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Cook & Book

$$ - $$$French, , European
Place du Temps Libre 1, Brussels 1200, Belgium
+32 2 761 26 00
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai salad” (2 reviews)
“noodles” (5 reviews)
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Place du Temps Libre 1, Brussels 1200, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are in Woluwe on a sunny day and want to sit outside with the rest of Brussels, this is your place. Why? Because it is the only place to do this. You can go to the mall, but hey, that's a mall. This...More

Thank Tanksmon
Reviewed December 3, 2017

We've attended the Sunday brunch. Nice combo for book and food lovers, plenty of nice foods to choose for, often refilled. Drinks are on the expensive side. You literally sit among bookshelves, which gives some nice intimacy and cozy feeling. Recommedable!

Thank AgataStar
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect after reading the mixed reviews. I took out my niece to have dinner there on a week day. It was perfect. Not too many people, super fast service. I had sauteed noodles with chicken, it was a lot of...More

Thank 153Bee
Reviewed October 28, 2017

First of all I love the idea of eating inside a book store as I love books. Second of all the service was excellent. We ordered two different pasta dishes and they were both delicious. The only thing I can say that was not very...More

Thank Karennairobi1
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Cook & Book offers a wide variety of dishes, they’re a good size and taste nice. It ranges from curry, to croquettes, to pastas and salads. It’s a unique place as you can basically have your meal in a book store. Service is alright, but...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

I have been there with my family. Female waiters were very rude and shameless. Also plates , glasses, knives were very dirty. I am sure that you can get a disease there. When I have complained their manager, the manager said that if you didn't...More

4  Thank cessee k
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I come to Cook & Book regularly to browse their English book section and enjoy a glass of white wine. Nice athmosphere and helpfull staff.

Thank Lelle2011
Reviewed July 11, 2017

It is definitely unusual and appealing to eat in a cultural environment, and to shop for books and CD just after eating. But I suggest that they concentrate on the cultural aspect rather than the culinary one. Serving drinks eventually, but even then, they should...More

Thank Marylene S
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with a friend and was blown away by the concept. One restaurant spread over a number of different areas all within this large sprawling bookshop. We entered through the main entrance which was for all intents and purposes a cosy colourful bookshop. Walking...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The environment is nice. The restaurant is located in diferent bookstores, and the decoration is very interesting. The place (a little bit outside of Brussels) gives people the opportunity to browse around different kinds of books, comics, photographs etc. Despite the interesting environment, the food...More

1  Thank alkas484
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Temps Libre 1, Brussels 1200, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 761 26 00
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