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“Gluten free - I don't think so!!!”
Review of Dolma

Dolma
Ranked #160 of 3,879 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $37
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Let's be honest, having to eat gluten free is a bummer. If Dolma is going to advertise gluten free options on their website then you would expect them to at least know what their ingredients are and what contains gluten. Hearing a staff member asking 'eerm... is there gluten in rice???... is a bit disconcerting. The owner claimed 3 options to be gluten free which were not - 'it's fine, it's just nuts, it's not got any of your poison in it'.... actually, it was biscuit crumbs. If you don't know something, just be honest and admit it rather than lying through your teeth. If you're business is food and you're advertising gluten free then at least know about it!

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9  Thank Kerry H
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

I've been commuting weekly to Brussels for the past 2 1/2 years. As a healthy eating vegetrarian, this is one of the few restaurants I have found in Brussels that I will eat in. It is always a treat. Great tea list

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Thank Simon B
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Reviewed February 12, 2013

As a vegetarian used to a couple of options on the menu it was a treat to be able to indulge in all of the amazing food available in the buffet. Been several times (when I can get a table!) and have never been disappointed. Great atmosphere all be it informal and have tried several of the different 'nooks and crannies' to sit in. Went with non-veggies who have been back on numerous occasions without a vegetarian in tow. Only word of warning: beware of falling into the trap of going back for too many second helpings as I would advise leaving room for their beautiful desserts!

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2  Thank krose62
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

Just got back from eating here so here it is:
Food: Not bad but nothing special. All pretty cold as its left out as a buffet. Plus they were slow to replenish dishes so many things just weren't replaced as they ran out.

Atmos: Nice, informal. You could be in someone's living room. We were sat upstairs, via a narrow spiral staircase. Not great for going up and down with a plate to the buffet.

Price: bit shocking. €22 for the buffet, most of which were salads and a couple of ok tofu dishes. Lots of rice to fill you up. 2 plates of okay food and I was done for what is a lot of money.

Service: self service.

To sum up: feels like an authentic place but food was average for the price. Reviews here made me go and so wanted to warn that you can so better. Tricky in Belgium to get away from meat dishes and seafood so for a veggie I see the appeal. Spent best part of £50 for 2 people to eat cold side dishes. No thanks.

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1  Thank Slothlehoff
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Good food, if you aren't afraid to be a bit adventurous. I don't remember being able to tell what most of the items were, but it if you were willing to try the items in the buffet, you are bound to find something to your liking because they have a wide variety of foods. I wasn't really hungry when we went, so I thought that the price was a bit much, but I was satisfied with pretty much everything I tried.

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Thank Kelsey C
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