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Cafe Belga

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
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Place Eugene Flagey 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 640 35 08
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Today
07:30 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 02:00
Fri 07:30 - 03:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was always a friend who'd go and grab another round of beer, so I didn't get to meet the staff, but the atmosphere was phenomenal. So many young people, very positive, very relaxing, a place to meet people of every culture from all over the world, it was really great.

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Thank Tam_Tr_92
Germany
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there to celebrate a birthday and the service was way beyond unprofessional. The waiter started picking up un us due to his wasted state.. not to mention that he touched one of the members of our group. It was clear that he was drunk and was acting in a really agressive way. This sort of behaviour should not... More 

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Thank MariaCharlotte K
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Cafe Belga is a Brussels must-visit. Rather than waiting for a waiter you are served at the bar by friendly staff. A basic menu of food is also available. This cafe positively buzzes with customers, sitting outside and in. As well as being of great interest architecturally, the cafe is a hugely enjoyable experience.

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Thank lewishazel
Brussels
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417 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

If only for its location on the ground floor of ‘Flagey’, a beautiful corner building on the eponymous square (Place Flagey), Cafe Belga is worth a visit. Built between 1935 and 1938, ‘Flagey’ housed the Belgian Radio Broadcasting Institute until 1974. With its light colour, curved aerodynamic lines and corner windows, it’s a typical example of Streamline Moderne style. Despite... More 

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Thank Trainbleu
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere (80's music mostly at the moment), very friendly staff, and an almost unholy selection of beers. Gulden Draak on tap which is a plus! Only downside is the rather smelly toilets, but, hey, student-town..

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Thank Marcel S
Prague, Czech Republic
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394 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is such a "place to be" in Brussels. Great parties, great chill vibes, great crowd. Probably more famous than Manneken Pis these days. Especially amazing on a sunny day when the outside seating (including hammocks) is provided.

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Thank Jana K
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very cute place, good for bigger groups, best for breakfest. A furnishing of '60 and cool Belgian atmosphere. Prices are OK.

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Thank melodieizu
Brussels, Belgium
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120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Historical place in downtown Brussels on Flagey square. Very famous amongst students and locals in general. Not much to add, nothing special to be honest.

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Thank holgers834
Gothenburg, Sweden
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I usually go mid week as it's more quiet if you want to work. There are some seats where you can charge your phone or computer for example and free wifi. In the weekends it's noisier but it's part of the charm. There are loads of non alcoholic and alcoholic drinks on offer and food (that you order in another... More 

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Thank Amanda Å
Thessaloniki, Greece
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Café Belga is located in Place Flagey. The coffee is really good and in a good price . I didn't like the self service. Is really nice when the weather is good and you can sit outside

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Thank vlahopoulouc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 02:00
Thursday
07:30 - 02:00
Friday
07:30 - 03:00
Saturday
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Eugene Flagey 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 640 35 08

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?