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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Cafe La Brocante

#319 of 3,033 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$
Belgian, Cafe, European, Bar
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rue Blaes 170 | 1000 BXL, Brussels 1000, Belgium
3225121343
Website
Today
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 43: English reviews
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smashing place on the corner of the square next to the flea market in Jeu de Balle. Not made to look old and interesting (you know who you are in the south of England), but genuinely just as it has evolved over time. Family run for 38 years. Great staff and food and hot choc the best. If they have... More 

Helpful?
Thank ladyscribe
Hertford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
315 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

A perfect refuge from the busy flea market near by, this cafe had welcoming staff and a good selection of beers. Although we didn't order food, the open kitchen looked clean and smelled amazing. I'd definitely eat there. Free wifi to boot too! ... code available about the bar! Definitely worth a stop!

Helpful?
Thank Bellylou
Level Contributor
142 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Four of us called in last Friday, it's a no pretentions, decent cafe and has lots of local customers. We really enjoyed a decent lunch and a couple of beers, the duo de boudins was great: one white and one black (pudding) sausage, mashed potatoes apple sauce and some mustard on the side. Friend had the lasagne and described it... More 

Helpful?
Thank mike r
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,298 reviews
589 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

A true neighbourhood, locals bar with no pretensions or frills. Classic cafe with bric-a-brac abounding including a dark wooden model of a building of sorts hanging out from over the bar. Food is excellent value and the sandwiches huge. A must-visit place.

Helpful?
Thank david n
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

If you're in the neighbourhood ("De Marollen") do stop. A very authentic place with a good selection of belgium beers combined with one of the best hamburgers we had for some time.

Helpful?
Thank FamilOf4
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
128 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Spotted in one of the most authentic area of Bruxelles, if you're a tourist or just going down to Sablon, you should be better to stop in the corner. La Brocante, its design, its atmosphere, its beer and its chicons a gratin are simply one of the best memories of all people came to visit me. On Sunday then it's... More 

Helpful?
Thank Spepperanza
Toulouse, France
Level Contributor
103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

I was looking a place to have a beer and it was perfect. They have a very large choise of belgian beers. You can also eat some typical belgian food. It's simple but good and the portions are large.

Helpful?
Thank Lews31
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The food is great with a great selection of beers. Lasagna was excellent and the soups perfect for a cold fall day. The best part was the server was fun and very accommodating. (And entertaining!!)

Helpful?
Thank Dan L
Graz
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Went here twice after the local flea market, great baguettes and a great selection of beers, it can get really crowded but it has a great atmosphere. There are tables outside as well.

Helpful?
Thank Colin F
Amsterdam
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Very lovely and helpful staff. Really enjoyed the Péche au Thon, was a tasty surprise. Near the flea market, but in a nice and quiet corner.

Helpful?
Thank 33achinoam

Travelers who viewed Cafe La Brocante also viewed

Brussels, Belgium
 
Brussels, Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
 

Been to Cafe La Brocante? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $14
Cuisine
Belgian, Cafe, European, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Blaes 170 | 1000 BXL, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 3225121343

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cafe La Brocante and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
9 months ago
London, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Cafe La Brocante staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?