We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Boulevard Anspach 88, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 2 512 46 48

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 72 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Friendly service,good food

Nice and central place ,with very friendly waitress who really help us to find something taste,nice beers and wine

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
haroula2014
,
Piraeus Region, Greece
Add Photo Write a Review

72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 21: English reviews
Piraeus Region, Greece
Level Contributor
56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and central place ,with very friendly waitress who really help us to find something taste,nice beers and wine

Helpful?
Thank haroula2014
Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in at 5.40pm and were told food was not served until 6pm however people who looked like locals were served before 6pm. When we did eventually get served for food (1 waitress covering the whole place) and the food arrived we were tucking in to the food which was awful may I add, the waitress came and asked... More 

Helpful?
Thank Csider30
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
265 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

we stopped here for a beer and it felt like a place the locals hang out in. Typical Brussels spot for coffee/beer/snacks, it was packed but had good turnover of tables. Staff were super efficient, fast and responsive.

Helpful?
Thank Yvonne H
Level Contributor
33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I have been here with some friends during a match of the European football championship. As we arrived we ordered 6 beers. As I haven't been to Belgium for a while I was craving for some Belgian beer. When the waitress arrived, she had 5 plastic glasses! We asked for proper glasses but we were told the the place was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Matteo L
Tullamore, Ireland
Level Contributor
62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Spacious old world pub/restaurant in the city centre. Great Jazz session on Saturday night. Great range of beers. Excellent food here also and served late at night.

Helpful?
Thank Sean O
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited the restaurant with 2 work associates as it looked like it had character and it definitely did. Staff were very helpful when trying to choose form the varied menu (for both food & beer). Food was great and the variety of beers on offer a joy. Seemed to have a regular / local trade which helps the feel of... More 

Helpful?
Thank NJF03
Concord, California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

They had a little sign on the sidewalk advertising the Plat du Jour, 9.90 euro. Steak, with house sauce, salad and fries. For 9.90, I'm in. The place is exactly what you imagine a Bistro is in your mind. A bunch of tables outside and in, a bar along one wall, some booths opposite and lots of mirrors. Then I... More 

Helpful?
Thank CTrw
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

On the first night of our holiday to Brussels me and my partner were looking for somewhere to eat and stumbled across El Metteko. Overall we left very satisfied. Service was friendly and efficient. There was a great vibe and people were very chilled. Beer was very nice and the food was also very nice. I had a Flemish Beef... More 

Helpful?
Thank CommissarTowny
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We picked El Metteko on a whim and glad we did. Attentive waiters and even explained the menu for us in detail (we do not speak any of the languages). Meal was just what we were after. Not to big and leaving you feeling "just right". Thank you!

Helpful?
Thank Jackie W
Umina Beach, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Steak perfectly cooked, though I'm getting used to that in this city. Just a well cooked plate does not a great meal make, though. Elevated by great staff, an intimate cuban-style atmosphere and an extensive beer list. One I'll recommend to colleagues, or drag them there myself...

Helpful?
Thank Andrew A

Travellers who viewed El Metteko also viewed

Brussels, Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
 
Brussels, Belgium
 

Been to El Metteko? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Metteko staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?