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Restaurant Sainte-Catherine

#441 of 2,915 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
French, Belgian, European
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Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 219 45 67
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Flanders, Belgium
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Extremely honest food...good basic French cuisine. Excellent grilled fish and meat. The owner and chef is extremely kind and helpfull. Nevertheless the whole place is a bit out of time... nostalgia all over. Need an update when it comes to the looks and management.

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Thank Kurtitis
Overland Park, Kansas
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant while looking for a nice place to dine off the beaten path of the square -- and did we find it. The owners and staff were so accommodating and friendly, and the food was so well prepared. We enjoyed it so much, that we returned a second time, and it was equally enjoyable and filling.... More 

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Thank LeBonCatulus
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived here unsure we'd found the right place. It was quiet but had been recommended and what a great recommendation. We both had filet steak, chips and veg and shared a bottle of wine. It was so tasty I couldn't take the smile off my face! I would highly recommend coming here for a great steak and chips!!

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Thank lottiehannah
Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

There is a main square a few meters away, but this restaurant is so much more personal. We had beef filet and porc filet and both of them were just excellent.

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Thank simue
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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1,071 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 535 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

a nice little local restaurant - so much better than the ones by the main square - personal and attentive service - and brilliant food I had the rump steak which was done to perfection. Very highly recommended.

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Thank Albia-Newton
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The staff and chef were very friendly. The seafood was great. Would highly recommend. Small and intimate atmosphere ....

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Thank James B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. It was very quiet because of the current fear factor but it was excellent. The food was lovely - beautifully cooked fish. And the service friendly. Chef / owner came out and chatted. What a nice guy. Recommend it whole-heartedly.

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Thank AnnaGwen
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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323 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on a cold evening. Small restaurant but big on hospitality. Very friendly waiter, and the chef is very personable. Food was excellent, chef knows what he is doing.

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Thank Sue D
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

This was by far the best restaurant we ate in during our stay in Belgium. The food was magnificent. There was nothing left on our plates. We had a fine bottle of wine to accompany our meal. Only 2 people working the restaurant: the owner/chef and his helper. The owner/chef is 78 years old who prepares meals as it is... More 

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Thank Elaine T
England
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174 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Quiet restaurant and quite quirky as the chef is very attentive and talkative. Good food and fair prices. Well worth another vist and good for the area

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 219 45 67

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