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't Bolleke Restaurant - CLOSED

Rue de la Croix de Fer 40-42, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 47 12
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 Aug 2015
“Great lunch place”
28 Aug 2015
“A nice spot for Lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Belgian, Italian, French, Fast food, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rue de la Croix de Fer 40-42, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Let's be clear. This place is not nouvelle cuisine or macrobiotic food. You can have meatballs - the Belgian way, with a sauce and frites; burgers; and salads (choice limited but classic cesar and nicoise are there. Seems pretty bland but I love this place...More

2  Thank Luca C
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I decided to have lunch here because it was fairly close to some of the museums I was visiting. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. I had the burger and it was quite good. I ordered it without any dressing but it came with...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Only when I arrived for lunch here did I find out that "bolleke" is a type of meatballs, which happens also to be the specialty of the house. I went for those, with tomato sauce and normally fries, but there was no problem to switch...More

1  Thank Michał P
Reviewed 6 March 2015

The food was very delicious, tasty and for a very good price. Highly recommend this place. The only "nagative" is that you cannot pay via credit cards like MasterCard, Visa, Amex, etc. only by cash or local cards.

2  Thank Boti k
Reviewed 18 January 2015

After finding this restaurant on tripadvisor, I decided to visit it with some friends whilst sightseeing around the city. I and my friends all had the meatballs, they were fantastic and it was probably my favourite meal I had in Belgium (there was a lot...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 24 November 2014

The beef balls are just amazing. Food is delicious and simple, staff is super nice. A must go in Brussels.

1  Thank Jon C
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I went to this restaurant that is a little bit outside the center of Brussels. I did not have reservation but it seems that is highly recommendable to make a reservation even for lunch time. I ordered the special of the day: two meatballs with...More

2  Thank Beto79
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Went here for lunch on our last day. What can I say the staff were lovely and the food was fantastic if you are in Brussels you have to try here and the meatballs are as good as everyone claims

3  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We stopped here on our walk to the city centre after we saw it in tripadvisor. The owner and his wife were very welcoming. We ordered the meatballs ( didn't know they were a Belgian food), two croquettes (cheese and shrimp). The meatballs came with...More

2  Thank Khootie
Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

Firstly, our food was wonderful. The owner/chef is still using his grandma's recipe for the homemade meatballs. His wife/our waitress was beyond helpful, taking the time to write down recommended restaurants, bars, and attractions. Both spoke great English and French. We left with two new...More

2  Thank jessicahibbeler
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 25
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Croix de Fer 40-42, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 217 47 12
  • E-mail
The Bolleke Restaurant Brussels (Open only for lunch) - Probably one of the best place to lunch good quality food for an affordable price in Brussels. The restaurant serves Meatballs tomato sauce (a Brussels tradional speciality), Cheese Burgers (one of the best burger in Brussels), Spaghettis Bolognese, Salads, Croque Monsieur and many more. Situated downtown Brussels, the restaurant is only 5 min from Brussels Central Station, behind the Belgian Parlement between Madou and Congres.
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