been better but the dinner and dessert were excellent!!!!!

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Mijas, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

it was just ok. no complaint no excellence. just ok I asked for a menu: food was fresh but not huge ammount

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Luxembourg
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

After reading the rave reviews I visited this restaurant. The first thing that alerted me was the tacky laminated menu with very reasonable prices. Indeed we were served the free starter which I have to say was poorly presented, a bit of salmon on cheap sliced brown bread with a (shop bought) pepper containing crème cheese on top is rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 (0)2 219 45 67

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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