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Cafe De L'Opera

#2,100 of 3,196 Restaurants in Brussels
$$ - $$$, French,
Rue des Princes 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 219 52 96
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.All hours
Belgian, French, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Rue des Princes 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok but what really made this visit special was the waiter Emilio who took care of us in the most amazing way! He was absolutely fantastic! Always caring an attentive. Thank you Emilio!!!

Thank Renata W
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Tried to pop in here for a few drinks and a rest during a walk around the city. Met by a guy at the front who starts pulling faces when we ask for a table for four for some drinks. Quickly makes up a table...More

Thank Al-X-G-10
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Very central, near the grand Place, just for three teas and one beer, food is so so, not the best , but eatable, and the staff was not very friendly. The location is nice. No credit card under 20 euros.

Thank Manuel d
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went into here wanting a quick cup of coffee. Mistake. We were greeted by a short guy in a suit who didn't want us to be in there. After pulling some strange faces he showed us to a filthy table. Our waitress then came over...More

Thank Robby_rams
Reviewed 30 November 2017

During my trip to Brussels, I visited this place three times. Excellent food, service, and staff. I love the Lasagna, it is so delicious. It is a quite restaurant, excellent service.

Thank Mateo B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Very central, food is so so, not the best , but eatable, but the staff was very very friendly. And the location is nice

Thank peter v
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Entering Cafe De L'Opera is like stepping back in time! Many of the quest are as old as the waiters and they quite often remember what the customers orders when they enter the next time. It is a lively place with basic food and good...More

Thank Chokk
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the place is nice and well located 20 meters away from the opera house. Service is friendly. Nothing special about this place but it looks like a good one to have a simple diner at regular price.

Thank bfbo
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Saw this place when i was wandering in Brussels and looking for a decent place for dinner. The ambiance is warm and welcoming, staff friendly and helpful. I ordered onion soup it was good and portion was generous, and i also ordered ham and cheese...More

Thank Yara C
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent carpacio and both our entrées were very good (carbonara and beef stew). We both like the decor and noticed locals as regular patrons. The service was prompt and professional.

Thank Bundegr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, French, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
8:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
8:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
8:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Princes 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 219 52 96
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