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Cafe La Brocante

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Rue Blaes 170 | 1000 BXL, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 13 43
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
Rue Blaes 170 | 1000 BXL, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love to visit the wonderful square Place Du Jeu De Balle and not to visit Marche Aux Puces Des Marolles which is the famous flea market but to visit some of the great pubs,bars and restaurants in this vibrant area of Brussels namely the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good fod for meat eaters, not for those who enjoy vegetarian food. Unfriendly barman which made us want to eat fast and leave, despite the cozy atmosphere in the cafe. The locals seems to like it, but for a tourist is not a welcoming experience....More

Thank Andrei N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Headed out, hungry and dying for coffee, and Cafe la Brocante came to the rescue. Great coffee, giant Belgian omelette and delicious charbonnade (beef cooked just right in beer wish mashed potatoes). Staff were friendly and food was plentiful, with great prices (but pay cash),...More

1  Thank wideyed_wander
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place - the coffee and croissant I had were fine, and the cat came over to visit me - next best thing to a cat café in central Brussels.

Thank Richard Y
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This restaurant is located at the corner of the flea market square and on a cold january day we decided to have lunch there. It's kind of rustic and with an authentic feel. The menu offers many simple and affordable dishes, many of which are...More

Thank HansCB
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Date 30.12.2017 at 13h00 We were 5 adults. One Local and 4 from Germany. Two of us spike fluent french, one flamisch, thus no communication problem. The restaurant had plenty of tables left and when I asked one of the waiters if he haf a...More

Thank Familie_unterwegs
Reviewed 3 December 2017

As I approached, I realised I'd been here about two or three years before but I wasn't complaining as it's a fantastic place. Situated on a corner directly opposite the expansive Jeu de Balle flea market, La Brocante is a great spot. As it's a...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This bar is standout and serves authentic simple food. Theri signature sandwich is so large that it could have done for two of us ! Try some of their bottles of Lambics which went down very well :)

Thank david n
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It's the first place we stumbled upon in Brussels, and maybe this is a bit subjective, but the atmosphere was very nice, felt authentic, not tourist-trap-ish. Really good tea, although not a huge selection, and a awesome sandwich for only 4 euro. They also have...More

Thank Ion B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After seeing a lot of great reviews about this place we decided to stop by after seeing the flea market. The front door was open and there were one or two other people inside, just sitting at the tables. Not eating or drinking. After sitting...More

Thank Brittany A
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Questions & Answers
11 June 2016|
Response from Frids23 |
I went around noon today (Sunday) and was told they don't have jazz there anymore.
Michal D
12 February 2015|
Response from Sebastien D | Property representative |
Hello, yes we have free wi-fi acces
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Blaes 170 | 1000 BXL, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 13 43
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