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Rugbyman 1

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Quai aux Briques 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 56 40
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Reviewed today NEW

They brought us wrong type of meat. We ordered Entrecot and tehy served us Beafsteak. We ordered three different grades og cooking the beef. They were all the same. When we complained about this, the waiter who served us did not accept that they hade made two mistakes. After that the waiter ignored us. After a long time of waiting... More 

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Thank Knut-Erik R
northern Virginia
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mussels, fish, steak, it was all good sitting outside along the canal. Attentive service but not rushed, outdoor heaters for the evening slight chill. As pretty to see as to enjoy dining.

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Thank GingkoGirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good fish restaurant in Brussels, you should go to this place. I really enjoyed this place.

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Thank Roel v
london
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could of picked any number of restaurants and was so happy we picked this one. Food and service was superb. Visit if you can and take a seat by the water. What a great setting. Formidable

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Thank jono1111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and good service. They played with my baby and it was a great feeling to be there. Very friendly. Food was delicious. Reasonably priced. Clams and lobster melt were exceptional. The best steamed lobsters ever! We loved this place so much we went twice. The price was great, and the food amazing. Each person gets one whole lobster,... More 

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Thank Any B
St. Petersburg, Russia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were walking around with my husband and we haven't done the reservation, we were lucky to get the table in this lovely restaurant,we are really fussy eaters , but believe it was the best meal I have ever had :-) I had oysters and lobster ;-)))) The service is great, sure it takes time to cook! The lobster is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

There are many seafood restaurants around St. Catherine's church but I'm glad we've chosen this one. Had a set menu for €24 for 3 courses and food was amazing. For starter ordered traditional fish soup which was one of the best I tried. For main - I had a fillet steak and my mum chose sea bass. We were struggling... More 

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Thank irina j
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I got a recommendation to eat at Rugbyman near the cathedral by my hotel. This was the first restaurant i saw. Unfortunately this wasn't the restaurant that was recommended. There is another with a similar name nearby. The food was average and overpriced. I also thought the service while friendly was a little lacking. I was planning to order dessert... More 

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Thank Crystal S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Big disappointment for someone that knows the place for 40 years ! Nothing remains from these times. The only nice thing is the professional and smiling service. The place seems to have been refreshed decades ago. Tartare de thon is not good, sole is ok but nothing compared to good old times. This plus wine is above 70eur/pers, London but... More 

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171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The mussels are like everywhere else in Brussels. Tasted good but you can find the same for a lower price. The service was efficient. Oh, and no WiFi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai aux Briques 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 56 40

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