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La Madeleine

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French, Seafood, Belgian, European
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Rue de la Halle 42, Mons 7000, Belgium
+32 65 35 13 70
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

From the beginning of our meal to the very end it was amazing. They specialize in fish and we were not disappointed. I would suggest the tasting menu as you get a variety of items. I had the salmon and it was cooked to perfection. My husband had the cod and he cleaned his plate! For dessert I would suggest... More 

Thank Minak58
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

No doubt I have had finer French food but in much larger cities and comparing to other restaurant in Mons, this one has the widest fish selection - one should note that this restaurant only serves fish! So in short, one of the best restaurants around but a little on the pricy side - especially for wine. The waiter is... More 

Thank Peter D
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Excellent service & the seafood/fish was delicous. We both ordered the bouillabaise & our only reservation was that the soup was too salty. Everything else was faultless - wonderful warm, crusty bread & fresh butter to start - we didn't order dessert but were given financiers to sweeten our palates at the end of the meal. Would highly recommend this... More 

Thank Jane d
Hong Kong, China
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

My Friend in Mons bring me here as i wanted to have Oyster and seafood. We have a great dinner with fresh oyster and tailor-make Italian rice for us. All the food here is fresh and I am luck to have my dinner here because I have a local friend in Mons.

Thank FelixKaLeung
Ghent, Belgium
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400 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We had a good meal here accompanied with a great Italian Chardonnay. A few remark, the waiter with the pony tail was too talkative. It's good to have a friendly waiter but this guy just didn't stop to the annoyance of his colleagues and the diners. Also the crab had almost no meat inside only red coral. Otherwise a great... More 

1 Thank markhebbelinck
Bonn, Germany
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Fish Restaurant "La Madeleine", Rue des Halles, was founded mid-18th century, near the fish market ("Marche au poisson"). You arrive through the kitchen, which is an informal entry, to say the least, butiIt shows the cleanliness of the restaurant's workplace! The Maitre d'hotel welcomed us, found us a pleasant table where we had a good look into the whole room... More 

Thank popeyeParis
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Short walk from "la Grand Place". Very friendly and efficient service. Well-decorated in tones of black and gray. Tables are well-spaced. Not too pricey, and you get your money's worth. Food was excellent. Raw milk butter (miam) and magnificent cheese tray. A really special place. (Around 110 euros for 2 with wine and coffee)

1 Thank madenjojo
Clonmel, Ireland
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This restaurant only serves fish and that is what my wife and I love. It was recommended by the hotel receptionist when I asked for a good fish restaurant. Our meal was excellent. The waiter was a delight, he kept the diners hugely entertained (in French). My only hesitation is that my fish main course was underdone and, rather than... More 

Thank JoMaRoSoIsWi
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

The impression given was that this was going to be a really outstanding restaurant. It was not flamboyantly decorated outside, and the entrance was through the end of the kitchen, so clearly they were not afraid of showing who, how and where the food was prepared. There was none of the hated loud "music". There were several tables occupied, and... More 

Thank Mike C
Mons, Belgium
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2011

My friend and I went to this restaurant on a friday night and we were informed that we nee ed reservations, but anyway the gentleman offered us a tiny table for two. We accepted and he tried us like royalty, very friendly, explained all the menu and talk with us about everything. The food was so good and fresh.The wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Belgian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Halle 42, Mons 7000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Wallonia  >  Hainaut Province  >  Mons
  • Phone Number: +32 65 35 13 70

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