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Cafe Bruxelles

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90-92 High Street, Leicester LE1 5YP, England
+44 116 224 3013
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth going here just to look at the amazing ceiling! The staff are friendly, the food good and there is a little secret garden!

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Thank Judy B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Belgium a few years ago and then when I moved to Leicester for a year I was thrilled to find this pub! There are soooooooo many good beers to choose from and the staff know their stuff. They even have Kwak with the actual glasses! Just a great little place. I've never eaten here but the piles... More 

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Thank elizabethmR7004JG
Leicester, UK
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

So I callled out to the manager why I was ignored when I ordered my drink Manager didn't have the balls to explain and had me removed from the venue So ...... avoid this place. The manager doesn't have the balls to deal with crap service. He will use his bouncers to remove you from the bar even when while... More 

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Thank happyvirgo73
Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

OK but a bit dull. Part of a small chain in Leicester and seems to suffer from that. Hard to place in the Leicester scene. Luke warm about the place. The sort of place unexciting people go on dates.

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Thank PhilipDraycott
Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I was designated driver on the evening of our visit. As such, I was drinking soda water and lime. At the bar I asked for a small lime and soda.... I was shocked to hear that it was £1.80... it couldn't have been more than 200ml.

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Thank shiprob195
Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

used to be a vibrant place to visit. Now it is pricey, music too loud and when I last visited so were the few customers.

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Thank David S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visited here on Saturday after shopping trip. We were drawn in by the stunning exterior and you have to go inside just to see the amazing painted ceiling and chandelier if nothing else. They have a quirky range of cocktails to chose from that come in equally quirky drinking vessels.

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Thank philippitcher
Manchester, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Called for a quick pint on may way to my hotel. Sadly at 5.30pm on a Monday evening there was only the Barman and myself there so I'll need to visit at another time. Very grand and imposing inside but rather odd just one big room. Had a beer San Miguel in a Belgian Pub, Bizarre!

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Thank Nick E
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We used to come here all the time (over the last 5 yrs) in the evening as it served a nice niche between pub/bar/club, however last time we came (june 2016), it seemed like a different place, the atmosphere was dead, the life music had gone (they used to put up a DJ). Drinks are decent and not too expensive,... More 

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Thank Pierre N
Hertfordshire
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

arrived here at midnight to find it very busy still able to get to the bar ok. Bar service was excellent and friendly. The best thing though was the music; great blend of different genres and more than half the punters was dancing at any one time. The music wasn't so loud that you couldn't talk either.

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Thank ALLOFTHEM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90-92 High Street, Leicester LE1 5YP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 224 3013

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