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Fin de Siecle

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, European
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Rue des Chartreux 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 90 49
Today
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
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Sun - Sat 12:15 pm - 12:30 am
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The draw with this restaurant is the convivial atmosphere - menu on a chalkboard and long tables that can be moved around. The food is straightforward and does the trick - lots of choice too. They don't take cards or bookings which can be a bit frustrating.

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Thank hthominet
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a Carbonade Flamande (beef stew made with beer). It was the best meal I've tasted in Belgium. The meat was tender and the sauce was abundant. The attention was also very good. The drink was a raspberry beer (also very recommendable). The dessert was Crème brûlée (very generous portion).

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Thank Héctor G
London, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great value place to dine with locals and enjoy freshly-cooked meals from a limited chalkboard menu. We had carbonnade of beef and sausage and mash washed down with amber beers after a shared hors-d'oeuvre plate of cold meats and cheese. The place was buzzing with a wide variety of people: couples, business groups, students. The pared-down decor and wooden... More 

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Thank Fulhamish
Brussels, Belgium
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resto is amazing, food is super delicious and is by far the best in Belgian cuisine without ripping you off! The staff and especially the owner are friendly and super funny! Check also the pricing details back when it was still the Belgian franc ;)

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Thank Diego A
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is well located, the food is good, the staffs nice, although, the restaurant was cold, and it is not nice to eat in a place in early January with cold, it was very uncomfortable to eat with the jacket on.

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Thank Viajarpelomund
Piedmont, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in this restaurant for dinner with my girlfriend during our trip to Brussels. The dining room is large and designed with a good country style (but not cheap nor excessive). The main reason we chose this place was the food: Belgian cuisine with an interesting variety of dishes and tastes; we ordered sausages with mesh potatoes which was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we ordered the tagliatelle with Ragu sauce; the meat was not minced but came in chunky bits ... sounds good but disappointing! The chicken tandoor tasted a lot better but came minced & grilled on skewers with lovely salad on the side & excellent mayonnaise sauce on top ! Tiramisu and Crème brûlée desserts were pretty good. all in all... More 

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Thank CharlieMcChan
Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like this place! Food is good and homemade, including a vegetarian option. Good for lunch on the weekends

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Thank Micka1303
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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2,975 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quality restaurant, delicious menus, attractive decor for eye and taste, attentive service, nice ambiance; needs a reservation; making this restaurant well worth a visit.

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Thank Manuela L
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is highly popular with local, a long queue was at night. The food is traditional and excellent !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $19
Cuisine
Belgian, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Cash Only, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Monday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:15 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Chartreux 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 90 49
Description
No telephone. No reservations. No credit cards. Simple place, simple food.

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