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The Open

#1,280 of 3,236 Restaurants in Brussels
$$ - $$$French, Chinese,
Boulevard Saint-Michel 17, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 735 49 89
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible11%
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French, Chinese, Belgian, European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Boulevard Saint-Michel 17, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst service ever! The owner even started yelling rudely to the staff(nice, really pretty but oooh so not helpful) but wasn't helpiny beside staying with people outside who couldn't care less about him(heard them talking when he returned inside for a bit. We tried to...More

Thank Paola C
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Great service and god the desert (ice cream called "La Belge") was amazing !!! I also was surprised by the high quality of the fries.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Finding a place for dinner when you have a small baby is not easy. Last weekend we tried The Open with our baby for dinner. We felt very welcomed from the first moment, the waiters were very friendly and the food was very good for...More

1  Thank L R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Excellent Asian food, good wines, most of the waiters are polite and helpful, the terrasse is excellent.

Thank Ingo D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered a salade and a tartar as we didn't have time. 20 minutes later I checked on the salade and the answer was "yes, it's coming". 25 minutes later - still coming. 15 more minutes - "Salade ? What salade ?" The guy was...More

Thank Johnny_Goode
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went for a drink and stayed for dinner. There was a limited beer selection but there was a good gin selection. The Thai curry was average, had nice vegetables but was not very spicy. The service was a bit slow but otherwise fine. Nice outdoor...More

Thank JustRose_CH
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Over 2 hours for 2 starters & dessert. Not happy with service at all, grateful to be able to leave finally at the end once bill finally came.

Thank Brendon G
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food was okay, not excellent. Service was panic; we waited one and a half hour for our simple steak and salad.

Thank Jean-Paul P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We live very close to the restaurant and we occasionally eat there. We are a family of 6 with four children. Our kiddos enjoy the Asian European cuisines and the staff is always friendly and patient with us. When they are busy, it's hard to...More

1  Thank C D
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I discovered this place by chance, when some friends and I were searching for a place to eat after the normal lunch hours. The restaurant's name is quite suitable as they are indeed "open" when others are not. The kitchen operates from 12 noon until...More

Thank Janet W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boulevard Saint-Michel 17, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 735 49 89
  • E-mail
French and asian kitchen but in Belgium
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