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Frederic Blondeel

Quai aux Briques 24, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 502 21 31
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
“waffles” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
Quai aux Briques 24, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to move to Brussels just so I can have one piece of chocolate from Frederic Blondeel every day. Once you taste his chocolates, nothing else will ever compare. This place is a hidden gem.

Thank Nilmini K
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were first introduced to this store in late 2016 on a chocolate tour and bought a lot of chocolate. On this trip - we made our way to the store again and spent another minor fortune in chocolate goods. Even though it is NOT...More

Thank BuckeyeKid8059
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Very good classical tastes like coffee, cognac etc and intresting new like basil and lemongrass are surprisingly fresh... good "finger" size 🍫

Thank Olga P
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Quiet and unassuming, removed from the chaos of Grand Place, this chocolate shop was our favorite of the trip. We made a few visits here on our last day to stock up on assortments to bring home. The woman who worked there was very patient...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This chocolatier is almost a hidden gem for locals. Proof of that is a local recommended it so we got to know the place. The attendant only spoke french, but it is easy to point at what you want, everything is clearly priced and I...More

Thank g-cardozo
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This has been a great chocolate shop. Since new owner took over, it has nothing to do with the quality from before. Hot chocolate tastes like water with sugar, worse then any machine made drink. Before your spoon would almost stand in your chocolate. Total...More

Thank Dagmar K
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Quite simply the best ice cream I’ve ever eaten. It’s not cheap. But then ecstasy seldom comes free.

Thank stalixbxl
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We came here just for takeaway ice cream. We had Rasberry and Chocolate Orange. They were not as good as gelato but still nice. Big pieces of orange in my Chocolate Orange tho. U could tell it was good quality. The service was also good....More

Thank Rooftop_Beach
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The chocolate was good but very strong the waffle was very good . The staff was very overwhelmed and thus not so nice .

Thank Louis R
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is a place that sells handmade artisan chocolates alongside a cafe selling hot drinks and sweet treats.

Thank Robert W
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1 April 2015|
Response from NilminiK |
No but Blondeel, like Marcolini, roasts the beans himself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM
12:00 PM - 6:45 PM
10:30 AM - 6:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai aux Briques 24, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 502 21 31
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