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Icones

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Belgian, European, French, Fusion
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Boulevard Charlemagne 80 | In Martin's Brussels EU, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 230 85 55
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Today
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Thu 19:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jeremy was very good to us. Thank you for your service. We wish to return to this place when we get another chance

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Thank Ante R
Princethorpe, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Came across this restaurant by chance on our first night in Brussels and it was wonderful. Having just stepped in off the street on a Wednesday evening we were found a table, despite not having a reservation. The waiting staff were excellent, discreet yet very attentive and they made us feel very welcome. We chose a 3 course menu for... More 

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Thank Liz G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant as being in a hotel can mean that the food isn't always the best but this is an exception. the steak was one of the best I've had and the strawberry soup dessert was brilliant.

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Thank 515Glens
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Went there on Sunday, as it was hard to find any restaurant open and i didn`t mind paying extra for good food. I was also attracted by the menu as it was mentioning food allergens as i have gluten intolerance. What i found when i went there was that the place was empty and the sophisticated dishes that i ordered... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We went for lunch on a busy day to this restaurant. Despite it was very busy, full of business people, the service was quick, very friendly and the food was so so delicious and original. They change the menu every week. I will definitely go again.

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Thank Veronika K
Brussels, Belgium
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Very good food, nicely presented, large choice, good wines, reasonably priced. Excellent service. Highly recommended.

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Thank Carlo S
Andy D, Directeur général at Icones, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your great comment Carlo S. We hope to see you soon for discovering our new card. Gastronomically yours, Andy More 

Brussels, Belgium
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154 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a quiet restaurants where you can have some privacy when talking business in the European quarter of Brussels I would recommend Icones It is the restaurant of the Martins hotel Location is good as very near the European Council building and main European Commission building Most restaurants in the area are crowded and as tables... More 

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Thank Luisella P
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510 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Excellent two or three course lunch menu. Good quality seasonal and imaginative cooking. Friendly welcoming service in nice setting.

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Thank sdmmb
Andy D, Directeur général at Icones, responded to this review

Dear Sdmmb, Many thanks for your comment left on Tripadvisor. Our chef proposes each week a new business lunch full of creativity and seasonal product. You may discover it via our website or on our Icones facebook page - become a fan and you will received infos & fotos. Also you can book directly your table on Facebook. Gastronomically yours,... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

About the only negative point was that , once filled to capacity, it can become too lively (for a room full of european diplomats, that is a tall order, yet it can). the seating arrangement was excellent, le chairs where excellent, table cloth smooth and crisp. dinnerware was clean and elegant. Service was on par with what you might expect... More 

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Thank alain P
Andy D, Directeur général at Icones, responded to this review

Dear Alain P, A super THANK YOU for your 'Iconic' comments on our Icones restaurant. Those have been transmitted to the whole team: it celebrate the efforts made every day to serve our guests at a high level of quality. Dimitri, Our Chef, & his cooking team was particularly smiling after reading your comments. We hope that you will be... More 

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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

I can't say whether the chef who cooked other reviewers' meals was on leave or working elsewhere, but I didn't experience many of the positives written about below over a 3-day work-related stay. (See separate review for hotel) The flavours of sauces, and fillings for fresh pasta) were closer to University food halls than sleek cosmopolitan Brussels: starchy, bland and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$54
Cuisine
Belgian, European, French, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Charlemagne 80 | In Martin's Brussels EU, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 230 85 55
Description
The ICONES Lounge Bar & Restaurant are designed to make everyone feel at home, in a small group or alone. The long bar counter, made of Miletia wood and chrome, is topped by an imposing glass chandelier. Guests can sit at tables of varying heights, depending on the time of day and as the mood takes them. The raised bar contributes to the conviviality while the lounge tables and armchairs provide superb comfort. A well-situated garden – a godsend in the cityscape – laid out with great care, allows guests to take a breath of fresh air in the sunshine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?