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BIG MAMA

$$ - $$$, European, French
Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 36 59
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Belgian, European, French
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Small place with a rather small "mama" servicing and I assume papa in the kitchen. He is the weak spot. My linguini with crunchy veggies had rather soggy, overcooked veggies instead. Other dishes were OK but nothing special. Wine average. So, even with the nice...More

Thank Hans Thomas H
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We searched for a place to eat away from gran place. It's located about 3 minutes from grand place. Small nice place. We ser outside. Ordered beers and meat loaves with mashed potatoes. The food was very tasty. Both my wife and I liked it...More

Thank sagivg
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Few steps away fron the crowdy places, this café/restaurant offers a nice variety of beers and local dishes. Reasonable prices, nice terrace.

Thank michel l
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Well cooked and presented Belgian food. Meat is very good (the owner was a butcher). We took ribs and tartare...both were of great quality! Desserts are also very tasty

Thank 785fredg
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have been a couple of times there in various occasions. The location has the advantage of being close to Gran Place and still out of the Tourist area. Personally, I don't find the decorations and the atmosphere noticeable in anyway. Pretty average. The service...More

Thank Geomina
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The guy was as warm and friendly as the waitress was cold and abrupt. Food was average (linguine, pulled meat), mussels were excellent.

Thank Campanule F
Reviewed 24 November 2016

It was Saturday evening and we passed out of this small restaurant. We asked for a table for 4 and the owner was happy to serve us immediately. After our walk at Grand Place where we saw a lot of touristic bistros we returned to...More

Thank alexandros61
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I visit Brussels frequently, and there has to be at least one moules frites (mussels and chips) when I go, and this time I tried out Big Mama. It's halfway between the centre and the antiques district, so well placed, but not quite in the...More

Thank St_Ogpan
Reviewed 23 August 2016

the place was clean, friendly stagg and foods was average. We were welcomed by a nice guy, he offered us free seating, offered us 2 boards with suggestions and the fixed menu. tafels were in inox, clean. but the walls needs some freshingup. the barhroom...More

Thank kvnw
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was nicely decorated and the service was friendly. The food was average, however it is very cheap so that balances it out.

Thank Sophie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Belgian, European, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 36 59
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