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Drug Opera

) #461 of 3,134 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ French, ,
Rue Gretry 51, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 229 16 66
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“waffles” (32 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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French, Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rue Gretry 51, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Terrific place to eat out on the sidewalk and people-watch. Waffles and crepes are excellent. Coffee is superb.

Thank Whiskywizard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here in Feb '17 whilst on a weekend visit to Brussels. We had walked past this restaurant a few times and thought that it looked really interesting. Inside the decor was interesting ( think old railway carriages ) and we were seated at a...More

Thank UK_Owen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had one beer was a beaut, staff were very happy and seemed like they loved working there which Brighton my day. The beer had a zippy taste which lit up my taste buds and made my trip worth the plane journey.

Thank Matt E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Brussels over NYE and obviously everything is super busy. My sister and I came here twice during our 4 day trip to Brussels. The first time, service was better, but it certainly didn't ruin our experience as we were in no rush. The food...More

Thank SiobhanC285
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place whilst making a one night stop. The distinct yellow building stood out any after a quick look at the menu prompted us to decide to try it. I had a rump steak, my friend had the beef stew. The stew looked...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed in Brussels one night so we were a little disappointed when we chose this place! It was fairly late on but the restaurant was buzzing outside as it was really warm, plenty of people eating and drinking on the outdoor tables. Looked...More

Thank alk3ste
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside, the restaurant can look like a tourist trap with bad quality food and high prices, but DO NOT be fooled. We ate there at three occasions during our trip, and have to say that all the above was not true: the food...More

Thank JorgenHelstrup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the restaurant Drug Opera recently and we were enchanted by the atmosphere. The interior is made in a style of a theatre, with red carpets and we felt like we are in a movie about opera ghost. We ordered main dishes and...More

Thank evawashere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Polite and speedy service. Really lovely staff, great location for people watching. Had a lovely quick meal... perfect for stopping for early dinner.

Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The waiter was being very impolite. There are no water provided from the restaurant. We have to wait for an hour for the food to arrive. The food are extremely expensive and the qualities are not those standard. The lasagne is with HAM which I...More

Thank LO B
drugopera, General Manager at Drug Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear, We have to reply to your comments: 1. We do not provide tap water for free as we are no restaurant as such but a "brasserie" 2. As from many years we make our lasagne with ham, but obviously you cannot appreciate ham. 3....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Gretry 51, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 229 16 66
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