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La Vieille Ville

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Petite rue des Bouchers 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 502 44 63
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Surrey
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26 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

We stopped here for an early dinner on a day trip into Brussels, it was pouring with rain outside so we didn't overly consider which restaurant to go into and just headed straight for this one. I wish I had read the reviews first! My husband ordered off the fixed price menu, mussels to start followed by Flemish stew. He... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Honestly the worst experience I ever had in a restaurant. -The quality of the food is awful; Almost uneatable. - the wine list is ridiculously expensive; cheapest bottle of red wine is a 80 Euro Pommerol. - the staff is completely incompetent - the toilets are beyond disgusting. Both ladies en mens rooms. It amazes me that this restaurant is... More 

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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

We thought we couldn't go wrong ordering Steak but we were wrong. Steaks were mediocre and service was terrible.

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1 Thank eve1104
Tainan, Taiwan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

The waiter is making fun on us, as we can't understand their language. We speak only English. The food is terrible especially the desert. My fork is dirty and waitress unhappy when i request to change it. The glass is not clean and the beer, i wonder it is beer. Come on, i am in Belgium, why the beer is... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

I was in Brussels in May 2014 and was looking for something light to eat on my first evening there. I was encouraged in by the "street barker" and decided to go for the €10 special. The waiter who took my order was very unfriendly to begin with. I ordered the fish and there was more skin than flesh on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Like other people we were called in by a street barker. The set menu, free start drinks & one free kid's dish were served as promised, but the quality of food & drinks were poor and the service was very slow. We even had to return one meat dish because the meat was cold when it was supposes to be... More 

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Knokke, Belgium
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

We were cald in by a street barker, on 31 december 21.30h...behaps never a good idea... We were a group of 7 pers. The restaurant looked nice, the staff was well dressed... so i supect an expencif but good restaurant... 4,50 euro for a smal beer, cola water ( plastiek bottle from the Colruyt) Vin rosé,cote de provence 35 euro???... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

You get a good deal for the price here and the atmosphere and service was good on a busy night. Food was good but the restaurant is a little tired around the edges!

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Delft, The Netherlands
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

Granted I didn't get ill from the food, but, then again, I didn't actually get a meal. We were lured in by a street barker (should have been a sign) with a promise of a 20 euro menu. Once we were seated, we weren't presented with those options, but we chose from the a la carte menu. After 45 minutes... More 

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

This restaurant was in tourist area and very close to our hotel and grand place. we just walked in a street full of restaurant, managers or whoever they are standing in frond of their restaurant and beg tourists to get them to their restaurant, so thats how we pick this restaurant. I got a T-bone steak, I can tell you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Petite rue des Bouchers 8, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 502 44 63
Description
New direction ,very good food and nice prices for example paella aux fruits de mer , la poitrine de volaille farci, le magret de canard au confit de grenade la carbonnade belge, le waterzoi de poissons.........

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