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La Chaloupe d'or

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Belgian, European, Brew Pub
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Grand-Place 24-25 | Grand’Place, 24-25, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 41 61
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Irvine, California
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Besides the sole, I had Boulettes Tomate, or meatballs in sauce. Another outdoor-indoor restaurant, very quaint, with very good food, and of course the fries are perfect. One Maes beer, one glass of Pinot Noir completed the early dinner. Just sit back, relax, enjoy the service, extraordinary for the amount of servers who do it all so well, these are... More 

Thank James W
Nicosia, Cyprus
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place 2 days ago me and another 9 people. The waitress was starring at us very badly every time we were talking a bit loud or the kids were talking loud etc. We ordered plain pasta with olive oil for my 2 years kid, and we explained to the waiter the very big problem that my kid... More 

Thank claire k
Auckland, New Zealand
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The building that used to be the guild hall of the tailors association in 14th century is now home to a popular Brussels restaurant. It is located at the Grand Place with a great view over the square and looking down towards Rue De l'etuve where the Mannekin Pis is located We visited here twice. The first time was for... More 

Thank intrepidkiwi
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I totally recommend the meatballs made with pork, parsley, and onion; they are serve in the traditional way with tomato sauce and fries. The meatballs were really really good! The fries were above average.

Thank snemrava
Wiesbaden, Germany
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's a tourist trap. Yes, it is the most beautiful location you could think of, it's just the wrong restaurant. I tried several of the beers, which weren't good, I had pork with fries, which was a catastrophe. The service said, it's typical – well, if that's typical, congratulations ... If you're visiting this beautiful city, try to find one... More 

Thank alexspoon
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this restaurant has a great location & deco. Besides that they ignored us for 20 min when we arrived & then were extremely rude when we asked for service. Avoid unless you're desperate.

Thank Brendon G
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My 2nd trip to Brussels and we were in Grand Central.. And thought let us have a quick drink before we head back to London.. That's how we landed here.. Very old pub which you get a feel of as soon as you enter it.. It has got quite a character with antiques all around.. And it's cosy.. We went... More 

Thank Nirmalya C
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The location is the best you can have if you want to eat in the grand place.the service excellent with very polite stuff.try the plate with duck it's one of my favourites. The prices are what they must be if you choose to eat in the main square of a European city. Decoration is the signature of Brussels. I like... More 

Thank Despina V
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was in Brussels for a 23 hour layover and after walking around the Grand-Place decided to give La Chaloupe d'or a try as they had a nice patio, menu selection and space for 1. I had the rabbit cooked in a Cherry Lambic with roasted seasonal veggies and roasted potatoes. Delicious! Best rabbit I've had in 10 years. Tender... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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263 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My last review was in 2014 and I gave it 5 stars. Went back twice recently, once for lunch on the outside terrace and once for after dinner drinks. I'm surprised at the range of reviews as I found the staff reasonably attentive (this is Belgium after all), the food very good and the range of food and drink well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$48
Belgian, European, Brew Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand-Place 24-25 | Grand’Place, 24-25, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 41 61
La Chaloupe d'Or is an historical brasserie-restaurant on Brussels' Grand'Place. The place to be. Since its building in 1692 for the tailor's guilt, La Chaloupe d'Or has kept alive a unique tradition of warm and cozy atmosphere. Enjoy the view on Grand'Place from our sunny terrasse or through the windows of our cosy historical rooms on 3 floors. Let us pamper you with our typical Belgian specialties. Visit our banquet rooms for your event. Prestige and tradition.

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