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Karsmakers

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Rue de Treves 20, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 502 02 26
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great coffee and amazing banana cake right opposite Bruxelles-Luxembourg station. They also have free WiFi and sockets in case you need to plug your laptop in, so it's a nice place to get some work done too.

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Thank jojonanable
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Visited here a few times for coffee and carrot cake (which is very nice), but recently went in to try one of the bagels on offer and I was not disappointed - very tasty and extremely filling! Can be rather busy at certain times, but late afternoons are perfect for curling up in one of the arm chairs - a... More 

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Thank Amy W
Sweden
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Tasty bagels with many choice of drinks: coffee, juice and hot chocolate. Close to the parlament. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Karolina P
Lisbon
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very good, intense (and fast) espresso. A pretty garden behind. Quite good croissants; and bagels, if you need more.

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Thank Gregor B
South West London/Surrey
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278 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Not much to say really, the bagels and accompanying salad were both fresh, service quick and efficient. Some nice fruit juices available too. Very popular venue, close to European Parliament. I would not hesitate to go there again. Recommended.

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Thank AFCW
Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I hesitated between a three and a four. This is above Belgian cafe average with fresh fruit juices etc. and is 'good' but very good might be a stretch too far. It is a great place to meet people in the EU area- opposite the European Parliament and the seating is comfortable. They also have a garden at the back... More 

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Virginia
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Living in Brussels I find myself always missing quality bagels. Karsmakers is the spot where they truly taste like a NY bagel! Excellent service that is quick and friendly and great coffee as well. Wonderful spot.

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Thank starryeyed03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely and cosy place, their bagels and coffee are perrrfection. Good prices, friendly staff. If the weather is good, sit outside at the back. We were staying close by, so we went there more than once :) location wise, the best!! For someone whos not sure where to stay in brussels, that is one of the best neighborhoods to do... More 

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Thank Maria M
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I've beeh here yesterday for a lunch with a friend. Average food quality (my bagel was cold, with not much personality and not a whole lot of taste), cozy ambiace, reasonable prices and strategic location but a stone's throw from the European parliament and others EU headquarters. Shamefully snitchy and snobbish unprofessional staff, though. I've been to many casual restaurants... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Great for Lunch! and the long line to the register proves it. We had one chicken and one salmon bagels, both big portions and very tasty. Very fast service. Excellent value for €. Brownies are great, and very good coffee. 2x bagels+brownies+coffees=€27 Nothing to criticise! Will come back.

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Thank Luc C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de Treves 20, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 502 02 26

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