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Le Petit boxeur

$$ - $$$French, , European
Rue Borgval 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 40 00
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sole” (2 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Rue Borgval 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat away from The Gran Place, so wandered a bit a found this by pure luck. Tiny, romantic, and old, it hit the spot. The host/waIter was friendly, and the food was very good. My wife loved her special, the Sole, and...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We tried its breakfast 2, which included two pieces of pastry, coffee and orange juice, and its omelette. I would say both were acceptable but expensive compare to what you get.

Thank Mani P
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stumbled upon Le Petit Boxeur one evening while strolling around Brussels and decided to try it out. It had a very cozy atmosphere and the gentleman in charge was very friendly. The foie gras was amazing as was the confit duck leg. All in...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A friendly atmosphere welcome you in this small restaurant with belgian cuisine. One of my favourite in Bruxelles.

Thank SimoneGPS
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Went there with a friend and have been sending people over since. Typical belgian/french food of very good quality. A tiny bit pricey, but the quality of the products are worth it. Also very much in the centre of Brussels when you're visiting. Will go...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Had lunch in the sunshine whilst passing through Brussels on the recommendation of a friend. Excellent food, good champagne! The place is small but lovely, very classic, exactly what we wabtes. The tuna tartare was outstanding and the carbonnade de boeuf was also delicious. The...More

Thank annamaple1
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This place has been around for a long time. Why? Because it serves well-prepared good traditional French/Belgian food. Well proportioned portions, service with a smile and good champagne. Well worth a visit!

Thank Kharro
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Myself and my wife went here before a concert in Ancienne Belgique. It's a perfect location in the centre of Brussels, and the restaurant has a lovely cosy atmosphere inside. The waiter was very welcoming and the service was very good. The little puff pastry...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We found this place through TripAdvisor. We went at night round 9 pm. It's a small and old place that is rather charming and cozy. The wine was excellent as advices by the restaurant owner. The carpaccio was very tasty and the lamb ribs were...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We walked around Brussels looking for a place to eat for around 45 minutes in the main square. Lots of choice and lots of places rammed with people. However we took the chance on one last corner and stumbled across this beautiful quaint restaurant. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Borgval 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 40 00
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