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Le Bugatti

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Jacques Jordaens 4 | Louise Vleurgat Area, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 646 14 17
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Bruxelles
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325 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

"Le Bugatti" is a Belgian restaurant in Ixelles, in a calm street not so far frm Flagey Square (less than 1km). The decor is inspired from the beginning of the XXth century - very Art Nouveau. The menu proposes a broad choice of Belgian courses: Snails from Namur, croquets, tartare steak, black pudding from Brussels, stoemp... Everything was excellent, very... More 

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Thank Hamm14
Lecce, Italy
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The Art Déco atmosphere is what attracted me the most when I find this restaurant. The wooden bar, the wide and colourful decorated glass wall, the red leather and wooden chairs, and the many paintings and prints on the walls give a wonderful retró atmosphere. Perhaps the owner pushed it too far sometimes, for example by covering every inch of... More 

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Thank Enrico I
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Belgian food executed excellently - the rabbit, croquettes and carbonnades are all delicious. Great selection of wine and beers too. The interior is cosy and unique. I've been several times and service has been good every time (sometimes a little slow but always professional). Would recommend booking though as it's quite small and often closes during... More 

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Ixelles, Belgium
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We have been there with a group of friends at the end of November. The restaurant is very nice and well decorated. The atmosphere is cozy and warm. They also have a nice selection of beer to taste with a plate of typical Belgian cuisine. I had the lapin à la kriek which is sort of a stew of rabbit... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and cute little place ! Local place and is cash only. They don't speak a lot of English but enough .

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Thank Zyljana M
Bucharest, Romania
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782 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Dinner with old friends. Cute relaxed atmosphere, great menu and wines. The truly Belgian delicatessen were super. Portions seem Almost American... the tomatoes filled with shrimps were amazing!no room for dessert but great coffee!

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Thank Aburel
Brussels, Belgium
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Every dish we ordered was too salty, including the salad! I ordered some croquette aux crevettes and l regretted it. There is no taste of shrimps in it and felt like it was frozen for years before frying it. Horrible... I stopped eating croquettes since then. My boyfriend had entrecôte which was so dry chewy (and of course salty!) that... More 

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Caroline T, Gérant at Le Bugatti, responded to this review

Hello Mr or i should say Mrs Bluemarie from Brussels Belgique or from New York. We saw your nice comment also on Yelp. I don't understand why, between your starter and your main course, you didn't say that it was too salty, since we always ask if everything is alright and we accept any critic in order to improve our... More 

Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious Belgian food in a cosy atmosphere. Have been here solo, with family and for business. Always a delight!

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Thank AdamGelbart
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were there for dinner last Thursday and the food was excellent, service was very good as well and the price are reasonable. Lapin a la Kriek was superb and the Carbonade very tasty. We had a bottle of Pinot Grism superb. We will be back.

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Ath, Hainaut, Belgium
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The place is fabulous... It's quite hidden so when you enter, it's a discovery. Menu is quite short, typical from Belgium and Brussels and the food is excellent. Service is perfect! Really! You'd better book because the place is quite small.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$31
Cuisine
Belgian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacques Jordaens 4 | Louise Vleurgat Area, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 646 14 17
Description
Good plain cooking with typical dishes from Belgium since 1988: Stew beef with cheek of ox in trappist dark beer, rabbit stew (boned) with Kriek, tomatoes stuffed with grey shrimps, homemade shrimps and cheese croquettes, veal blanquette, Zeeland mussels, sole meunière, saddle of hare, veal kidneys liegeoise way...; still a family restaurant, in an authentic and atypical frame: private old garage in a 19th century house Art Nouveau and Horta with a stained-glass window

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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