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Michel

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Alfons Gossetlaan 31, Groot-Bijgaarden 1702, Belgium
+32 (0)2 466 65 91
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
As an early review says - faultless food! But is this all that matters?!?

Part of the attempts to see more of what the Brussels area can offer in terms of high end gastronomy I took one offer from Restodays and had lunch with a friend at this place. Once there we went out of the Restodays offer and got the extended menu proposed and there is only appreciation to what we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
ghita_f_frica
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Brussels, Belgium
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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brussels
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a special occasion "week of the restaurent" and the food was really nothing special. The sitting area is nice but the service was not great also. Better food and service at restaurant " terborght" in Huizingen.

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Brussels, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Part of the attempts to see more of what the Brussels area can offer in terms of high end gastronomy I took one offer from Restodays and had lunch with a friend at this place. Once there we went out of the Restodays offer and got the extended menu proposed and there is only appreciation to what we got in... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

One of the finest places to eat. Friendly staff, great food and wine. One star and it deserves it. just for the two of us, with friends or business; allways good! the five course menu was very nice. fish and moer fish. no meat but we did like it and enough food. very nicely presenten. Desert wonderful, Fine wines! A... More 

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Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We frequent Michel from time to time, it always provides a high quality meal and friendly service. The ambiance is relaxed and it is a lovely place to bring friends, family and customers.

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Zoutleeuw, Belgium
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82 reviews 82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had a 5-course diner. 2 starters, a main dish and 2 desserts. Both starters were nicely presented and original in taste. Also the mail dish was ok. Both desserts seemed a bit copu paste, both chocolate mousses with fruit. The quality of the food is very good. A pity that only one glas of white wine and one glass... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The service is not that friendly but very Profesional... We are in the Flanders side so not much more to expect. The food is amazing! The best restaurant from the various I have been. Do not know how expensive since both times did not pay but it must be really expensive. Wine selection really good. If you have the money... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

What do you expect from a restaurant that receives a coveted Michelin star ?Of course faultless food. Excellent service. And, is it asking too much, even value for money. Michel just scrapes by. Negatives first. The attractive terrace is somewhat spoiled by the noise from the nearby motorway. The service,from some of the staff,can be somewhat "heavy " . You... More 

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Toronto
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95 reviews 95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We tried this restaurant during Resto days to celebrate a family event. Some of our family members had never been to a Michelin star restaurant before and that was a great opportunity to get an introduction. The overall setting is nice, a bit plain but with a touch of sophistication. The food was good: fair size plates, interesting flavour combinations,... More 

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Brussels
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Quit location with terras in the summer. Enough space between the tables. Traditional food but very well prepared and all fres, with some new try outs during the appetizers. Professional and frendly service. Also nice wine chart(tablet) but ask the sommelier for the ones which are not on the list. For dessert try the home made vanila ice, or even... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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185 reviews 185 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

For years already a place of good value. Nice appetizers before the two 'entrées' and a lot of sweets with the coffees. All courses are nicely presented and the preparation is correct. But don't expect explosions of flavours or refined dishes. What you get is correct and fresh, but one could do with some more surprising combinations. The staff is... More 

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Address: Alfons Gossetlaan 31, Groot-Bijgaarden 1702, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 (0)2 466 65 91
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Groot-Bijgaarden
Average Prices: USD $66 to $133
Cuisine: French, Belgian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alfons Gossetlaan 31, Groot-Bijgaarden 1702, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Groot-Bijgaarden
  • Phone Number: +32 (0)2 466 65 91

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $66 to $133
  • Cuisine: French, Belgian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

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