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“Super wine and tapas by the Chatelain”
Review of El Vasco

El Vasco
Ranked #1,874 of 3,958 Restaurants in Brussels
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Charming little place for wine and tapas, just around the corner from the Place du Chatelain. The tapas are great, really good value for money - a Spanish/Mediterranean set of olives/cheeses/charcuterie/jamon/grilled veg. Good wines by the glass or bottle. Super friendly service. Such a cozy atmosphere.
Great to go in a small group of friends or for a tete-a-tete.
You can then by the wines to take home...

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

A fabulous quirky little place just a block off of Place du Châtelain. Perfect for after work drinks indoors or on the little terrace on any day and on Wednesday evenings when Chatelain is packed this is where one can still hear what one's company is saying. The wines are good, the Ochoa Tempranillo in particular, so is the sparkling and the tapas plates are just perfect to keep you going after a day in the office. All of this served by the lovely owner Andrea. The neighbourhood would not be the same without El Vasco.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Good quality wine with an interesting selection of tapas in a cosy setting. Friendly and helpful service.

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The waitress was rude to us. The food okay, nothing special, but expensive for a small plate.
Never coming back.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Unless you have a whole afternoon to spend on sampling some average roasted peppers with average "jambon" from the Basque country, this place might not be the best idea, especially since the whole surrounding is cluttered with better options.

I don't quite get those joints that are not restaurants, nor sandwich outlets, nor delis. This is such a place, this one. It's tiny, only has a few tables in corners, and yet it seems that most people don't do take out. Not much happening, even at lunch time, at least when I was there. I never saw more than one person behind the counter, always quite laid back, taking her time.

The store looks great with the old porcelain on the walls typical from the ancien butchery it probably is. But this is not enough to make you forget the overpriced Piment d'Espelette. I mean, a plate with just enough for a light lunch will set you back a good 25 EUR. Are you for real? Next time I will find better seating and a more copious meal.

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