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La Cigale

Belgian, European, Bar, Pub
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Chaussee de Waterloo, Brussels 1060, Belgium
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very nice staff, always smiling. We tried mashed potatoes with sausage and mussels with fries and of course beers. Delicious!

Thank Nur G
Mission, Texas
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128 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice decorative restaurant with good food, beer and service. I enjoyed the spaghetti, salad and bread. There were many beer choices, the pale was not bitter. Exceptional service.

Thank Mike D
Steyning, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Very tasty food, lots of choice in traditional surroundings. Good service with very friendly staff. Prices were extremely reasonable

Thank Jacqueline J
Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Wound up here purely by chance and glad we did. Appears to be neighborhood eatery—if lived in this corner of St. Gilles, I'd be a regular. Hearty, delicious, straightforward fare at a reasonable price. Service was attentive and nice. We don't speak French, they don't really speak English but they were extremely patient and we worked everything out. Through it... More 

Thank Ken L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Recommended by Catalonian Hotel to have a good diner at a typcial Belgiumrestaurant. Good atmosphere with very friendly staff. Big menu with lots of daily fresh meals. No big wine card, but more focussed on Belgium Beers. Food is good for a good price

Thank Ruud d
Milan, Italy
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Good food for a fair price! Be prepared to eat a lot! :-) They also have a very good selection of beers.

Thank Alex T
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Had not been there for a whilw, but the place is still great with good food and very nice service. Price level absolutely reasonable for Brussels.

Thank macviking
Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our standard place for a steak-frites accompanied by a good Belgian beer (nice choice of these on the menu). The steak is always good, juicy, tasty, and cooked how it should be. Nothing fancy or extraordinary, but just simple and good value. Service friendly, atmosphere typical.

Thank Olivier_B_U
Werribee, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stopped here for a beer in the afternoon while the girls did some shopping. Six of us went back for dinner and were very impressed with the decor and welcoming from the staff who helped with the translation of the menu. The trio of croquettes, roast chicken and the boulettes were all excellent. Being adjacent to a residential area it... More 

Thank Beaumick
Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My husband and I were staying just around the corner and on our first night in Brussels decided to pop in for a quick bite. The decor drew us in like moths to a flame. It was so cosy inside, and super clean! You know how sometimes when restaurants have lots of 'stuff' hanging on the walls, which you can... More 

Thank Ruth D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $23
Belgian, European, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaussee de Waterloo, Brussels 1060, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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