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$$ - $$$, , European
Place Rouppe 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 38 16
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (148 reviews)
“fries” (56 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Hours
Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Place Rouppe 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 416 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

They have a machine for credit cards, but don't accept debit cards which is a total lack of respect. Also the answer "kitchen is closed" happens too often. Weird hours. In summary I think this is a certain arrogance towards the people who come there...More

Thank Manolo E
Reviewed 6 days ago

‘Houtsiplou’ apparently means ‘listen to the rain’. Excellent restaurant that offers a diversity of food in a pleasant environment, indoor or out. As a vegetarian I found the choices to be satisfactory. Staff are really great and speak good English. We couldn’t find anywhere better...More

Thank Tanderra
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We went here with some friends. Food was ok but not outstanding. Burgers are big. The salmon was ok. Price is ok. Service wasn't friendly.

Thank stevenenhilde
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Came in 11.40, they asked if we wanted breakfast. Then there were no service until 11.55. Then they said that we can't have breakfast after 12.00?!? Also seems like a place with staff from Paris, that hates tourists... Sad...

Thank Hans N
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Houtsiplou is a quaint bistro with a diverse menu, daily specials, and a big hamburger list. It was quite busy as people were enjoying outside dinning on a sunny Sunday at the square. Not only was the menu bright, fun and full of good dishes,...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Came here for dinner. They ran out of the soup of the day, and our waitress was not very friendly. I wish we had the other waitress, who seemed nicer and more accommodating. The food was good though. In particular, the duck burger with four...More

1  Thank cinng
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a sunny morning for brunch and were seated outside in the open square. The staff were friendly and helpful, providing good service throughout. We ordered the Eggy Toast, Bacon & Eggs on Toast and Club Sandwiches. All were tasty, but the Club...More

1  Thank Nick L
Reviewed May 18, 2018

I went to Houtsiplou to have dinner with some friends. The people were friendly but the food was below all expectations. The vegetables tasted like water and the meat was medium well although I asked for it to be rare. To top it all the...More

Thank Aligeraa
Reviewed April 30, 2018

What a great way to start our Brussels eating experience. We had great legume soup and a vegetable salad to share. It was cooked well and had a great variety of fresh veggies. Bread was fresh and crispy. The portions were generous and well priced...More

1  Thank smmarger1
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Loved the decor of the place - installations on the walls, plants, funny signs and toilets with blackboard and chalks :) My meal and drink were very good, the portions enormous. Prices were quite high for me but for Brussellians I suppose they are just...More

1  Thank sonulique
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Rouppe 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 38 16
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