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Le Cirio

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Rue de la Bourse 18-20, Brussels, Belgium
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good place to vist

my partner and I were looking for a place to drink in Brussels. nice atmosphere, great staff good range of drinks. great looking menu. staff very helpful, good knowledge of menu. will recommend to friends when visiting Brussels.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

my partner and I were looking for a place to drink in Brussels. nice atmosphere, great staff good range of drinks. great looking menu. staff very helpful, good knowledge of menu. will recommend to friends when visiting Brussels.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Frenchy atmosphere, nice staff, very very nice warm wine. It's was an oasis in the rainy cold outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

you feel welcome, kindness, smile, very nice barmaids ;-) Here you can taste the best Scotch (beer) of the capital I am working in the tourism and I recommend this place to our visitors, you will not be disappointed !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We wandered around the touristy area looking for a decent restaurant and came across this older shop from the 1880's. I ordered a nichoise salad and a witte beer and wife a toasted cheese sandwich and a glass of rose. Both were fine. It was late at night but we could see the dining area had a lot of charm.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Interesting décor and tasty food. Draught beers are good but if you ask for a Gordon's scotch or a Hoegarden you need to check if that is in fact what they have on draft or you might get a perfectly acceptable substitute. Location at the Bourse is convenient but even on a sunny day the interior of the bar is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We've visited here many times on visits to Brussels. As a couple in the 25-30 age range we could seem out of sorts in here. But the waiting staff are second to none having visited many cities recently, they always come out best. Excellent knowledge of the menu and beers sold as well as specific choices for different taste buds.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The interior of this Brussels Cafe is beautifully preserved in all its golden Art Nouveau glory. Designed by the architect Henri Coosemans in 1909, to was initially a venue for tasting italian specialities imported by Francesco Cirio, who founded the Italian tinned vegetable. It was converted to a cafe at some point and is well worth a visit to imbibe... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The outside seating gives you the impression you are entering a cheap tourist bar - but persist - Le Cirio is a classic temple of beer that serves Brussels premier beers beautifully and with suitable reverence. The atmosphere is in the 'grand style' - big mirrors, high ceilings and oozes quality. A wonderful place to linger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Really great place for lunch!! For a drink, order the half & half. It's delicious and what they are known for. The building itself is full of history. We ate the croque monsieur and croque cirio. Both were delicious!!! We'd defimitely go back. Also, the service was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is one of the oldest cafes in Brussels. It's beautiful decorated and the atmosphere is very nice, the waiters are very professional. They have a good selection of beers and the coffee taste good. A little expensive but definitely worth it!

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Address: Rue de la Bourse 18-20, Brussels, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Cuisine: Belgian, European

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  • Address: Rue de la Bourse 18-20, Brussels, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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  • Cuisine: Belgian, European

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