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Babeko - CLOSED

Place St Catherine 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 218 62 83
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
20 Jan 2016
“Yes the boss does the cook”
17 Dec 2015
“Make sure you're not hungry when you go there”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
French, Belgian, Mediterranean, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Place St Catherine 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 20 January 2016

We went there by chance to grab food before a movie. We ordered a steak with French fries and got our dish within minutes. Very good meat and cooked rare as ordered. Nice selection of wines from a respected wine merchant. Overall a nice experience,...More

Thank megazupax
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We had a reservation for a group of >10 people. When arriving there, they first had to sent some people to another place to get a table for us. We had to take ourselves the menu. After more than 20 minutes our manager decided to...More

Thank Henri T
Reviewed 19 September 2015

All my other options turned bust so this one was a panic choice at the spot. Fairly high prices, poor choices, standoffish and hurried service. No help with the foods, not much English. Gave me the wrong dish in the end as it turns out....More

Thank Ammoniac
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This was a great find in the St Katherine Area. The busy restaurant area has all the regular seafood places,but as we were leaving we saw this little place opposite the hotel. It can be an easy place to miss, as the canopy covers the...More

1  Thank Dharm P
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Working in Brussels, I come here often. Away from the madding crowds of rue de bouchers but not far, this cosy place offers good food at very reasonable prices and the service is very friendly. I usually take the Greek Salad which has calamaris and...More

Thank Shiraz I
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Just opposite the Tour Noire Novotel, we picked this for dinner on the first night of our 3 night break in Brussels. Service friendly and helpful. Very good recommendations for food. Reasonably priced - good enough that we ate there two nights.

Thank Two_Fogies
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We where looking for a late night dinner and found this charming restaurant close to our accommodation. We were concerned about the late time on a monday, but the staff were really friendly, helpful and patient especially with the language barrier. The food was quick...More

Thank AlaynahK
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I needed my faith restoring in Belgian cuisine after a somewhat expensive hit and miss experience the night before at the popular Quincaillerie. We happened upon this restaurant whilst having an aperitif in the Cirio 30 minutes earlier using another foodie app, which gave a...More

Thank Exetergourmets
Reviewed 30 April 2015

If ever around the St. Catherine Square in Brussels loo for the Babeko restaurant: small, cozy, friendly and with really good, fresh food at reasonable prices. If the weather is good one can comfortably sit outside and enjoy the food overlooking the church. You have...More

Thank Ninetta K
Reviewed 7 April 2015

After reading the reviews and being one of the few restaurants open on Monday we went to have dinner to this little place in front of our hotel. But It wasn't amazing at all. we ordered typical brussels dishes (Moules with frites, which was just...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$28 - US$51
Cuisine
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place St Catherine 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 218 62 83
  • E-mail
Description
Babeko restaurant in the heart of Brussels, just a few steps outside Brussels��� very first city wall and near a dozen theatres, is a hotbed of creativity. Sited in an ancient building ��� the oak beams have been dated to 1567 ��� Babeko���s menu is rooted in timeless French techniques and draws inspiration from the rest of the world too. Each dish is arranged as a beautiful little sculpture on a smartly-designed plate with scribble of sauce. The ambience is vibrant and trendy, the d��cor a breathtaking modern interpolation into the old house. Private tables in the vaulted cellars are lit with scads of candles, while the sun pours down on the terrace outside.