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Le Fruit Defendu

Rue de Tenbosch 108, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 347 42 47
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (2 reviews)
“entrecote” (2 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European, Gluten Free Options
Rue de Tenbosch 108, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think I found my new favorite restaurant! Personally, for me, a good restaurant should have great food, tasty wines but also a very nice staff with great sense of humor. Well in "Le Fruit Defendu", you can find a great cocktail of all these...More

Thank Aushim K
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We had game, which was excellent. The place is nicely decorated and illuminated. The service can be improved

Thank James M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love when they put effort into little things. This is what makes one restaurant differ from all of the others. I just loved the handwritten menu at a big chalk board that the waiter dragged around the restaurant. Although she had no idea how...More

Thank katriin2016
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I've been to the restaurant many times before. The last time was around Summer 2015 when the staff informed us we would be the last customers they served, since after their vacation period, a new chef would take over the kitchen. The restaurant and food...More

3  Thank BRU_traveller83
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I came here for a work dinner, so was lucky enough not having to worry about the bill. The place is dimly lit, which is something I like but might not be for everyone. The hosts are extremely friendly and attentive and one instantly gets...More

Thank a-zonemaastricht
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Excellent restaurant, very good food and list of wine. We ate the best entrecote of our life, it was absolutelt perfect. The atmoshere is cosy and the service professional and very nice

Thank Erika F
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I have always wanted to go as I heard many good things about it. The place is very cosy and romantic. Dim lights, slightly old fashioned interior and blinds that save you from curious look from people passing by, The food it quite traditional French...More

Thank theduchess2015
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I came at this place for dinner several times and i really liked the atmosphere. Little restaurant , reduced menu but with fresh products . The waiters are explaining the menu in such a yummy way that it's hard to choose what to go for.

Thank hideway
Reviewed 25 November 2015

one of the best restaurants in ixelles! large variety of seafood dishes and yummy deserts! Rather expensive though.

Thank LironGA
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Small restaurant, fabulous cuisine. The chef's dedication is easy to see in his menus, all courses were full of flavours and a pure delight. Service was friendly as well and the atmosphere was nice and cosy.

Thank elled8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$85
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de Tenbosch 108, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Ixelles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 347 42 47
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