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L'Huitriere

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Quai aux Briques 20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 08 66
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop for lunch on a cold Saturday. The fish soup and the cod in beurre blanc were excellent and so was the Pouilly-Fume recommended by our waiter. We could have done without the country radio station playing, however.

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Thank miw2
Ashburn, Virginia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here during our last night in Brussels on holiday vacation. We walked down to the Fish Market area and stumbled across this gem. We are so grateful they were able to seat us because the restaurant is highly acclaimed and we had no reservations. We were welcomed and seated quickly. The wait staff was very... More 

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Thank Brenda W
Brussels, Belgium
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this seafood restaurant as a group of four friends on New Years Eve at lunch time. There was an oyster bar outside catering for passers by from the winter market. That was our main attraction. We were greeted by the waiter and got the only free table at the front of the room beside the window. It... More 

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Thank Mara M
London, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my Nth time at the Huitriere and this was one of the best experiences. My wife and I went for two seafood platters, one with more shellfish and the other with more crustaceans, and my wife and I shared. Quantity and quality were very good, even exceptional. Friendly and professional service. A bottle of superb Baron L from... More 

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Thank Marco C
Den Burg, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice warm interior inside. It looks old building. Waiters are very kind and they very well take care of you.

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Thank mokoniko
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the menu on offer and the food was exceptional. The personal attention of the manager / owner was evident and he personally visited each table. Wine selection is large but they are eager to make suggestions.

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Thank Julie M
Malta
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant, excellent food, with very value for money, and great staff, that take care of you from the moment you walk in. Food is absolutely tasty, highly recommended, value for money

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Thank MaltaMoulin
Jodoigne, Belgium
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103 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this location on dec 11th without reservation and christmas market in front. The quality / price / location we really can't complain on the quality of the dishes (touristic place). But the service was really very slow due to the crowd. It would have been better if the owner refused some people without reservation. The waiter did his... More 

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Thank Yannick B
Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We arrived early, like 7:00 P.M., and got seated w/out a reservation. The Christmas market was happening just outside the door, too. The service was good; the food was good; and, yes, there was a tank full of lobsters between the kitchen and our table, and as the restaurant filled up, lobster seemed to be the meal of choice. The... More 

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Thank Cimmaron
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We decide to give this place a try as we saw a tempting menu on the black board outside for a set price of €25 as we wandered away from the Christmas market. No pressure to enter but a warm welcome. Lovely meal. Mussels in a tomato sauce or shrimp croquettes to start. I had half a lobster and saw... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$75
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai aux Briques 20, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 08 66
Description
Since 1934 the restaurant is well knowned for its seafood and wine menu. L' Huitriere has changed ownership since 04/2014 and the new owner is remodelling refurnishing the restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?