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Rue Archimede 69, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 736 14 50
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
4 Feb 2017
“good but expensive”
8 Dec 2016
“Excellent Italian restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Rue Archimede 69, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I went there for lunch and had a pasta dish. It way too salty but as it was already a bit late and we were hungry, I ate what I could. But I really could not finish it becuase of the salt. My friend asked...More

Thank Svero0
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very disappointed but the food and the service. Food is mediocre, especially considering how much more expensive this place is compared to other restaurants in the area. We were also the only table which did not serve any bread, olive oil and spread ahead of...More

Thank ADD_12
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Lovely restaurant with good italian food (but don't expect pizzas, this is higher range). All the dishes eaten were good, in particular the dessert tray, but there is nothing i will really remember. For the price, one could expect a bit more. Good professional service.

Thank gogolino
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Always excellent food and friendly service. Great choice of wine and the truffles are good. Good for groups with a separate dining area upstairs.

Thank lyon_traveller
Reviewed 14 November 2016

great place to dine. good menu and a good choice of wines too. prices vary, excellent and courteous service.

1  Thank Kris S
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Really mediocre food at a very unrealistic price. You're essentially just paying to be near the Berlaymont. If you're a lobbyist trying to impress some clients from out of town then fine. But if you actually want to eat something good, go elsewhere.

Thank AllyGBrussels
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This Italian restaurant in Schuman is really nice. The menu is mainly classic dishes and a range of Italian pasta courses. Like all good Italian restaurants it is about good ingredients, cooked simply that taste great. The service was really good. I felt like a...More

Thank Ciaran_Hudson
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We came a cross Barbanera by coincidence, as we live just around the corner. What a pleasant surprise that was. As far as the ambiance is concerned, it couldn't be more perfect and 1960s, elegant deco, and 5star service. Their food is as good as...More

Thank Anas A
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Arranged a meal here for a group of around 20 on perhaps the warmest September evening in Brussels for a very long time. We had a fantastic meal in the garden with really good service from the waiters but its a good thing my guests...More

Thank sad_koala
Barbanera L, Propriétaire at Barbanera, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Dear client, We are thankfull that you find our place, service and food 'very good' to quote your terms. As of the little misunderstanding that took place, your story does not reflect the reality. It was indeed a warm evening in September and our restaurant...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

For one of the best and most important lobbyist restaurants in Brussels, Barbanera is the classic one. The food is high class Italian, and I can highly recommended the daily special, or the pasta with truffles. Dessert trolley is a sight not to be missed....More

Thank Anders M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Archimede 69, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 736 14 50
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