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La Brouette

$$ - $$$French, ,
Grand-Place 2-3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 54 94
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (21 reviews)
“waffles” (15 reviews)
“casserole” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Grand-Place 2-3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered La Brouette because of its walk up appeal and were all impressed with the inviting atmosphere. A warm fire, comfortable seating and great food and wine (mussels, stew). The service was also excellent. It was too cold to sit outside but can only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RussellS643
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered in for dinner after walking to the Grand Place. It feels a little "touristy" but was just the right thing on a cold night after a long flight to Brussels. Great beer selection along with a hot soup was perfect. I'd love to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gosaka
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Old Brussels! Right on Grand Place, this old house has a warm fire to keep you cosy, is warmly lit and decorated and makes you feel like you are in an old cottage somewhere in the Middle Ages. The menu is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jean-Guy L
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Recently enjoyed dinner here on my last night in Brussels. The food was excellent and the service good. The location in the Grand Place provided the perfect backdrop to unwind and relax after a long day.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JamesMT1975
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We went to this restaurant on the first night of our visit to Brussels it is situated in the Grand Place. The service was very good and we were impressed by the quality of the food. Expect to pay a bit more here but watching...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fiferto
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere but staff are too busy take order. You have to consider wait for long minutes give order and unhappy waiters. I think they don’t care negative comments. I can’t say bad thing about the foods.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank soyleyenbht
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Their hot chocolate is definitely a must & to sit in the square and admire the lovely view it has to offer. Such beautiful historical buildings in the main attraction of Brussels!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank costa69costa
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Located at the grand-place square. The view is amazing! You sit outside and just take in the amazing view of the square. there is absolutely no parking here, or at least when I came here the square had the beer event so no parking was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 502ericaf
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Staff were too busy chatting in the doorway to acknowledge our presence even though we were standing in front of them. Then they overcharged our credit card, luckily we picked it up. So we won’t be back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LightPacker231781
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Go here once a year on our annual trip to visit friends. Very busy but we were recogised as soon as we walked in and the friendly banter with the staff was as enjoyable as ever. Can strongly recommend the Flemish beef casserole or Sausages...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beer963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand-Place 2-3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 54 94
Description
« La brouette » is the house of the corporation of the “graissiers”. It is Saint-Gilles, their patron saint, who watches over the destiny of this welcoming and rustic tavern. Open fire, ancient chandeliers, “patinés” floors and well-dressed waiters are some elements that will assure a good moment. The menu accommodates small hungers but big ones too. While making your choice you can savour a “pils” or a special beer”. This pleasant place allows you to “play tourist” from time to time to contemplate this unique Grand Place that Victor Hugo loved so much!
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