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poivre & sel

#379 of 2,643 Restaurants in Brussels
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Rue Du Parnasse 2 - 1050, Brussels, Belgium
+(32) 2 503.46.93
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
consistent, quality, pleasant

Used to be regulars but now once every 3m or so.. over 20 years this restaurant has not lost its touch. Menu stays much the same but its quality food served expeditiously; nice staff, well laid out restaurant with 2 rooms upstairs for private events. The Zabayone is to die for so make sure you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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NEWPORT, UK
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NEWPORT, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Used to be regulars but now once every 3m or so.. over 20 years this restaurant has not lost its touch. Menu stays much the same but its quality food served expeditiously; nice staff, well laid out restaurant with 2 rooms upstairs for private events. The Zabayone is to die for so make sure you have a walk afterwards, on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We were served an amouse bouche of soup to start which was a nice touch. The pasta had a fairly creamy sauce so was filling but very tasty and not over cooked. For dessert I ordered chocolate mousse which could have been richer but generous in portion size. Only one woman seemed to be serving so there was quite a... More 

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West of England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

really lovely food, quite a small restaurant but very busy / popular. I had some delicious pasta with garlic and tomato and it was delicious. would definitely return

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Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Because I work in the area, this is a go-to restaurant for a quick lunch. Service is good and quick, food may not be scrumptious but it is definitely better than average and the value is very fair. Safe choice for anyone interested in a good restaurant in the European Quarter where staff do not twist their nose if your... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've been going to Poivre & Sel for years and it's a great stand-by for those evenings when you feel like eating out but not wanting to go overboard. The food is fantastic (my favourite is the tortellini in a truffle cream sauce) and the prices are very reasonable. The service is always great too, with smiling waitresses and meals... More 

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Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Not Brussels' greatest food, but nice atmosphere, good value for money and quick service. They first served a small glass of soup (pumpkin?) - nice and well-tasting. Then I tried the Escalope gorgonzola which was goodm though the accompanying vegetables could have been prepared better. As a desert I had a Zabayon. Good taste, but a bit heavy.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Very tasty and authentic cooking. We were surprised by a very nice gesture of offering us a glass of porto as a welcome drink followed by a another small glass of soup to lay the ground for the meal. Friendly service and menu in 2 languages / english - french/ which helped a lot. I recommend this place. Seems busy... More 

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Perth, Australia
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I arrived in Belgium today and just went for a wander around this evening. We fancied Italian and saw this place and thought we'd give it a go. It's cute and homely inside and the menu was in English and French which was lucky for us! The waiter was very helpful in translating the specials for us... More 

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Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

In the heart of the European Quarter, fast and friendly service and pretty decent food; accepts reservations.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I have been to this restaurant 4 times over the past 2 months. Each and every time has been excellent. A different menu daily. Always a warm welcome and smile from the staff and the owner. An authentic, delicious meal rather than a high volume tourist trap feel. Can't say enough good things, GO AND TRY IT!

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Address: Rue Du Parnasse 2 - 1050, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: +(32) 2 503.46.93
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Rue Du Parnasse 2 - 1050, Brussels, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +(32) 2 503.46.93

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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