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Brasserie Rubens

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Zeedijk-Knokke 589, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
+32 50 60 35 01
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Quality sea-side restaurant

A bit more expensive than other restaurants, but they always serve high quality food. Kids friendly. Reservation only inisde.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Antwerp, Belgium
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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English first
Antwerp, Belgium
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit more expensive than other restaurants, but they always serve high quality food. Kids friendly. Reservation only inisde.

Thank Roscoppe
Arlon, Belgium
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came only twice but the service is friendly and the pancakes are delicious (only in the afternoon). A nice mix of tourists and regular locals. No problem to find a table of 8.

Thank Dobridin
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Situated looking west along the seafront this brasserie has an extensive covered terrace, and a beautifully appointed restaurant within. We selected it because on the Thursday afternoon "out of season" the terrace was packed with local people enjoying drinks - always a good sign! We started dinner - inside - with the classic Belgian mussels which were plump and tasty.... More 

Thank RichardSS39
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172 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We went to the Rubens for a coffee and a pancake. First of all it is very hectic and the atmospher is not dazzling. Very busy and noisy. The pancake is just a pancake, nothing fancy with just a cery small plastic cup of jam. There were even some chips or chunks of parsly on my pancake (dirty plates.....'?). The... More 

1 Thank dd220786
Brussels, Belgium
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Hey all, My mother-in law, my fiancé and I went to Brasserie Rubens located at Knokke. The brasserie looked nice but we cannot make any reservation. We waited about 30 minutes outside, luckily it wasn't too cold. The quality of the food was very nice and the price for the meals was reasonable. I must confess that generally the prices... More 

Thank Cheng-Ya
Antwerp, Belgium
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Reservations not possible, waiter was not very friendly, food was OK but very expensive, guess it's part of the Knokke experience. There are better places to go to for dinner.

Thank Tine_Vdb
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The service in this restaurant is great and people are very friendly. they have an amazing terasse and serve great cocktails and food ! Its worth a visit !

Thank Goy G
Antwerp, Belgium
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It is a popular restaurant, so often crowded. A big staff sometimes friendly, sometimes a bit less, but probably due to the crowds, but always well organised. The food quality is good, not outstanding. The view from the circular room is splendid: sea view.

2 Thank Marco B
Antwerp, Belgium
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Typical Belgian Brasserie with good service and food. They were famous for their home made shrimp croquettes which were the best of the country. They were quite pricy and I noticed they changed the receipts and while still ok they are not the best anymore but they are again a little cheaper. Nonetheless they should have kept the quality. If... More 

Thank JohanH2018
Canach, Luxembourg
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Brasserie Rubens is a "must" to see and to be seen. The food is good and steady and the service is excellent and very well organized. Generally the brasserie is full especially at dinner time and a reservation should be made before.

Thank Nicos2109

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zeedijk-Knokke 589, Knokke, Knokke-Heist 8300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Knokke-Heist  >  Knokke
  • Phone Number: +32 50 60 35 01

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene


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