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$$ - $$$, Cafe
Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 37 42
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“macaroons” (18 reviews)
“saumon” (20 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
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9:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
Belgian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Bill Clinton came to buy chocolates here. Now everybody knows why. And it wasn t aboutjh Monica. Maybe because she wasn't there?! So wonderfull and also a little expensive chocolates. Do it!

Thank tastingbrussels2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hot chocolate awful :hot water with cacao. About the desserts, nothing special. Too much the cost for this food.

Thank VittoMando
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a wee break in day of touring. Great choices. Friendly staff. Macaroons lovely. Wee bowl of chocs a nice touch.

Thank Susan Q
Reviewed 7 September 2017

When in Brussels I always try to go to their tee room for a hot chocolate and a cake. The tee room has closed, had to sit outside, but the weather was nice. The cakes are really good and the hot chocolate is amazing. You...More

1  Thank Ana_LIS_PT
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I actually stopped by this inviting patisserie for its quality preserves! With everyone else searching out the most sublime chocolates, pastries, and waffles, I was loading up with ambrosial jams and liquid honey. I didn't miss out on the sought-after ice-cream, nor the creamed hot...More

Thank mikeO1035OC
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious pastries, stunning chocolates, elegant macaroons, light lunches, divine hot chocolate with whipped cream all served in a stylish and elegant cafe. Busy but excellent view of the square; good service and top quality food.

1  Thank Nadine G
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is too much of a classic. Pastries, chocolates and ice-cream in particular are excellent and up to its reputation. Avoid savouries such as burgers at all costs, you would be sorely disappointed. Good place for tea, people watching and Sablon Square viewing while sitting...More

1  Thank tortellini28
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I want to keep this simple.... You have to go!!! Best Waffle I have ever had. Huge pasty and cake selection too. Highly recommended - We went back more than once

2  Thank Kijijitrotter
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wittamer is located in the Sablon, a very nice neighbourhood in the centre of Brussels (walking distance from the central station). The cakes and waffles are very good but too pricy for Brussels standards- and there are many better places in Brussels (which are cheaper...More

3  Thank Amelie_Tomoko
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Overpriced, dreadful service and bad attitude from staff - definitely the worst value for money on our trip to Brussels - had to wait 45 minutes to be served coffee and the cakes were overrated. €48 for 3 coffees and 4 cakes ..... Mmmmmm

Thank Bradser
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 14 - USD 29
Belgian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 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: Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 37 42
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Lining the Grand Sablon are some of Belgium's finest chocolatier boutique shops, including Wittamer Café. Have brunch or ask for a free sample of Belgian chocolate.
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