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Rue des Bouchers

Brussels, Belgium
+32 2 513 02 29
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Very, very touristy but fun

A crazy area with tons and tons of restaurants and cafes and lots of people. Great place to sit... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2016
ukienomad
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Orange Park, Florida
via mobile
You know what to expect

Walk through the street to soak in the atmosphere but eat elsewhere. Only aux armes de Bruxelles... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2016
PetitGourmand
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good16%
  • Average21%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible33%
Jun 14, 2017
“Dirty lane full of restaurant touts”
Apr 19, 2017
“Very funny tourist trap”
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Brussels, Belgium
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+32 2 513 02 29
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

A crazy area with tons and tons of restaurants and cafes and lots of people. Great place to sit somewhere and people watch. Be careful with pick pocketers. I found it fun to walk through and experience this area.

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Walk through the street to soak in the atmosphere but eat elsewhere. Only aux armes de Bruxelles serves good food (not coincidently the only restaurant where no one will drag you inside), all the other restaurants are not worth trying. This has nothing to do...More

1  Thank PetitGourmand
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Feels like a red-light district without the attractions, curb side totes, menus without prices and unbelievable deals. Stay away, 2xKids meals water and a beer set us back 35 euro, luckily we realised it was a scam and did not order adult mains. Waiters became...More

1  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed August 18, 2016

It is one of the most touristy streets of Brussels. It is full of restaurants, well actually I think it's all there on the street, restaurants of all kinds, and all the Belgian specialties (mussels, potatoes ...) along with pizza, spaghetti and others. I can...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed July 10, 2016

The Rue des Bouchers is a terrible idea, whether you're looking for a pleasant walk in the medieval town centre (unless you like being heckled and aggressively cat called) or if you're looking for dinner (unless you enjoy over priced, distasteful and fake belgian cuisine)....More

Thank silviacraanium
Reviewed July 1, 2016

I had lunch at one restaurant called Brasserie Belle Epoque, it had "formule", it means starter, main course and dessert for 18 euro but I didn't like it. The guy on the street even offered us free drinks to convince us to eat there but...More

1  Thank Gloriarobles
Reviewed June 28, 2016

It's one of the must-sees in brussels. The Restaurants there are very touristy but it's a visit worth, especially if you want to try the beers at Delirium, then you'll have to walk by that street anyways.

Thank Kathi H
Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is a most interesting food street, great not only for people watching but also for interesting food at reasonable prices. When in Brussels I never fail to revisit this street.

Thank awhw
Reviewed May 26, 2016

A lot of restaurants run by North African born/background immigrants. Pushers stroll in front the restaurants and they know all the tricks to lure you inside. I fell into the rap. I browsed the menu and was about to order a 21 € meat portion....More

2  Thank Olavi K
Reviewed May 15, 2016

The more attractive it looks, the worst food you get; go away and pass it as quick as you can; it is so bad !

1  Thank bernardoCap
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