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Seafood, Belgian
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Rue des Bouchers 31, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 514 29 35
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Ravenna, Oh
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The €10 mussels lunch becomes €21.50 if you allow them to cook them in garlic or white wine. Those were the only two choices provided. avoid like the plague!!!

Thank David M
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

After a very seviceminded and positive guy convinced us to eat at his restaurant, it went downhill. Lunchtime at a tuesday, very little people and they serve cold lasagna... Think they warmed up a bit, and you could see that the cheese wasn't melted. The waiter seemed indifferent. My friend was happy with his oysters.

Thank BjoernOslo
Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We dined at L'Arlequin on our first night in Brussels. We were wandering along the restaurant strip and here was as good as any since they all kind of looked the same. We sat down and the guy came over with a board with pictures of food on it but no prices. My husband ordered the grilled meat platter but... More 

Thank RyleyNS
Saleilles, France
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

They try to convince the people passing by with false promises. Service was mediocre, food was mediocre for a way too high price. When we left without taking desert or coffee, they were obviously not amused and a thank you when paying was too much for them. Horrible experience, I should have checked trip advisor first!!

Thank InghelsPatrick
Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and me had a seafood paella which costed 101 euro. It was a big portion and tasted ok, but anyway so not worth the money. Lesson learnt - never go to a place without looking it up on TripAdvisor first.

Thank xmarinka
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My mum, brother and I spent the weekend in Brussels. Unfortunately my brother decided we should eat at this restaurant even though we were clearly in tourist trap central (you'll understand when you walk down the street) and it was empty. They tricked us with free drinks. They then proceeded to provide us with a horrible meal which I ate... More 

Thank Jordan T
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Tourist trap. over priced and didnt really give you a true reflection of Belgian cuisine. Vefy disappointed

1 Thank Nick1989Dhillon
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband are looking for a restaurant then the manager approached us. He is very pushy. He said that he will give us a free drinks. We ordered a seafood paella that is good for two. They gave us a glass of white wine for my husband and a red wine for me plus a small size bottle... More 

2 Thank Winnie C
Widnes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, price was difficult to establish due different menus been offered but the main thing is the service, which is absolutely shocking. The waiter is in your face whilst making decisions, we were made to wait 20 minutes before getting there attention (they make all the effort to get you in, then they don't bother with you... More 

Thank topgun4321
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

AVOID - Horrible food, horrible staff. Food does not meet minimum standards, staff is not friendly, hygiene is dodgy... One star is one star above to what they deserve

1 Thank NunoAC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Belgian
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Bouchers 31, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 514 29 35

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