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Le Mess

) #756 of 3,101 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ French, European,
Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 734 03 36
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Gastropub, Belgian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

The atmosphere is very comfortable. A place wher you want to stay that little bit longer. The service is excellent, people are very available and friendly. The quality of the starters was good. My noix Saint Jacques were a little but too well done (the...More

1  Thank Dirk V
Reviewed March 27, 2013

I had a "Parmentier d’aile de raie, émulsion de parmesan / Parmentier van rogvleugel / Skate with potato mash and parmesan emulsion" for 22€ and a crème brûlée to finish. Both were fine. The glass of white wine could have been better. It was the...More

Thank jevedebe
Reviewed February 24, 2013

A bit pricy but well served with interesting mixes on the plates. Typical Belgian specialities : grey shrimps on a tomatoes tartare, beef tartare with freshly hand cut French (in fact Belgian !) fries, etc. Very nice building located next to the Belgian competitor of...More

Thank LuneLune
Reviewed January 27, 2013

The restaurant concept is built around bio ingredients and healthy cooking. My wife and I visited hoping for an excellent meal. The waiting staff were helpful and pleasant and the meal started well with excellently cooked and thought out starters (pan-fried fois gras and a...More

Thank Brit-BE
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Made reservations to visit this place, and glad we did--- nice setting, very friendly staff, surprisingly calm despite being right off a very busy street. Food was good--- steak was excellent, and the dessert with the salted caramel was AMAZING. Prices were a little high...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed September 2, 2012

This is place is a part of the old soldier barracks, transformed into a classy restaurant. It has a nice warm decor, and rooftop greenhouse attached to the side, with herbs and grape vines growing in and around it: it is possible to eat there!...More

Thank Jade D
Reviewed July 19, 2012

I have been going to Le Mess for a few years now and was never disappointed. The food is good, the interior warm and contemporary, the service is nice and friendly without being intrusive. A good place for both lunch and dinner where it is...More

Thank sacha p
Reviewed June 6, 2012

Very good dishes, a lunch menu at a reasonable price. Nice interior, with a choice of sitting downstairs in the restaurant or upstairs in the Orangerie. Friendly service.

Thank An S
Reviewed June 3, 2012

we ate here, 4 adults and 3 children, had a lovely meal, good service, very large restaurant but feels more intimate because split over flloors and rooms etc. Not a cheap place but lovely for that occasional treat - would recommend

Thank 5inthefamily05
Reviewed May 5, 2012

I went there with my girlfriend, she took a vol au vent, I took the lamb. The lamb was simply perfect. The vol au vent could get a bit tiring after a while but very good nonetheless. The desserts were also extremely well done. One...More

Thank bambagia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 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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