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Au Vatel

Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 230 25 00
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“quiche” (4 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Ok Belgian are very good to make chocolate but not a lot more. And this place respect even more the rule. If you search for a good cake or croissant avoid this place please. Be aware it will be very difficult to find a good...More

Thank GioLaterza
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Visited Au Vatel for breakfast for delicious coffee and pastry on a cold wet Brussels morning. Good coffee accompanied by warm milk and nice friendly service so much so that I came back at lunchtime for tea and a gorgeous apple tart. I also bought...More

Thank rockville41
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Not just bread and cakes, you've also a nice caffe where you'll get something to eat (breakfast/salad). Only Service is not always friendly. Not very well organized.

Thank Izmircanadese
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I brought here tarts and cakes and pastries on numerous occasions, and each time they received sparkling reviews from guests: interesting combinations, mouth-watering presentation and textures that melt in the mouth. The staff is friendly and attentive. The coffee or ice cream are not necessarily...More

Thank CatalinaOana
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Good quality boulangerie on Place Jourdan where you can also enjoy a nice breakfast/lunch. Bread and desserts are very good indeed!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This bakery offers excellent breakfast, a big variety of cakes, pralines, buns and breads. After opening hours you ca buy fresh bread from the atellier 24/7.

Thank judineni
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I recommend both for a late brunch or just a coffee break. Pastries are really really good, and so is coffee. Try cakes, in particular those with seasonal fruits - those are really good.

Thank JoannadeBruxelles
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Went out of my way to find this place. Very disappointed in service and especially in tea: pot of hot water with broken lid; in French you say "pipi de chat" for very weak tea - well, this was weaker than weak. Had to ask...More

Thank lelys
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very good bread, pastries and cakes; luxury breakfast; home-made chocolate. Down-side: horribly delicious and fattening.

Thank NL606
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Called in for lunch and coffee. Ordered quiche for 3 and 1 omelette. All served with fresh salad. Good choice of dishes. Efficient and friendly service.

Thank BrianJolly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 230 25 00
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