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“What a disgrace”
Review of De Monk

De Monk
Ranked #104 of 4,071 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I asked the bar staff to top my beer up as I asked for a large beer and got a 330ml Lager that was not full and I was told "You get what you pay for" quite happy to pay more but was never given the option due to the bar staff. If you get what you pay for then I am due a refund based on this customer service!!

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Good pasta, nice atmosphere near the Place Sainte-Catherine, rather cheap, Flemish-speaking staff... What else could I say? Well, the spaghetti are cooked by Indian chefs, so as one might expect there is an Indian flavor (notably cumin and perhaps other Indian spices as well) to them. Extra bread costs €1 and isn't good, to my taste.

Thank Steeve P
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

There's pasta being served in a back room at a good price, and it's OK, but really nothing special. The bar itself has a nice ambience and plenty to choose from. A good place to hang out for a couple of beers or more.

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Thank Sven Ö
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

For any pasta lover Monk is a must. No bells or whistles, just pasta, sauce and a loooot of cheese! Only had to wait 30mins for a table in peak time - but it was nice to chill at the bar and watch the world go by. Expect big meal servings and a cool laid-back atmosphere. Not great for vegetarians/vegans - will only have red sauce and pasta as option.

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Thank OceaniaWanderer
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

De Monk is not simply a bar in Brussels; it's an institution. They have a nice selection of beverages - beers by the bottle or on tap - the atmosphere is cosy, no bling-bling but nice wooden chairs and tables, you're a bit transported back into time. They serve delicious pasta at noon and in the evenings, you may have to wait some time before to be seated. Staff is friendly and multilingual. If you're lucky, you may get a mini piano recital by one of the waiters who plays Chopin very adequately on the old piano (think it's an Erard but not sure). Live music on other moments. A good place to spend an evening.

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Thank Michel V
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