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Noordzee Mer du Nord

) #16 of 3,078 Restaurants in Brussels ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Belgian, Seafood, European
Rue Sainte-Catherine 45, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 11 92
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“razor clams” (59 reviews)
“fish soup” (113 reviews)
“escargot” (21 reviews)
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Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Rue Sainte-Catherine 45, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went at 5ish pm near its closing hour. It was relatively empty and a comfortable experience. Walked pass at lunch time and it was very crowded with almost every standing counter occupied and many people at the counter. Had the shrimp croquettes which came recommended...More

Thank Ellie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fresh oysters, and fresh sea food - depending on season ! There in not actually a restaurant - you can eat outside, standing-up, but the atmosphere is great - around a historic place, in front of St. Catherine Church.

Thank Valentin P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not really a restaurant. It is stand-up on high table or bar (outside). Super when weather is nice. Nice fish soup with white wine or fresh calamari

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the place by accident, seeing a lot of people eating from there, and it was an awesome choice. My wife had d crab burger and it was a delight!! I had d salmon and it was delicious as well! Highly recommend if ur a...More

Thank Sherin V
Reviewed 1 week ago

evrytime is crowded by tourists and local people coming for lunch, i tryed once some fish soup and i wasn't disappointed. it's not very clear the menu on the blackboards and the small tables outside are always dirty and full of the remain of other...More

Thank Yunting L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a sit down meal. It very fun. People were yelling to order food. They make it right there so the food is hot and fresh. Highly recommended. The Scampi is excellent. All the fish is good. The tuna steak is Ok. The soup...More

Thank tdbtdb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very simple seafood institution, which serves daily catch of the day, only for lunch. Very fresh seafood, simple cooking - but very tasty. The oysters were fresh and excellent. With the house wine every dish was just superb. Not expensive, and threrfore...More

Thank Moshe L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must when in Brussels, and looking for great seafood and a fabulous experience. Order at the counter and grab a table in the sun and wait until they yell your name. Than enjoy a quick and very fresh seafood snack or order several for...More

Thank Snake6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local institution - Forget a sit down lunch if it's a nice day you just have to check this place out. Head for the counter, check what's on offer and order, grab a glass or a bottle of crisp white wine and when your...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you are looking for top quality seafood and a great experience. Order at the counter, get a table or share one (preferably one in the sun) and wait for them to yell your name.... Than enjoy a quick, fresh and...More

Thank Arvid H
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Hisham A
Is there a chance to sit down any where? I hear that across the road one can sit inside. But will one get the great dishes from the fish bar across the road
3 March 2017|
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Response from TravelManiacToday | Reviewed this property |
Hi the same ownership has got right next to it on the same square an oyster bar... they are happy to serve you the outside food in there. Hope this helps. Aside from this place it seems quite popular that you can buy chips... More
Heather S
Hi: Does anyone know their operating days & hours?
20 July 2015|
Response from Martin V |
Fishmongers & delicatessen TUE – FRI: 8:00 Am- 6:00 Pm SAT: 8:00 Am- 5:00 Pm SUN – MON: Closed Fishbar TUE – SAT: 11:00 Am- 6:00 Pm SUN: 11:00 Am- 6:00 Pm MON: Closed Oysters & Smørrebrød TUE – SAT: 11:00 AM- 8:00 PM SUN... More
Google Translation
Hi Do you serve Mussels? Thanks!
28 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Sainte-Catherine 45, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 11 92