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le vieux bruxelles

) #215 of 275 Restaurants in Calpe $$ - $$$ European,
avda isla formentera,18, Calpe, Spain
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible6%
29 Nov 2015
“Lovely Place, lovely people but sadly disappointing food.”
7 Jun 2015
“Worst steak I have had in a long time, if not ever”
Restaurant Hours
European, Belgian
$$ - $$$
avda isla formentera,18, Calpe, Spain
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

We had been eating mainly Tapas so we thought this would be different and a great treat. We had tried to walk in the night before and thought the fact they were full would be a good sign so we booked for the next night....More

Thank Lara793
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Having been going there each year for around the last 10 years I have enjoyed the reasonably priced food which has always been reliable. The lasagne for starter was one of the nicest I have had and the steak melted in the mouth and had...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

For what is traditionally a cheap and fresh dish this restaurant manages to deliver neither. Frites reminiscent of those sold in a Chinese chippy and a sauce which contained raw onion an celery made for a very disappointing meal. Good service though.

1  Thank globetrotter2050
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We were caught by their speciality - mussels and went to this place, they ask you for reservation for mussels. They have more of dozen sauces for them and you can pick up any. Mussels were really tasty + served with chips. A litte bit...More

Thank Evgeny S
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Having lived in Brussels it is always nostalgic to dine here. typically good, substantial Belgian fare - and good value.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Overall a great little restaurant, menu changes a little year on year. only issues it sometime can be a little slow. if you are in a rush, this is not one for you .

Thank Radical_Mit2
Reviewed 10 October 2014

we have been coming back since 1979 and the food was always very well cooked and delicious. Not the cheapest place in Calpe, but our Children always ask to come back here and also mostly it is our last holiday night celebrations meal. The mussels...More

Thank 122monika
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

Lovely small family run place with real character, one waitress and I presume owner. Mussels were great size with a wide selection of sauces that one could have. Reasonably priced wine. My girlfriend and I were both full after sharing the mussels main followed by...More

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Always a good fall back choice when in Calpe we were disappointed last week. Pretty empty with service in need of a boost no atmosphere buzz or urgency to please us. My food was good but my Wife's steak was questionable as to quality and...More

Thank Pete084
Reviewed 18 October 2013

A most curious culinary experience indeed. A hot summer's day, yet we were the only people in the restaurant; a sure sign to move on perhaps? Lady of the house was very friendly but took far too long to serve us. We ordered our wine...More

2  Thank Syuzen
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Restaurant Details

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European, Belgian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
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  • Address: avda isla formentera,18, Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
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