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Cafe Belga

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
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Flagey Plein 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 640 35 08
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Today
07:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 02:00
Fri 07:30 - 03:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere (80's music mostly at the moment), very friendly staff, and an almost unholy selection of beers. Gulden Draak on tap which is a plus! Only downside is the rather smelly toilets, but, hey, student-town..

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Thank Marcel S
Prague, Czech Republic
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278 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a "place to be" in Brussels. Great parties, great chill vibes, great crowd. Probably more famous than Manneken Pis these days. Especially amazing on a sunny day when the outside seating (including hammocks) is provided.

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Thank Jana K
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute place, good for bigger groups, best for breakfest. A furnishing of '60 and cool Belgian atmosphere. Prices are OK.

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Thank melodieizu
Brussels, Belgium
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historical place in downtown Brussels on Flagey square. Very famous amongst students and locals in general. Not much to add, nothing special to be honest.

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Thank holgers834
Gothenburg, Sweden
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I usually go mid week as it's more quiet if you want to work. There are some seats where you can charge your phone or computer for example and free wifi. In the weekends it's noisier but it's part of the charm. There are loads of non alcoholic and alcoholic drinks on offer and food (that you order in another... More 

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Thank Amanda Å
Thessaloniki, Greece
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Café Belga is located in Place Flagey. The coffee is really good and in a good price . I didn't like the self service. Is really nice when the weather is good and you can sit outside

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Thank vlahopoulouc
Brussels
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Impolite service, queues, no choice of coctails, smell of spilt beer, sticky floor, music too loud, bleh! Always crowded but why??

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Thank Mar G
Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place is always full with very nice ambiance for afterwork drinks or weekend partys! There terras is great in summer (lots of sun)

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Thank Christine D
Riga, Latvia
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Nice and lively place to hang out with friends in the evening. Quite a popular place in Ixelles situated right at the Place Flagey.

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Thank Elena M
Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Cafe Belga should be a mandotory visit for everyone that really wants to get the feel of the Belgian nightlife. Great selection of beers, live music from time to time (almost every weekend) and people enjoying their free time and their lives. Come here and just enjoy the environment.

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Thank Javi_BL87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 02:00
Thursday
07:30 - 02:00
Friday
07:30 - 03:00
Saturday
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flagey Plein 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 640 35 08

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?