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Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast

Good breakfast served and yummy cakes. We have used au vatel on many special occasions and on regular 'can't be bothered doing breakfast' days always good to have fresh bread and croissants and good eggs. Recommend

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Good breakfast served and yummy cakes. We have used au vatel on many special occasions and on regular 'can't be bothered doing breakfast' days always good to have fresh bread and croissants and good eggs. Recommend

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Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have been going there for years and I can say it is one of the best bakeries in Brussels. Everything is fresh, made on the spot and tasty. It is also cheap for the quality and the lovely ladies that work there always give you a smile!

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Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I really enjoy Au Vatel. I stayed at the Sofitel just up the road and we had breakfast here everyday 5 days in a row and also afternoon teas for the days we were in the area during that time. They are very friendly staff and owners who try to assist us. We had a wonderful pancakes on Sundays as... More 

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Brussels
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I like this place for their cakes and small sweets. Get a coffee there and choose from their vast selection of mini cakes to make your own cafe gourmand, this place is a must for sweet-tooths!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I live in place jourdan. Au Vatel is one of my favor bakery, yes not very cheap but only good things you can buy, a very lively neighbourhood.

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had a good, but microwaved, goat cheese and bacon pie. My girlfriend ordered a caesar salad and we assumed they had put ham in it because the meat was a bit pink and didn't really taste like chicken. We asked and it turned that it was actually chicken. When we pointed out that it was pink the waitresses just... More 

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erie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast here on 09 October 2014. The omelettes were excellent. Good coffee. Not many patisseries in Brussels, unlike Paris, so this is a nice find. And also unlike those in Paris, Au Vatel offers breakfast foods. Highly recommended.

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Brussels, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Not the cheapest, but certainly one of the best patisseries in town located at Place Jourdan, a very lively neighbourhood.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is a must. One I go back to every time and it has never disappointed! Great! Great! Great! You should try their fresh fruit tarts and croques!

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Moscow, Russia
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144 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My friend and I had a tasty b/f. I had eggs (omlet), she - some local bakery. All was great, including service, though it wasnt really quick...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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