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The Old Oak

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 489 73 76 57
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“burgers” (18 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“irish pub” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were bar and pub hopping around the EU Quarter of Brussels and decided to drop into one of our favourite Irish pubs namely The Old Oak. This is as about a traditional an Irish pub you will find in...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I generally pop in here to see football or rugby. Great pub atmosphere - different areas. Great pub grub, not too pricey. Friendly staff

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We went here to watch the rugby last weekend. (They have lots of televisions for sports, which may put some people off). They serve food which was wholesome and good value. The seafood chowder was excellent at a good price. Prices are generally fair for...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 30 January 2018

went for lunch twice this week. Both times empty, quiet and pleasant (but has reputation for business and noise, esp during televised soccer or rugby). Ban on smoking 100% observed. Great location from all institutions. Not lucky with food choices: avocado and eggs - too...More

1  Thank hrdlicka2017
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Cozy little pub with a laid-back atmosphere. Quite wide variety of Beers and pub food was also served. The staff was attentive enough.

1  Thank Hampiainen
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The place is nice but the character of the manager girl is horrible, arrogant and unpleasant. The friendly rasta waiter was embarrassed to see how he treated us by refusing to charge us separately.

2  Thank pepserrat
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was there to watch a football game.... but it was shown in ARABIC, its an irish pub, we spoke to the Scottish man who was also working there he advised what games would be played, he was very busy dealing with the customers who...More

2  Thank agrumlover2017
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was there with my partner this weekend on Saturday night during the Napoli game.. it was super busy, we were informed of the potential wait for the food from our waiter when we ordered, so that was not a problem, i had Fish and...More

1  Thank brusselsc0uple
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I went there with my friends to have a drink and take something to eat. It was OK, the service could be little faster. The rest was good.

1  Thank bello5
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I came back to Old Oak, still having in mind those juicy, rich burgers they used to serve. So once again, we all took burgers. But we came to the same conclusion: for the first time, the meat they served was really, really bad. This...More

2  Thank nicov2
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Nik J
4 April 2016|
Response from danishuttleton | Property representative |
Unfortunately not i'm afraid. The toilets are downstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 489 73 76 57
  • E-mail
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