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Rue des Chartreux 32 | Rue des Chartreux, Brussels 1000, Belgium
(0)2 503 04 30
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I created my account just to be able to write this review. This place is really awesome! Everything on the cart is simply really really good! This combined with the super friendly staff makes this place so super nice to be! They definitely have me as a client. I'm not often in Brussels, but when i'm there i will surely... More 

Thank Maurice d
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll cut it short, i visited the place with the family on a weekday night, the place was almost packed. There were two waitresses and one chef. We ordered the food and a bottle of wine at 21.30, the bottle came almost immediately but the food arrived at 23.15, and that was after i went down and ordered the bill... More 

Thank Jean K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Publico some days ago with my boyfriend. We saw the menu outside and we loved it immediattely! When we entered we saw how busy they were. But whauw!! What a service?? They installed us at the bar and assured us we would get a table within the 15 minutes. They offered us a glass of sparkling wine... More 

Thank franscesca h
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of food and tapas at really affordable prices. Cheaper than more touristy restaurants in Grand Place and St Catherine's square. Can be very busy so try to get there early/book in advance!

Thank SineadLees
Covington, Washington, United States
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to find a place that had good food as well as some traditional Flemish dishes - I really wanted Stoemp (mashed veggies with grilled sausage) Fortunately Publico had it! I ordered the Stoemp and my partner ordered Ravioli. Both were delicious. The prices were amazing for the quality of the food and service. We sat outside and there... More 

1 Thank Chad W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rated highly on trip advisor so decided to give it a go as it was close to our hotel. We opted for tapas and was not disappointed. Good quality food and portion sizes. Staff were friendly and provided good service. Good drinks menu and reasonable prices. Well worth a visit ⭐️

Thank Pg3791
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is well located and have a good variety of food, but not beer. The staff are English speakers and very polite and helpful. Good prices too (see pic). Bad side- money only!

Thank FabricioBelgrano
Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice authentic vibe, friendly staff. The pasta's were absolutely fabulous and fresh. Deserts were ok, my tarte tartin wasn't made the way it ought to be (as far as I know). My husband's tiramisu was excellent. Would definitely go back.

Thank Petronella1973
Tenerife, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place by accident, what a great little place. We opted for four tapas dishes to share this was plenty for two. The Cod Balls were particularly good and the brushetta, cold roasted veg with feta & basil and patatas bravas were all up to scratch. Simple food very well executed. Throw in two rounds of drinks... More 

1 Thank RobandAline
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there twice in two days. Although it's not located in a touristic street, We found out about Publico from TripAdvisor. The food is great, the atmosphere is nice and the service is good The Feta, tomato, and olive Salad is very simple but tastes fresh, healthy, and very delicious... It is this salad that brought me to the restaurant... More 

Thank Nafez

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, French, Belgian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Chartreux 32 | Rue des Chartreux, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: (0)2 503 04 30

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