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Cafe des Spores

Chaussee d'Alsemberg, 103-108, Brussels 1060, Belgium
025341303
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Ranked #437 of 2,506 Restaurants in Brussels
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I first discovered this place when it opened, some 5 years ago. I loved the concept and the food. It was really good. I went back last week and I was let down by very poor quality food and slow and unfriendly service. The gnocchi were embarrassing: certainly cooked several hours before, they were re-heated, served with a modest besciamelle... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We wanted to come here for a long time! The place is just beautiful, must have been an old shop. Staff is very friendly. Food is just excellent even though portions are a bit small. All in all a good experience!

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Brussels, Belgium
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153 reviews 153 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I managed to book a table at this restaurant after a long while therefore my expectations we're quite high. I would say that the food is good, the concept interesting but i was not completely satisfied with service. They have insisted for us to be there at 19:00 and when arrived the restaurant was empty. Even so they have give... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The idea is good, the food is not bad if a bit over priced, but the service is just some of the worst I have ever experienced. To say it is slow its a understatement. Reserved in advance, got to the place on time, to get a menu took a bit but after was the major issue, from the appetiser... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Had dinner on a Friday evening. First time we went back since change of formula.The food was excellent. Also original beer list, good wines and very friendly service. We will come back!

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Bruxelles
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A good restaurant with excellent service, a rare thing in Brussels. Affordable and original if you like mushrooms, we will definitely come back. Good value fixed price menu.

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Sterrebeek, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

If you're looking for a different food experience, this is a perfect place to go. The chef manages to create very fine dishes in front of your eyes, even though cooking in certainly one of the smallest kitchens in town. He definitely transforms mushrooms and makes you eat them like you never ate them before. Don't forget to try the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Cafe des Spores is a very special, mushroom-themed restaurant. Unpretentious, friendly and only 35 Euros for a unique and delicious four course meal. The waiters are kind and attentive but also very busy and actually jog to deliver dishes and drinks so at times it can be hard to catch one. There is a lot of time between each course... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The food is good and prices are reasonable. However 1. the place is small thus the size of the tables has been reduced to a minimum, 2. the service is very slow (at best). The cook some of the dishes in front of you and just have the possibility to cook two at a time. Thus, you need to be... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

luckily we ordered a bottle of delicious wine, so at least one thing was right in the whole dinner. -Food: we wanted to order a la carte, as we wanted to try dishes not included in the daily menu. We ordered 4 dishes (2 appetizers, 2 main courses) and the dimension was incredibly small, so while waiting for the last... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe des Spores

Address: Chaussee d'Alsemberg, 103-108, Brussels 1060, Belgium
Phone Number: 025341303
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: French, Wine Bar

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