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“Never again!!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Le Chat Noir

Le Chat Noir
Jules van Praetstraat 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
32 2 512 10 77
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Ranked #839 of 2,491 Restaurants in Brussels
Cuisines: Belgian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Rimini, Italy
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Never again!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

It's a pity to have such a terrible service while having a really good food. I went there twice with my friends. The first time, we ordered a typical Belgian dishes, the food was tasty, portions big and prices quite reasonable as for the restaurant in the center of Belgium. The waiter/owner didn't take care much about us but we didn't complain being engaged in conversation. The second time, we weren't really hungry, just wanted to have a nice dessert. We ordered something to drink, soups and desserts. THE OWNER SNATCHED MENUS FROM OUR HANDS, SAYING THAT THIS IS A RESTAURANT WE CAN EAT A SOUP SOMEWHERE ELSE!!!!! We had to change the restaurant. I was never ever treated in such a disrespectful way!! NEVER AGAIN!!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bucharest
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excelent food and services”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

After a busy day in brussels Le Chat Noir is an excelent place for dinner.
Polite people
Food and services are prompt.
Overall it's a good price - quality report.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Late night supper”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

We visited Le Chat Noir on the recommendation of a waitress at a nearby beer hall. The kitchen is open until around 1:00am and they have a good selection of stews and mussels. We ordered the La Carbonade Flamande (beef stew) and mussels marineres. Each dish was around EUR20, and portions were big. The Flamande was tasty, however it was served as a plate of meat in the sauce, with a serving of fries. It would have been nice if the meat portion was reduced slightly, and had some vegetables in the stew (carrots, potatoes, etc). Overall, tasty meal and a more pleasant experience than the aggressive shop owners on Rue des Bouchers.

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Oleggio, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“I expected something better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

We went there for lunch. The restaurant was completely full. We had to wait to order and to be served. I had the chicon and, surprise, there was ham in it...not specified on the menù...and I don't eat meat. it was also quite expensive.

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Brussels, Belgium
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393 reviews 393 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 132 cities Reviews in 132 cities
706 helpful votes 706 helpful votes
“Avoid at all costs”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I am at this horrible place right now. Overpriced, terrible service. Not recommended. We've waited over 20 min just to get the menus. I actually asked my husband several times to leave, but he was hungry so we stayed. The server finally begrudgingly came over after my husband got up and complained. Other people seemed to have been getting served faster - not sure why we 'fell through the cracks.' The server then randomly took off in the middle of taking our drinks order and we had to wait even longer. The food was unremarkable to say the least.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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