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Brussels Airport - Connector, Zaventem, Belgium
+32 2 719 77 48
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Antwerp, Belgium
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you’re in a good mood, because you’re heading for a sunny destination, it’s always nice to have a good meal instead of the stuff you get on the plain… We choose for “Black Pearls” a seafood restaurant with also sushi on the menu. The waitress started with the news that we had to have some patience, because it could... More 

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Thank PaulHove
Bruges, Belgium
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stop by this one every time I fly. The food is fresh, price is ok. Recommended for travellers who fancy a sushi before take off.

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Thank StefaanMargot
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Really overpriced for ok-ish food. Service could be improved easily by making the client feeling welcome.

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Thank françois W
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

when I am at brussels airport I always come to this place and have their bouilabaisse. it comes with some grilled bread and rouille. this is about the only thing that is realy tasty. the sushi, even if they make it on the spot is nothing special. the pasta's ... as an italian food lover... not at all good. oysters... More 

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Thank 13579azerty
Denmark
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Excellent selection of sea food and sushi and with an excellent wine by the glass choice. Fast and efficient service and a nice view from all setas of flight coming and going! This is a place I would come to back to

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2 Thank Misssophie1234
Staffanstorp, Sweden
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat lunch here because it was close to the windows where you can see a lot of planes coming and going. And I can tell you don't do our mistake. Prices are way to high compared to the quality and service you get. We asked if they had plain rice balls (Onigiri) but got the answer that... More 

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Thank Tomas W
Mechelen, Belgium
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271 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best restaurant on Brussels airport. They serve seafood and have sushi to go. You can take it on the plane. Not really cheap, but that is the monopoly of an airport restaurant. But what you get is way above average airport food

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Thank Luk V
Italy
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I used to come here every time I was at the airport, because it used to be good. Now it's just overpriced, terrible food, awful service (I ordered half lobster last time and it was literally EMPTY, nothing to eat, I am not joking. They even admitted it, but they refused to give me a new one). Don't go!

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1 Thank AlessandraConti
United States
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

yuck and more yuck. ordered two rolls California for 30€. one was sketchy looking raw tuna the other canned tuna salad! I even called the server over and said what is this? I didn't order this. she confirmed canned tuna. ummm, no. take it back. this is Belgians idea of sushi. pass pass pass.

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Thank L D
Brussels, Belgium
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254 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The food is good, but there is really very little of it for the price one pays. Three tiny slices of smoked salmon, unseasoned salad, good bread. The staff doesn't seem to care much. I had to call the waitress to ask for fork, knife and napkin. Another guest two tables away had to do the same. And the man... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brussels Airport - Connector, Zaventem, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Zaventem
  • Phone Number: +32 2 719 77 48
  • This restaurant is at Brussels Airport (after security)

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