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L'Ogenblik

#214 of 2,673 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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French, Belgian, Spanish
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Galerie des Princes, 1 | Angle de la rue des Dominicains(quartier pres de la Grand Place), Brussels 1000, Belgium
02-511-6151
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food in a quite corner of the city centre

The restairant is in the nice environment of the Galerie des Princes, far from the tourist traps behind the Grand Place. Food selection is somewhat limited but of high quality and nice presentation. Waitres coudl talk something different than french as well!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Luigi B
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  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The restairant is in the nice environment of the Galerie des Princes, far from the tourist traps behind the Grand Place. Food selection is somewhat limited but of high quality and nice presentation. Waitres coudl talk something different than french as well!!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Loved the setting and the food was delicious. Sauces were a well-balanced blast of flavors along with highlighting the ingredients. Husband had the grilled bass & I had the salmon paired with a white wine. Dessert was good, but not amazing (meringue glacée). It was the best dinner of our trip!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

L'Ogenblik is very good. If I lived in Brussels, I would dine here often. The biggest problem with the Grand Place area is it's all for tourists and not very good. Don't eat on the main square and don't eat in any restaurant displaying sandwich boards with photographs of the food. L'Ogenblik is located on the corner of an alley... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This place is on a quiet side street off the main Rue de Bouches. The food was excellent and it was very apparent that care was taken in preparing the dishes. With that said, I found the servers to be a tad rude and pretentious, having overheard them making fun of me in french. I felt a little uncomfortable and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Really great food, good friendly service, not the cheapest, but well worth it for a special occasion. Very authentic deco. Very French style food, can't go wrong!

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Lovely restaurant in the Galleries St Hubert near our hotel. We started with the Rillette which we shared. Mmmm good. I ordered the Sea Bass. It was fresh and perfectly cooked with a nice sauce and vegetables. The steak ordered medium was tender and lovely. Again a terrific sauce. I ordered the Speculoos for dessert, a flemish speciality. Some sort... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We were a bit skeptical of L'ogenblik given its location in Brussels' most touristic part surrounded by tourist cafes and bars but it was recommended to us by Belgian friends so we booked ourselves a table. I'm a huge fan of classic Belgian/French brasserie fair that is of very high quality and that is exactly how I would describe this... More 

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Cagliari, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We got a very delicious dinner, with good fish cooked and served in the traditional French way. Warm welcome by the owner, and good suggestions on the dishes. However, after the main course, we had to wait for a long time for the dessert. Maybe the waiting time was due to the fact that we were in seven and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We took some clients here for dinner one night when we were visiting from London, on their recommendation. At first glance the restaurant looks very basic in its decor, and quite old. This bodes well in a way as it is clear it is all about the food. We were a group of 8, there was a group of 12... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The tables are long and narrow. Plate, paper napkin are directly on the stone. You sit at right angle or side by side. The noise is high. The food makes it all worthwhile.

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Additional Information about L'Ogenblik

Address: Galerie des Princes, 1 | Angle de la rue des Dominicains(quartier pres de la Grand Place), Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 02-511-6151
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 142
Cuisine: French, Belgian, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Galerie des Princes, 1 | Angle de la rue des Dominicains(quartier pres de la Grand Place), Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 02-511-6151

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 142
  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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