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Le Mess

$$ - $$$French, , European
Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 734 03 36
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Belgian, European, Gastropub, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

Brussels already has many good Italian restaurants but for those who did not know this one, you can add it to the list. Especially good for the lunch menu which is quick but very well-done although Im asure it is also nice to come to...More

Thank LondonTelegramSam
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We drove by many times and always tried to remember and book a table. Now we've been invited by friends and had no more excuses :) the place is in a well known area and the location is easily remembered by the tower and castle...More

Thank hcalin
Reviewed September 26, 2016

visited with an elderly aunt who lives nearby, excellent food and ambience. Staff very welcoming. Would highly recommend.

Thank brammo
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Good things first: the reception and service were efficient and friendly throughout the evening, top marks there. The location was also very nice (we sat in the verandah). Alas, food wise the experience was less than perfect. The menu offers a bit for every taste...More

Thank Xenophon2NewDelhi
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Recommended to this restaurant by a colleague and was not disappointed. It is quite an unusual restaurant for Brussels being a modern design set in old building, and the cuisine has an emphasis on fresh and sustainable food. This ambiance was supplemented with very attentive...More

Thank David W
Reviewed May 20, 2016

I have eaten many times at Le Mess and we have always enjoyed that experience. However our last visit was not worth the money we paid. We found the food expensive for what you get and so well cooked as in the past. Spending $300...More

Thank chris.lalor
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding service, very enjoyable atmosphere and the most important ... Well presented & tasty food! Also many organic and slow cooking options.

Thank Tempsdor
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a lunch for business at Le Mess. We enjoyed a delicious fish dish. Service is quick and place seems a typical place for business lunch but I believe it can be a lovely place for diner with friends and family as well!

Thank b0he
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

For 20 years I have seen this restaurant next to the VUB-ULB university campus but I never entered until December 2015. What a shame not to have discovered this exquisite kitchen 20 years ago.

Thank Ilyas2010
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Very good food and wines. Fine cuisine, but rather on the more expensive side. Maybe a little too much compared with other restaurants of this kind. Anyway, it was a great gastronomical experience.

Thank Rafael J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 734 03 36
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Le Mess menu offers a wide range of tasty organic dishes following the rythm of the seasons using only local and healthy products. Restaurant Le Mess, situated in the heart of the Arsenal site, has been an major historic military place for more than a century and managed to keep its authentic architecture. After 75 years of military honours and 25 years of derelict, three friends were seduced by this place and decided to make a restaurant of it : Le Mess. Besides its two floors of dining area in a cosy atmosphere, you can also enjoy the sunny days in our glass room, which is perfect for every meeting or banquet. The restaurant's menu, following the rythm of the seasons, offers savourous dishes perfect for every occasion and always made out of local, organic and healthy products. Le Mess also welcomes you for your seminars, business meals, banquets or events. Possibility of renting rooms.
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