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la canne en ville

#194 of 3,048 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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rue de la reforme, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 347 29 26
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Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been working there when I was younger. The quality of French cooking is more than excellent with reasonable price. The service is excellent and the Boss is in kitchen. Go and enjoy!!!

Thank MaipenraiJef
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The welcome and ambience is so welcoming and the service and food that follow are just amazing. It is strongly advisable to book way in advance it is a small place on a quiet street away from the busy Chaussee de Waterloo. And the location does not hurt for a drink before or after

Thank r m
Level Contributor
43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Just go there. You won't be disappointed. Recommend tartare de thon, cervelle de veau, cabillaud, any lamb course and the homemade speculoos ice cream. Have the Graves with it.

Thank AllyGBrussels
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in town for me. I had my first date with my lovely wife at La Canne en Ville. Organised my engagement diner with my family there. There is magic in that place, you feel so comfortable , the food is amazing. Tell only to your best friends. Owners are so nice, husband is the chef😉👍

Thank Xavier S
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This small, very typical Belgium restaurant is a ilttle off the beaten path (about a 10 minute cab ride from Grand Place), but worth the trek.Friendly and family run, the pate was great as were the snails and lamb chops. Their wine prices were reasonable. The lady owner delightful. We were recommended to this restaurant by a Brussels lawyer friend... More 

Thank DottoreTomasso
Chora, Patmos
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Great food! Christian, le chef, is an unassuming virtuoso. Atmosphere, service and quality of food and products are excellent. The Canne en Ville has been there for over 30 years and deserves its success and longevity. Quality price/ratio is really good, particularly at lunch time with the menu of the day. Even their "vin du patron", sold by the centimetre... More 

Thank BElevterosL
Rabat, Morocco
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This little restaurant has been there for 33 years. And for me, the reason is clear. The owners basically love what they do, and you can see this in the food, the service and the ambience of the restaurant. Is not cheap restaurant, but the food is just great. We went for sharing 5 starters - it was a dinner... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

In a city and mostly in an area where the resto/food standards are quite high, this place is just pretending : it sells off nice ambiance, within a lovely and upscale area, but the outcome is not at this level at all. The service is quite strange and not friendly, while the cooking is very unhappy. Not value for money... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We have been going to La Canne en Ville for years and it has never failed to please with its consistent high quality production of classic Belgian cooking, warm welcome, and thoughtful wine list. Located in a former butcher shop, the restaurant has three separate rooms and if the weather is nice outside seating. While the tables are close together... More 

Thank 232John
Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We had not been to La Canne en Ville in several years and were looking for a cozy and intimate restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. Well, we did not have to look any further than our very own neighborhood (Ixelles) for the perfect venue. La Canne en Ville has been owned and operated by the same family for the past... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 130
French, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la reforme, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 347 29 26

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