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Houtsiplou

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As featured in Best Food in Brussels
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Place Rouppe 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 38 16
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Today
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we ate dinner.the food was tasty and was served very nice.The next day we wanted to eat earlier but the kitchen was closed till 18:00.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mussels were excellent, and other dishes also good. Great beer selection. Staff incredibly nice, and the ambience is very nicely different and casual.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I I have just had my fourth meal at this lovely restaurant, and I can thoroughly recommend it to everyone, family, singles and group of friends. Breakfast is good and wholesome, while they have an excellent menu for lunch and dinners. (And desserts ;-) ) Toys and drawing equipment is available for the kids, as are multiple electric sockets if... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had burgers, fries and a fish platter at Houtsiplou. Although it took a while for someone to take our order, the food came out hot and delicious. All was tasty and although a bit pricey for what it was, we found this to be the norm in Belgian restaurants. One disappointment was that the fries were from frozen and... More 

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Northampton, UK
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turned up and immediately got a table for 2. Had a lovely duck and foi gras salad. Service was good and attentive. Would definitely go there again if I visit Brussels.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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844 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to have lunch and we saw Houtsiplou. It turned out that it was almost full and most of them locals. We managed to get a table on the first floor and we were impressed with the meals that passed heading for other guests. The food turned out to be really great. Good quality and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Houtsiplou is one of a myriad of small restaurants, bars and cafes in this area of Brussels which extends from the central station (Brussels Midi) towards the Sablons area or the main square. I happened to find it by chance as it was a two-minutes walk away from the hotel where I was staying. My experience with this place spans... More 

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London
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to eat here after reading reviews on this site. We arrived at 8 and it was a good job that we did because the restaurant got very busy and some customers were turned away. We both had a burger and whilst they were good I felt that they lacked seasoning although this didn't detract from my enjoyment. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We'd had a big lunch and were looking for somewhere to just have dessert later on a Sunday (it wasn't really that late!). Lots of other places had closed for food already, but I saw this on TripAdvisor and it was literally across the road from the hotel. The waitress thought it saw a bit odd asking only for dessert,... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here after my better half spotted burgers being served through the window! The place is laid back and friendly with a real homely and family oriented atmosphere. The decor is informal, there are toys and travel books dotted about for little ones and the toilet is blackboarded so you can leave a little message :) I had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Rouppe 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 38 16

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