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Au vieux Spijtigen Duivel

$$ - $$$, , European
Chaussee d'Alsemberg 621, Uccle, Brussels 1180, Belgium
+32 2 344 34 55
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (3 reviews)
“moules frites” (2 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European
$$ - $$$
Chaussee d'Alsemberg 621, Uccle, Brussels 1180, Belgium
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Au vieux Spijtigen Duivel
1. A piece of history
"One of the oldest "estaminet" Go for a traditional experience."
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2. Affordable
"a great choose of celebrated Belgium foods at very decent prices"
Emily C
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3. Belgian cuisine
"its old-looking estaminet style and famous Belgian typical food"
Marc R
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21 - 30 of 35 reviews

Reviewed September 30, 2015

Enjoyed eating here do much we ate here twice. The second time being better than the first. It'll be full of locals and the menu is in French, with only one waiter speaking English. To us this was part of the appeal - a place...More

Thank Day48
Reviewed July 23, 2015

They serve late at night. No booking needed, but you might have to wait for a table. It is a typical bistro. Affordable for all budgets, but keep in mind it is not a luxurious venue!!! Make sure you are not seated close to the...More

Thank PhotographyCG
Reviewed July 23, 2015

I like to have mussels and a beer in this busy very old restaurant visted by Victor Hugo and Charles Quint

Thank Georges L
Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is the place. Real. Nothing fake. No marketing. No fashion. Just authentic. One of the oldest "estaminet" Go for a traditional experience. Food is fresh and delicious. Especially at this time of the year with wild beef (Rable de lievre, faisan, biche) Experience the...More

Thank LemanicSailor
Reviewed October 14, 2014

For years we'd been aware of the "Spitigen Duivel" (roughly, the Disreputable Devil, possibly the oldest in Brussels and in a listed building) as a great traditional pub in our neighborhood of Uccle, and we'd had a beer or two there. But last week I...More

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We know this place for a very long time and saw the development every year.This is the oldest cafe in Brussels (you can read the history on their menu).About 10 years ago their menu was very simple, but know the choice in beers and food...More

1  Thank KristinVanCauteren
Reviewed August 21, 2014

Found this restaurant via Tripadvisor as I needed to be in this neighbourhood I do not know very well. Surprising place, colour, light, atmosphere. Its decoration is stuck in the past -but not faked..- and not specially beautiful, but that didn't bother us at all....More

Thank SeversOlivier
Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is surprising that such a typical Belgian restaurant still exists in this form and shape in the neighbourhood. It looks like it hasn't changed much in the last 120 years or so. Again, you get what you came for: the old wooden floor, l'ambiance...More

Thank hholbein
Reviewed June 8, 2014

I joined some friends recently for dinner at this restaurant and I was pleasantly suprised. The interior is quaint and decorated with old jukeboxes and cash machines - I'll definitely go back in winter for a warm cozy dinner. We sat outside on the terrace...More

Thank emily w
Reviewed November 11, 2013

Hi everyone, Last weekend I had dinner in that restaurant located in the south of Brussels with my fiancé and a friend of mine. The waiters were nice and the place is decorated with an old jukebox, an old cash register, so with unusual stuffs....More

Thank Cheng-Ya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaussee d'Alsemberg 621, Uccle, Brussels 1180, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Uccle
  • Phone Number: +32 2 344 34 55
  • E-mail
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