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$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
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Heldenplein 16,1930, Zaventem 1930, Belgium
+32 2 308 83 43
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall one of the best restaurant for meat I have ever been to. They provided top service and very polite and "just the right" type of follow-up during the meal. For sure I'm coming back for more

Thank Arvid H
Lier, Antwerpen, Belgium
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove 40 km just for this restaurant Large choice of quality beef en very well prepared. Nice wines and good service until the moment you ask if the french fries are well enough baked. The waiter took without a word our french fries and the owner of the business came personnaly to our table explaining quite agressively that he... More 

Thank FilipVanErmengem
Lakewood, Colorado
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone loves the ability to have the butcher carefully carve the perfect steak for a great dining experience at home. Bovis brings that experience right to your table in a small and intimate dining room that allows you to select your cut and size (in 100 gram increments) of steak which is then simply cut and brought back for your... More 

Thank TPC0118
Weert, The Netherlands
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A strong combination of high quality food and a pleasant informal atmosphere. We ordered as a group of 8 'van alles wat' which is a dish of several thin carpacio 'sliced' meat as an appetizer. From the menu you can order different type/kinds of meat from several countries. It has a delicate taste and melts in your mouth. Your selected... More 

Thank TravellerV72
Meyrin, Switzerland
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Let's be clear, I AM NOT A MEAT LOVER... That being said I have to admit I really enjoyed the place, the recommendations, the explanations given and the humour of the owner. The piece of meat that I ordered was just ultra tender, exactly cooked as I asked and accompanied with tasty mushrooms and home made Belgium fries. The desert... More 

Thank Paul N
Brussels, Belgium
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190 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here for lunch with a colleague. The place is nice and cozy, furniture is minimalistic and clean. Service is quick and kind but not all staff speaks french. Food is delicious, i got an aged american sirlon which was amazing, it was melting once put in the mouth, the sauce they served with was also very nice even... More 

Thank Alberto D
Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

A good evening, cheerful service, great choice of excellent meat. They know what they are doing ! Crowded when we were there, but the noise level was still ok. A warm atmosphere of customers and staff who are in a good mood and enjoy being there.

Thank Jean V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food was more or less OK. Nothing special. The service very slow. We had to wait more than an hour for our meal. The service was crap. The owner very rude and impolite the French lady too. I was with my friends for the first time and it was a trial for a big birthday party we wanted to... More 

3 Thank Silvia G
Tienen, Belgium
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great steak, poor service, that sums it up. I recognize multiple remarks of other reviewers about the service. The French speaking lady that is currently working there is not the issue, although she could raise her voice a bit in volume, but she is at least friendly. The owners however ... arrogant and cocky. You will not last if you... More 

Thank Zeefie
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a must go. The food and sauces are simply superb. Coupled with fine wines from around the world and local beers makes it the perfect combination. I would 100% recommend this restaurant. The comments on here who question this place I would simply suggest do not understand fine food. I can see why this venue is Michelin... More 

Thank flyboy1000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heldenplein 16,1930, Zaventem 1930, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Zaventem
  • Phone Number: +32 2 308 83 43

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