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Le Pre Sale

$$ - $$$, European
rue de Flandre, 20 | Vlaamsesteenweg 20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 65 45
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“moules” (28 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
“horse meat” (3 reviews)
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Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
rue de Flandre, 20 | Vlaamsesteenweg 20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is positively buzzing. They have a sitting at 7 and another at 9 and are clear when you arrive that you will need to be out by 9. We had the Carbonnade of beef and the Stoemp Saucisse both of which we really...More

Thank becky248
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is pretty average but what is really annoying is the service. Two girls going back and forth carefully avoiding eye contact so as to discourage any request. We were kept more than half an hour with all kind of dirty dishes on the...More

Thank Balenaplacida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located close to the 'old:market square that is known for its mussels places. Restaurant is popular with both: locals & foreigners. Mussels are good enough, nothing out if Ordinary. Also other type of Belgium food is served. Of course, on can order good beer &...More

Thank Inese P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where the true local Belgians go to eat. With a reputation for mussels, I boldly tried the "cheval" in a moment of eagerness and I was completely surprised. Having heard that this meat can be sweet, I did not experience as much. Extremely tender (more...More

Thank 481OliverC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best moules I have eaten...not one wasted in huge bowl. Perfectly cooked. Best to book as v busy. Pal had need 'stew which looked fab and was so tender. Friendly service.

Thank Susan Q
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

What can i say but 'crap'....We weent for dinner ...waited over an hour no food...goodness we didnt order the mussels... but hey neither did other people who got their meals in a much shorter time ...but being from Australia and used to pretty poor service...More

1  Thank HavnFunExplorn
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Contrary to what some of the more recent reviews are saying, this is absolutely smashing! It is a small, very popular restaurant with excellent staff who seem to speak English much better than I speak French! One of the staff went around smiling and laughing...More

Thank LiseBB2014
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We loved this place. It is not far from the tourist area but was full of locals. We were recommended by a local and had second thoughts after reading reviews. However, we liked the look of it when we arrived and we're hungry, so gave...More

Thank kumearn
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The food we had was good - we had mussels. Neighbouring table (very close!) had steak and a meat 'stew' - they said they enjoyed it. Restaurant busy in a touristy but still enjoyable area. Not haute cuisine but certainly not disappointed.

Thank TimCDwyer
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Nice place, kind service and great food. Every two years we spend 1 week in Brussels for an exhibition and "Le pre sale" is the place that we always choose to have a good dinner. the moules are the best we have eaten in Brussels...More

Thank sirpetta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$47 - US$78
Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Flandre, 20 | Vlaamsesteenweg 20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 65 45
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