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The Old Oak

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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
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Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 489 73 76 57
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Today
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice pub atmosphere and the food is great! We've been there a few times for an after work meal and drinks. The nachos are amazing!! :-)

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Thank SaVa211
Brussels, Belgium
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good pub for Football watching with smiling service. Very nice interior even though it can get very hot when crowded. Food not too appealing though.

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Thank Eric B
Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We went in weekday after work, nachos and beer :) everthing is original and Irish service is fast and the waiter very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Vus S
County Roscommon, Ireland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Irish pub , great food and especially the burgers . Waitress was friendly and nice . Lovely, warm cozy place . Highly recommend for a lunch date

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Thank NRogers96
Banská Bystrica
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Have spent an evening in this Irish pub located very close to the EU institutions, I have to add that it is a perfect place for a relaxed evening with friends. Nice selection of Irish and Belgian beers, yummy and fresh food makes this place worth the visit.

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Thank Mojmir B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with two friends on a Monday night. The place was busy as there was a quiz on and football. However service was not slow and there was always someone available to take our orders. Between us we had a burger( which was extremely tasty and big) plus a few sides dishes. All served piping hot and all large portions.... More 

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Thank MRHythe
Brussels, Belgium
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511 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

There are a few Irish pubs in Schuman. What is nice about The Old Oak is that it is not too dark nor too crowded. You will not be distributed by loud music nor the conversation of the table next to yours. In winter, may sure that you wear a T-shirt at the base. They are extremely generous in making... More 

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Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

A cozy atmosphere, good food, reasonable prices, and a friendly staff is what you get in the Old Oak. For travelers, passersby, or residents, it's a perfect choice for a night out, or to watch a football match. Highly recommended, and, I've been around....

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Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Well this is a real Irish pub in the centre of Europe! If you want a good time, if you want a great atmosphere, if you want to watch a football match with fans while enjoying a nice Guiness or a pub meal, this is the place to be. The pub grub is excellent and the menu contents all. The... More 

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2 Thank Anne S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great night! I'm coming back, there is no doubt about that! Great service from the entire staff! Both food and drinks was amazing!

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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
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 489 73 76 57

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