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Cafe De L'Opera

#758 of 2,911 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European, Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Rue des Princes 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 219 52 96
08:45 - 18:30
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Fri 08:45 - 18:30
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All rather hot and hectic. A large party upstairs seemed to be putting a lot of pressure on the staff. Food took a long time to come but it was good when it did.

Thank Richard S
Speightstown, Barbados
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The waiters are charming, the menu does not change, but Italiano cocktails are as good as ever. If you need a place with a heart, which is frequented by the locals, it is your place.

Thank Annaalina
Honefoss, Norway
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

8 friends from Norway decided to eat lunch at L'Opera, a Nice Place as regards localities and location, by the opera square. But I must say that the Food was quite average, good but no more thatn that. But if you shal only have a beer or a glass of wine, it's a Nice Place. But I had really expected... More 

Thank Johnny O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Living in Brussels close to Cafe De L'Opera I have noticed the place and wanted to try it. I did try today. Bad idea. The place was almost empty, but that didn't stop the waiter from being very insisting that a single guest could not have the pleasure of having lunch at one of the 3 available window tables. After... More 

Thank Gourmetper
Kochi (Cochin), India
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101 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We were passing by the opera n lo! We saw this lovely little Italian restaurant which was so eagerly welcoming us with the dim lights of it's candles, luring us towards it in the chilling weather. The food was really good. But, not to be missed , is the nice man serving it. I am feeling bad for not asking... More 

Thank beau_monde29
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We didn't eat we only drank. It was good fun and lovely themed design serving traditional food and english menus. The beer was good and the atmosphere is fun.

Thank Lindsay K
Scarborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Very welcoming waiter remembered us from previous visit and our choice of drinks. Bread drinks and olives brought to the table while we waited for our meal. Food was beautifully cooked and tasted delicious. We had the table for as long as we wished. A very enjoyable meal and evening.

Thank S B
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Had an ok brunch. Toast, milkshake and water. Waiter provided us with an english menu 😊 would go there again even though it's nothing extraordinary. Simple-just how I like it

Thank Hamell
Epsom, Surrey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

The café de l'Opera is just next to what is currently a seasonal skating rink, which gives guests seated by the window a view of the skaters (and possibly something to do before or after dinner?). A colleague and I went in on a quiet Wednesday evening, and were immediately greeted and seen to a table. The waiter was warm... More 

Thank Marlowe_Epsom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We were in Brussels for just two nights and went here on our second night. Food was delicious. Servers were well prepared to deal with our English and my tripping over the pronunciation of a Belgian beer. The atmosphere is nice as well. It has a lot of character and is very clean. Upon entering we were directed to seating... More 

Thank Kraig S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Belgian, European, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
08:45 - 18:30
08:45 - 18:30
08:45 - 18:30
08:45 - 18:30
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Princes 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 219 52 96

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