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$$ - $$$, Cafe
Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 37 42
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  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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Belgian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed November 17, 2012

Our hotel recommended Wittamer's for breakfast, on our first day in Brussels. We visited on Sunday, 9/30/12. It's one of our hotel owners' favorite places and we were not disappointed. We each had a cappuccino and split a quiche and pastry. We arrived early, but...More

Thank Skinker2
Reviewed November 6, 2012

I read that this was the oldest chocolate house in Brussels and is a family owned establishment that has been passed down through the generations, so along I went having read that they had a little cafe where you could sit and enjoy the delicious...More

2  Thank jd1983
Reviewed November 5, 2012

We came here for our daily dose of hot chocolate. It's better to dine in than to go. It comes with whipped cream for dine in a piece of milk chocolate. Roast beef sandwich is very tasty and light. Worth a try. Chocolate bars here...More

Thank moistfruitcake
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Nice place to sit in the afternoon but do not go if you are in a hurry or hungry. You may not always be able to order, and after you have ordered you may not get what you ordered anyway. What you get is ok...More

1  Thank Agnir
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Outstanding chocolate cake ! One that leaves all others far behind. So, its not popular like the "G" and "L" and not located In the grand place but if you admire really great chocolate you should go there. Friendly service.

Thank Arielabr
Reviewed October 28, 2012

You would think that in Belgium 'chocolate is chocolate', I've never had bad chocolate there; however, Wittamer's chocolates transcend even Belgium's high standards. The texture is so fine and exquisite and the flavor so perfect that you don't want to swallow. It is twice as...More

Thank grape53
Reviewed October 25, 2012

After sampling Brussels' finest beers the night before we were a little hungover and in need of something sweet and delicious, so we sat at a table on the pavement outside Wittamer and waited to be served. And waited. And waited. And...well you get the...More

2  Thank Claire B
Reviewed October 24, 2012

Nowadays it is not easy to have a simple butter croissant, but here my aim was met on a sunny fall morning. It is pricy though, but I am aware of that before I sat down, a croissant costs 2.7 euro, and a coffee costs...More

Thank jude9999
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Plus, a great coffee. Not open inside for food on Monday- only outside. Try anything, won't regret. Is not open in the evening.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Brilliant stop in our day for afternoon tea. Very busy little spot but we were lucky to get a table outside to watch the world go by and enjoy our sweets. Also pop down three doors to the chocolate shop, yum!

Thank PetaMay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $29
Belgian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 37 42
  • E-mail
Lining the Grand Sablon are some of Belgium's finest chocolatier boutique shops, including Wittamer Café. Have brunch or ask for a free sample of Belgian chocolate.
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