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La Porte des Indes

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Avenue Louise 455, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 647 86 51
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19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 19:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is Ok. We went in very late last night. But the owner still welcomed us warmly and recommend good food. The service was wonderful!

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Set in a very charming old hôtel particulier, this restaurant serves a relatively wide array of quality Indian food. The staff is elegant and very helpful. It has the reputation to be the best Indian in Brussels.

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Thank Robert R
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

The place is enormous, on several floors and the staff are nice, the food is good but nothing amazing. it is quite a drive away from downtown Brussels so after spending all the tiem and the effort to get there it was slightly disappointing. The menu can be clearly updated with more modern Indian food like you have in London.

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Thank Libertango1980
Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife and I recently had dinner at La Porte des Indes. We heard that the restaurant was one of the - if not the - best Indian restaurant in Brussels. This made our disappointment even bigger. On Saturday nights the restaurant offers a buffet which does not go cheap - 40 € per person - but with a relatively... More 

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Thank Jean Francois V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Their lunch deals were great, and food is delicious here. With them now closing for lunch, I find it a little expensive for what you get. The staff is very attentive and polite though (rare for Brussels) and ladies get flowers when they leave. Nice touch :)

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Thank Isabelle Giang D
Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food, service and atmosphere, friendly staff. On the more expensive end of Indian food but all was delicious. Book in advance as it can get busy to the end of the week and at the weekend.

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Thank Caz H
Brussels
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Food is absolutely delicious, atmosphere is very cosy (great for romantic/family dinner), service could be a bit better, as could the selection of wines. But overall, my favourite Indian resto in Brussels, been there a few times and will certainly go again!

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Thank Maria C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We came here for a business dinner, quite a long ride from the centre of Brussels. Competent Indian cooking, although a bit stiff and directed towards business clients, but all the dishes were well done. Very polite and courteous staff. The décor and the setting look a bit Thai-influenced.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The food is excelent and the decorations cozy. The staff is very friendly and the service excellent. The wine selection is good for the food on offer. Good quality buffet and nice Indian red wine.

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Thank Adalheidur J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

excellent dishes and service, the restaurant is in old classical "maison de maître". your taste is also good on wine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$77
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Louise 455, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 647 86 51
Description
La Porte des Indes is widely celebrated as the best Indian restaurant in Brussels. Set in a beautifully converted Ixelles mansion on the heaving Avenue Louise, La Porte des Indes is decorated in rich wood carvings, warm red-toned colour scheme, masses of flowers and lush plantings, and Colonial style Indian furniture. The costumed waitstaff make the setting complete. This is another success from the Blue Elephant group, so you know the ingredients are of the highest quality. See for yourself. Roam the menu and try dishes like specialities starter of Crab Malabar, a warm salad of flaked crabmeat and corn kernels, main course of something classic like fiery chicken vindaloo and finish with a palate-freshening mango sorbet. Wines are thoughtfully matched to the dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?