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La Maison du Cygne

Grand Place 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 82 44
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
“the grand place” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, European, Gastropub
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Grand Place 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attended a private dining event here and the food was good, not amazing. Staff were professional and were very quiet when serving right through our discussions over dinner - which doesn't happen too often. Great location in a historic building.

Thank thefloweredeye
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We had a galadiner with 70 persons on 2nd level from the restaurant. Very traditionel inside decoration but view of the “ Grand Place” is unique. Finally food and service were good and on a good pace.

Thank RedPAT46007
Reviewed 2 October 2017

What can I say good about this restaurant?. None, I suppose. Let's start with the service. I recommend that all the waiters do a crash course on hospitality. Service is the worst I have experienced. My Italian friend must have requested for some bread (because...More

Thank Tapan-Patel
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We had a room on the upper level, with a balcony that had a splendid view of the Grand Place. I very much enjoyed a glass of wine on the balcony. The food itself was fine, nothing particularly memorable, but I guess one comes here...More

Thank brienanni
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Overlooking Brussel's Grand Place, La Maison du Cygne has an unique though pricey offer of fine cuisine at a historic location. Definitely more of a business/high society dinner locale, a meal here will be memorable for your guests for the cuisine and the view.

Thank ANVanC
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I had a business dinner for 20 in a private room. Excellent ambiance in this historic 17th century building and wonderful views overlooking Grand Place. Service was excellent and 20 of us were served a 3 course meal with water, wine, and beer in a...More

Thank bigskymj
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We visited this restaurant on a Sunday. We had been there several times before, including for a wedding reception. The service on this occasion was simply appalling right from the beginning. We had to ask three times for bread and after waiting for 25 minutes...More

Thank CalimeroG
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very lovely restaurant on the Grand Place. It is located in a gorgeous building and serves very good food. It is also a nice opportunity to see the inside of one of the buildings on the plaza.

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 30 March 2017

i cant say anything about the food. came there, despite of sign for waiting nobody helped to find the place. restaurant was really empty so found the place we liked. when the waitress finally came she told us that its reserved. ok, we picked other...More

Thank pinkforever
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Fine dining in the heart of Grand Place. Excellent meat and fish dishes. Lacking in vegetarian options. Approx €100/head including wine. Stunning exterior and interior building. Restaurants in the heart of tourist areas often lack quality and are disproportionately expensive. This appeared an exception.

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 71
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Place 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 82 44
  • E-mail
Description
- - We inform you that your restaurant La Maison du Cygne will be closed for an indefinite period. All the team of La Maison du Cygne thanks you for your trust and hope to welcome you very soon again ! - - La Maison du Cygne restaurant in Brussels: grand dining on the Grand Place. When you enter this exquisite 17th century mansion in the heart of Brussels' most famous square, you enter a world of refinement and harmony. The building was once the home of the Butchers Guild and where captains of industry and high-flyers now dine, Karl Marx once drafted his manifesto. That's the sort of surreal fact Belgians delight in. The décor is grande dame traditional, with velvet banquettes, ornate paneling and woodwork, fine art paintings, white napery, fine china and crystal, and lovely views over the square. The carte is haute traditional with innovative nuances, under the creative touch of award-winning chef Donald Loriaux. Dishes include starter of waterzooi de homard, a local soup speciality, main course of tournedos with green peppercorns. The monumental wine cellar sets the standard.
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