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Brasserie Rubens

Zeedijk-Knokke 589, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
+32 50 60 35 01
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Ranked #14 of 76 restaurants in Knokke
Cuisines: French
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Beveren, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place is well positioned if you have children, being just in front of the Rubensplein kids can play around on an almost traffic-free zone. Because is very popular prepare to wait 20 to 40 minutes to have a seat, crowded and noisy, look somewhere else if you appreciate quietness. Food is not bad but is not great either: quite... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were a party of 5. 3 of us were served 10 minutes after the first dishes arrived, Fries arrievd after the steak was finished. Not an excuse. Fries were charged on the bill. Thue usual shrimp croquettes were fine, the bouillabaise was plane, overpriced. Will defintely not return.

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Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been to Rubens many times, the last being in June 2014. First remark: if you don`t like the crowd then look of something else. This is the place where in afternoon you`ll see tens of people -of a certain age many of the them- parading in front of you with all possible colours and combinations of the rainbow.... More

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Livingston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Had lunch today as there was no queue to get in which isn't always the case. Food was good and our waiter was attentive enough but how they can charge those prices is unbelievable. As I say was okay but if you have time look around further from the beachfront

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Somewhere on Planet Earth
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Service is horrible price outrageous food Average. This place is a tourist trap and is living of its location and past reputation.

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Santa Barbara, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A very popular choice for both lunch and dinner on the boardwalk in Knokke at the start of the Albertstrand section of town. Very pleasant to sit on the outside terrace watching the crowds walk by … in the meantime enjoying a glass of delicious Sancerre with the excellent local specialty of shrimp croquettes. Definitely to recommend.

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Situated near the beach on one of the nicest places of Knokke having the whole year visitors . Good quality of food , and correct service .

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Definitely not with a smile, okay it was busy but is'nt it always? Hamburgers for the kids were not properly cooked, our steak bearnaise were two big lumps of chewy meat with little sauce(one serving for two)and two 15gram servings of cress...for only €47! Super location, the rest is disappointing...

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Fine restaurant in a great location with sea views. The food, service and atmosphere were classic. It was a cold evening out of season but the place was full inside and contributed to a wonderful evening.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The place to go to people watch. Huge terrace under cover and right by the beach. Menu is simple with sandwiches through to steaks. The place heaves at lunch time and early evening but the service is generally good and prompt. The same menu is available inside in a more formal environment. Prices on the high side but the entertainment... More

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