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The Magic Rubens

#2,978 of 3,207 Restaurants in Brussels
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , European
Rue de la Montagne 4 Bergstraat, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 503 38 65
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good15%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible41%
4 weeks ago
“A Sunday afternoon lunch for six”
4 Feb 2018
“Cozy place”
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Belgian, Bar, European, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Rue de la Montagne 4 Bergstraat, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Okay let me tell u something about this place. If you want to ruin your day, you should absolutely go here! Really, guys, what happened to me here, incredible. The service literally gave me a preach as if I had cursed in the damn church,...More

Thank Rosa U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were up and about bright and early on a Thursday morning having a wander around the streets near Central Train Station when we decided to drop into The Magic Rubens for a quick coffee to start our day. I...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was February, but the terrace was warm. Our group was hungry. We took bears and some soft drinks. The place was getting crowded by tourist, propably because most other places were closed. Basic Belgian menu. Chicken and mushrooms were not available. I took the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

You could come here for any reason. As it was cold I had the luxury of having a warm chocolate. I seemed that other people came for a drink or eat.

Thank Timo K
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I would give the one waiter who seemed to do anything 5 stars but sadly he couldn't rescue our experience. It started with him moving two customers so our party of 8 could sit down together, even though there seemed masses of empty spaces behind...More

Thank daffodils2017
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We regret so much for not checking the reviews before bumping into this restaurant which offers lukewarm service, unimpressive food and dishonest pricing, at least for the drinks. The price for the beverages listed in the menu is for small size only, and they will...More

Thank Arvin G
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Ended up here as we had been wandering around for a bit and my husband was hungry! I wish we hadn't bothered... The waiter was friendly but a menu with pictures of each item is never a good sign. My husband described his chicken as...More

Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Minestrone soup was like dishwater ( not a tomato in sight) and tasted awful. V small portion of frites, very expensive hot wine and then they asked for cash as “ the machine was broken” ... yeah, right. Much better places to go than here....More

Thank Emmacw73
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Felt good in this place, good and affordable dishes and most important, nice conversation with restaurant owner. Good beer. Good position, right in the city center.

Thank DNAlina
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Starting off it was great, fantastic service and great location but that all changed once the food arrived. I ordered the rib eye for 22 euro and my girlfriend had the chicken burger. I asked for my steak rare and the chicken burger to be...More

Thank Taylor S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 20
Belgian, Bar, European, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Montagne 4 Bergstraat, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 38 65
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