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Cafe Metropole

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French, Belgian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Bistro
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31, Place de Brouckere | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 26 27
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 71
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  • 37
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  • 23
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  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Don't bother.

Service not good. Food not well prepared. Staff would argue about menu items. Staff very slow to bring statement of charges. Beer was good, however.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Michael S
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Service not good. Food not well prepared. Staff would argue about menu items. Staff very slow to bring statement of charges. Beer was good, however.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A great place for food and a nice drink in the heart of Brussels. A reasonable selection of Belgian beer, good food and great drinks! The service was excellent with a very serviceminded waiter!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had some amazing food here on our first nught in brussels. We stayed at the hotel metropole so it was very close. Great service. Waiter closed the window for me so we could sit with a street view without getting cold. Food was amazing. Service towards the end was a bit slow when we wanted to get our bill.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Fantastic location to enjoy the sunshine and people watch! Let down by incredibly slow service. Waiters were more interested in clearing non occupied tables of the mess left behind, when a) there were plenty of clean empty tables already and b) I am waving at him with my arms clearly needing attention. I was at least acknowledged but he continued... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It's a beautiful spot in downtown Brussels Place has been recently renovated It has it's wonderful charm of 19th century Brussels Think Parisian chic You. Can have a delicious kir royal in a wonderful surrounding Check it out be it only to see the place

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stayed at the hotel and only had breakfast but the setting and quality of the food looks good. Set price 2 course dinner was 25 Euros. You can eat on the terrace ( not a particular nice view) and would suggest you eat inside in the vintage setting.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a quality moment that you will savour for long time. It is about the ambience and the beautiful surrounds.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Sitting on the patio of the Cafe Metropole, watching the world go by, is one of Brussel's cultural experiences. There are plenty of powerful patio heaters so it's pleasant to do this even on a chilly evening.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I liked this restaurant. The food is good and very convenient. There is a nice terrasse in the front which is very comfortable and provides a good space to people watch.

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New York
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The service was wonderful. I could have sat there all day. The servers do not rush you. The food was good. The french fries of course were the best. I enjoyed the beer too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31, Place de Brouckere | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 217 26 27

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 28
  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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