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Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 513 36 59
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
15 Nov 2016
“Excellent moules frites”
3 Jan 2017
“Good food, not inexpensive”
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Belgian, European, French
$$ - $$$
Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

The guy was as warm and friendly as the waitress was cold and abrupt. Food was average (linguine, pulled meat), mussels were excellent.

Thank Campanule F
Reviewed 24 November 2016

It was Saturday evening and we passed out of this small restaurant. We asked for a table for 4 and the owner was happy to serve us immediately. After our walk at Grand Place where we saw a lot of touristic bistros we returned to...More

Thank alexandros61
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I visit Brussels frequently, and there has to be at least one moules frites (mussels and chips) when I go, and this time I tried out Big Mama. It's halfway between the centre and the antiques district, so well placed, but not quite in the...More

Thank St_Ogpan
Reviewed 23 August 2016

the place was clean, friendly stagg and foods was average. We were welcomed by a nice guy, he offered us free seating, offered us 2 boards with suggestions and the fixed menu. tafels were in inox, clean. but the walls needs some freshingup. the barhroom...More

Thank kvnw
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was nicely decorated and the service was friendly. The food was average, however it is very cheap so that balances it out.

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

With so many options in Brussels, take a pass on this one. The food didn't appear fresh with no effort in trying to provide a good meal. Waitress was friendly enough but I go to a restaurant for primarily the food.

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 March 2016

There were 4 of us, not warmly welcomed.The restaurant was not busy but we had to wait for menu's and drinks. The menu's were not available in English and we had to make do with a Picture Menu which did not have all the options...More

Thank redeyerobert
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had lunch here on a rainy day, with only one other table in the restaurant occupied it was a quiet experience. The waiter (owner ?) was very friendly and spoke decent dutch, not evident in Brussels. The food however was very mediocre. The menu is...More

Thank WimLeuven
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Good atmosphere and nice dutch speaking waiter, but interior not very clean Food good but not mouth watering.

Thank Jan-Hein v
Reviewed 19 June 2015

More like a place to have lunch choice isn't big and the quality of the cuisine isn't the best but for what you pay I guess it's correct. You receive a mousse au chocolat when you order a coffee or a tea after lunch.

Thank hananBruxelles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Belgian, European, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pl. de la Vieille Hle aux Bles 41, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 513 36 59
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