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The Old Oak

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
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Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 489 73 76 57
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good pub for Football watching with smiling service. Very nice interior even though it can get very hot when crowded. Food not too appealing though.

Thank Eric B
Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went in weekday after work, nachos and beer :) everthing is original and Irish service is fast and the waiter very friendly and helpful.

Thank Vus S
County Roscommon, Ireland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Irish pub , great food and especially the burgers . Waitress was friendly and nice . Lovely, warm cozy place . Highly recommend for a lunch date

Thank NRogers96
Banská Bystrica
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Have spent an evening in this Irish pub located very close to the EU institutions, I have to add that it is a perfect place for a relaxed evening with friends. Nice selection of Irish and Belgian beers, yummy and fresh food makes this place worth the visit.

Thank Mojmir B
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with two friends on a Monday night. The place was busy as there was a quiz on and football. However service was not slow and there was always someone available to take our orders. Between us we had a burger( which was extremely tasty and big) plus a few sides dishes. All served piping hot and all large portions.... More 

Thank MRHythe
Brussels, Belgium
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510 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

There are a few Irish pubs in Schuman. What is nice about The Old Oak is that it is not too dark nor too crowded. You will not be distributed by loud music nor the conversation of the table next to yours. In winter, may sure that you wear a T-shirt at the base. They are extremely generous in making... More 

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Limassol, Cyprus
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A cozy atmosphere, good food, reasonable prices, and a friendly staff is what you get in the Old Oak. For travelers, passersby, or residents, it's a perfect choice for a night out, or to watch a football match. Highly recommended, and, I've been around....

1 Thank CGConstantinou
Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Well this is a real Irish pub in the centre of Europe! If you want a good time, if you want a great atmosphere, if you want to watch a football match with fans while enjoying a nice Guiness or a pub meal, this is the place to be. The pub grub is excellent and the menu contents all. The... More 

2 Thank Anne S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great night! I'm coming back, there is no doubt about that! Great service from the entire staff! Both food and drinks was amazing!

1 Thank Søren N
Travelling Europe
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Having been to the Old Oak a few times for their Monday night pub quiz, we took the opportunity of going for lunch this weekend. As we've always found, the service was very friendly and helpful, as well as being pretty prompt for such a large place. The burgers on the menu are excellent, with a generous amount of meat,... More 

1 Thank Living_our_Dream

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 489 73 76 57

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?