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Cafe Walvis

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
Rue Antoine Dansaert 209, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 219 95 32
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“penne” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
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Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rue Antoine Dansaert 209, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I haven’t eaten here yet but I’ve been drinking here a few times - both on dates and with friends. I would highly recommend, lovely atmosphere but can sometimes get busy.

Thank Cantab H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for 5 days. Went to many bars, are in a few places. Definitely the best bar we went to. Would come back to Brussels for this bar

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Called in here on our first night in Brussels, we were surprised and pleased at the number of different beers. They were delish especially the fruit ones. We were also surprised at how rude the staff were, unfortunately this was the norm in most places...More

Thank graham198
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I was really hungry so after two beers decided to also have diner and was happily surprised by the food and atmosphere. I took a fish dish with fennel and potato and I have to say; good! On top of it the prices are more...More

Thank FrederikB_10
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We attended a Birthday Party here and they comfortably accommodated all 75 of us. The staff were friendly and ensured the Birthday girl was very well looked after. They provided a buffet for the party and the food was what you would expect from a...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This cafe is in a great location on the edge of the city, near the canal.. It has a great vibration, friendly staff and the beer is good (and less expensive). The food looked good and it was busy serving lots of happy customers -...More

Thank damian c
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was exactly what I needed for dinner. The goat cheese salad was delicious but more importantly the waiter was able to let me indulge in some wonderful beer. We discussed what both of us like and what is unique. It was not over...More

Thank Eran O
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Cafe Walvis is my favorite cafe in Brussels. Very friendly and energetic staff, delicious food, wide choise of beers and nice terrace for the sunny days. It is very children and dog friendly. As far as I've witnessed group of families with their children had...More

Thank Kağan Ö
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice, with a typically Belgian friendly atmosphere. So if you want to have a drink that's fine. However if you plan to have food, I would not recommend. Prices are at least as high as for a "regular" restaurant but quality...More

Thank ozelsa
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The waiters were very nice and friendly, food is simple but very good, fries are excellent... And they have a good amount of choices for Belgian beers!

Thank Vanessa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Antoine Dansaert 209, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 219 95 32
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