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Le Plattesteen

#2,381 of 3,185 Restaurants in Brussels
$French, ,
Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 59 92
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“gay district” (2 reviews)
“no nonsense” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
French, Belgian, Bar, International, European
Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I echo the comments of my fellow reviewers. Avoid. The outside waiter especially was arrogant and totally useless

1  Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I was ignored for over 10 minutes before I got a menu, then out took a further 10 minutes to order.... just for a beer

Thank A380fan
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Reviewers here have mentioned bad service. I don't know if the service is bad or that this restaurant is just understaffed. It was hard to get our waiter's attention sometimes, but that's not because he wasn't working hard. He was just over-extended. They should hire...More

Thank DRBinToronto
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We can't comment on the food or drinks, because we were never served! Generally we have found Brussels restaurant service to be very nice. However at this place we encountered a long-haired waiter who was supposedly looking after the outdoor tables, who completely and systematically...More

3  Thank hg4r
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The "service" here is non exist. Literally. I love the location but the service is absolutely horrendous. You have to flag someone down to get help and when you do order something you have to WAIT! It's crazy. On a side note the tomato soup...More

3  Thank Ceitte
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Looks like an old brown pub but they cook with fresh and qualitative food. What you see is what you get, very fair deals and unbeatable steak for the given price. Nice terrace on the side (basic). A must if you like to taste real...More

Thank nickenhanneleen
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a cosy, gay-friendly bar and restaurant. It is very popular, quite crowded and has an attentive staff. The food is quite simple and is reasonably priced. There is also a terrace, which is very nice.

Thank fitzbenedict
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A stop for an early lunch on Easter Sunday originally I was going to have just a coffee but I noticed that they had their Pork chop with roast potatoes which is a favourite of mine and it did not disappoint

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Best sunny place to have a drink or more during the summer. The terrace is mostly occupied by locals and is the meeting place for the LGBT community in the afternoons while everybody is always wellcome

Thank fredsnac
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

30mins waiting the waiter. 1h waiting for the food after ordering. The food was ok, but the place was COLD and the timing was awful

Thank David P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$22
French, Belgian, Bar, International, European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 59 92
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