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Chez Leon

€€ - €€€French, , Seafood
Rue des Bouchers 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 14 15
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“mussels” (1,146 reviews)
“fries” (324 reviews)
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French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rue des Bouchers 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed today via mobile

Good restaurant for try your Belgian kitchen. Lot of choice, we go for mussels and croquettes. Everything was delicious

Thank Aaren B
Reviewed today via mobile

This Chez Leon restaurant is a must visit restaurant when you are in Brussels !! The restaurant is big. Usually, you should make a reservation first, otherwise the line up will be huge; however, we got lucky, as there were not many people when got...More

Thank YusufW79
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the minute you walked into Chez Leon you realize there is a major issue with service. We were juggled around from one waiter to the next who spoke to each other tersely in French - seemingly to decide who was going to have the...More

Thank Lama B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Grumpy waiter. He seemed to be doing us a favor. And he almost hitted my wife when brought the dishes.

Thank Vitor V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chez Leon is really must visit for dinner while you are in Brussels!! So tasty sea food and such a great atmosphere. Mussels are 😋 yumm....... Sole is perfect there, not salty , not over grilled...perfect!! I loved curry and white wine mussels there!! Oysters...More

Thank Anastacia N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Chez Leon is a busy and in some ways commercialized restaurant on the street in Brussels that is filled with restaurants. The big specialty is mussels. There are also other aquatic and land animal choices. They offer a package deal, (38 euros when I was...More

Thank KentuckianaSwede
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first stop in Brussels and it was delightful! Great mussels, great waitstaff, and the location is lovely.

Thank InflatableFurniture
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place Chez Leon to try Belgian mussels whit frittes. Good beers and friendly staff. Be back soon

Thank Ethan T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Obviously very popular but with good reason. We had a delicious pot of mussels, as well as fried calamari. Excellent meal.

Thank igkolaya
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really busy, mediocre food and a bit too commercialised. The staff were really friendly but I think because it was so busy we waited a while between courses and to order drinks. It’s a bit overpriced for the quality of the food.

Thank r0bynmcc
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14 May 2018|
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Response from Ragnar Georg S | Reviewed this property |
The 'small' dish - 'Formule Leon' - has a price around 15€; 600 gram moules, frites & 1 glass beer; enough if you'e not too hungry. A meal with1kg moules has a higher price. Be aware; you're in a tourist area With price... More
Nicolette M
20 April 2018|
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Response from Lina L | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. The tables are just outside on the walking street. I don't think thye would mind a cute dog sitting under the table ;)
7 May 2017|
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Response from Jellebie | Reviewed this property |
Mussels are available every day, but on sunday's from 6:30PM they are "all you can eat".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Bouchers 18, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 14 15
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