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Alfons Gossetlaan 31, Groot-Bijgaarden 1702, Belgium
+32 2 466 65 91
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Antwerp, Belgium
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

great location, friendly, food is ok! budget is calculated on business lunch people during the week ....20% to expensive when comparing with similar places.

Thank VKristofvanB
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

More classic cuisine but certainly worth a visit. A good example of Belgium's finest cuisine in a no-nonsense environment with attention to detail and the well being of their guests. We would have loved some more originality and creativity. Close to Brussels and with excellent parking facilities around.

Thank Geert D
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Service was very good , staff was professional and friendly . Food was also very tasty and even if we booked for a "resto days" which is a cheaper menu than usual , we didn't feel any difference in the service or food quality . The food is about simple products where the taste and textures are genuine . No... More 

Thank LauraFrenchInRussia
Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at the Michel restaurant which actually was not the best one. Food was in general OK. Nice presentation, but I found a piece of a toothpick in my dessert... it should not happen at this level. The real problem though was the service. After a very good start and quite (too) quick of change from snacks to... More 

Thank werta
Brussels, Belgium
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Good value for money, original cuisine, excellent chef and service. A very good one Michelin star restaurant not far from Brussels. The must is the kindness and friendliness of the owners which shows all over the food, the drinks and the service. A place where to go, no risk of being disappointed.

Thank EJM20152015
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, family-friendly (we went with a little girl 11 months old and they've been very helpful), absolutely gorgeous food, well thought menu. If i am to be picky for that price, service was a bit of a let down - they were not at all proactive, we sat with empty glasses without anyone noticing few times... Had to ask... More 

Thank Andreea_Cl
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190 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a special occasion "week of the restaurent" and the food was really nothing special. The sitting area is nice but the service was not great also. Better food and service at restaurant " terborght" in Huizingen.

Thank pbxl1
Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Part of the attempts to see more of what the Brussels area can offer in terms of high end gastronomy I took one offer from Restodays and had lunch with a friend at this place. Once there we went out of the Restodays offer and got the extended menu proposed and there is only appreciation to what we got in... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

One of the finest places to eat. Friendly staff, great food and wine. One star and it deserves it. just for the two of us, with friends or business; allways good! the five course menu was very nice. fish and moer fish. no meat but we did like it and enough food. very nicely presenten. Desert wonderful, Fine wines! A... More 

Thank erwintom
Cambridge, New Zealand
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

We frequent Michel from time to time, it always provides a high quality meal and friendly service. The ambiance is relaxed and it is a lovely place to bring friends, family and customers.

Thank Chris W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 66 - USD 133
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alfons Gossetlaan 31, Groot-Bijgaarden 1702, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Groot-Bijgaarden
  • Phone Number: +32 2 466 65 91

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