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Restaurant Sainte-Catherine

#523 of 2,995 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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French, European, Belgian
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Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 219 45 67
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2011

We are definitely going to return for more! The food was excellent. I have been in many first class restaurants, in the nicest hotels all over the world. This chef does not need to any take lessons from many Michelain starred chefs in what concerns cooking fish and seafood to perfection. The staff is also very nice and the atmosphere... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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220 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2011

We took the advice of fellow Trip Advisors and sought this place out. We were not disappointed. The only reason I have not given full points for service was that we came in after a bus load of German tourists so had to wait a while for service. Mind you, we enjoyed a conversation with the Germans in half English/German... More 

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1 Thank paknasi
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2011

I am just back from am enjoyable dinner at Restaurant Sainte Catherine. I am happy to report that it was a trip well rewarded. The place is cozy and friendly. The owner is very active among his guests. His connection to people is what makes this place rewarding. I have not even mentioned the food, which was delicious, and perfectly... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2011

Our Lamb and Beef filet were OUTSTANDING! Cooked to perfection, juicy and full of flavor. We were in the mood for meat and veggies and found Sainte Catherine online. It was a few minutes walk from our hotel and decided to check it out. So glad that we did! We called ahead to find out about their menu and when... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2011

I've been to this restaurant twice now - once for lunch and most recently for dinner. Both times I was blown away by the quality of the food, the friendly service, and the value. A delicious three course lunch including wine for 20 Euros?!? Dinner (with wine and dessert) tonight was equally good value for only 35 Euros! Whatever you... More 

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Copenhagen
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2011

Had high Expectations bases on The reviews here and must admit i was very disappointed... The food was simply so boring. For All our dishes, fish, froi gras and Lamb The garnish was piece of iceberg, a slice of tomato and a slice of cucumber. I have dined a lot pf places om Brussels and This was was nowhere near... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2011

I went to the Sainte-Catherine restaurant in a Friday night with some friends who were visiting Brussels. The restaurant is small, cosy, run from a family and open kitchen. You feel you are at home and have your food cooked with love. You can have a 3 plates menu for 25 euro. I had an amazing salad with Roquefort cheese,... More 

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St. George, Utah
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2011

We were in Brussels in the "off season." We had tried two other restaurants rated higher on Trip Advisor, but found both of them to be closed. Fortunately, this place was open and were lucky to be the only ones in the restaurant for lunch. The owner and his wife were very welcoming and the food was incredible - with... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2011

Based on the absolutely fabulous reviews, I had some very high expectations for this restaurant. With that said, Restaurant Saint-Catherine was very good but not great. My two friends and I were looking for something good but did not want a long and drawn out three hour meal. We were very pleased. The small and intimate atmosphere was wonderful. We... More 

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San Jose
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2011

My wife and I stumbled upon this hole in the wall restaurant where the kitchen is not much bigger than a closet. and the whole places seats no more than 15 or 20. Run by the owner, his wife and one other employee/waiter/etc It remains one of the best meals we have had in 5 years. It was so good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Belgian
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 219 45 67

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