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Address: Boulevard Anspach 88, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 2 512 46 48
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Friendly service,good food

Nice and central place ,with very friendly waitress who really help us to find something taste,nice beers and wine

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Piraeus Region, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

With my parents in Brussels we Found this beautifull restaurant. Very professional staff, nice wine and. Very good carbonade with stoemp. Try this. We Will come back

Thank MarcelPhilippeD
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic café bar in a wonderful area of Brussels that is packed with some fabulous pubs, bars and restaurants. El Metteko has a wonderful interior with an art deco look,superb decor and furnishings and plenty of seating options both inside and outside looking out onto the busy and bustling streets around this area. We had just been... More 

Thank Neil K
Piraeus Region, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice and central place ,with very friendly waitress who really help us to find something taste,nice beers and wine

Thank haroula2014
Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We went in at 5.40pm and were told food was not served until 6pm however people who looked like locals were served before 6pm. When we did eventually get served for food (1 waitress covering the whole place) and the food arrived we were tucking in to the food which was awful may I add, the waitress came and asked... More 

Thank Csider30
Ottawa, Canada
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68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

we stopped here for a beer and it felt like a place the locals hang out in. Typical Brussels spot for coffee/beer/snacks, it was packed but had good turnover of tables. Staff were super efficient, fast and responsive.

Thank Yvonne H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I have been here with some friends during a match of the European football championship. As we arrived we ordered 6 beers. As I haven't been to Belgium for a while I was craving for some Belgian beer. When the waitress arrived, she had 5 plastic glasses! We asked for proper glasses but we were told the the place was... More 

Thank Matteo L
Tullamore, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Spacious old world pub/restaurant in the city centre. Great Jazz session on Saturday night. Great range of beers. Excellent food here also and served late at night.

Thank Sean O
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited the restaurant with 2 work associates as it looked like it had character and it definitely did. Staff were very helpful when trying to choose form the varied menu (for both food & beer). Food was great and the variety of beers on offer a joy. Seemed to have a regular / local trade which helps the feel of... More 

Thank NJF03
Concord, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

They had a little sign on the sidewalk advertising the Plat du Jour, 9.90 euro. Steak, with house sauce, salad and fries. For 9.90, I'm in. The place is exactly what you imagine a Bistro is in your mind. A bunch of tables outside and in, a bar along one wall, some booths opposite and lots of mirrors. Then I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We picked El Metteko on a whim and glad we did. Attentive waiters and even explained the menu for us in detail (we do not speak any of the languages). Meal was just what we were after. Not to big and leaving you feeling "just right". Thank you!

Thank Jackie W

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