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Noordzee Mer du Nord

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, European, Soups, Seafood
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Rue Sainte-Catherine 45, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 11 92
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Cannes, France
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Freshy seafood that you can order by your finger in the short distance. Cooking time is excellent. Get a Belge beer and cheers up!

Thank lavieenazur
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A place that specializes on sea street food ! They serve a few varieties like mussles, oysters, fish soup, fried calamari, all great with a glass of wine ! The place and the servers the same as the atmosphere

Thank Dumy A
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good fish soup and grilled clams / prawns & sea snails. The sea snails soup is sooo delicious and nicely spiced. Highly recommended

Thank Shadi A
Lima, Peru
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fish soup and white fish with two glasses of champagne. Amazing location and great food! The soup was perfect for the cold December day. A must in Brussels

Thank Sebastian S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon Nordzee by accident but I am very happy I did. The mussels were excellent and the staff was very friendly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came across this place by chance while ambling around the christmas markets. I was hungry and this place was hopping. The staff were so friendly and the service was quick. I had the plate of prawns and a beer. I've been back in Canada for two weeks now and I'm still dreaming about the prawns. They were grilled, had... More 

Thank Jiya S
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here and loved the experience and the food. The fish is of a very high quality, especially considering the price. We tried the fish soup, mussels, and a few other small dishes that we shared. All of the food was excellent. It's street food of the highest quality. There wasn't much information in English, but the service was... More 

Thank nickelp03
Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is the most famous place in Brussels you need to visit, it's an open bar/restaurant outside. You can eat during winter and summer great see food, it's the place to be around st Catherine

Thank Maarten77_12
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The best and maybe the unique fast food see restaurant. We took les moules cooked with a special sauce with white wine and soupe de poisson (fish soup) and payed 12€ total. Its soooooo good and fresh food. Very kind and friendly staff. Its like a market place in open air very friendly and pleasant ambience. Best place so far... More 

Thank Diba O
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

For a real change of pace, this seafood market/restaurant is definitely worth the walk. A huge assortment of seafood items on the menu, all fixed fresh upon your order. Stand-up dining just across the side street. Really fresh, excellent food and wine at reasonable prices.

Thank schas008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Belgian, European, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Sainte-Catherine 45, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 11 92

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?