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L'Ecailler du Palais Royal

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Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 87 51
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Belgian
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$$$$
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Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed November 2, 2018

The staff were attentive, pleasant and the service was good. The food was also good, but no better than our meal the previous evening at another fine dining restaurant (which was 150 euros cheaper). The only downside was that our main fish dish was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank edw1949
Reviewed October 16, 2018

For a Michelin star, food is very ordinary, nothing special as compared to other Michelin-starred restaurant in Brussels. Not worth the price. Service is very cold. But not to everyone. For instance, I ordered a glass of champagne, I got almost half a glass. Another...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MichP292
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The food is good but not worth a star. The service is obnoxious . Decor is ok. The price do not reflect the poor quality of the service. Disappointing experience

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Uzo41
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This old, but renewed, restaurant serves excellent food in a traditional but still very nice location. Limited choice, but excellent quality. It’s however a pity to be just with few people in the restaurant. Reason for this is to my opinion the price policy. Waiters...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank F3116JNmarch
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Can't fault the food here- it's fantastic. Perfectly cooked and presented and the decor of the restaurant is lovely. However, for both the starter/main and the dessert the wine we ordered came after the food was brought to the table. Sounds like a small issue...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ginger_traveller2000
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Ginger, Thank you for having taken the time to let us know your experience at L'ecailler. I truly regret that we didn't handle things better especially regarding the service, I have followed up with my team to ensure such a situation does not recur.We...More

Reviewed July 26, 2018

Business lunch is at a correct price of 60. Service is near perfect. Food was excellent too. Classic interior in a beautiful colour set.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jurgen B
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Dear, Jorgen Thank you for having taken the time to share your very warm comment on Trip Advisor. Your comments are extremely important as they provide a motive for continuous improvement. The entire team is delighted to read that you appreciated your lunch and wish...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Nicely situated at the Sablon place, this restaurant provides you, if needed, a very convenient and efficient car valet service. Warm welcome and service, efficient too. A bit old fashion deco style, could be seen as out dated. A good size list of dishes, all...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank brochmi
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear, Brochmi, Thank you for having taken the time to share your very warm comment on Trip Advisor. Your comments are extremely important as they provide a motive for continuous improvement. The entire team is delighted to read that you appreciated your lunch and wish...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I really had an amazing experience at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal. The service was incredible, and the portion in your plate is just perfect. You are treat like a super vip. You feel really special. Thank you, my favorite place in Brussels.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mimi2340
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Dear Mimi Thank you very much for writing this beautiful comment following your experience at L'ecailler. It's pleasing to see you enjoyed our food, service and our facilities. I will be sure to share your positive comments with the greater Hispania team. Kind regards

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome, this place stays one of the best, staff and service are great, always such a pleasure to have their solettes de Zebruge... delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank polyakov123
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had eagerly anticipated dining at this one Michelin star restaurant because of the good reviews and high ratings, but we were sorely disappointed. First, the waitstaff seemed disorganized and curt from the beginning. After seating us our waiter failed to ask...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Anne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$125
Cuisine
Belgian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Wednesday
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 87 51
  • E-mail
Description
A ROYAL EXPERIENCE A prime dining destination with a specialty of fish, shellfish and crustaceans. Serving the ultimate of Belgian gastronomy since 1967, in an elegant setting that combines simple refinement and tranquillity in a stylish club atmosphere and a constant attention to details in service. L’ECAILLER DU PALAIS ROYAL’s cuisine carries a tradition of excellence focused on the high quality of the products and generosity in the plates. BRUSSELS : THE FLAG SHIP Ideally located in the heart of the picturesque antique dealers district, at the foot of the Sablon Church, in a magnificent heritage listed 17th century house, the Brussels restaurant is our signature place. Founded in 1967, it quickly became an institution that has welcomed royal family members, celebrities, international political figures, world renowned chefs, ... An exclusive location that features small tables and cosy benches animated by an enjoyable bar on the ground floor,in a private club ambiance. The upp
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