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Belgian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with a very inviting and professional staff. Not pretentious but very good quality food. The situation is very appealing! Only few minutes from the main central attractions and shopping streets but so far from the hassle! An absolute thumbs up for « La boussole...brasserie »More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

decent food and friendly service but decor is dull. Location is great, though... Prices are a tad too high, but affordable.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 September 2020

We had a nice evening in La boussole. The service was fast and the waitress was very friendly. We ate mussels and grilled calamares: the seafood was nice. However there were no drinks listed on the menu and afterwards we found out we had to...pay for overpriced water and house wine.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 August 2020 via mobile

Not busy and we were well looked after by the waitress. We had seafood tapas, cod, grilled squid and an entrecote steak, all delicious especially the tapas and the cod. Would strongly recommend

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 February 2020

I don't quite understand such enthusiastic reviews. The restaurant is old style with a shabby atmosphere, the sea bass was OK but really nothing special. Prices are quite high. Positive note : the waitress is really gentle. There are definitely better and more modern choice...(for the ambient and the kitchen) in the area.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 February 2020 via mobile

Hungry. Raining. Early evening. Most places not yet open but this was. So I stepped in and was met by loads of friendliness and decent food. The asset of this restaurant is the service. It’s splendid. Food is ok.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020

The service is good due to the waitress that are very kind, but food is in only ordinary. Apart from the bouillabaisse, the other fish dishes are disappointing.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020 via mobile

delicious boullabaisse and creme brule owner made a mistake with bill but was quickly solved with humor

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 November 2019 via mobile

I booked a table for six for a dinner after a business meeting in Brussels. We were made to feel really welcome and enjoyed the atmosphere of this lovely restaurant from the moment we arrived. Everything we ate was excellent and although the reviews mention...the fish and squid, those of our party who chose meat were not disappointed. My friends had veal, which was a large portion on the bone which just melted in the mouth. Another colleague had the lamb shank, which just fell off the bone. Three of us chose the calamar (grilled squid) and it was superb! We also chose a Greek white wine to accompany the food, which was top quality. The desserts a couple of people had were home-made and good quality - a tirimasu and pannacotta - both memorable and well presented. All in all, we had a great time at this deceptively large restaurant that still retains a cosy, welcoming ambience. We will definitely come back.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 13 November 2019

I can recommend Fish Stew! The best Fish Stew I've ever eaten. Meals are in good price range, portions are big enough. The restaurant looks OK but I missed quiet music in the background :) If I'm in Brussels again, I will visit this place...again!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 31 October 2019

Nice restaurant. A little bit old fashion from outside but nice atmosphere inside. The service is very good. Food is excellent. Some space for groups (we were 9 people without reservation..)

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 25 July 2019

Food is average, went with relatively high expectations based on many good reviews, but it was a bad idea.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant whit great view on the famous saint Catherine place, old fish market. Delicious fish. Amazing bouillabesse. Hight quality service.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 9 June 2019

Very nice restaurant ran by elder people, serving classic Franco-Belgian cuisine facing the Saint-Catherine Church. Slightly old-fashioned interior, but that is how we like it.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

Next to last day in the area led us to our fourth near neighborhood place. This one was a highly rated tiny place, maybe 40 seats. Run by a family who take orders and serve as well. We ate a livery late lunch so went...at 8, with few people eating there. By 9 the place was packed, several of the guests warmly greeting the hosts, a locals restaurant- yay! Atmosphere and good food. Bouillabaisse was full of fish and seafood with wonderful taste. One other nice dish was the Greek salad. The mussels that were being eaten at a table nearby smelled delicious and the big bucket-ful was devoured totally.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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La Boussole Brassiere is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4