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Le Petit Bruxelles

$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Belgian
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Rue des Bouchers, 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 52 35
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Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

On our way to a restaurant we found on TripAdvisor this guy stopped us. He promised us a really good meal for €12,5. So we fell for his charming words and got inside. As Belgians we know how this food is normally served and it was nothing like it. We can live with that as it was for a low... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

If you're reading this, it most likely means you fell into their trap as well. These con artists have the perfect location to bombard unsuspecting tourists who don't have wifi to check the reviews. You probably get the gist from the other reviews, but basically the doorman persuaded us in with the promise of free drinks and authentic Belgian food.... More 

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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Poor service. Very disappointed in the unprofessional manner the wait staff treated us with and in the fact that our food took 50 minutes to get to us.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Angelholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

One of this hundreds of restaurants in central Brussels serving mules frites. They all have a very friendly guy outside catching you and leading you through the door. After that all service stops. Not priceworth at all.

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Thank Jan G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

If you like bad service and muddy mussels, then this is the place for you! Forget about food hygiene, have a cheap and nasty meal here!

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Thank Daniel B
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Be warned - you DO NOT want to go to this place. This place has a staff outside trying to get would-be customers into the restaurant. Tactics include "we have seafood, low price, fresh mussels, cheap drinks, and fire to keep you warm" The display outside shows cheap dishes including 8 euro mussels and 4 euro beer. Once you get... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

They hustle you in say they will provide you with drinks. The food is over priced for the quality given. We ordered one paella with no lobster (22€) but they tried to slip in half a lobster in our meal which could have cost us 44€. They got mad when we caught them on their scam bait and switch. They... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal here. Got a free drink on arrival and staff made us feel very welcome and helped us make extra room around our table for our buggy. The set meal was great value, decent portions and tasty. Local house wine was great.

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Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and we were given a free beer on arrival. Would definitely recommend. Good location and easy to find.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

AVOID AVOID AVOID AVOID AVOID Waited 45 mins between courses and there was only 8 people in the whole restaurant! You have to get up and go to the back room to ask them for drinks / bill. Had the set meal and never received the desert, then they charge us for it. We gave 5 euros less, they start... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Belgian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Bouchers, 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 52 35

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