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L'ivre De Cuisine

#247 of 2,915 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European
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Rue Jean-Baptiste Meunier 53A, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 347 32 94
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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Huldenberg, Belgium
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few years ago, a group of very good friends decided to meet once every 6 weeks for a gastronomical rendez-vous, each of us being responsible for the choice of the restaurant. This time we wanted to revisit "Le fruit de ma passion" in Ixelles but were told that it had stopped its activities. However, the good news was that... More 

Thank wpatrickdewilde
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317 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

L'Ivre de Cuisine is located in Ixelles, at a corner of a calm street. The restaurant has a simple but nice design. The tables are not too crowded so you have enough room for dining in peace. The food was really excellent and imaginative. My friend choosed a crème brûlée with mushrooms as starter and I choosed the turbot with... More 

Thank Hamm14
Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Really exquisite dishes (not too many on the bespoke menu, just enough for everyone to find the ultimate starter, main course and dessert they're after), and an equally bespoke selection of wines, even the most affordable of which will blow your mind.

Thank Z P
Brussels, Belgium
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

My husband and I went with some friends for dinner recently and after much research my husband booked a table at this restaurant. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted and seated outside on the terrace. The menu is not too long and offers a variety of fish and meat dishes. I had the ‘carpaccio de saumon’ with grated beetroot as... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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185 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

This cute restaurant has a nice cosy atmosphere. The chef and his partner provide a refined cusine of classic and modern French cuisine made of fresh market products. The menu changes regularly and always provides novelty and dazzles for recurrent patrons. Most recently, I had the foie gras home made which the best I have ever had!

Thank DamienBE
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Great good with a touch of fantasy, great service and very nice owner:) I had a really nicely cooked piece of wild meat, with topinambur, which was really superb.

Thank akatan999
Bishops Stortford
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Had the butternut squash soup and filet de boeuf tournedos. Sometimes food is just perfectly suited to your expectations and this was one of those occasions. Although it wasn’t on the menu, when I asked the charming hostess if the chef could make a zabaglione, it soon appeared without fuss! Interestingly, as I arrived, another couple who were outside considering... More 

Thank Davidgjs
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Very nice lunch with a friend. Good food w great wine. Bit pricey but to be fair it is a very good resto. Friendly staff, pleasant interior

Thank Monikicabiki
Bishops Stortford
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

I had an unusual starter - sort of lightly poached egg in a creamy mushroom soup with entrecôte as main course. I asked for 'bleu' and it was prepared perfectly. The food is not too fancy but well presented and the service very friendly and attentive. I had arrived late in the evening and ended up being last in the... More 

Thank Davidgjs
Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

A friend took me to L'ivre.. yesterday night and the experience was good, but not fantastic. They have ambitions for the food, but it does not go all the way. I'm well aware that competition in BXL is fierce and that the general quality is good compared to other cities of the same size. However, I think that in this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Jean-Baptiste Meunier 53A, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 347 32 94

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