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l'Ancien Bruxelles

) #1,463 of 3,100 Restaurants in Brussels €€ - €€€ , European
Rue des Renards 32 | Rue Des Renards, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 486 61 03 27
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
16 Jan 2016
“TERRIBLE and way too expensive!!”
4 Jan 2016
“Happy to find an authentic Belgian Restaurant!”
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Belgian, European
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Rue des Renards 32 | Rue Des Renards, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

We ate the 24 euro menu. None of the three dishes was fresh (even the pancake came from a frozen pack), the food was dull and the service not friendly and not attentive at all. Totally not worth the price for this "cheap" food!! We...More

3  Thank cdewolf89
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I was really happy to find this place! I went with a friend and we're both from asia. We were really looking forward to eating real belgian food and I think this is the most authentic one among the rest that we've tried through out...More

Thank Nadia H
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Quite pricy, 21 € for mussels. The staff spoke bad English and misunderstood my price question and then refused to let me change my glass of "Kir" to water.

Thank Ch777777
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Good Belgian food in a really cosy and authentic Belgian place, I clearly recommend! The food is excellent and the restaurant is in a great area of the old town of Brussels. And for a reasenable price 😀

Thank Maggie6832
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Mayonnaise = 1 € The muscles were a bit small but tasty. The waitresses were a bit distant. Interior is cozy but not very classy

Thank Ruben V
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

We went to a second hand market in a square close to the restaurant and we decided to eat there. It is a very small restaurant in a touristic street. I ate mussels (21€) with fried potatoes and mayonaisse sauce. They were nice, but a...More

2  Thank ohmaigot
Reviewed 8 August 2014

When strolling in the rue Haute-rue Blaes area, we stopped over in this restaurant. It felt very familiar and soon we noticed that the Au vieux Bruxelles had changed its name to L'Ancien Bruxelles. Otherwise the very same restaurant. I repeat my earlier assessment (2013):...More

1  Thank Fyke_Cadet
Reviewed 2 May 2013

A modest looking restaurant, between the famous Rue Haute and Rue Blaes, offers a good quality-price ratio. Smooth and pleasant service. A homely example of a restaurant 'bruxellois' for drop-in eating.

Thank Fyke_Cadet
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We had the set lunchtime menu which had plenty of choice and 3 courses. The owner and waitress were extremely friendly and helpful. The portions were generous and very well presented. My salmon with bernaise sauce was beautifully cooked and the bottle of house white...More

1  Thank Mrsteaandcakes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Renards 32 | Rue Des Renards, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 486 61 03 27
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Old Brussels restaurant is located in the heart of Marolles neighborhood of Brussels , Belgian cuisine: Sausage companion Stoemp day , veal blanquettes in Brussels , rabbit with prunes , horse steak with shallots , fish Waterzooi , ,,, And yet the restaurant serves good food for the holidays including Christmas Day and New Years . Beautiful discovery close to the Old Market Square Ball game in charge of scenery and beautiful old boxes to the former executives .
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