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The Magic Rubens

) #2,829 of 3,090 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ , , European
Rue de la Montagne 4 Bergstraat, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 503 38 65
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good14%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible39%
1 week ago
“Bad mussels, but great IPA beer”
5 weeks ago
“Fine place with view”
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Belgian, Bar, European, International
$$ - $$$
Rue de la Montagne 4 Bergstraat, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I selected mussels in beer sauce, but the chef added probably two drops of beer. Hardly any vegetables present, a few bits of celery and a few leaves of leek. The mussels at Chez Léon were a class beter. One bonus point: they serve an...More

Thank Wytze M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very simply ... Rude ....couldn't care less ....staff.... Lousy coffee..cake and crepes are rubbish.... Only positive is the location..... .. You couldn't pay me to go back here again.... Yuk....

Thank hatty1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by here the other day, mostly to have a beer and a bite to eat, but also, there is a small park across the street where musicians play. Lots of people come thru here and the people watching is pretty good. I had...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Garden of this restaurant was just a short stop for me. I didn't eat here. Drink was OK, also service.

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Call to inform group will be delayed due traffic jam with accidents when entering Brussels from Paris,is a shock the boss say i must pay the overtime.Is kind of joke which i aspect me to arrive by helicopter.why should I support this kind of restaurant...More

Thank Frankieswea
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

You know when you get a vibe about a place within minutes of arriving? And you think about maybe picking up your coat and leaving? Don't ignore your instincts. Poor service. Cold, bad food. And very pricey. Beer's good but half the price two doors...More

Thank steviepd
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had to wait for over an hour to get our mussels. The waiters and the staff in general were very unfriendly and rude. The food itself was okay, but the waiting and unfriendly environment ruined the experience.

Thank Rita V
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

WHAT A NIGHTMARE!! Worst food EVER!! None of the waitors speak english and moreover have negative hospitality towards customers! The waitor made a hint of 30minutes, and we assumed the food might take 30minutes to get ready. But no, it was 55mins, we kept asking...More

Thank Preeti V
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Terrible service and worse food. It took us 45 mins to get a soup and a margarita pizza. When it came the soup was terrible. They basically take canned tomatoes and boil that in water. When I told the manager this he just shrugged. The...More

Thank Prakash_Ramanathan
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have never seen such reviews as the ones below on Trip Advisor!! Dear Management of this restaurant, You have a nice place, the waiter gave me a nice welcome. The glass of beer was very good and so was the French onion soup. "Formidable!"....More

Thank Andrew S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 20
Belgian, Bar, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Montagne 4 Bergstraat, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 38 65
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