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Cafe Le Fontainas

) #1,216 of 3,094 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ , Cafe, European
Rue du Marche au Charbon 91, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 503 31 12
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
26 Nov 2016
“Con encanto, buen ambiente”
12 Nov 2016
“Great Music, great food slow service but we didn't mind as great ambiance ”
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Bar, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
Rue du Marche au Charbon 91, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Excellent spot for any time, including lunch. The tuna sandwich was excellent, they had lentil soup on the menu this day, and it was also fantastic. Great service, too.

Thank David P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This bar offers a pleasant ambiance, a good range of tasty bites and drinks and above a great selection of electronic music in the background. The place offers self-service at the bar, which can be a problem if you are a group of six with...More

1  Thank Chrisse H
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were having a bimble around the Saint Jaques area and had already been to Au Soleil and Cafe Chardon when we decided to pop into here for a quick drink. A lovely eye-catching building houses this superb tavern,the interior is light and airy and...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place with a good atmosphere. I enjoyed the lunch. It takes a little to get your food, but it is worth the waiting time.

Thank Manu M
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Well I have always wanted to eat here . Having stopped by in the summer a few times for beers it was a good opportunity today to have lunch. Nice place and cool music but terribly slow service but didn't care as wonderful music and...More

Thank Jojo Y
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped there for a quick drink. You have to go to the bar to order. When I asked what there was, the bartender wasn't very nice and ended giving me the menu instead of suggesting drinks! When I ordered, another bartender was nicer. Tables...More

1  Thank Aurelien1304
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This café is located in the city centre, close to the beautiful Grand-Place, but it is not a tourist trap. The food was lovely. You can sit outside and watch the daily life. Nice music playing. For someone can be disturbing the self service -...More

Thank ZuzanaCZE
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Good selection of beers. Lively place. Self service, you like it or not, fine for me. Lot of local people, which is recommendation on its own. If you need to chill out, you can visit church nearby (Notre-Dame de Bon Secours) open even late night.

Thank Dariusz J
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

True, service does not really exist here. True, don't expect the staff to be friendly. But the place is well located and has a nice terrace, and above all, its own atmosphere. I know I will have to stand in line to get served. I...More

Thank ToyBoy_B
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I joined a group of colleagues for a quick working lunch but I had to be at a meeting after 45 minutes only. So, I asked - very kindly, as in my style - if there was something which could be prepared fast and the...More

2  Thank Svevanena
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 91, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 31 12
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