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Le Zinneke

$$ - $$$, Seafood, European
Place de la Patrie 26 | Place de la Patrie 26, Brussels 1030, Belgium
+32 2 245 03 22
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (94 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
“speculoos” (3 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Grill
$$ - $$$
Place de la Patrie 26 | Place de la Patrie 26, Brussels 1030, Belgium
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11 - 20 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

The cheery ambience of Zinneke was perfect on a cold, wet evening in Brussels. The welcoming manner of the staff helped as well. The decor is charming and there's a lot to interest looking around the walls. Everything is spotless. The whole place gleams and...More

Thank Tripstaker
Reviewed 22 February 2017

With it’s reputation as one of Brussels leading moules-frites restaurants, I'd been looking forward to eating at Le Zinneke for weeks prior to my arrival in the city. Once clear of the airport and downtown via the very good train service, all I had to...More

Thank nickmc
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I initially found this place as my partner had a craving for mussels , and I had read the reviews on here and elsewhere and thought let's give it a try . We were lucky they managed to squeeze us in , if you're planning...More

Thank Goldlittlefishie
Reviewed 13 December 2016

70 different types of mussels, great service, clean toilets, friendly staff, this is a place I would visit again when I am in Brussels.

Thank Richenjel
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Was in Brussels on a technical course and we just had to have mussels from Brussels =) This is the place to be for sure. The mussels can be prepared 69 different ways! I had the 'Genghis Khan' which were absolutely amaaaazing. This is with...More

Thank Kenny D
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Situated a bit outside the city centre, this is a hidden gem. The moules frites were excellent, and it is easy to be overwhelmed by the huge variety in moules offered. Unfortunately, the restaurant is slightly pricey and you would be in for at least...More

Thank Stephan Bergman... J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place was recommended to me by a colleague, and it is amazing. The mussels were large, fresh and tasty. There are 69 different recipes of mussels available. I had number 69! The service was excellent. The price was very reasonable. I can't wait to...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I've been here twice till now. The first time we had a normal belgium meal, carbonnade. It was delicious, the meat was really tender and the sauce delicious. The second time we went here, we ordered moules. They were fresh and delicious too. Service is...More

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect place with best mussels I have ever ate. You have a greate choice of mussels, good staff, realy fresh and tasty food and good price for value :))). I can only recomended to everybody.

Thank Jana J
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A Brussels institution. Tucked away in a residential area you will find the best moules frites ever.

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 42
Belgian, Seafood, European, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de la Patrie 26 | Place de la Patrie 26, Brussels 1030, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 245 03 22
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The best Mussels in Brussels & Authentic Brussel's Cuisine We offer 69 different ways to prepare Zeland mussels as well as an authentic Brussels Cuisine made with fresh and healthy ingredients. We are using local, and if possible organic, ingredient. We are a member of Slow Food and shortly we will be certified as "partially organic" by Certisys.
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