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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” (150 reviews)
“fries” (57 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Place Rouppe 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved the atmosphere and big portions. I was a bit unlucky with my choice but all my colleagues seemed very happy with theirs. Service good.

Thank Jurgen B
498matthiasd, Gérant at Houtsiplou, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
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Merci Jurgen et à bientôt !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little spot for a quick casual meal. It's nothing fancy but the food is good and well priced, the service was friendly and fast. We had the daily specials which hit the spot. Happily recommend for a quick casual meal.

Thank Cadtraveler
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Great moules frites, highly recommend for a nice outdoor meal in Brussels. Located just a few streets from the real madness, this is a great find.

Thank TJBud
Reviewed September 26, 2018

About 10 of us booked in for burgers on a pleasant evening. The menu is bright and colourful with a good range of languages. The staff are fluent in most major languages. The burgers are interesting with a good range of combinations and of decent...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

-location is 10min walking from grand place so its almost in the centre of Brussels -If you drive by car, don’t worry you can always find a parking spot around the restaurant -the restaurant has lots of cool paintings on its walls which makes the...More

1  Thank Ozzitraveler
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Dont go there, the frenche took over. So grumpy service and the dont even now what musselsauce is, boycot the place untill they get some new staff. A disgrace for brussel. A proud belgian.

Thank Monique S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

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 August 15, 2018

‘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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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