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₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, , Seafood
Rue des Dominicains 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 20 84
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab ravioli” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“sole” (19 reviews)
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French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Gastropub, Soups
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Rue des Dominicains 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We actually went to la marmiton first as our hotel recommended the restaurant but they were full and directed us here. The place was packed! But they found us a table right away! Service was very slow as they were very busy. We waited for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a bit on the expensive side..but service was excelent and food great..interior is wood and warm & friendly.....moules & frites are greatMore

Thank raenette
Martine L, Propriétaire at Scheltema, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Bonjour, Merci pour votre gentil commentaire. Je retiendrai que vous avez passé un agréable moment parmi nous même si vous...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location, extremely close to The Grand Place - at the very moment there are some maintenance works going on but this doesn’t avoid clients to recognise the restaurant due to a huge green sign in the street. Maitre Frederic was outstanding - proactive...More

1  Thank cinzia elisa c
Martine L, Propriétaire at Scheltema, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Cinzia, Thank you for yout kind advice. We are really happy you spent a good moment with us. Best regards

Reviewed 5 February 2018

This restaurant is located in a side street of the infamous tourist trap "rue de Boucher". However Scheltema has the charm of a typical Brussels brasserie and the good food that goes with it. Typical Belgian dishes, e.g. shrimp croquettes and beef tartare are classics!...More

Thank Bram G
ATGP, Responsable relations clients at Scheltema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for this kind review! We are happy that you didn't felt trap and that you enjoyed eating in our restaurant! Come back soon for a beef tartare! Eloïse

Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is Michelin star restaurant for many years. Good atmosphere and nice cousine! Amiable personnel. Especially recommend seafoods. Very fresh and quality ingredients. If You dont need creative, but want very good meal for reasonable price, You must come here. Suitable for large companies and...More

Thank Дмитрий О
ATGP, Responsable relations clients at Scheltema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for this kind review! We are happy that you enjoyed your meal and happy to read that we can keep our star in the Michelin ;) For the bread next time don't hesitate to mention it to the waiter he will be...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We were looking for a more upscale restaurant but it was closed so we choose Scheltema and it was the right decision. This a brasserie type place, very "Belgian" and has been around for decades. We were served succulent french oysters, grilled sole, jacobs oysters,...More

1  Thank Karel V
ATGP, Responsable relations clients at Scheltema, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review! Happy to see that your luck choose our restaurant! Don't hesitate to share your experience on social media! Eloïse

Reviewed 5 January 2018

In this quarter of Brussels you are in risk of tourist traps! But this definitely is a genuine Belgian restaurant with some of the classic dishes of Belgian gastronomy. Very well prepared and presented. Service too is very attentive and professional. Prices are not low,...More

2  Thank Geert-Hilde
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This is an excellent restaurant for personal or business lunch/dinner.Extensive menu friendly staff in open plan ares with kitchens on view.Best to book.

1  Thank Suemillard497
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

As two people we arrived but had to wait 10 minutes until we were welcomed by the staff and invited to sit down. We had the fixed menu (choice of meat or fish for main course) for 33 euros + drinks. Food was very good...More

1  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is close to the Grand Place and close to the area with all the touristy restaurants. But it is typical Belgium with its decoration, the menu and the waiters (all male). It is not cheap and simple, but quality is excellent. Mix of...More

1  Thank HongKongTraveller3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 74
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Gastropub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Dominicains 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 20 84
  • E-mail
Located in the historic centre of Brussels just a few steps away from the Grand' Place, the Scheltema has been an institution in the Ilôt Sacré area since 1972. The establishment is known for its seafood specialties and its turn of the century pub ambiance, which combine to make the Scheltema one of the most prestigious restaurants in Brussels.
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