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Comics Cafe

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American, Belgian, Hamburgers, Brasserie
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Place du Grand Sablon, 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 513 13 23
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Comics Cafe is an incredible 200 seats Brasserie-type restaurant where...
The Comics Cafe is an incredible 200 seats Brasserie-type restaurant where one can enjoy tasty Belgium and American Cuisine up to midnight. In a warm Comic-like atmosphere, you will discover the "COMICS Burger", the "CARBONNADE FLAMMANDE", the delicious strawberry Cheese cake and a lot more. Nice "Terrasse" on Grand Sablon, historic center of Brussel. Famous "TINTIN" statue at the entrance.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best burger in a long while

Dropped in for quick lunch purely by accident. Was not expecting much ,, seated quickly, served quickly and food turned up quickly. The menu has burgers only. I went for the Obama , husband had a chicken burger. Mine was amazing.. Overindulgent but wow was it good. Husband chicken pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
maggs01
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Reading, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Reading, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Dropped in for quick lunch purely by accident. Was not expecting much ,, seated quickly, served quickly and food turned up quickly. The menu has burgers only. I went for the Obama , husband had a chicken burger. Mine was amazing.. Overindulgent but wow was it good. Husband chicken pretty uninspiring in comparison. I would say at 20 euro that's... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Came with 20 people. Sat at 3 tables. 2 tables were finished eating before the last got fed. Burgers were boring with supermarket buns. Overpriced. Who cares if they have some comics on the wall when food and service are so bad?

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were really looking forward to visit that place, as sounds different from other places in the area, (even though looks a bit pricey). We've tried to get in the place, on the upper floor, when a lady came and told us that the cafe is full, and only available for food orders. We didn't even have the chance to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were really looking forward to this meal as our son is a Tintin fan. We waited for 20 mins for anyone to take our order, amd then after a further forty minutes only one meal of the four arrived. We had asked a couple of times what had happened to our food but no one had an explanation or... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I went to the Comics Cafe for the first with a 30% discount which seemed to be a great deal " the best burger in town". Not only the place doesn't seem nice at all, it is greatly overpriced (9 to 18€ for a burger, fries NOT included). My main issue is not even the overpricing, it is the fact... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very tasty burgers just if they use another buns, big ones also. Service is nice. Prices is kind of high. Beautiful comics decoration.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Very nice burger restaurant worth comic book decorations. Good service. get the window seat with the view!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

This place was right next to my hotel and right up my street. If you love comics you'll love this place. Tintin canvases jostle with superhero prints for wall-space and there are comics everywhere. It's part library, with a little reading area where you can pick up anything from Asterix to the latest graphic novels, and part diner, serving a... More 

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Leopoldsburg, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I really don't know why you have to visit this Comics Café. The food it too expensive and you only get a hamburger. The cheapest hamburger is €9. For the French fries (almost invisible) you pay €6 extra. I visit lots of restaurants and it was long time ago I had a disappointed meal like this. The hamburger was ok,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stopped in for a quick dinner as it looked quiet, welcoming and not at all busy. A man at the entrance told us to go upstairs so we found a table and waited. 15 minutes later I went to find my own menus, 10 minutes after that I went to drag someone over to take our order. The waiter was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place du Grand Sablon, 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 02 513 13 23

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 38
  • Cuisine: American, Belgian, Hamburgers, Brasserie

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

The Comics Cafe is an incredible 200 seats Brasserie-type restaurant where one can enjoy tasty Belgium and American Cuisine up to midnight. In a warm Comic-like atmosphere, you will discover the "COMICS Burger", the "CARBONNADE FLAMMANDE", the delicious strawberry Cheese cake and a lot more. Nice "Terrasse" on Grand Sablon, historic center of Brussel. Famous "TINTIN" statue at the entrance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?