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Restaurant de l’Ogenblik

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Discover Brussels
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Galerie des Princes 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 61 51
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We still cannot stop talking about the amazing dinner we had here! We got there late at 2300 so we had to sit upstairs, but the service was great! We ordered 3 appetizers, trio carpaccio, fried calamari, and the shrimp croquets and let me just say, each one was to die for! We will definitely be back!

Thank eahayman
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I arrived promptly at our reservation, were seated and a menu thrown at us. Ten minutes later the server came for a drink order. I had questions about the menu, but he had no time for answers. When he returned, my husband ordered scallops as a first course and salmon. I ordered scallops as a main course.... More 

Thank Karen Z
Brussels, Belgium
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a classic in Brussels and I have asked myself many times why I haven't been before. The place has a lot of atmosphere and it is definitely worth visiting. The menu contains mainly fish dishes with an Asian twist, which is not really what you would expect in such a classical place. It took some time before we... More 

Thank Calamarison
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really one of the best traditional restaurants in Brussels, offering an extensive, seasonally adjusted menu of traditional Brussels/ Belgian dishes, that are really all excellent ! Interior is old fashioned brasserie, service is swift and cocky, house wine is great but there is a good wine list if you want more ... really all round great dinner place !

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a popular place with great atomsphere. The meny is great and the food is worth the waiting to get a table... No one can be disappointed on the meny, but the service can be a bit annoyingly confused. To bad because the mix up the dishes and forget dishes...

Thank Kent S
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Brussels, just pass the touristic Butcher Street, Rue de Bouchers, and go for this restaurant which is just around the corner. Food is very good, prices are decent and the atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank Willem H
Level Contributor
88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great meal and super atmosphere. The restaurant was full so booking is advised. It appeared to be full of locals enjoying good food and wine. I would look forward to going there again.

Thank maggiemay027
Boulder, Colorado
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416 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant primarily serves fresh, simply prepared grilled fish and steak. We had tuna and mixed grill of fish, both of which were excellent. The white asparagus starter with Egg salad was tasty. The chocolate sauce on ice cream and meringue was excellent. Efficient service.

Thank Peter V
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went there with my family, great service, great food. Definitely recommends for couples, solo, family or business.

Thank Ijul1609
London, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was recommended to us and it was a really good place to go to splash out on a special meal. The food was excellent, the atmosphere buzzy and the service friendly and quirky. A very enjoyable and entertaining evening.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galerie des Princes 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 61 51

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