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Holy Smoke: Brussels Smokehouse & Bourbon bar

Avenue de la Porte de Hal, 9-10, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 503 66 10
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“smoked meat” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Avenue de la Porte de Hal, 9-10, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Super meat, slow cooked and very tasty. Plus great selection of beers and American Whiskey a go go. Nice staff too

Thank Jacob L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It may seem strange to say this, but this restaurant is one of the "must go" places to eat in Brussels. Not only is it rare to eat real Texas barbecue smoked meat in Europe (only 2 other smoking machines exist like the huge one...More

Thank Nuno_Centeio
Reviewed September 8, 2018

I went there during lunch time, burgers are fabulous ! The staff is super friendly and give good advices about available beers and of course, the meat smoking process. Warmly recommended !

Thank Romain R
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I already went a couple of times to this place and each time I'm discovering new flavors. Fair to admit it is the first time I have goose bumps when eating meat, the taste is simply amazing. The plates to share are delicious and the...More

Thank HGL14
Reviewed June 25, 2018

If you are looking for a spot to pair perfectly smoked meat with a beautifull selection of over 50 bourbons/ryes/single malts please look no further! We had an almost religious experience at this restaurant. After starting our visit with 2 fantastic bourbons we ordered the...More

Thank MarnixvdLustgraaf
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Lovely brisket, juicy and tender, with just the right amount of fat, and with a perfect mix of spices. The side dishes were very good too.

Thank Trippa_ad_Visor
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We came in without a reservation, no tables left so ate at the bar, which means instant entertainment : ladies making proper cocktails! A quick view of the menu was enough to make our choice : marrow bones and "Meat Porn platter". The bones are...More

2  Thank Martijn B
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, nice waitress but very slow service... The meet is very tender, I took the beef rib, smoked for 10 hours. Sides are delucious! Poor choice of desserts.

Thank raffbatt
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to going here after reading about it in the local newspaper. It didn’t (totally) disappoint. After a slightly confusing explanation of their reservation policy (best to reserve but they accept walk-ins) we got there at opening time. When you walk in,...More

Thank E M
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Stumbled on this superb restaurant while having a walk about. The food is superb the staff are very friendly. The waitress took time to explain about the restaurant and how the meat is smoked. The choice is large but be warned you must like your...More

Thank Wookie1957
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de la Porte de Hal, 9-10, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Saint-Gilles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 66 10
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