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Le Fruit Defendu

Rue de Tenbosch 108, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 347 42 47
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Rue de Tenbosch 108, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first went there a few years ago when it was under different management whom I think have since retired. Still remains a very pleasant restaurant serving good food and wine. Pretty busy midweek when we visited and we ate and drank well. Had run...More

Thank BethMary
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited here recently with friends and family. The service was attentive and the food was very good, if a little expensive. We had a selection of starters and main courses from a menu which changes constantly. The mains included lamb, steak and fish and all...More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Although both the menu and restaurant are small, it delivers big flavours. The small selection of 6 main courses all sounded delicious and the two we had (beef and sea bass) were both delicious. The service was excellent. Would highly recommend.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The food (Beef carpaccio w/ black truffles) & wine was excellent. The Service was very friendly. It was a fantastic experience!

Thank ryanr835
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Really nice small and genuine restaurant with nice staff and tasty food. Good whine chart as well. But meny just in french.

Thank Nicklas M
Reviewed 2 July 2018

It is a nice restaurant with an attentive and friendly service. The menu is quite interesting with both traditional and some more innovative offers. The fod is well prepared and fresh. He wine list is also interesting with some affordable wines as well as a...More

Thank gaetanop204
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Really amazing food (seasonal, all best quality), very good service and super cozy and romantic atmosphere

Thank Cecily C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

small but very friendly place excellent food excellent wine excellent service good value everything is perfect

Thank jeantore
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Le fruit défendu is a small restaurant nestled in the heart of Ixelles. The Menu changes depending on the season or the products available on the market. The products are fresh. The waiters are very welcoming and the service is top of the notch. I...More

Thank 579c_cilej
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with a friend couple. It’s cosy and staff is friendly yet we had few incidents when they forgot our request (like bringing extra water, cooking steak well as there was a pregnant one etc...). Food is good and definitely filling. Prices are...More

Thank Suskumuikkunen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 97
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de Tenbosch 108, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 347 42 47
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