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Cafe Walvis

€€ - €€€, , Cafe
Rue Antoine Dansaert 209, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 477 60 86 95
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rue Antoine Dansaert 209, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A new wind flew through this restobar in recent years and it was a good one. Good service and ok food are now on the menu. A very interesting location as well, with a view on ‘the hellhole’. ;-)

Thank Dirk G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a sunny evening and the terrace was packed! We were lucky to get a nice table. Our waitress was very friendly and honest with her recommendation, I had the mezze platter, which was a vegetarian special, and she helped us choose a beer...More

Thank Anja T
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had just been to the wonderful Brussels Beer Project and as Cafe Walvis is a great cafe we have been to on previous holidays to Brussels and it was across the road my twin brother Stephen and I decided to have a beer each...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I haven’t eaten here yet but I’ve been drinking here a few times - both on dates and with friends. I would highly recommend, lovely atmosphere but can sometimes get busy.

Thank Cantab H
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Came for 5 days. Went to many bars, are in a few places. Definitely the best bar we went to. Would come back to Brussels for this bar

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Called in here on our first night in Brussels, we were surprised and pleased at the number of different beers. They were delish especially the fruit ones. We were also surprised at how rude the staff were, unfortunately this was the norm in most places...More

Thank graham198
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I was really hungry so after two beers decided to also have diner and was happily surprised by the food and atmosphere. I took a fish dish with fennel and potato and I have to say; good! On top of it the prices are more...More

Thank FrederikB_10
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We attended a Birthday Party here and they comfortably accommodated all 75 of us. The staff were friendly and ensured the Birthday girl was very well looked after. They provided a buffet for the party and the food was what you would expect from a...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This cafe is in a great location on the edge of the city, near the canal.. It has a great vibration, friendly staff and the beer is good (and less expensive). The food looked good and it was busy serving lots of happy customers -...More

Thank damian c
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was exactly what I needed for dinner. The goat cheese salad was delicious but more importantly the waiter was able to let me indulge in some wonderful beer. We discussed what both of us like and what is unique. It was not over...More

Thank Eran O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Antoine Dansaert 209, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 477 60 86 95
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