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Le Plattesteen

#1,485 of 3,221 Restaurants in Brussels
€€ - €€€French, ,
Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 59 92
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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French, Belgian, Bar, International, European
€€ - €€€
Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Chose this place at random after a long morning of sightseeing. Liked the cozy/retro vibe and decor. Our server was polite and pleasant. Menu was reasonably broad, and the food was outstanding! My cheese sandwich was memorably good, and my husband is still raving about...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off for an early afternoon meal and to have a couple of beers. The food was good. I had the chicken and pasta which was well prepared, good flavor, a very reasonable portion. Sitting outside was a good place to people watch. Will...More

Thank steve30265
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a hard day's tourism I needed somewhere to rest and have a late lunch. And Le Plattesteen did the job. It is not my usual type of haunt and I am not sure they were keen on a sole traveller taking up a table...More

Thank BathNick
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We came in a bit late. Pretty much everyone was finished. The waiter came over to ask if we were going to eat a meal. We said yes and immediately ordered two beers (we had been walking for a very long time!). He gave us...More

Thank Celia O
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Le Plattersteen is a great cafe that we always make a point of visiting on any holiday we take to this vibrant city. A fantastic looking cafe bar with great decor and furnishings including beer posters and enamels adorning the walls and plenty of seating...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 27 January 2018

What to say about Plattesteen? You get a decent meal at a decent price and you'll go back there on a regular basis as it is convenient. Lunch time recommendation near the Grand Place.

Thank Esseve
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Literal trash, the waiter was terrible, rude and refused to take my order. I’d say pass on this place. Hard.

1  Thank Dara K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Waiters do not reply to your questions. Waited for half an hour before leaving the place. The worst experience ever :( Please avoid.More

Thank masterdin
Alain B, Gérant at Le Plattesteen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Bonsoir, Je voudrais déjà m'excusez sur votre expérience malheureuse dans notre établissement. Pourriez vous m'en dire plus pour que je puisse faire les remarques. En tout cas j'ai déjà prévenu et vais faire le nécessaire pour essayer de ne plus avoir ce genre de situation....More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I echo the comments of my fellow reviewers. Avoid. The outside waiter especially was arrogant and totally useless

1  Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I was ignored for over 10 minutes before I got a menu, then out took a further 10 minutes to order.... just for a beer

Thank A380fan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$22
French, Belgian, Bar, International, European
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 59 92
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