We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Velvet

Quai au Bois a Bruler 27 | Place Sainte-Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 89 11
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“cake” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
“toasted” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
Quai au Bois a Bruler 27 | Place Sainte-Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (65)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed May 29, 2018

the matcha latte could be better (stronger, more matcha) but that's a matter of opion. The place has a very nice atmosphere and service was perfect.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

To me a hidden gem - a lovely small cafe with excellent coffee and cakes. Some vegan, some raw food. Rapid service and cosy setting. Free wi-fi Will definitely come here again.

Thank Kharro
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Had such a great coffee here on a recent trip. Really nice atmosphere. Super friendly barista, sounded like he was from New Zealand, excellent coffee and very charming!

Thank bosun s
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Latte and cake were so good and the atmosphere so relaxing and chill I visited a few times during my short Brussels trip - afternoon coffee and cake, and twice for morning coffee and breakfast

Thank Amy B
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Great tasting coffee but the house speciality sandwich, the croque velvet, was very poor for a staggering 9.5 euros - two pieces of toasted sliced bread, one parchment thin slice of crispy 'bacon', a few sprigs of lambs lettuce with dressing, two slivers of sundried...More

Thank jgp228
Marije D, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Velvet, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Hola! Thanks a lot for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear that your experience in Café Velvet Brussels wasn't entirely up to your liking. Just for your information: due to recent complaints about our menu prices we decided to lower the ones of...More

Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Delicious coffee and cake. Friendly staff and relaxing athmosphere. Great place to read a book, chat or even work (wich i didn't).

Thank Spirou72
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I went with two friends to have some breakfast. It´s great to find a nice place with great staff really nice, great vibes and atmosphere and Vegan We had some Espressos and Vegan Brownie, amazing. They have different coffees and we took one from colombia...More

Thank Mbraes
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

The cafe is decorated in a beautiful way. The coffee was delicious, as was the cake and croissant. A great place to spend breakfast. Note: no orange juice.More

Thank cftaylor93
Marije D, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Velvet, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Hi there! Thank you for your kind feedback :) Just so you know: we are planning to introduce orange juice on our menu in one of the following months so you might want to come back by then! ;) Kind regards from the Velvet Brussels...More

Reviewed October 8, 2017

In one of my favorite areas in Brussels you find it all; a fine selection of good restaurants, a beautiful organic shop, a yoga center and now also Cafe Velvet that on daytime serves the purpose of being a hangout for the yoga-folks, some students...More

Thank svenabc2016
Reviewed September 11, 2017

The coffee is very good, almost excellent. We had an espresso and latte. The service is ok, staff polite, the ambient is nice too. Toilets fine. You can buy coffee beans too.

1  Thank Caco-Marko
Nearby HotelsSee all 196 hotels in Brussels
Brussels Welcome Hotel
1,248 reviews
.02 miles away
The Residence Les Ecrins
423 reviews
.07 miles away
Citadines Sainte-Catherine Brussels
802 reviews
.08 miles away
Astrid Centre Hotel Brussels
471 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Frederic Blondeel
230 reviews
.02 miles away
Rugbyman N° Two
939 reviews
.05 miles away
Chez Jacques
215 reviews
.02 miles away
Bij den Boer
477 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Place Ste. Catherine
672 reviews
.10 miles away
Brussels Christmas Market
94 reviews
.15 miles away
St. Catherine's Church
152 reviews
.08 miles away
Zinneke Pis
287 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cafe Velvet staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai au Bois a Bruler 27 | Place Sainte-Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 217 89 11
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing