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Bia Mara

Rue du Marche aux Poulets 41 | 1000 Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 502 00 61
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish chips” (91 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast Food, European, British
Rue du Marche aux Poulets 41 | 1000 Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was excellent, the service friendly, with more than adequate portion sizes. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I found Bia Mara on Tripadvisor, liked the reviews and decided to try it out during my three days stay in Brussels. This is a really cool place in central Brussels. They serve different kinds of Fish n chips, for example with tempura or panko...More

Thank SwedeTrav82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect restaurant for those that love fish and chips! However, please be advised that although this is a great place for a quick bite to eat, the menu is basically just fish and chips and the seating is not meant for long hang out...More

Thank Yana P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Wonderful food, philosophy, & service. Special thanks to the staff and particularly the manager who helped us get our food to take away when we unexpectedly had to leave to catch a train. After rushing to the station, it was a...More

Thank SunFunSoul
Reviewed 1 week ago

and few mins walk from the station. Just perfect! You'll love the food here, the queue outside concurs to the quality and freshness of food here!

Thank AbangPapito
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was excited to try this place but was left a bit underwhelmed. It had a real gastro-hype feeling from the moment I walked in. maybe they are sincere in trying to offer new touches to your standard fare but it was mostly over-seasoned, and it...More

Thank HeyGuysFuture
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this out due to the TripAdvisor reviews. The place did not disappoint. We came at around 9:30pm and didn’t have to wait for a table. However, the food did take a while to come out. It was all worth it. The...More

Thank 656ann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place after reading good reviews on trip advisor and were not disappointed! The man serving us was over courteous giving us advice about the menu and position sizes so we didn’t buy too much or pick something we may not like.....More

Thank x_KJS17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Freshly prepared fish (catch of the day) served with potatoes, sauce. It is ideal mesl especially for lunch or inbetween

Thank Yuliya T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting and the food are both simple. Yes, you can have better fish n chips in Oslo or London, but they do a good job here. Had the coalfish version and it was tasty (the fish very fresh).

Thank Nikola R
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February 20, 2018|
Response from Rik S | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t I really wish they did my girl is gluten free. BUT they have said it’s in the works and soon they will have a gluten free choice But the chips are gluten free
February 13, 2018|
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Response from bellaverona | Reviewed this property |
It’s street level , but the tables are tight packed. I’m sure the could accommodate a wheelchair w some maneuvering of chairs.
March 14, 2016|
Response from jeanluc1950 |
yes !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Marche aux Poulets 41 | 1000 Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 502 00 61
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Fresh Sustainable Fish & Chips Concept. Fresh fish only at our beloved restaurant where we are trying to change the style of traditional Fish & Chips by using our very own 'street food' interpretation of the classic British dish. We are influenced by cuisines & cultures from all over the world and love the challenge of creating new styles regularly. We have a small restaurant so we cannot take reservations. With 30+ recipes, 20+ sauces & over 25 types of sustainable fish that change weekly we hope you find your style! EAT MORE FISH. Bia Mara
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