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Istas

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French, Belgian, European
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Brusselsesteenweg 652, Overijse 3090, Belgium
+32 2 657 05 11
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Overijse, Belgium
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Long ago the people living in Brussels make a trip to 'Jesus-Eik' to drink a glass of beer and to eat something. It's only 15 km from the center of the town. It is an area near the wood where you can do a nice walk. Today it is still know as being a place where you can take time... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Going to ISTAS is going back a little in time. The menu offers a few classics of the typical Belgian Bistro style restaurant. No surprises here, just the classics you sometimes want. The interior reminds you of those old style bistro places, busy, a bit noisy but it creates a kind of atmosphere that is quite hard to catch in... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Basic menu however complete. No nonsense style, effective and relaxed. This is for the casual friendly dinner or lunch to socialize with friends or family. Value for money.

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Thank Richard W
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699 reviews
510 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A good choice for Sunday lunch. Bustling with good selection of traditional Belgian brasserie fayre and seasonal dishes. Wait time can be quite long at busier periods.

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Thank sdmmb
Overijse, Belgium
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We shared a delightful meal with another couple and were very pleased with each of our meals. The waiter was attentive, the food served timely and delicious. There was a good selection of meals. We will be returning to Istas!

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Namur, Belgium
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Just outside the Brussels ring, easy to reach 1km after the Carrefour Léonard and a private free parking. Large variety of food and drinks at affordables prices, in the restaurant or on a large terrace

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Thank Jean E
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A great place to eat with friends and children. Good food, friendly service. A good choice of dishes. We eat here often.

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Thank Sara C
Overijse, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

sometimes noisy, but average ok , friendly staff, simple recipes , good food, no fuss,next to the forest .

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Thank formimars
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Having lived in Overijse for many years, this was a restaurant that we regularly ate in as a family. We have just eaten there again after a few years away and it has not changed at all. The menu is still the same, but more important, the quality is still the same. This is good honest Belgian food. The steaks... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Excellent steak. Been coming here since 2001 it has changed over the years where as the waitress who served are no longer there (probably retired) and if you requested a receipt it was written on the paper table cloth. It still has charm and we always bring family and friends when they come to visit.

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Thank Diane W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brusselsesteenweg 652, Overijse 3090, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Overijse
  • Phone Number: +32 2 657 05 11

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