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Leon De Bruxelles

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Bastille / Oberkampf
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 38 28 69
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11:45 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:45 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:45 - 01:00
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for coffee. You get a nice view over the square but it is very noisy with the traffic going by. Most outdoor eating spaces have a glass surround but this one didn't, hence the excessive noise and I chose not to eat outside for this reason too. We ordered 2 coffees with milk and after a long... More 

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Thank jak609
Mexy, France
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not expect great cuisine, it is just moules with different dressings, but at least the service is fast.

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Thank Eric R
Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked past this restaurant and was late in the evening, decided to tuck in some foods at 9pm. The restaurant has a fast food type of atmosphere and don't expect a typical French restaurant environment. Served varieties of cooking mussels with recommended beer to pair with. Choice of fish and beef too but limited choice. The quality is comparable... More 

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Thank Tai Sheng G
Bruges, Belgium
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195 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I am Belgian and was in the mood for mussels. As this place was a 2 minute walk from the hotel I popped in. Very friendly service. For once I was not hidden away in a corner as a solo diner. The portions are big. The price is OK but I would have liked a bigger selection of Belgian beers... More 

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Thank nebukatnesa
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Ordered the salmon & Basil Mussels in a Papillotte served with rice. However, when it arrived at table it came with chips. Our french is not that good, but when we mentioned that the menu says rice, we just got a shrug and the waiter left. Never did see any rice. Service was not very good and the 'salmon' mussels... More 

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Thank Michael S
Zug, Switzerland
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Amazing world of mussels :) Great staff and food. Beer could be better yet. We have noticed several branches of this place in the city.

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Thank Emin S
Qara
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I eat in Leon De Bruxelles almost every time I am in Paris. I like the food they serve. But this time in republique I found place to improve the service: Poor English, which is something bad in this tourist place. But also no patient due to the hard communication. I expect improve in this point. The food is good.

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Thank Zhalka
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

One word - DISGUSTING! "Burgers" between two hash browns instead of buns with grey, tasteless meat patties. Cold, dry mussels with no sauce. €80 for 2 Adults & 2 Kids and we all left feeling sick from what we were able to eat. You are better off spending your money and time at one of the many great Bistros/Brasseries in... More 

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Thank AngieChris2234
Paris, France
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had the moules/frites here in the week after Christmas. They were good, reasonably priced and, unlike some other Leons, there was a decent amount of space between tables. It was very busy, people queuing up to get in, and the waiters looked to be run off their feet, but still nice and friendly and very efficient. Wouldn't hesitate to go... More 

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Thank Scotfire
Bristol, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A casual restaurant serving very decent mussels and great waffles. The staff didn't seem very welcoming at first (we waited for a while to be seated), but our waitress was super attentive although very busy. Open late and great location. What you see is what you get.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 27
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 00:00
Monday
11:45 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 00:00
Thursday
11:45 - 00:00
Friday
11:45 - 01:00
Saturday
11:45 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 38 28 69

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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