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Cafe des Spores

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Chaussee d'Alsemberg, 103-108, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 534 13 03
19:30 - 22:30
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Reinach, Switzerland
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345 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very unusual – specializes in mushrooms. Mushrooms with everything. The starter; a combination of pholiote –refers to a genus of mushroom so not very specific - and mussels. The main course was a well cooked piece of beef hidden under “horn of plenty” (black chanterelle, black trumpet), in French trompette de la mort (trumpets of death – fortunately not toxic)... More 

Thank Frank M
Brussels, Belgium
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

If you feel like spending the night tasting different kinds of dishes prepared with excellent quality off selected mushrooms, then this is your kind of place. Don't worry, they also serve meat and accompaniments, not just mushrooms. The chef knows very well how to handle his fungi and succeeds in making this a full experience. Ask for wine suggestions or... More 

Thank Dirk G
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We had a three course vegan meal which were so well balanced and refined - it was simply unforgettable. Not to mention our fantastic red wine and their very innovative desserts. I particularly recommend the chocolate mousse! The menu is small but I give them credits for having a vegan option. Service was a little slow but it was made... More 

Thank Joyce L
Brussels, Belgium
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Restaurant is tiny, so it's best for couples or small groups of 4 people. Would not recommend for larger groups since can be quite crowded. Atmosphere is casual and intimate with wooden tables, deemed lights and simple décor. Menu is concentrated around mushrooms (different variety) and has on offer choice from 3 starters, 3 mains and deserts, as well as... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A tiny gem in Brussels! Cafe fed spores offers a beautiful menu of mushroom dishes; everything is well cooked and well served. Delicious plates and a very reasonable price. The service could be slightly better, but we are not in a Michelin starred place :-) so, overall, I would rate 4stars but it bugs me that such place is so... More 

Thank Paffel
Bristol, England
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Had an absolutely fabulous dinner here with work colleagues. As the name implies it's a specialist restaurant in mushrooms. Choice of 3 starters, 3 mains a cheese course and 2 puddings, you could have any combination of these and all courses (including pudding!) had mushrooms as the main event. The open kitchen was smoothly run and added to the ambience.... More 

Thank BRI1234
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I went to Café des Spores with my parents and my boyfriend as my mum loves mushrooms and I wanted to offer her a nice dinner. We had one formula entrée+main dish, three main dish+dessert, and a bottle of Cava, half liter of water, and I paid a bit more than 150€. Although the food was tasty, we were all... More 

Thank Jessica H
Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Memorable evening (and food). Each dish features a different type of mushroom and they were all incredibly delicious. Great atmosphere and drinks.

Thank jtt_bruxelles
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is not only about mushrooms. The atmosphere and the creativity of the cuisine make it worth a visit. The restaurant offers partly set menus, where one can combine a choice of 2-3 starters, mains, cheese and deserts in different ways for set price. For example, starter, main and cheese. You get a complimentary little starter while you wait for... More 

Thank Maubett
Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I love mushrooms I thus really enjoyed the meal. We have a menu alongs the season and the market therefore it changes all the time. It is an open kitchen you can see what the chefs is preparing.. really nice! The only negative point is the quantities.. there are quite small. My boyfriend eats a lot and he was still... More 

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Restaurant Details

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European, French, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
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  • Address: Chaussee d'Alsemberg, 103-108, Brussels 1060, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 534 13 03

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?