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The Open

#1,349 of 3,204 Restaurants in Brussels
$$ - $$$French, Chinese,
Boulevard Saint-Michel 17, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 735 49 89
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible10%
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French, Chinese, Belgian, European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Boulevard Saint-Michel 17, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Finding a place for dinner when you have a small baby is not easy. Last weekend we tried The Open with our baby for dinner. We felt very welcomed from the first moment, the waiters were very friendly and the food was very good for...More

Thank L R
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Excellent Asian food, good wines, most of the waiters are polite and helpful, the terrasse is excellent.

Thank Ingo D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered a salade and a tartar as we didn't have time. 20 minutes later I checked on the salade and the answer was "yes, it's coming". 25 minutes later - still coming. 15 more minutes - "Salade ? What salade ?" The guy was...More

Thank Johnny_Goode
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went for a drink and stayed for dinner. There was a limited beer selection but there was a good gin selection. The Thai curry was average, had nice vegetables but was not very spicy. The service was a bit slow but otherwise fine. Nice outdoor...More

Thank JustRose_CH
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Over 2 hours for 2 starters & dessert. Not happy with service at all, grateful to be able to leave finally at the end once bill finally came.

Thank Brendon G
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food was okay, not excellent. Service was panic; we waited one and a half hour for our simple steak and salad.

Thank Jean-Paul P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We live very close to the restaurant and we occasionally eat there. We are a family of 6 with four children. Our kiddos enjoy the Asian European cuisines and the staff is always friendly and patient with us. When they are busy, it's hard to...More

Thank C D
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I discovered this place by chance, when some friends and I were searching for a place to eat after the normal lunch hours. The restaurant's name is quite suitable as they are indeed "open" when others are not. The kitchen operates from 12 noon until...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Proper, authentic Thai Green curry at the right level of heat/spiciness and not too sweet, unlike dinner less authentic places. Temperature was perfect. Lived in Asia for a half century and this was really good considering where this restaurant was located. Can't speak for the...More

Thank Manjaman
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I go from time to time to the open because I live in Brussels, food is good, a very interesting fusion of Asian and brasserie type meals, consistency in the quality of the dishes but what sets this place apart is the service, I have...More

Thank Claudiobxl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Saint-Michel 17, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 735 49 89
  • E-mail
French and asian kitchen but in Belgium
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