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Istas

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French, Belgian, European
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Brusselsesteenweg 652, Overijse 3090, Belgium
+32 2 657 05 11
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634 reviews
474 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A good choice for Sunday lunch. Bustling with good selection of traditional Belgian brasserie fayre and seasonal dishes. Wait time can be quite long at busier periods.

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Thank sdmmb
Overijse, Belgium
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We shared a delightful meal with another couple and were very pleased with each of our meals. The waiter was attentive, the food served timely and delicious. There was a good selection of meals. We will be returning to Istas!

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Thank Fran C
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Just outside the Brussels ring, easy to reach 1km after the Carrefour Léonard and a private free parking. Large variety of food and drinks at affordables prices, in the restaurant or on a large terrace

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Thank Jean E
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

A great place to eat with friends and children. Good food, friendly service. A good choice of dishes. We eat here often.

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Thank Sara C
Overijse, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

sometimes noisy, but average ok , friendly staff, simple recipes , good food, no fuss,next to the forest .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Having lived in Overijse for many years, this was a restaurant that we regularly ate in as a family. We have just eaten there again after a few years away and it has not changed at all. The menu is still the same, but more important, the quality is still the same. This is good honest Belgian food. The steaks... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

Excellent steak. Been coming here since 2001 it has changed over the years where as the waitress who served are no longer there (probably retired) and if you requested a receipt it was written on the paper table cloth. It still has charm and we always bring family and friends when they come to visit.

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Thank Diane W
Belgium
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

Have been here a few times. Had the smoked salmon. Pity you cannot just get it as a snack/starter but you have to get chips with it. The Blanche beer is nice too. Husband got the Fondue au Forage which he enjoyed.

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Thank Maura-Irish
Overijse
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Istas is so well known that it is even on Ordnance Survey maps of the Overijse area to the South-East of Brussels. It serves basic Flemish food, which is always fresh and of good quality. One is always made to feel welcome, whether one comes for a drink, a snack or a meal. The restaurant is right next to the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Saturday lunch in family.  Ordered 1/2 chicken (ordinary, comes with a bit watercress), salmon salad (tasty) and drinks. accompanied with fries, crockets. Bill €32.10. Generally good price quality. I needed to ask for bread-butter so it's not automatic. Service is OK, no complains. Will probably come back as i live 500m from the place.

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Thank Luc C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brusselsesteenweg 652, Overijse 3090, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Overijse
  • Phone Number: +32 2 657 05 11

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?