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Le Zinneke

Certificate of Excellence
Belgian, European
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Place de la Patrie 26, Brussels 1030, Belgium
+32 2 2450322
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

It is such a pity, they seem to be the best restaurant in Brussels serving up to 80 differently prepared moules dishes. But the people working there check-mating the food by their unbelievable unfriendly, unprofessional, and guest-neglecting service. E.g.: several times we went there as a group of 6 or more, the waiters forced us to order a portion of... More 

Thank chestersday
Le_Zinneke_Resto, Propriétaire at Le Zinneke, responded to this review

hello the one person portion of mussels is 1,100 kg witch gives you about 320 gr of mussels it is a dish for one people, if you want to share it is not a problem we have lot of people sharing all their different dishes we even give them little plates to accommodate, but every adult sitting in our restaurant... More 

Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

My boyfriend and I enjoyed mussels and fries here. The service was generally good during the meal, but when we misplaced our umbrellas and called the restaurant the next day to see if they had them, they didn't bother to look and told us to come by instead if we wanted them. So we went back, but they then did... More 

Thank Nicola_Six
Montreal, Canada
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171 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We are only in Brussels for one night as a stopover on our way home. We had to have the famous mussels Belgium is known for, so we tried this place not far from our hotel. Seeing all the choices was amazing. This is really their specialty along with steak and of course fries. The pot it comes in is... More 

Thank icjg
Aarhus, Denmark
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

A very nice dinner at Le Zinneke. It's a bit off the beaten track, but I'd say it's worth the detour to try the moules frites. The service is good, the wine was well paired with our food and we had a lovely night.

Thank Lone1978
Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Second visit to Le Zinneke. This time with my partner to celebrate an anniversary. The staff are welcoming and friendly, the atmosphere within the restaurant is relaxed but the service is quick and efficient. The food is of excellent quality and always served piping hot. My partner had one of the many moules dishes and I had chicken & mushroom... More 

Thank David-Brux
Le_Zinneke_Resto, Propriétaire at Le Zinneke, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your return it is very important to us érik More 

Rome, Italy
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139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The moto of the place "69 ways for eating mussels" is hardly good taste, and without the invitation by a good friend I would not have gone there, and it would have been a pity, because it is the perfect place to have your favourite mussels, in a friendly and elegant atmosphere.

Thank Dominique A
Rome, Italy
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

If you want to have moussels in Bruxelles, this is a great option. 69+2 different recipes for who loves moussels, any kind of flavour. Menu is attached on real toon books (I got an interesting Asterix et les Belgique, admit that it was distracting me from the menu!). It is a bit crowdy but not too noisy. Moussels are quite... More 

Thank LoreGn
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

They have more than 68 different recipes for cooking mussels. This is a place you definitely have to try in brussels if you are a fan of seafood!! The staff are so warm and friendly, and the service is fast.

Thank Babak M
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We want to this restaurant for a business lunch with a predefined set of first plate and main course. Mussels was not included and i know this restaurant to be famus for that. I had the beef carpacio with parmezan which had a quite large portion of beef but flakes of parmezan were to small and with no taste. As... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, was hard to find as taxi driver didn't know it and was very far from the main hotels but it was worth the trip to find a authentic mussel house with 69 flavours! All food was lovely even good for our gluten free diet! Highly recommend !

Thank abbymorgan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $35
Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de la Patrie 26, Brussels 1030, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 2450322
The best Mussels in Brussels & Authentic Brussel's Cuisine We offer 69 different ways to prepare Zeland mussels as well as an authentic Brussels Cuisine made with fresh and healthy ingredients. We are using local, and if possible organic, ingredient. We are a member of Slow Food and shortly we will be certified as "partially organic" by Certisys.

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