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L'Ecailler du Palais Royal

€€€€French, , Seafood
Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 87 51
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“crab” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went for lunch and were the second customers of the day. The service was extremely attentive and we were brought the menu (which was a tablet btw and could be read in three different languages!) and then the food very fast. We didn't really...More

Thank VW81
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Chairs in both Tiffany blue and royal blue, high quality multi-colour stained glass, everything is elegant, neat and tidy, very-well taken care of! The business lunch tastes very good. They have a great selection of tea mixed by themselves. The petite four also includes a...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you have time for only one restaurant in Brussels, this is it! The right place, food, and atmosphere.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went here for lunch during the Belgian summer holidays, and the restaurant was quiet. If you like classic surroundings with thick carpets and wood-panelled walls as well as a polite staff, this is the place to go for a high quality fish experience. The...More

Thank Ivan L
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Quite busy on a week night in the middle of summer, so mostly tourist couples and families in this fish restaurant that has retained much of its 80/90s look, except for the menus on iPad... The 4 course 50 year anniversary surprise menu is a...More

Thank pojke-fredi
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

It s definitely one of the most chic restaurant in the capital, sea food is a must there, great appetizers, and royal service ! Don't miss the dessert!

Thank cabboud
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is an elegant restaurant with a typical late nineteenth century atmosphere. Specialized in fish, they will not disappoint you: excellent ingredients and very well cooked. I was there for a Sunday night. It was very calm and the service was impeccable. Should I be...More

Thank Eugenio B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Brussels based friend of mine took me here. Place has always been a restaurant although name suggests otherwise. Seafood is the trade of the place. I really liked the atmosphere and decoration of the place. Service was helpful and good, although very french speaking. Food...More

Thank pjoksa
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had booked for 12.00h but traffic and parking was easier than usual so we arrived at 11.55h. Door was locked. We knocked, no answer. So we called, 'we're outside and it's cold!'. The answer was that they were eating and they'd open at 12,...More

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We were kindly hosted for a last minute reservation (8.10 call for diner 20 min later). Nice and cosy atmosphere. Friendly service with the right tone and even occasionally the right sense of humor. They contributed to a great evening.

1  Thank Marie-Helene D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 87 51
  • E-mail
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