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poivre & sel

#477 of 2,911 Restaurants in Brussels
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Rue Du Parnasse 2 - 1050, Brussels, Belgium
+32 2 503 46 93
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London, UK
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476 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Poivre et Sel is a very pleasant restaurant offering a choice of French and Italian food in the European sector of Brussels close to the European Parliament. It is quite a small restaurant where the food is cooked in full view of the diners - always a sign of confidence in the quality of the food. There is a good... More 

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Thank RIchard035
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have eaten here 4 times now, some dishes good and some not so. Their best dishes, IMHO, are the trio of foie gras to start, the crab ravioli for main and either crime brûlée or tarte tatin for dessert.

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Thank Steve L
Fredericksburg, Texas
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We ducked into this restaurant without reservations. Food was interesting and very tasty. Good service and excellent choice of wine and beer. Good place for reasonable amount.

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Thank KSO11
Brussels, Belgium
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Poivre & Sel is a nice restaurant with good food and service. The price level is reasonable for the area and quality of food. Have been there a few times and it's always good with no surprises.

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Thank Esben A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Disappointed to have received a tasteless tortelloni noir au saumon - obviously not made in-house, thick and chewy pasta with a boring cream cheese filling, accompanied with a slice of an ordinary smoked salmon. The sauce was way too salty. My friend's ravioli al tartuffo only slightly better. Don't understand why would anyone be asked to pay 15EUR for a... More 

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Thank Panda K
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Kept coming back here for the truffle cream pasta on the specials menu. Expertly prepared and decent price. Fantastic, friendly and helpful staff. Will try to come here every time I am in Brussels.

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Thank Richard S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I came here for dinner with a large group of friends, and found the restaurant to be very pleasant - the food was really nice (try the lamb), and it had a good atmosphere. It's quite small, and tucked away on a back street not far from the European Parliament, but a handy place to eat if you're in the... More 

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Thank Andrew F
Zurich, Switzerland
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186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

the restaurant is rather small and provides a friendly atmosphere. The selection provides classics in harry portions. The service is attentive and the wine selection offers new and adventurous wines. Nice place ' a touch noisy.

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Thank Budapest4Lausanne
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Went there for our Christmas lunch for work, bright decor, friendly staff, good food. If you're looking for a safe bet, go there.

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Thank TuN_Ashley
Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

I have eaten here three times over the past three weeks and gave been delighted each time. The service is welcoming and prompt but the food is the best thing ...truly delicious and beautifully prepared. This week, I went for lunch with ten colleagues and everything was just as good as when I was there on the other occasions with... 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
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Du Parnasse 2 - 1050, Brussels, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 46 93

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