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Place Sainte-Catherine 23, Brussels 1000, Belgium
00032 (0)
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Frankfort, Illinois
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Brussels and looking to get away from some of the ultra touristy stuff then this is the area for you. There were a few other restaurants next to it, but this Has fresh fish. Had the doversole. It comes on the bone which was a little odd for me. Good flavor though. The traditional croquettes were... More 

Thank john b
Gothenburg, Sweden
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169 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The food were of good quality but my tartare was very underseasoned. Service was perfect, and the restaurant is very inviting. I think the lesson to learn is never to order meat in a fish restaurant.

Thank KentA704
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153 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Ate there early june and found the food good but not great the cod and tartare was cooked well but bland..especially the tartare. The service was good and the staff pleasant and maybe the number of covers affected the quality.

Thank curlew
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Stopped by here after a tour. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very pleasant. Staff was typical and only paid attention if you flagged them down. I had the shrimp croqettes and a salad as a dinner -- it was good, but not my favorite meal.

Thank AXOtraveler
Ghent, Belgium
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Feel like fish for dinner in Brussels? Then you should definitely go to Vismet. The whiting is truly scrumptious, with spinach and mousseline mashed potatoes. Same goes for the skate wing, delicious! We were seated on the terrace in front of the restaurant, a very nice place to sit. On our way to the bathroom inside we could not help... More 

Thank Koen V
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Fantastic seafood; the Sole Meuniere is to die for. Great atmosphere with the open plan kitchen. Good attentive and friendly service. In all our favourite seafood restaurant in the St Catherine's area, which can be a bit touristy; this place isn't. Prices slightly above average but worth it. We have been a few times over the past couple of years,... More 

Thank David G
Brussels, Belgium
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Good restaurant close to the Sainte Catherine square in the Brussels city center. Sainte Catherine was before the city harbour, that's why there are so many fish restaurants around, and Vismet is one of the bests. Nice local, with wooden walls and nice lights, you can see the kitchen which is open from your table (but there is no smell).... More 

Thank Gilles M
Chicago, illinois
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Third time (3 days) was the charm for me to discover Vismet. Nice room, fairly busy, but the staff always has a discrete eye on the table to see when you are ready, would want something or are done. The croquette de cabillaud amuse-bouche is already delicious and the bread is also a nice surprise. Then I had a special... More 

Thank Coffeesip
Tuusula, Finland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice service, fresh fish and good athmosphere. Not the cheapest but not bad for quality. Nice little compliments from the kitchen - happy I did not go for the starter.

Thank Juha68
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Great food, excellent service, superb dedication evident from the open kitchen, always fascinating to watch the preparation action. Good spirits and happy diners. My kind of restaurant. Vismet is about the food, no pretensions. Fish is treated with the veneration and respect it deserves.

Thank pn465

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups, French
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Sainte-Catherine 23, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 00032 (0)

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