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“One of the best seafood I've had in a while”

Noordzee Mer du Nord
Ranked #17 of 3,557 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Glasgow
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“One of the best seafood I've had in a while”
Reviewed April 4, 2014

At first glance, it might be a bit pricey, given the informal setting of takeaway seafood, with standing tables. But don't be fooled, this is incredible seafood. The oysters were unbelievably fresh, the croquettes practically melted in your mouth with a burst of flavours, and the fresh calamari was so tender. Oh and don't get me started on the fried silverfish, not fishy at all and overall really well prepared.

The staff were so friendly, even bringing us to the display window to suggest the foods we could order. Overall an absolutely wonderful experience.

  • Visited April 2014
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“A Local Gem”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

Very fresh and succulent seafood dishes with a deli counter for takeaways at the side. We went there at around 12pm and it was already packed with ppl in business suits in line. There are only bar tables and a counter available, no seats. Tried the shrimp scampi, sole fillet & fish soup. All were great but portions are a bit small. Everything were perfectly seasoned and prepared, highlighting on the freshness of seafood and their homemade mayonnaise is heavenly!

Visited March 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
“Great food, friendly staff”
Reviewed March 26, 2014

Eating at Noordzee was a unique experience. First, we joined the crowd in front of the fish bar to place our orders. This took a while due to the long queues at lunch hour, but we managed to distract ourselves with the divine smell of freshly grilled seafood. The staff here were very helpful in explaining the menu items and recommending which dishes to order. Most of them were fluent in English and conversing with them was a breeze.

It took a short while for the food to be prepared, upon which the staff member shouted my name across the street to alert me. After collecting our food and wine, we retreated to the central table area where we enjoyed our lunch in the warm sun. All of the dishes that we ordered were decent, with the tuna steak, fresh oysters and fried calamari being particularly outstanding. We helped ourselves to another round of the delicious oysters, washed everything down with a glass of house white, and were ready to go. Overall, a very pleasant (but slightly pricey) lunch experience.

  • Visited March 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great Streetfood”
Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

This place is great. Wonderful, simple menu of fresh fish, prawns and fish soup at reasonable prices.

Good place to watch the world pass by whilst enjoying a snack and a beer.

Visited March 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Street food and drink”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Loved the seafood, tapas style. Great to be on the street in the sun with a glass of wine, good food and fun atmosphere. Try the croquettes and soup!

Visited March 2014
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