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Restaurant de l’Ogenblik

$$ - $$$French, , European
Galerie des Princes 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 61 51
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Galerie des Princes 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed November 8, 2013

An excellent restaurant close to the Grand Place. It is important to reserve in advance as tables are limited and aways full. Meals are mainly fish-based. The presentation is excellent, and there is no skimping on size of portions. Whilst entrees are good, the deserts...More

1  Thank Colin C
Reviewed November 7, 2013

We ate here as a group of 10 in the upstairs room. The service from one waiter was excellent and very intuitive. The food arrived in a verge timely manner and the quality of it was first class for all 3 courses and each of...More

1  Thank Peter H
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Reviewed October 30, 2013

We ate at L'Ogenblik as part of a surprise 40th birthday celebration for my husband and it was absolutely superb. I chose it after endless research, and after dismissing several Michelin starred restaurants - and it was definitely the right choice. Between 4 of us...More

1  Thank Hannah C
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Very, very good food. price a little above average but justified nice a gentle people very central, near the grand place

Thank Paula L
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed this classic French bistro/restaurant. Business dinner among friends. Casual and relaxed environment in an environment right out of old Paris in the middle of Brussels. Food was excellent, wine selection excellent. All the classics are offered. You cant go wrong here...from beef, to...More

Reviewed October 8, 2013

Having previously visitied on a business trip I booked a reservation as soon as I knew I would return with my husband. Bookings can be made by email or telephone so langauge need not be a barrier. Situated in the Galleria, this restaurant is quaint...More

Thank donnastevejassam
Reviewed October 5, 2013

This most welcoming of Brussels bistros is a veritable institution. The cuisine is traditional and excellently prepared and presented. The choice of wines is very good. This restaurant has long been a restaurant of choice for people in Brussels. The atmosphere is informal and intimate;...More

Thank Magnifico M
Reviewed September 18, 2013

We ate here one night after a recommendation from a colleage and I have to say the food is excellent. The waiters are a little Parisian in their approach in making a big deal of us not booking when there were tables free and a...More

Thank CharlieBristol
Reviewed September 16, 2013

I have eaten here twice in 30 months. On BOTH occasions the restaurant "lost" my confirmed booking with no explanation or apology. The food is excellent but I was brought the wrong starter - and a request for a bottle of wine produced one glass...More

Thank chrisdrew
Reviewed September 11, 2013

We loved L'Ogenblk's food, their prices and the atmosphere. This, like several other restaurants we visited, reminded us of an older Brussels, of times past. It is not easy to find these kinds of restaurants in the United States.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galerie des Princes 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 61 51
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