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Cafe Metropole

$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
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Place de Brouckere 31 | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 26 27
09:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been staying at the hotel and decided not to venture out this evening for dinner. We stayed in and ate at the Cafe. The cafe's setting is in keeping with this grand old hotel. Elegant tall ceilings with lots of stone work throughout. The tall ceiling, chandelier and and the fireplace are impressive. We had... More 

Thank Dgholden
Vienna, Virginia
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143 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old world charm Bar in the Hotel Metropol. Gorgeous surroundings both inside and out. Great service and friendly staff. The cherry Beer is delicious.

1 Thank George P
Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior of the cafe is quite impressive and actually was the reason for our visit. You can really appreciate all the work done. The food choice is a mix of typical Belgian dishes with a twist of more exotic flavors. The waiters were very polite and friendly but unfortunately the service was quite sloppy (mixed up orders, forgotten requests,... More 

Thank Kikinite
London, United Kingdom
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340 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A spectacular art deco hall attached to the Metropole. I cam here for dinner on a Friday night and it was buzzing. The waiter was excellent, quickly finding a seat, prompt service and a very good main course. At 25 Euro, very reasonable for this type of venue. Very pleased and impressed.

Thank Sanjaya_Wijeyekoon
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of the Amazing Metropole hotel The oldest hotel in Brussels! It seems to be visited by an older generation. Great service Ok food The finger food is better like tapas, Olivers, etc Great wine selection. 6 out of 10

Thank Milka S
Bungay, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is surely the best lunch place in Brussels. The slightly 'old fashioned' style is actually a real charm. Good range of beers and wines, and of course the great lunch menu. This is also a great place to sit out late in the evening under the heaters with a nightcap before bed.

Thank Bungaymike
Belfast, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Sunday to find outle hotel bar and restaurant was closed so we decided to have a walk around the surrounding area. On our way to dinner we walked past the Cafe Metropole and noticed how busy it was both inside and outside (even on a cold Feb evening). We ate dinner elsewhere but on the all... More 

Thank savannahsunset
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Nice cafè in a beautiful palace. Waiters are professional. Dinner was good with typical belgian cuisine. The price was fair.

Thank davide_pallotta1
Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Guys, this place used to be so high in my hart... always nice to have a beer, in the summer, on the terrasse to look at people passing and then eating a bite. This weekend, i had a beer and an American with fries... god it is appalling: the meat had a strange aspect, like it has been out too... More 

1 Thank gae-bon
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Coming from the 'new world', this cafe makes an impression because of its ornate decor. The waiters can become a bit terse, but they are very busy. It was an experience to take in the surrounds. The cakes/desserts were quite satisfactory.

Thank littlehawke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 64
French, Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de Brouckere 31 | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 217 26 27

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