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Le Chalet de la foret

#155 of 2,576 Restaurants in Brussels
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Dreve de Loraine 43, Brussels 1180, Belgium
+32 2 374 54 16
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It s what you expect from a two star.

Beautiful place. Good service. Good food. Lots of different tastes. Elegant and chic without being overwhelming. Relaxed atmosphere. A very personal comment , I found it a bit too creamy and buttery, but I suppose it s just the tradition in french cuisine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2014
Alberttinne
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Brussels, Belgium
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  • Doing business
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London
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We took some clients here last summer. The weather was excellent and we were lucky enough to be seated outside (presumably this was not a problem as it was a weekday lunchtime, I imagine it gets very busy at weekends and evenings!) You can see why this place has its stars. The food and service were excellent, the staff immaculately... More 

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Austin, Texas
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215 reviews 215 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Fabulous food and service. Wine was wonderful. This is clearly one of the best restaurants in the country. Only compliant is that it took too long for them to seat us. They thought we were waiting on one more person, which they should have asked about sooner and not left us waiting for so long. Otherwise it was a great... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Beautiful place. Good service. Good food. Lots of different tastes. Elegant and chic without being overwhelming. Relaxed atmosphere. A very personal comment , I found it a bit too creamy and buttery, but I suppose it s just the tradition in french cuisine.

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Located on the enchanting setting of the Foret de Soignes, le Chalet de la Foret can be considered, quite rightly, as the best restaurant in Brussels. Enchanting is the best word, everything is considered superlative, starting with creative cuisine, varied, the Chief is in constant progression. Whether you like meat, fish, poultry or wild game, you will find your happiness... More 

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Malta
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Michelin stars are very much deserved. The restaurant is literally in the middle of the forest. Food and service are excellent. Staff friendly. Restaurant is ideal for special,occasions, be them for business or personal celebrations.

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Brussels
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Been there on a Friday night for a special evening with two close friends. Expectations were high but unfortunately not fulfilled. We opted for the 5 courses set menus which the maître recommended in order to get a complete overview of the offer. From a michelin starred restaurant you expect your tastes to get challenged. You expect some extent of... More 

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Scandicci, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Excellent restaurant: excellent food with an amazing list of wines, high quality service and, very important, it was not invasive. We could have our discussion in a cozy environment. The prices are high but for such quality you can also spend such money.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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88 reviews 88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Amazing food, beautiful food. Each dish tastes so amazing! But what a disappointment on the service. Staff was not too friendly. Staff needs to be very attentive and be on top. They were not. For example, my glass went empty, did they offer another glass of champagne while waited for our table? When bringing dishes, they need to be explained.... More 

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Lens, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

I have been several times to the restaurant over the past 5 years. No doubt the food is very good. However, in August I tried to reserve a table for myself and my wife at the occasion of our 44th wedding anniversary but was told that "the restaurant was virtually fully booked; there was a single table left, but it... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It was already a few years since I ate there. Today it's even better!Easy parking and wonderful surroundings. You are personally welcomed when you arrive. Nothing to say about the dishes. Just amazing. So, if you have an exceptional event to celebrate or a big customer to invite, this is the place to be.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dreve de Loraine 43, Brussels 1180, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 374 54 16

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 74 - 370
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?