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Rue des Chapeliers 16, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 503 44 74
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to indulge ourself with a nice dinner out! I am mad with seafood and fish so it was a great pick! One thing though, the service could be more attentive... Be sure to go there with someone to whom you like to talk, we had a 4 hours diner!

Thank Philiblue
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mystical dining experience, one which keeps your senses alert throughout the meal! Very well researched dishes, each with its own magic. Discrete service yet efficient. A wine list and advice that is considerate, yet the chef adds to the mystery of what is to come with a distant, non-engaging candor.

Thank SanDbxl
Newbury, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cecila is a real find, a wonderful, simply furnished, small restaurant not far from the Grand Place but in a class of it's own. Booking beforehand is a good idea, we ate on a Wednesday evening and it was nearly full. The staff are excellent, attentive when you need them but not hovering. They all speak English fluently which was... More 

Thank melh13
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, very relaxing and friendly service, balanced and tuned tastes almost for all plates, nice wine choices , small but very nice decorated dining room. We were all happy to have this dinner in this place and advise the reader.

Thank çetin b
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I was a little skeptical at first since the restaurant has a 'surprise menu' where guests won't know what they get until the dish is served. After all, one is a little hesitant to pay over €45 not to know what one will get. However, I was indeed pleasantly surprised by all dishes. One note of warning though, the chef... More 

Thank Peter D
Brussels, Belgium
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

I was there just yesterday for a dinner with friends and I cannot wait to report about my gastronomic experience at Cecila! The restaurant is not big, hence reservation is a must! You can choose between a 5, 6 or 7 courses option, then just close your eyes and wait for the talented chef Mélanie to present you an amazing... More 

1 Thank VoyageuseBB
Brussels, Belgium
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant, not too big, perfect service but most of all very good food! This restaurant is under estimated in Brussels, I really recommend to go, I know I will go back!

Thank Maarten77_12
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant. Amazing food. Loved watching the chef spend so much care preparing each dish. Waiting staff were great and recommended a good wine given our desired preferences. Would go again

Thank NigelSmart
Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

I love good food and this restaurant is a must-go for all fine dining fans. Price-quality one of the best restaurants. It's small, so make a reservation! The menu often change, but every time it was amazing. Mostly fish/sea food. Only small "negative" detail is that they don't have matched wines with their menu. But the wine list is extensive... More 

Thank BRU_traveller83
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016

This is a good restaurant, but it was spoiled by the fact that although we had a view of the kitchen the chef didn't smile once, and I found the waitress' manner of trying to look as if she was charming whilst obviously finding us annoying wasn't very pleasant. She asked if there was anything I didn't eat and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Chapeliers 16, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 44 74

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