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Chez Leon

$$ - $$$French, , Seafood
Rue des Bouchers 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 14 15
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“mussels” (1,054 reviews)
“fries” (288 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
Rue des Bouchers 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

typical belgian seafood with very attentive staff . Do not come to brussels without going and trying the mussels here

Thank marc s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fries average, Mussels cooked to death, service not interested, could not pay individually - not worth getting there.

Thank swiss-engineer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant twice because of their Moules. There’s a lot of restaurants that serve moules and frites but this place is the one you should visit.

Thank jpmerchandise
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is one of the oldest and specialised in Mussels (moules). You cannot visit Brussels without eating Chez Leon! You can enjoying viewing how they prepare the plates also while eating. The only problem is the toilets who are on a third floor far...More

Thank Safa N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good choice of beer. Well- prepared moules. It's unfortunate that this place is so frequented by tourists because it takes away the charm. The frites were PERFECT, however; best I've ever had, I'd say. The service is excellent and quick and this place is probably...More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited this otherwise great restaurant this week and was struck with a violent episode of DSP that I won’t forget anytime soon. This is posted mostly out of concern for other would-be diners who are looking to enjoy mussles around this time.

Thank Amir-Esmaeil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked reservation online. When arrived, was seated promptly. Place was quite crowded. Many tourists. Seems to be built to accommodate large groups. Ordered beer and mussels/frittes. Surprisingly not as many options for mussels as I was expecting but they were good nonetheless. Nothing mind blowing....More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Known for their mussels, there often is a wait for a table but the wait is well worth it. Service is good and staff friendly.

Thank beerstl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old style preserved, crowded but really friend atmoshpere. Perfect food, I always go there when in Brussels, to appreciate great mules.

Thank KG-2016-05
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good and traditional place to try "moules frites". The place is big and quite touristy near Grand Place, but it is good.

Thank Hansen, D
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7 May 2017|
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Response from Jellebie | Reviewed this property |
Mussels are available every day, but on sunday's from 6:30PM they are "all you can eat".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Bouchers 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 14 15
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