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Cafe Metropole

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Belgian, Delicatessen, Brasserie, Café
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31, Place de Brouckere | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 26 27
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9:00 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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice change after the renovation

I like this coffee it is under the Hotel Metropole ,it is a very well known place and many people attends there.Nice service and food is very delicious.It was a big surprise for me not to see the common employers,maybe they are retired.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I like this coffee it is under the Hotel Metropole ,it is a very well known place and many people attends there.Nice service and food is very delicious.It was a big surprise for me not to see the common employers,maybe they are retired.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We sat outside which was great for people watching and enjoyed amazing beer. After some time decided to have a snack inside. Beautiful decor! Amazing buzz- great place! After ordering soup and another drink we have noticed that everyone around us was given some nuts/precel with their drink. Is it because we are tourists? Come on! So after we finishing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Booked an area for 15 people - celebrated my husband's birthday. The place is very busy but if you have your designated area - it is actually nice. The service is average as they were constantly forgetting to bring us drink. Don't expect the food to be exceptional but it good for the price you pay. Awkward moment in the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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126 reviews 126 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It's beautiful. The food and the drinks are fine, but one gets the impression that we are being made to fork out for part of the refurbishment. We hadn't been there in a while and were unpleasantly surprised at the price hike. Four perfectly fine drinks for the price of an arm and leg. e did notice that it was... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nice cafe bar for coffee and cakes. The Art Deco surroundings and attentive staff make this an ideal stop away from the crowds. Well worth a visit! 🎂😀

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We obviously expected more of the food served in such a beautiful room. The mussels were tough, gritty sitting in unflavoured stock ( water) lukewarm with firm carrots & onions. The tagliatelle, barely warm, sticky with a few strands of courgettes in a watery 'cream sauce'. Not acceptable, nor was the waiter's lack of concern.

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Recently refurbished in grand Art Deco style, but already flaking in parts, this cafe is a must visit, just for the experience. The Ceasar Salad was fantastic, the salmon perfectly cooked, the chocolate mousse overly large and very bland. I was there as a party, and they struggled with my gluten intolerance, but completely failed with another guest's multiple allergies.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

老舗の高級ホテルとして名高いブリュッセルのホテル・メトロポールのカフェは、内装が素晴らしく一見の価値があります。しかし、雰囲気とは裏腹に、サービスのレベルが高くありませんでした。入ってきたお客さんに気づかず、しびれを切らして出ていく方が何組もいました。席についても注文をなかなか取りに来ません。入口がせっかく二重扉になっているのに、寒い冬に自分たちの手間を優先し開けたままにして店員が出入りするので、冬の夜ですから寒風が入り、室内のお客さんが変わるがわる席を立って閉めに行く始末。建物がよいだけに、とても残念でした。 In a renowned hotel in Brussels, Metropole Café has luxury and great interior. You should see it once. However, contrary to the great atmosphere, waiters didn't provide enough level of service. They are not aware of the guests who are waiting to come into the cafe. Then many of them went out because they could not wait anymore. If... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Atmosphere 5/5 Food variety 4/5 Food quality 5/5 Service 4/5 Overall 4/5 Highly recommended experience

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New York City, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A great space attracts you but the rest pretty much stayed at the door. The waiters were just average, basically unfriendly and either didn't want to talk to you if your French wasn't perfect or pretended they "misunderstood" your order. Food was less than stellar. Sit outside and people watch with a drink but don't expect more inside.

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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 23 - 28
  • Cuisine: Belgian, Delicatessen, Brasserie, Café

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?