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“Outstanding Dinner on Grand Place”
Review of 'T Kelderke

'T Kelderke
Ranked #89 of 3,778 Restaurants in Brussels
Cuisines: Belgian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Written up in both of our tourbooks, we came across 'T Kelderke after a long day of touring. We ate at the downstairs restaurant, and it was packed out from the moment we walked in until the moment we left. We were fortunate enough to get a table right away, but they don't take reservations, so be prepared to wait.

The restaurant itself is small and cozy, with low ceilings and little light. Service was universally outstanding, from the charming host to the perfectly timed serving of our courses. I ordered a rustic ham on bone with lentils - a perfect, hearty end to a long, cold day of touring. My wife's carbonnade was easily the best we had on the trip, and the pear dessert we shared was a sublime end to a nearly perfect meal.

It's open for lunch as well, so if you're by the Grand Place and want to enjoy a great Belgian meal, T' Kelderke will fit the bill. Enthusiastically recommended

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Thank MKB1701
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Definitely a place to go in winter - food a bit heavy but great Belgian cooking in a place with a special atmosphere, favoure by locals.

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Although it doesn't look much from the outside, drop down the steps to this cellar restaurant and be seated cosily next to strangers. This should not be taken as a negative comment, however it is not a restaurant for a romantic dinner for 2! We met a charming american couple and spent a good part of the evening chatting over a few excellent belgian beers. The food was good heartty fayre and reasonably priced (for Brussels). Would thoroughly recommend ths restaurant.

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Thank Ossy-Lizzy
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Reviewed February 4, 2013

Based on reviews and our needing shelter from the sleet we were lucky to find this place.

It's right on the Grand Place - where I would have expected a 'touristy', overpriced establishment.

We stepped down into a cosy, vaulted undercroft and were greeted quickly by the friendly Maitre D - unerringly spotting my English-accented French, we were offered English menus if we preferred.

Bread and chosen drinks appeared quickly while we perused the traditional Belgian menu. We went for the Stoempe (sp?) with bacon and local sausage, and with Flemish beef-and-beer stew.

Service was quick - and the food hot, and flavoursome; just the ticket on a cold day.

Although busy, it wasn't packed, and the long tables provided a friendly and informal atmosphere. We didn't feel hurried and the staff were cheerful and attentive.

A gem of a find so close to the tourist centre; very reasonable prices considering.

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Reviewed February 3, 2013

We celebrated my husband's birthday here, it is in a great location with a great atmosphere.

It is very busy which is a great sign of great food. We came here just in time and didn't have to wait for a table.

The restaurant gives generous portions and with alot of flavour, one of our favourite restaurants in Belgium, do not miss it!

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Thank munchkinhead_9
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