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Victoria - Chez Victorine

French, Steakhouse, Belgian, Dutch, European
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Marcel Felicestraat 17, Hoeilaart 1560, Belgium
02 6570738
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
French cuisine at it best.

The decor is a bit out dated but the food is excellent. French cuisine at it best with steak and eel as the house specialty. Very good wine selection. Can only recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The decor is a bit out dated but the food is excellent. French cuisine at it best with steak and eel as the house specialty. Very good wine selection. Can only recommend.

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Hoeilaart, Belgium
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The atmosphere and ambiance are a bit old-school, perhaps catering to the more mature clientèle, but the food is substantial and of good quality with very generous servings - especially, the steaks are enormous - be warned!

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Thank John M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Beeing a Belgian I am always interested in tasting the classic Steak with french fries and believe me - I have tested many restaurants before finding such a good steak experience. For me personally, Victoria is one of the best price/quality steak restaurants I know. They serve the Belgian classics, gotta to try the 'paling in 't groen' (if you... More 

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London
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a meal on Easter Monday evening when you would half expect the restaurant to be quiet but it was packed in there. It looks and feels quite formal but there was no need to dress up. My French is not the best and fortunately one of the waitresses was on hand to help translate but I'm sure we... More 

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Thank Stuzza
Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a rather simple restaurant but with excellent quality. When you want to taste 'real Belgian' then go here.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is definitely the best place in Hoeilaart for a steak. Very homely place and the service is good too. You may need to book at the weekend as it is often packed out...

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Thank chrissiestew
Hong Kong, China
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Go there for a superb "Eel in green" recipe. Among the best I ever had. Personally it's my favourite but only for this dish. Also very nice "preskop" cubes coming as a snack with the 'aperitief'. Nice local pancakes for dessert. (crepe suzette). Great Irish coffee. Another day went back for some game but was not convinced about that. I'll... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Top traditional quality food,prepared with fresh ingredients.I had the typical flemish eel in green herbs sauce.Fantastic taste with perfect fries and home made mayonaise(old and original recipy) .Had a look to next table ,a giant steak was served,also the sole fish looked great.These people told me they come here for more than 20 years.What a find just outside of Brussels.

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Thank peffer46
Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

A "typical" non-snooty Belgian restaurant one might normally not consider entering based on the plain look of the building: the place was founded in 1954, and it shows. Get over it: the food was truly delicious and very plentiful: nothing fancy, but good quality and taste. We had and can recommend the "croquettes de crevettes" as appetizers and the "côte... More 

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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

A friend of mine invited me there to taste their Paling in 't Groen. And it was very good one and I got lots of it too. The garden outside doesn't look like a garden and inside it's also a bit outdated, but if all the food is at the level of mine, than it is an aanrader. (The blue... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marcel Felicestraat 17, Hoeilaart 1560, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Hoeilaart
  • Phone Number: 02 6570738

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, Belgian, Dutch, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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