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Il Monello

Chaussee de Charleroi 31-33, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 484 08 56 57
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
May 9, 2018
“Great place, very good hand made icecream”
Jun 29, 2018
“Ok Italian ice cream”
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Chaussee de Charleroi 31-33, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

The ice cream is ok, maybe a bit bland, and the place big and air conditioned, with a play corner for kids. But lately (June 2018) it is appearing a bit dirty, including the toilets and outside areas (and especially the tea towel the owner...More

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Il Monello G, Owner at Il Monello, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Dear Sir / Madam Thank you for your review. The points you have mentioned are correct and we will definitely take actions to improve. The day you visited our establishment (Fri. June 29th), we were unfortunately short of staff. Only one of our experienced waitresses...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place, very good hand made icecream. Just off Louisa and quiet place where you can sit down and enjoy the great waffles and icecream...

Thank Arjen J
Reviewed January 6, 2018

The ice cream was ok, but not more than that. They were out of vanilla (!) and many other tastes.Service was perfect: warm, friendly and quick

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Had my gelato on the go, the taste was Ok nothing so special about it, a bit sugary though. the staff is friendly and patient.

Thank Lama A
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We visited Il Minnello last summer at our local relatives' recommendation and fell in love with this place! I dreamed of returning here all year. So glad we came back! I had semifreddo for dinner almost every night last summer and am doing the same...More

Thank artzero
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Really great ice cream. Really good customer service. Have been numerous times. It's a great family place and super kid friendly with a play area with toys in the back. Whether you're eating in or taking away, Barbara, Alessandro and co make you feel welcome...More

Thank RonniB_13
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Real Italian quality ice cream, authentic tastes. Good place for children too, and conveniently located just off Pl Stephanie.

Thank Stanm0re
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Do you want some ice cream?? Well then you should go to il monello, the best place in Brussels. Doesn't matter which flavour, or have you seen before the black ice cream ?? Also the personal are available to speak French, Italian, Spanish, English and...More

Thank Fabian F
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

By far, far away the best gelataria place with best ice-creams you can get in Brussels city! I like the tradicional flavours chocolate and vanilla (ok guilt :p) but already tried other flavours and they are very good. I had the best ice-creams in Sicily...More

Thank Diego A
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Not wanting a large dinner tonight, we opted instead for fried rice balls with cheese (Arancini) which came with a small salad and few slices of whole wheat bread and butter. The Arancini were so good that they reminded us of the rice balls we...More

Thank lfiebert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaussee de Charleroi 31-33, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Saint-Gilles
  • Phone Number: +32 484 08 56 57
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