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Cafe Metropole

31, Place de Brouckere | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 26 27
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Ranked #691 of 2,372 Restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $26 - $32
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Belgian, Brasserie, Café, Gastropub
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Victoria, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

the beautiful Belle Epoch décor of this café is worth the visit. The menu is not large and while it contains some pretty ordinary food also has some complex items. The quality of the more complex food matches the beauty of the room. The service is good if you don't get the one waiter who is too brusque.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Beautiful architecture and good food. Service very good once you get the attention of the waiter. Good space outside to enjoy coffee and watch city life floating by. I think price is good, little more expensive than some other café´s but the food, drinks, coffee and so on is in high class.

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Bitburg, Germany
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176 reviews 176 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We made a point to visit here since we read about it in our guidebook. It is historic and gorgeous, and the outdoor heaters make sitting outside always possible. However, we waited over an hour for our chicken and hamburger, and when the hamburger arrived it was actually raw (not rare, I assure you) and had to be sent back.... More

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Smyrna, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Ended my stay in Brussels with afternoon cocktails here. Lovely time. Good selection of cocktails and treats. Allowed to use the WIFI.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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193 reviews 193 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Really nice place to sit and watch people passing by. Prices are expensive even for Brussels and service is lack luster.

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Service was terrible, so we walked out. Actually, we were never served, just ignored. Would not recommend it for impatient people.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First time we used the Cafe was late approaching midnight after dinner and the waiters could not have made it more clear that they did not really want us there. We were not allowed to sit outside despite that it was still warm and inside they stacked the chairs and tables around us. Not exactly 5 star. The next time... More

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Akron, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Food is good, and well priced for Brussels. BUT, it is the ceiling and the decor that make this a must! Art Nouveau at its best

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

For god sake clear your tables, 7 waiters chatting at the bar whilst all tables remain dirty...? I actually saw people leave because they could not find a clean table This used to be the poshest place in Brussels

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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194 reviews 194 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We ate here as we were staying in the hotel. The decor and atmosphere was amazing as in the hotel. We sat outside as the weather was inviting. The only draw back was the cigarette smoke. The service was very good and the staff friendly. We enjoyed our meal but it was not the best that we have experienced. If... More

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