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“Often Full.”
Review of Cafe Belga

Cafe Belga
Ranked #1,555 of 3,829 Restaurants in Brussels
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Worst thing here is the absence of any personality. The place is always full and if you don't mind a very generic pub setting, Place Flagey is even a nice square to see. Just pick your beer and stay outside to take advantage of the nice people around without being disturbed by the awful pub.

Thank Funkydrops
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Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

I will keep it short: on a beautiful location, beautifully decorated, this is THE place you should avoid in Brussels. The reason? It has the very worst "service" of the whole town (and trust me: that's a challenge". The staff are a often changing crowd of hipsters (tattoos, lots of facial hair) that care more about their own wellbeing than that of their guests. When I said I was relieved at being served after waiting at the bar for 15 minutes at a not so busy day, the waitress just told me to go somewhere else if I did not like it. The fans on on a cold day? "Well, we are staff and to us, this temperature is just fine". I had been coming to this bar since its opening, but the lack of any service had driven me to start the facebook page "boycot cafe Belga".

This place is to be avoided if you have any care for service.

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1  Thank Mathij
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Reviewed January 31, 2013

Average bar which was recommended by a friend.

Unfortunately I couldn't help but notice the stench of damp / body odour when I paid this bar a visit on January the 27th 2013 during the evening. It really took the enjoyment out of the cocktails I had.

Hot chocolate drinks were large in portion- mine was served in what appeared to be bowl and not a cup- but the more the better value for money.

Give their Cocktail Belga a miss if you’re not a fan of blackberries- it was literally the worst cocktail I’ve had. The other cocktails on the menu are fine however.

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Thank A S
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

The Cafe Belga is situated in an Art Deco building and is always teeming with people. On a sunny day the terrace is jam-packed. There are small dishes available that have to be bought at the counter. On occasions there are live bands playing. It is just a nice place to hang out.

Thank Jörg K
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

It is quite a "snob place", but a very good one.Un peu BCBG feeling, or a place for bobos and students with money....the wifi code is worth for 30 minutes, then you have to order and order and order again to receive the code. Sometimes there is no wifi at all. The atmosphere is very good, sometimes the music is too loud. you have to know that it is one of Brussels's rare places where you can get draft Maredsous, one of the best Belgian beer. You also have a good choice of spirits, vodkas and whiskeys especially. The place is too crowded during weekends, Friday night or Saturday there are a lot of people. The place is best in summers or in spring time in the terrace, if you find a place. If you come here, you have to try draft Maredsous.

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Thank L2_R3
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