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Place Sainte-Catherine 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 502 35 73
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
“stew” (7 reviews)
“rabbit” (6 reviews)
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Place Sainte-Catherine 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

We should have known that this restaurant would not be good - it was empty where everywhere else nearby was full... I ordered a potato dish - with cheese - it tasted awful. The cheese had a sour note (I love strong cheese) - it...More

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed July 10, 2018

i want to drink a good beer. i cant found it in this restaurant. so i am sad go to another place to search beer

Thank nikolaromano
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Certainly not Michelin star, but the food was good and reasonably priced. The rabbit and the stew were very good. Selection of beers and wines was a bit limited -- one would at least hope for more beers on the list in Belgium and a...More

Thank Godfrey S
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Cosy but funky modern decor in this Brussels bistrot which matches a warm welcome with honestly priced good food. Set on the beautiful Place Ste Catherine, this restaurant has a very varied menu offering traditional Belgian dishes (Carbonnade beef stew for example), spectacular potato based...More

1  Thank AlisonHindhaugh
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Large portions and fantastic quality Belgian dishes. We can recommend the traditional beef stew (Carbonades à la flamande) and a fish stew casserole (Cassolette de poissons "Kombijma") which was a delicious cream based dish of prawns, mussels and sea bass. The restaurant also had a...More

Thank Jason_and_F
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

The personal tell us that they have "fresh" monkfish .. Of course it wasn't fresh, as I expected, but now it comes the real thing: THE FISH ON MY PLATE IT REALLY STINKS!! The apologies, offered me another plate .. which I obviously refused. Too...More

Thank 294razvanm
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

It was one of those evenings when every seat outside was full and little wonder. Kim bij ma is set in picturesque St Catherine's and as dusk falls on the cobbled boulevard who could resist the call of the attractive, simple, well priced menu. The...More

Thank Bazz55
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

What an unrespectful staff, unfriendly and rude. Didnt even order. Dont waste your time and money here.

Thank Michachael
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We went in on a cloudy Saturday for a quick lunch. The TripAdvisor reviews were slightly below 4, which should ensure acceptable quality. The staff was nice, the restaurant almost empty, but that didn't bother us as we were with our small daughter. We went...More

Thank rigi1980
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is right in front of the square with seats outside (for when the weather is nice), however the service is terrible - pretty slow. Plus the food is average - we had the mussels but they weren't as good as promised.

Thank giovanam272
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Sainte-Catherine 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 502 35 73
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