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l'Ancien Bruxelles

#1,420 of 3,184 Restaurants in Brussels
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Rue des Renards 32 | Rue Des Renards, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 486 61 03 27
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
25 Nov 2017
“Simple but good”
3 Aug 2017
“Typical Belgian Fayre”
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Rue des Renards 32 | Rue Des Renards, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

It is in this nice neighbourhood of the Marollen. Visit the Blaesstraat! Half the small restaurant was reserved but when I entered I was the only guest. Yes, a lot of nostalgic stuff (perhaps others would call it kitsch) but besides all the monarchie pictures...More

Thank Hans Thomas H
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

reasonable and good, stayed hotel near midi in walking distance. Nice small restaurant with cookie boxes on the wall. Had salad and shellfish both was good. Recommend the tomato shrimp see below

Thank Holger F
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It was OK. Just that. Not too expensive, not too cheap. We sat outside in a cobbled street when we couldn't get in at the popular "Restobieres" restaurant opposite (our fault - we hadn't booked!). The young guy serving was charming and made my wife's...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We ate the 24 euro menu. None of the three dishes was fresh (even the pancake came from a frozen pack), the food was dull and the service not friendly and not attentive at all. Totally not worth the price for this "cheap" food!! We...More

3  Thank cdewolf89
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I was really happy to find this place! I went with a friend and we're both from asia. We were really looking forward to eating real belgian food and I think this is the most authentic one among the rest that we've tried through out...More

Thank Nadia H
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Quite pricy, 21 € for mussels. The staff spoke bad English and misunderstood my price question and then refused to let me change my glass of "Kir" to water.

Thank Ch777777
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Good Belgian food in a really cosy and authentic Belgian place, I clearly recommend! The food is excellent and the restaurant is in a great area of the old town of Brussels. And for a reasenable price 😀

Thank Maggie6832
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Mayonnaise = 1 € The muscles were a bit small but tasty. The waitresses were a bit distant. Interior is cozy but not very classy

Thank Ruben V
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

We went to a second hand market in a square close to the restaurant and we decided to eat there. It is a very small restaurant in a touristic street. I ate mussels (21€) with fried potatoes and mayonaisse sauce. They were nice, but a...More

2  Thank ohmaigot
Reviewed 8 August 2014

When strolling in the rue Haute-rue Blaes area, we stopped over in this restaurant. It felt very familiar and soon we noticed that the Au vieux Bruxelles had changed its name to L'Ancien Bruxelles. Otherwise the very same restaurant. I repeat my earlier assessment (2013):...More

1  Thank Fyke_Cadet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Renards 32 | Rue Des Renards, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 486 61 03 27
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Old Brussels restaurant is located in the heart of Marolles neighborhood of Brussels , Belgian cuisine: Sausage companion Stoemp day , veal blanquettes in Brussels , rabbit with prunes , horse steak with shallots , fish Waterzooi , ,,, And yet the restaurant serves good food for the holidays including Christmas Day and New Years . Beautiful discovery close to the Old Market Square Ball game in charge of scenery and beautiful old boxes to the former executives .
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