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L'Ecailler du Palais Royal

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Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 87 51
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Belgian
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€€€€
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LOCATION
Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old, but renewed, restaurant serves excellent food in a traditional but still very nice location. Limited choice, but excellent quality. It’s however a pity to be just with few people in the restaurant. Reason for this is to my opinion the price policy. Waiters...More

Thank F3116JNmarch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't fault the food here- it's fantastic. Perfectly cooked and presented and the decor of the restaurant is lovely. However, for both the starter/main and the dessert the wine we ordered came after the food was brought to the table. Sounds like a small issue...More

Thank ginger_traveller2000
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ginger, Thank you for having taken the time to let us know your experience at L'ecailler. I truly regret that we didn't handle things better especially regarding the service, I have followed up with my team to ensure such a situation does not recur.We...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Business lunch is at a correct price of 60. Service is near perfect. Food was excellent too. Classic interior in a beautiful colour set.More

Thank Jurgen B
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Dear, Jorgen Thank you for having taken the time to share your very warm comment on Trip Advisor. Your comments are extremely important as they provide a motive for continuous improvement. The entire team is delighted to read that you appreciated your lunch and wish...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Nicely situated at the Sablon place, this restaurant provides you, if needed, a very convenient and efficient car valet service. Warm welcome and service, efficient too. A bit old fashion deco style, could be seen as out dated. A good size list of dishes, all...More

Thank brochmi
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear, Brochmi, Thank you for having taken the time to share your very warm comment on Trip Advisor. Your comments are extremely important as they provide a motive for continuous improvement. The entire team is delighted to read that you appreciated your lunch and wish...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I really had an amazing experience at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal. The service was incredible, and the portion in your plate is just perfect. You are treat like a super vip. You feel really special. Thank you, my favorite place in Brussels.

Thank Mimi2340
jfd69, Manager at L'Ecailler du Palais Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Mimi Thank you very much for writing this beautiful comment following your experience at L'ecailler. It's pleasing to see you enjoyed our food, service and our facilities. I will be sure to share your positive comments with the greater Hispania team. Kind regards

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome, this place stays one of the best, staff and service are great, always such a pleasure to have their solettes de Zebruge... delicious.

Thank polyakov123
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had eagerly anticipated dining at this one Michelin star restaurant because of the good reviews and high ratings, but we were sorely disappointed. First, the waitstaff seemed disorganized and curt from the beginning. After seating us our waiter failed to ask...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A very good restaurant but that could improve. Indeed, their prices being quite high, one can expect a better protection of each spot / table for two which would avoid being slightly hit when service is provided to the neighbouring tables (on each side). Very...More

Thank EJM20152015
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Close to 300€ per head for a good but not exceptional meal is overpriced. We got sitted in the first floor where it was cold and without any music. When asked about the music, the personnel told us it was currently broken. At that level,...More

2  Thank Fred_the_nemesis
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Staff were attentive and gave excellent recommendations. Some reviewers commented on the decor, I thought it added to its charm. It was a little pricey but knew before I went so it went much of a surprise.

Thank Crystal L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$60 - US$125
Cuisine
Belgian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Bodenbroek 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 87 51
  • E-mail
Description
A ROYAL EXPERIENCE A prime dining destination with a specialty of fish, shellfish and crustaceans. Serving the ultimate of Belgian gastronomy since 1967, in an elegant setting that combines simple refinement and tranquillity in a stylish club atmosphere and a constant attention to details in service. L’ECAILLER DU PALAIS ROYAL’s cuisine carries a tradition of excellence focused on the high quality of the products and generosity in the plates. BRUSSELS : THE FLAG SHIP Ideally located in the heart of the picturesque antique dealers district, at the foot of the Sablon Church, in a magnificent heritage listed 17th century house, the Brussels restaurant is our signature place. Founded in 1967, it quickly became an institution that has welcomed royal family members, celebrities, international political figures, world renowned chefs, ... An exclusive location that features small tables and cosy benches animated by an enjoyable bar on the ground floor,in a private club ambiance. The upp
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