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La Porte du Bengale

Avenue d'Auderghem 276, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 (0)2 64 08 7 35
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Ranked #424 of 2,215 restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Most recent review
- Mar 10, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Italian first
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English first
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Indeed, finding good Indian style restaurants is very hard in Brussels. I have visited a few and this one was just the next on my list. And I can tell you, as far as I see now, it will be my last! There is no need to look further! The food is great, a large variety of dishes and all... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This is my local Indian restaurant and I was disappointed by the veggie dishes on our visit - very uninspiring aloof ghobi and mixed veg curry. Attentive service and nice atmosphere but need to work on the food!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Having been away from Brussels it was a delight to be back. I have gotten used to high quality Indian food - and here I find it similar to the best places in London. The spices and the sauce are delicate and perfectly spiced and has my highest recommendation.

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

About one kilometer away from the political decision-making heart of Europe lies a true treasure. Its price/quality ratio is exceptional, but the taste alone is priceless. Once you discover this small room of traditional tandoori haven with a Bangadeshi twist, you will keep wanting to come back. The owner is always there, and if you are an English speaker, he... More

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Seoul, South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I had a great Indian meal at this restaurant, the food and service were amazing. The restaurant was recommended to me and I am so pleased I went to try the food, as everything was spot on. The taste was great, the wine was also very nice. All the service was personal and I loved the whole experience. Thank you.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

We have been eating at this wonderful family run business for over 20 years. The present owner, Mohammed, is front of house and his wife cooks. They are the second generation of owners and their food is as good as that of their mother and father. It is small and intimate and one is assured of a friendly welcome and... More

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Very unattentive waiters (examples: It took 30 minutes to receive the coctail maison, which is basically just some sparkling wine with strawberry syrop. We didn't receive rice to our food. They forgot to bring the extra naan which we ordered). After 2 beers, the stock of Jupiler was already finished, and it took the waiters another half an hour to... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Where to begin...!? Firstly, I cannot begin to fathom why any one may have rated this restaurant anything less than very good (at the very least!). One must lack any gastronomical experience beyond that of a cheese sandwich. The restaurant itself is perfectly suited for a curry house: warm, friendly service by very experienced staff and cold Kingfishers, (wine, or... More

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Aurich, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I had dinner with my family there and we were pretty much satisfied with the food and service for the price. There are only a few tables, so reservation is recommended. We were lucky to get a small table without reservation. The owner, who was also serving, is a nice and very friendly guy. Service was a bit slow as... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Brussels have few - if any - good Indian restaurants. This one was rated among the highest in its class on TripAdvisor. In short: Stay away from this joint! Having been shown a table and given the menu, the waiter went shopping for close to half an hour! I ordered the Chef's recommendation: Chicken Tikka Masala. It came after another... More

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