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La Boussole Brassiere

€€ - €€€, Seafood, Mediterranean
Quai au Bois a Bruler 61, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 218 58 77
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled squid” (10 reviews)
“moules frites” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:30All hours
Belgian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Quai au Bois a Bruler 61, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey. Nothing special. Owned by Greeks. On the high end. I enjoyed the area. It was fun but because of the company not the restaurant. Nothing negative to comment on but no big deal...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was close to 10:00 and I was looking a place to eat in that area. When walking aimlessly, La Boussole (the compas) seems to be an appropriate place to go. When I read on their blackboard that theyhad octopus that night, I hurried in!...More

Thank francorusse
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant with good service. Mussels - fries are good as well but rather expensive. Bette go for the good fish plates (salmon or squid).

Thank chris6708
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

When a man is in Brussels is supposed to taste mussels and french fries. Receptionist in my hotel recommend me brasserie La Boussole near by old fish market. It was very good recommendation. Cozy place, sympathetic service and excellent mussels. Very simply, only in broth...More

Thank Jirka_Stich
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Really good food. A lot of options. Vasillis the owner is so helpfull and nice. The food is tasty, the place also nice. If the weather is good it's very nice to eat outside. Good prices. A nice place to eat and drink!!

Thank loosss
Reviewed 18 October 2017

My husband and I went in here for dinner the other day. We tried the shrimp croquettes (which were pretty good), mussels (not the best we had in Brussels by far), and a pasta dish (very bland). We ordered water (9 Euros for a small...More

Thank tigg189074
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This was a really pleasant place to join great choice of fish. The guys serving all this nice stuff were very polite and hospitable. Not the cheapest one but delicious

Thank Pollytweety
Reviewed 21 September 2017

we spend very nice evening in this very nice and cosy restaurant. steak was great, frites as well and homemade mayo just excellent. fruit desert was just amazing....

Thank dave b
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had the typical moules et frites and the special plate of the house, the grilled squid. The mussels were not very good, the squid was much better. They serve bread together with olives, which were very much appreciated. The waitress was very kind to...More

Thank Grazia S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Wine overpriced and so is food marginally- but this is a tourist area. Good for comfy atmosphere and basic food which is well cooked. However there are better choices if you want something more imaginative and better value

Thank Brig2424
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai au Bois a Bruler 61, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 218 58 77
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