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Le Cirio

€€ - €€€, , European
Rue de la Bourse 18-20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 13 95
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“baguette” (9 reviews)
“belgium beer” (6 reviews)
“stew” (6 reviews)
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Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rue de la Bourse 18-20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 4 April 2018

A friend who lives in Brussels suggested we go to Le Cirio. Found the place easily through a crowd of soccer fans who were celebrating outside, the restaurant was half empty at about lunch time on a Saturday. Entered the restaurant asked the waiter where...More

Thank Nataliacol
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had been recommended to visit Le Cirio as by friends ( as well as our guidebook ) as somewhere on the 'art nouveau' trail. A lovely authentic, unspoiled place with generations of nicotine stains on the walls. Waiting staff were pleasant and friendly, even...More

Thank Lawtonguy
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Brussels has some amazing taverns and cafes and Le Cirio is without a shadow of a doubt one of the first cafe's I pencil in to visit on any holiday I take to this vibrant city. Establish in 1886 when you walk in you can...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 28 February 2018

'Cirio' is an old typical restaurant in the very center of Brussels. Located on the side of Bourse, one might think that it is just a touristic attraction, but it offers high quality local dishes and beers. The drink of the restaurant - 'half-and-half' -...More

Thank Pavlina B
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Classic looking old restaurant. Quite full when we went there around 10pm. The crepe with chocolate was amazing! Really love the crepe and great selection of beer!

Thank Adeline P
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Both nights that my wife & I were in Brussels we came here for quiet drinks and conversation. It's a lovely little old fashioned looking place with lots of character. The staff were nice and friendly. A good place to go for drinks.

Thank davidgZ2988DU
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I saw some good reviews for this restaurant and decided to give it a try. I had the carbonnade, which is a traditional beef stew, and it was excellent. Their sides of bread and fries were also both very good. It's a rather large place...More

Thank Jorge V
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is my favourite spot for coffee in the morning in Brussels and is the epitome of a belle epoch European cafe: waiters in traditional dress; discreet professional service; surroundings that evoke the beginning of the 20th century; and consistent quality. The decor is rich...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had dinner here, not a wide variety of dishes (many were not available) but good taste and fair price, expecially considering the central location. The best part is the furniture of the restaurant and its atmosphere.

Thank Jose_el_Sabio
Reviewed 31 December 2017

My wife and I stopped in upon our arrival in Brussels. The decor is very turn of the century quaint. The place was crowded, and it was necessary to wait a few minutes until a table opened up. The guests were a mixed lot of...More

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Bourse 18-20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 13 95
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