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Au Soleil

Rue du Marche au Charbon 86, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Cafe, Belgian, European, Pub
Rue du Marche au Charbon 86, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic local bar around the corner from Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Saison Dupont Biologique on draft €2.75. Great prices and great ambience. First class. Dead friendly too.

Thank Idler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this bar on accident. It was packed full of locals so we knew we needed to stop. They have lots of beer and even wine. And the prices are great! There was even a group of women singing at one of the tables....More

Thank Greengal06
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really great spot to stop in for a beer, coffee, snack. Service is great, interesting cast of characters always hanging out.

Thank David P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today in the hope of having brunch but only ordered coffee as it didn't appear to serve food apart from olives & cheese (according to the menu board). After coffee my husband popped into church whilst I stayed for a little read. I noticed...More

Thank Katielovesshoes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Honestly one of the best cafes I've ever been to. Great beer selection and relaxed fun atmosphere. Busy enough that it feels lively but not so rammed you can't sit down. A really nice place to come and read/work or relax with friends. Also its...More

Thank Reuben P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice to sit outside at lunchtime though the chairs do not offer much comfort. The beer list is standard but good. Inside the bar is nicely wood-panelled where locals take their time over newspapers with coffee. Very relaxing place.

Thank david n
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The Saint Jaques area of Brussels is a fabulous part of the city to visit with its eclectic restaurants and bars and cool boutique shops,considered to be the gay area of Brussels ,it's lively ,fun and cool and always a superb area to visit and...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Au Soliel (In The Sun) is a brilliant café-bar that offers a superb range of draught beer and an excellent range of bottled beers.An excellent café-bar located next to the very impressive church called Notre Dame des Bons Secours'this brilliant café-bar that is housed in...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 7 November 2016

a good location is all that this bar have. nothing more. poor sevice, bad food. but it nice to sit outside on a sunny day ant watch whos walking down the street

Thank Ronan944
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A proper local Brussels bar/cafe and great place to just sit and read or chat. There's nothing pretentious about this place at all and nothing has been done to tart it up for tourists. It's just a lively place with a friendly atmosphere and good...More

Thank nikvestberg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Bar, Cafe, Belgian, European, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 86, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
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One of the most authentic pubs in the city with a delightful terrace on sunny days. Large choice of local beers.