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Cafe Belga

#1,310 of 3,135 Restaurants in Brussels}
$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Place Eugene Flagey 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 640 35 08
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“fries” (3 reviews)
“place flagey” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, European, Belgian
$$ - $$$
Place Eugene Flagey 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2017

I went here for the first time on a Friday night after work, and it seemed like the place to be in Brussels its was buzzing with energy and busy, with huge terrace seating outside. They have a good selection of drinks there in a...More

1  Thank Cardene26
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I just had a cappuccino (€2.80, photograph attached) here, which was served with a speculoos cookie. Having never visited, I only realised after a while that I had to order the coffee at the bar myself; it's all self-service. The bathroom was clean and free...More

Thank Christiaan_Slabbert
Reviewed 29 July 2017

the place to be when in brussels....always crowded with a very nice view of the lake.i very much enjoyed my coffee with a friend.the toilets weren't very clean though

Thank cooper-george
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great place. The service was ok but they don't have table service. I ordered inside and sit outside and was very pleased. The food was great and the price acceptable.

Thank André A
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This cafe is on Place Flagey in the center of Ixelles. Counter service and limited menu, which can be confusing for first-timers. Good croissants and excellent coffee. Fresh juices on site too! I recommend for an afternoon break to watch the people go by from...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The belga, once an institution in Brussels, has really lost its way: while the location and terrace are the only real assets, the music is way too loud for no reason (it was a bar to go with friends and talk, now you need to...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This cafe/ bar is a hip spot, always populated by a diverse crowd. Great, especially in the summer months as they have a surround patio. Good weekend entertainment. Bartenders are OK.

Thank PiwkoYYZ
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It looked the largest place with terrace and we took some time to fight for the table. We decided to leave after second drink as serving of the drinks was slowest I have seen in Brussels. There were quite many people but the same is...More

Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Lively place frequented by locals and tourists alike. Located a shout away from the Flagey bus stop / tram stop. At a strategic corner overlooking the pond. The atmosphere in the evenings is electric especially if its sunny. The staff is helpful and efficient. Great...More

Thank soultraveller1972
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had good conversation at dinner, and our server was professional and did not rush us at all. The food was ....ok... My steak was kind of over-spiced, or over-salty, to my taste. The frites that went with it were good enough. In fairness, none...More

Thank megamyth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, European, Belgian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Eugene Flagey 18, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 640 35 08
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