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Place de la Vieille Halle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 36 59
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  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Place de la Vieille Halle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

Delicious lunch at a table in the sun. Superb salad Big Mama with scampi, scallops and chicken for my friends. I had delicious meatloaf with mustard sauce and mashed potatoes with veggies. Superdelicious moelleux (chocolate cake) for dessert. Very friendly service. After lunch we visited...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Opposite the Jacques Brel museum, Big Mama serves good unpretentious Belgian food. The atmosphere is informal and friendly, the food is tasty, the service is good. Big Mama doesn't offer a spectacular culinary experience, but it doesn't pretend to.

1  Thank Lesidees
Reviewed 19 April 2015

The Belgian dish 'vol-au-vent' was really bad here. What they write here about the french fries is true, they are really inferior. And the rest of the dish was too, it was tasteless. I wanted to get away from this place as soon as possible.

1  Thank JohannaCap
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Briliant food and the service the best ever! Had a wonderful "slank" salat and a very good house red wine. It was truely perfect

Thank Tommat10
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Dinner at B!g Mama was good. The service was just all right but the food was good. My salmon was delicious, my husband's linguini was pretty good, nothing to rave about. The crème brulee was excellent.

Thank TravelinQueen
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Went with a large work group and took what looked like nearly every table. We had negotiated a deal for 3 courses with wine. Good location, nice people and quality food at a decent price. Will go A previous reviewer said they didn't take payment...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

After visiting this restaurant already a few times by myself and with friends I would say that it is one of the best places in Brussels to go and eat a 3-course menu with good quality and reasonable price. And with a friendly and smiling...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

We were there on a hot day in a group of eight. After everybody joined we placed an order. In the beginning the personel was open and with a smile. Unfortunatelly we waited almost an hour for our food. The question about serving time expectations...More

1  Thank mila_RA
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Expensive with minimal service including neglecting to inform customers (in writing or verbally) that only cash accepted for payment. Swordfish over cooked and unexciting. Moules ave. tomato moz salad good. House wine less than ave.

Thank Mj V
Reviewed 16 June 2013

This hotel is close to the square, but doesn't get a lot of tourists. We had a wonderful server - when we asked if they had an English menu, he said "No, but you have me!" He explained every item on the menu to us....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de la Vieille Halle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 36 59
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