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La Porte des Indes

Avenue Louise 455, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 647 86 51
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Avenue Louise 455, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We took a menu and got a taste of all different kind of food. Good variety of dressings. The naan bread could be a bit more. Good dessert with four small plates. Nice indian interior. Friendly waiters, but they all should try to speak Dutch....More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We had the vegetable biryani and really liked it here. However, I also tried a few of my friends dishes including the shrimp curry and white daal which were not so good. They do not make clear on the menu which dishes are gluten free...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Been here before a few years ago, i wanted to try this famous restaurant again for my birthday. The interior is still of old glory, which suits the place. Maybe a more cosy light would to the place good. But although the staff was friendly,...More

Thank DeerDuBois
Reviewed November 19, 2017

For a long time I wanted to try out this restaurant. The atmosphere is nice, but some things are in bad need of some tlc (toilets!) I have had some experiences with Indian food. The chicken and lamb was tough. The meat should be soft,...More

Thank Jos L
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Some Indian friends had recommended us this restaurant but since it was a bit expensive we decided to try the first time with the restodays menu despite we had heard the quality and service would not be at the same level as when ordering a...More

Thank Kongen04
Reviewed October 9, 2017

I have passed countless times, since I was a child, in front of the "Porte des Indes", this reknowned restaurant on the Avenue Louise. The place really had a reputation to withold... Well, I was rather pleased Fine westernized indian food (meaning if you are...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

The food that was served was not properly cooked,it was not good quality. After complaining also they did not make any changes.

Thank Girish M
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We went to La Porte des Indes on a Friday evening, we had a very disappointing meal. The menu is appalling but the cooking is really not good enough for what we expected. Blank samosas, hot sauce rancid, aubergines beignets with an heavy potato batter,...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Situated in over several floors in an old building, this Indian restaurant serves a range of good curry. It's a bit mild for experienced curry eaters. But they'll make your dish more spicy if you ask. Kingfisher & Leffe are among the small beer selection....More

Thank Simon O
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The place is really nice, quite a gem in Brussels. The food is great, try the red chicken, it's life changing. However serving was very very slow, so take some time and patience with you. We did complain about this and they were much faster...More

Thank MonikaLaura
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$29 - US$84
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Louise 455, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 647 86 51
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La Porte des Indes is widely celebrated as the best Indian restaurant in Brussels. Set in a beautifully converted Ixelles mansion on the heaving Avenue Louise, La Porte des Indes is decorated in rich wood carvings, warm red-toned colour scheme, masses of flowers and lush plantings, and Colonial style Indian furniture. The costumed waitstaff make the setting complete. This is another success from the Blue Elephant group, so you know the ingredients are of the highest quality. See for yourself. Roam the menu and try dishes like specialities starter of Crab Malabar, a warm salad of flaked crabmeat and corn kernels, main course of something classic like fiery chicken vindaloo and finish with a palate-freshening mango sorbet. Wines are thoughtfully matched to the dishes.
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