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Le Paon Royal

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, French, Brew Pub, Grill
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Rue du Vieux Marche aux Grains 6 | Quartier Dansaert, Brussels 1000, Belgium
09:00 - 22:00
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chateaubriand still as tender and juicy as I remember. The most delicious steak you'll eat. Hands down. Worth coming all the way from London for. Will be back next year.

Thank travellinglady151
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

1. expensive but low quality 2. waiter failed to give the correct information about a menu item 3. waiter gave himself tip

Thank Sophie R
Darlington, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Dropped in for morning coffee/hot chocolate - Staff great as were the drinks - Did not have food, but drinks were great as were the toilets

Thank JohnNorth5
San Antonio, Texas
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We happen to find this restaurant/cafe. They do have a large Belgium beer selection. We came in towards closing time so they were a bit pushy but who wouldn't be when they want to go home. I would return but maybe with more time.

Thank nerotal
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305 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little place just off the main streets. Outside seating but it was way too cold for that in December! Various local dishes and a great range of beers. Staff weren't particularly friendly but that may just have been a language thing (we were speaking French but he wanted to speak English). I had the poulet vol au vent (local... More 

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

As a solo traveller and non Belgian I was made to feel a little awkward like it was weird I was alone. The food was ok and service ok. Toilets were quite dirty and needed a clean.

Thank scafidom
Brussels, Belgium
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630 reviews
514 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Offers a shady spot for lunch on a no-cars part of Brussels' attractive and lively St Catherine's district. But we found the food a bit disappointing: the pâté de volaille wasn't very nice and the servings were too big. The salmon tartare was a bit dull and didn't seem as fresh as it might have. Still, the ravioli with truffles... More 

Thank higvin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this place for the last thirty years and it has never failed me yet. Their salade de crevettes grises is so good that I fantasize about it often Their fish dishes are delicious. Their french fries are very good. Their house wine by the glass or the carafe is fine. The service is always cordial... More 

Thank Marie-Paule C
Brussels, Belgium
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143 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Had a steak and vol au vent here. The food is quite tasty. No sauce comes with fries and that is thoughtless of the owners not to foresee. The service is quite friendly and great for Belgian standards. If you sit outside you get a nice view for people watching overlooking the nice trees. We had one main dish and... More 

Thank RatingDuo
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Lovely little place great for a post 2200 drink with friend outside, service was efficient and the range of beers was acceptable. From the outside it looked like a decent place for food but we did not sample.

Thank Anthony B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$44
Belgian, Bar, European, French, Brew Pub, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Vieux Marche aux Grains 6 | Quartier Dansaert, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 3225130868
In the Fashion & Design district of Brussels, the famous Rue Dansaert, 2 minutes away from Grand'Place, discover an oasis of decontraction and culinary exception. On cool days, around an old furnace, or as soon as the sun shines, on our terrace under the platanes, offer yourself the charming atmosphere of a brasserie-restaurant where local artists and inhabitants like to stop the time for one of the 52 beers, a drink, a grilled meat, a specialty or a dessert. Modernity and tradition.

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