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BIG MAMA

$$ - $$$, European
Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 36 59
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Belgian, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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21 - 30 of 40 reviews

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

Thank 94,009,007
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

Thank BxlRestos_Aug2013
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 4 July 2013

Although my daughters (7 and 9) are pretty adventurous eaters, I am finding it hard to find a place to eat that is not super expensive and looks like they might find something on the menu they like. So we came across this place and...More

Thank Allisonfaye
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

Thank bunky36669
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Please if you want to taste Belgian specialities in a real Brussels environment...go somewhere her. Food more than disappointing and service below the sea level but with ridiculous high price!

Thank Patsuw
Reviewed 10 March 2013

This restaurant is well placed to avoid the most popular and crowded locations close to Grande Place, and we felt the simple menu looked promising. However, the food was overpriced and dull. Best part? My starter of the Belgian speciality of croquettes with shrimp filling...More

Thank sue b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 36 59
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