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Hortense Spirits & Cocktails

Rue de Vergnies 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 514 43 47
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Just fantastic !

Just fantastic!! Went here for a diner with a good friend, never expected that I would experience... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brussels, Belgium

Some of the best vegetarian food I’ve ever had was to be found here. A couple of the cocktails on... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
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26 May 2017
“Concept based on vegetables”
14 Jan 2017
“Hortense is now also Humus Botanical Gastronomy and serves delicious vegetarian food”
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Rue de Vergnies 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 514 43 47
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just fantastic!! Went here for a diner with a good friend, never expected that I would experience a fine high class culinary adventure. Certainly, if you go for the full menu, you will pay +- 100€-person, but it's absolutely worth it. The welcome is very...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Some of the best vegetarian food I’ve ever had was to be found here. A couple of the cocktails on the tasting menu were a bit odd, but then some others - notably the gingered gin - were sublime. Multilingual staff, very obliging, dealt with...More

Thank VielleAlliance
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Hortense delivered on its promising concept based on vegetables. The dishes were well executed, almost all of them were surprising, the cocktails were truly excellent, the whole design and concept of the restaurant simply works. I was not convinced by the use of granola in...More

Thank Laszlo J
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The name of the restaurant is Humus x Hortense; the previous Hortense spirits & cocktails no longer exists (though confusingly, it says 'Hortense chapter 2' on the front window. You can opt for 5 or 6 courses (€40 - €50) from a set menu (and...More

Thank Stanm0re
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The menu is very complicated and inflexible even when you have dietary limitations. The food was average, and made the whole pretentious touch particularly ridiculous. We waited 55 minutes between the first and second dish. And we also waited over an hour before being served...More

Thank ballensworth
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The incredible chef of Humus Botanical Gastronomy and the excellent mixologist of (former) Hortense will take you on a food pairing journey flavored by belgian gardens and country side. First grade spirits will meet herbaceous conconctions and vegetables for a meal that you will remember...More

Thank LaureBxl739
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A fairly pricey meal (€150 for 2) but well worth it. 5 courses of exciting veggie food with drinks pairings. Only complaint is that service is a little on the slow side.

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went to Hortense for the first time last Sunday for brunch with our children and we will go again this Saturday evening with 6 other friends. We loooove the place. First, it is vegetarian, excellent and hype at the same time. There is no...More

Thank Esmeralda D
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Couple tasty creative cocktails with creative vegetarian food in a beautiful dining room... What else could you expect to be the perfect place for veggie lovers ? Well, the service did not match expectations; it started very well but we ended waiting app 1 hour...More

1  Thank ceciledt
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great location on the Sablon square, a lounge bar ambiance in an underground scenery. Good music but above all a good bartending team. Besides the classics they also have their own creations, just try. Prices are a bit on the high side, but a good...More

Thank ToyBoy_B
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