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Rue des Chartreux 32 | Rue des Chartreux, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 503 04 30
5:00 pm - 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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293 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is clearly a very trendy restaurant just a couple of blocks off of Grand Place. We arrived without reservations and the place was packed, but were fortunately able to eat at the bar. The bartender was very opinionated (in a good way), but friendly and helpful. Most importantly, the food was incredible. The calamari was some of the best... More 

2 Thank Justin M
Saudi Arabia
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small nice Resturant in Brussels. I tried the salmon and it was great. They have good steak as well. Consider it as one of the top Resturant in Brussels

Thank Marwa A
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing meal! Everything was perfect, friendly staff, the vol au vent was really good, portions are pretty big and the desert was ok!

Thank Anca N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The steak was delicious, waiters were friendly, great atmosphere on a Saturday night. Lovely restaurant.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant for the good postings on Trip Advisor; since it was located just a block from our hotel, we decided to try it. The restaurant was empty when we arrived so the service was prompted and efficient. We tried the beef fillet belgian style and and another local dish. They were very good served, nice presentation and... More 

Thank Haydee S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Publico during a weekend stay in Brussels. We booked at the last minute on the basis of a number of trip advisor reviews, and were glad we did so as many walk ins were turned away. Unfortunately our table was right by the entrance which meant that we were often completely surrounded by people trying to get a... More 

1 Thank Laurajw89
Wilrijk, Antwerpen, Belgium
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with friends before attending an event in Brussels. As said in review title, prices were quite reasonable so if you are looking for relatively cheap place you should not hesitate to come here. But I must say, reading the reviews on tripadvisor on beforehand, we were quite disappointed after our visit. A few things which went... More 

Thank Jens C
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant based on reviews and proximity as described in tripadvisor. The food was great, good size of portions and excellent taste. The environment is nice and its very well located. The servers are very nice and try to help you with your choices. Big thank you to Adela who explained all of the menu and gave us... More 

Thank nandovp
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Publico for the second time. Very friendly people and great food for value. Went to this restaurant with my family and staff was very polite and friendly. Try to book a table in the back of the restaurant - we sat in front window side and as the door opens a bit chilly on the back.

Thank Joeri B
Brussels, Belgium
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is small but very cute, it was packed on the evening we went there. The small tapas dishes were good and wine was reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Stephan Bergman... J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, French, Belgian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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: +32 2 503 04 30

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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?