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$59 - $101
Mediterranean, European, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Well, let's start with the positive. The staff are very nice and attentive, the interior is clean and nice, a bit dated maybe but it is in an old building. The problems only start with the star of any restaurant: the food. I had the...vitello tonnato, I love this dish and eat it whenever on offer. This one was ok but more something I would expect if lunch garden served vitello tonnato. Or to put it in another way, if that was my first experience with that dish I would probably never bother to order it again. From then things got worse, I ordered some wagyu beef, now it might be wagyu (although I also question that) but if I was a butcher I would be ashamed to sell that. It was mostly gristle and sinew, it was also raw, not saignant, not bleu but raw. I didn't bother sending it back because I didn't want to wait any longer for what amounted to be 4 bites of beef with some undercooked vegetables (the 5 grams of potatoes it was served with were done well to be fair). Couple this with the prices they (dare to) ask for their food and you won't be hard pressed to find a better Italian restaurant at (at least) half the price.More

Date of visit: February 2020
brancaiab, Proprietario at Le Buone Maniere, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2020

kind host, thanks for your review. about the criticisms we can only accept, reluctantly, your thoughts do not think that our product is passed off as she believes in another thing. Having said that, her problem and that of many people who complain is always...More

Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

I have visited Le Buoene Maniere on two occasions. Once as a business dinner and once as a family one. It was every time a great service, the recommended food of good quality (both fish and meat) and wine that paired well with food for...a decent price. Waiter was super friendly. We will come back for sure..More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 22, 2019

Quality seems to run in the family as the owner's brother used to run the M starred Da Mimmo. Delicious, refined Italian. Great ingredients. Good service. Business lunch is great value.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

A high end Italian restaurant, food prepared and presented with great care, good service, staff friendly and solicitous but not hovering around all the time Good selection of wines Very nice bread too - whilst one might not eat out because of bread it shows...attention to detailMore

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 9, 2019

Very good food and wine, excellent and friendly service. Lovely atmosphere in a warm and inviting setting.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Large and friendly group, no major budget constraints. Well received and well served. Very good food and wine. One insolent element among the staff who alas spoiled the evening for certain of the guests.

Date of visit: December 2019
brancaiab, Proprietario at Le Buone Maniere, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2019

Dear Customer we apologize for the small inconvenience that happened in the room and we hope to be able to welcome it again with a much more pleasant situation than the last. kind regards

Reviewed October 27, 2019

I had heard it is one of the better restaurants in the area. Nice setting indeed and very friendly service. But the food, supposedly the better Italian classics, was not to the same level. None of the dishes had that little extra that would justify...the price. You can get the same dishes for half the price at any decent Italian restaurant. Which tells me you pay for the setting, which is frankly not that exceptional. Good wine though. But overpriced. We paid 190 euro for 2 starters/2 mains/2 desserts and 2 glasses of wine....More

Date of visit: October 2019
brancaiab, Proprietario at Le Buone Maniere, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2019

Dear Customer, thank you for your message. we read that a dinner is served in any restaurant in the area. yes it is true but if they had the same products but I don't think ... we understand that the problem is the price so...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Delicious lunch here, pasta and sea bass were gorgeous, all wine suggestions perfect, highly recommend, staff were super;) try it out, you won’t go wrong

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Superb food and beautifully presented.Staff very attentive and would recommend this very highly.Towards high end but worth it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Wonderful classy Italian restaurant on Avenue de Tervuren, famous to be the most beautiful street of Belgium. Metre d'hotel is the nicest men and service in general is very attentive and respectful. Restaurant is located in an elegant mansion with small garden in front, where...I believe you can eat during the summer. Place is not too big and not too small, just exactly what you need to have a dinner date or eat out with a group of friends. We definitely will be back!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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