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Callens Cafe

) #512 of 3,090 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ French, , European
480, Avenue Louise, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 647 66 68
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tartare” (4 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 23:00All hours
French, Belgian, European, International, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
480, Avenue Louise, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is in a very unlucky location: basically on an urban equivalent of a highway: the setting is nice, without being memorable, but my beef pavè was REALLY excellent: surprising!

Thank Vittorioza
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Restaurant is more than cool, service is top, food exquisite. We had such a great night at Callens Cafe, definitely the place to be on a Saturday night if you want to combine dinner plus fun. It's an all in sort of experience, you get...More

Thank Amedeo P
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Okayish food, very expensive for what you get.. it's just an average place where you pay 50 euros per person

Thank Cevatprague
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lunch with colleagues there once and the food was not really wow but it was good. Nice and modern interior.

Thank Micka1303
Reviewed 4 November 2016

But I would not go out of my way to have dinner there.. There are nicer places, but this one is really convenient, so that is a draw for sure.

Thank Isabelle Giang D
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The last 10 years I have visited Brussels on a very regular base, both for leisure as professionally. I even have lived in Brussels for 1 year in hotels and commuting from Amsterdam. Callens say they are not a restaurant, but a cafe and is...More

1  Thank Andres_Boot
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

While Café Callens does little to lure passers-by, with a hotel-looking entrance that you could easily miss, the sprawling bar and dining halls - complemented by a garden area in season - hold several assets that are rarely found under the same roof. Staff is...More

Thank NorthernWind
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Great service and atmosphere! Excellent food at reasonable price. Enjoyed the concept of the after party.

Thank mamatembo_01
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I'm in love with this restaurant , they have exquisite food. the waiters are awesome, nice and listen to you if you have special needs (last time I went with someone who couldn't eat gluten) and they take care of you while you're at your...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went for dinner this evening but we were very disappointed. The service was very low. The wine was bad so they proposed another one wish wasn't very good rather. The first dish was ok, nothing special. Then we ordered tagliata, the meat was full...More

Thank Delphine D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 56
French, Belgian, European, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480, Avenue Louise, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 647 66 68
  • E-mail
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