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The Old Oak

) #941 of 3,089 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ Irish, , British
Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 489 73 76 57
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (29 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really liked the food in this place. We had burgers and fish and chips. The service was good. They warned us that it might take some time for our food to be served and we really appreciated that. But it actually didn´t take so...More

Thank JennyPapa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this pub due to the reviews on trip advisor. But I wasn't too impresses. It was very very warm inside. We only stayed for one drink and didn't have food. The pints we got were flat and we waited long enough for the...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The pub was empty, as we asked if lunch was served, we were told contemptuously : "as you can see." We did not investigate what it meant and left. Customer service still has a long way to go.

Thank Pascal J
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

A previous favourite for a lunchtime bite and pint but in recent months the food, especially the fish and chips, has declined dramatically and I'm afraid it's just not good enough anymore. I'm afraid you've lost a regular.

Thank Dmb1971
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place has been the go-to place for fish and chips in the European Quarter for me and my work colleagues for years, not to mention the ambiance, which is very pleasant and relaxing. They are busy not only at lunchtime but also in the...More

2  Thank Olivia N
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice pub atmosphere and the food is great! We've been there a few times for an after work meal and drinks. The nachos are amazing!! :-)

Thank SaVa211
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Good pub for Football watching with smiling service. Very nice interior even though it can get very hot when crowded. Food not too appealing though.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went in weekday after work, nachos and beer :) everthing is original and Irish service is fast and the waiter very friendly and helpful.

Thank Vus S
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Irish pub , great food and especially the burgers . Waitress was friendly and nice . Lovely, warm cozy place . Highly recommend for a lunch date

Thank NRogers96
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Have spent an evening in this Irish pub located very close to the EU institutions, I have to add that it is a perfect place for a relaxed evening with friends. Nice selection of Irish and Belgian beers, yummy and fresh food makes this place...More

Thank Mojmir B
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Nik J
Does it have a disabled toilet?
5 April 2016|
Response from danishuttleton | Property representative |
Unfortunately not i'm afraid. The toilets are downstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 489 73 76 57
  • E-mail
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