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Au Vatel

) #16 of 22 Bakeries in Brussels #1,234 of 3,209 Places to Eat in Brussels ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, French, European
Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 230 25 00
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“quiche” (4 reviews)
“croque” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 19:00All hours
Cafe, French, European
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Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviews (51)
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went out of my way to find this place. Very disappointed in service and especially in tea: pot of hot water with broken lid; in French you say "pipi de chat" for very weak tea - well, this was weaker than weak. Had to ask...More

Thank lelys
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very good bread, pastries and cakes; luxury breakfast; home-made chocolate. Down-side: horribly delicious and fattening.

Thank NL606
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Called in for lunch and coffee. Ordered quiche for 3 and 1 omelette. All served with fresh salad. Good choice of dishes. Efficient and friendly service.

Thank BrianJolly
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Never had an issue with service in Au Vatel, whether it is for takeaway or eating in. I regularly go for the soup which is always delicious, as are the cakes and pastries. Perhaps a little over-priced on some of the menu items (sandwiches or...More

Thank E M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I pass by Vatel's colourful counter almost daily so I gave in to temptation a number of times, but it was only recently that I realised there's more to it than just cakes and pastries. The sandwiches have fresh, quality ingredients in interesting combinations, e.g....More

Thank IrinaIulia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Delicious quiches and so many flavour options to choose from. Very generous with quiche fillings. One piece was not quite enough, two is perhaps a little much. Great value for money, good coffee. friendly service. great location.

Thank pinkbackpackkiwi
Reviewed 13 September 2016

this is a bit of an institution in place Jourdan, i always brought all my visitors here to have the little tart with fresh raspberries! simply yummy but there is so much more, The bread, the breakfast! a must if you are staying around this...More

Thank ItalianinDublin
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We ate here to avoid paying costly breakfast fees in our hotel. We ended up eating here both mornings of our stay. Staff were so polite, cakes looking amazing but we just had the breakfast deal with 2x croissants, orange juice & coffee. Lovely little...More

Thank Clarice W
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I ordered a breakfast option and I chose a tea (included in the breakfast formula), asking if I can have the fresh mint tea option. The garcon said is possible. In the end, I had to pay extra 90 cents for this flavour because in...More

3  Thank Gregory F
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Pastries are good, no doubt, and so is hot chocolate with chantilly cream, but they are way too expensive. Also, avoid sitting there to eat or at least ask for the price in advance, so you make sure what to expect.

Thank Cristina1983
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue General Leman 8 | 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 230 25 00
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