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Rue Capitaine Crespel, 1, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 513 03 03
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“speculoos” (2 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rue Capitaine Crespel, 1, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for 4 for a family dinner to celebrate our daughter's 16th birthday. Originally booked for a rooftop view but that turned out to be the outside terrace which was part of the bar section. The restaurant seating is indoors, but plush in...More

Thank vmenon1309
Dirk A, Manager at Cospaia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for you feedback. We are glad you enjoyed. See you again soon

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very well located and has valet parking. We had cocktails on the great terrace (dining was not possible because too windy). Service was 'ok' but not fluid neither top. The restaurant was at the start a very trendy place, with a spectacular...More

Thank Olivier O
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

The place is really nice, very good terrace in the heart of Brussels but unfortunately, the service was far below common accepted standards for such a place. We have waited for more than 20 minutes for someone to take our order. We had our order...More

Thank gde9616
Dirk A, Manager at Cospaia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Dear, Thank you for letting us know your comments. The day you visited there was an after work event. Because of the large number of people attending we cannot offer the normal service level indeed and we encourage people to order at the bar and...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Happy hour is a joke, very expensive place, waiters are unprofessional, prices are unclear, probably the place to be for touristsMore

Thank Stéphane F
Dirk A, Manager at Cospaia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear, I'm sorry to read this. Happy hour are reduced prices before 7pm as announced on the menu, nothing more, nothing less. If there was any mistake, I'm sure that it was resolved otherwise you can always write me an email. Furthermore I think 10€...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband and I visited Cospaia on Saturday evening 11 March. The restaurant was recommended to us by some friends and it sure lived up to the expectations. We were greeted by friendly staff and given a table in the fashionably decorated old-and-new-style-combined white room....More

Thank MartheKristineFjeld
Reviewed 8 March 2017

well after being served a dead horse for dinner the previous evening i again went for the steak which was fabulous, chips were a bit crispy but rest was nice. Building was beautiful and service was strong. I would recommend this place

Thank Shaggybaz
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had some beer tasting prior to dinner. They had a wide offer. There are also a good choice of beverages in case beer is not your cup of tea. Dinner was very nice, specially the carpaccio (very fresh and tasty) and the dessert (chocolate...More

Thank susanitasale
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Located centrally, this restaurant is a good choice for both personal and business dinners, either in white or black room, or in the terrace during the summer, where you could have a drink and nice dinner. Menu choices or à la cart from a list...More

Thank Evangelia P
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Together with friends we celebrated a Saturday night in the center of Brussels. We were well greeted by the door boy who took our coats. After we went upstairs the manager was waiting for us and we enjoyed a nice cocktail at the bar. There...More

Thank Robert-Jan1972
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It was a hidden gem found close to the Louiselaan. I have enjoyed my cocktail and great menu of €42. Staff was very friendly and spoke fluent English. So wanna go back!!!

Thank gerton w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Capitaine Crespel, 1, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 03 03
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