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Le Chou de Bruxelles

Rue de Florence 26, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 537 69 95
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (189 reviews)
“le chou” (19 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
Belgian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rue de Florence 26, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was glad to visit this place since I was able to taste original belgian style mussels! I ordered mussels a la creme and they were absolutely tasteful. Maybe one of the best restaurants in Brussels and far from tourists crowds.

Thank CarolineCollins09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially I had my reservations about this place in relation to the price. Yes there are cheaper restaurants, but there is a reason that this one is packed. It’s situated away from the busy tourist areas around the Grand Place. I believe there is a...More

Thank LostAtSea94
Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor is typical Belgian (Jacques Brel etc), the atmosphere warm, and the food lived up to expectations from the starters to the dessert. Les moules are the signature of the place but the lamb in beer was also very good, tender and tasty although...More

Thank Basil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant, great quality food, friendly staff and a very nice atmosphere. We got there early to make sure we got a table (no reservation) and glad we did before they were literally turning people away afterwards. One minute very quiet and the...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this place. Best mussels ive had! And im Greek. Service was friendly and efficient! Bravo!

Thank Νίκος Ρ
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Excellent service and atmosphere and the best mussels anywhere. There are so many varieties to choose from that you are spoiled at the thought. This is a restaurant that you will be so very happy that you visited. If we lived in Brussels we would...More

Thank Teri F
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We fall in line with all the 5 star ratings as this little jewel has great food, attentive waiters and great ambiance. Either lunch or dinner are fine. It earns its fine reputation. The wine was very good and the mussels were especially well prepared...More

Thank 911chandlere
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed very good Belgian cuisine and the excellent service of the staff, who were very welcoming and helpful even on a busy Saturday evening.

Thank SofiaB1332
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Very good all round. Nice decor, good menu, rewarding dishes, decent beer, excellent service. At 22 euros for every mussels dish, I felt the prices were a little on the high side, but the standard of food is certainly good. More beers on tap would...More

Thank 627pw2015
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Great food and portion sizes, and wonderful friendly staff. Really enjoyed the mussels and duck dishes, thank you for a lovely meal.

Thank yasadvice2018
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Questions & Answers
Robin P
27 September 2017|
Response from Popeaska2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! They have some dishes you might choose from: shrimps, mussels, vegetables, salads, fish... Good luck and bon appetit! :-)
5 October 2016|
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Response from Andres G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you do need to book to avoid disappointment.
Angelika G
11 August 2016|
Response from Andres G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't notice the compose your own menu. We went for a starter each, followed by moules et frites, one bowl each - they have a large variety of flavours - they are delicious, and finished with typical Belgian waffles and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:45
12:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de Florence 26, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 537 69 95
  • E-mail
Since 20years our restaurant have the pleasure to serve you a local cooking in a "belgo-belge" decoration, our specialty, the mussels, prepared in more then 30 kinds, built our reputation and well outside our borders. In good weather, a beautiful garden will welcome you.Special in Brussels, you can compose yourself your Menu "à la carte" for 29€: starter, main course and dessert to choose in the menu.
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