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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 #709 of 2,458 Restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $25 - $31
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Belgian, Delicatessen, Brasserie, Café
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We came across the café / bar on our last evening in Brussels and had already planned to eat elsewhere we did however have a beer here. The interior is gorgeous and is like stepping back in time. We were disappointed we hadn't found it earlier and would have loved to try lunch or dinner - perhaps another time.

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Gyor, Hungary
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We looked for a late, light supper in an area that didn't appear to have many possibilities. This place was perfect for our needs. My husband ordered the paté with a glass of red wine. I had a French vodka with a generous plate of smoked salmon. The salmon was superb. The paté was fairly coarse and mild in flavor.... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

The three of us where in Brussels for the half term after a great trip on euro star and in packing at our hotel we decided to go for a walk when we saw this restaurant decided to eat there that evening, walk through the door and it's like going back in time, the service was friendly and professional the... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Typical old fashioned brasserie. Very stylish. The food and drinks are excellent. The service however is very slow and chaotic, but also very friendly. It is not the cheapest place. But sometimes one has to step over this.

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Neptune Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Nice restaurant in a great old hotel in city center. The hotel is one of the oldest in Europe and exudes charm from yesterday. The menu reflects that.

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San Francisco, California
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190 reviews 190 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

At first you think it is touristy but as the charm grows on you, the realization is that locals would come here, the waiters know their menu and about brussels and the food is very good as well. The beer selection is also good. I would recommend this place, especially to try some traditional Brussels food and to see some... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I stayed at the Metropole and I really enjoyed its restaurant. The food was outstanding! The service was also very good. The only improvement that I would suggest would be to offer a little more variety as the menu was somewhat limited.

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Bitburg, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I were excited to have lunch at this historic cafe. The location is awesome and the building is beautiful. We sat outside, which had amenities for any kind of weather. However, we didn't expect to have a 2 hour non-interactive lunch. The wait staff was not busy so we don't know why we were not cared for.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Being a local, Metropole Café has always been known for it's beautiful interior and as reminder of a bygone era. Since the change in partnership at the café and it's reopening, it is my impression that there have been significant improvements. Service is much better, the staff is more welcoming and professional. The food presentation is more pleasing to the... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My girlfriend and I were staying at the hotel and were worried about some of the reviews of the Cafe that we'd read. Happy to say that on the Saturday night we had very good service from a M. Mehdi. Service was all smiles and efficiency. We hadn't had the best time in Brussels so were very grateful for that... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Metropole

Address: 31, Place de Brouckere | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 217 26 27
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 31
Cuisine: Belgian, Delicatessen, Brasserie, Café

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