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Michael Collins

) #344 of 3,078 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$ Irish, Bar, Pub
Rue du Bailli 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 644 61 21
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Rue du Bailli 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started here one night before heading in to the center of Brussels. The beer was good as was the jagermeisteri cant say much else as i have very limited memory after that.

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a sucker for good Irish food and beer, however the menu wasn't that impressive. Standard Guinness and Kilkenny on tap. Bar trivia seemed like a hit on a Monday night.

Thank 17erich
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Best sitting is on the first floor,, just across from the large screen overseeing the bar. Reasonable food and service. Can get very packed. Nice atmosphere overall.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I can understand that when the place is crowded it is hard for waiters to easily manage everything, but I cannot understand them being jurks and really careless. In three words, service is horrible. On the other hand the atmosphere is good, and the food...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went feeling a bit worse for ware after a heavy night. All day breakfast was good, big portion 2 of everything, toast and tea. Friendly staff lots of TVs dotted around, as far as Irish bars go..it's a good one. Friendly Irish staff as well....More

Thank MartinM636
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Your typical no stress hangout for a quick beer in the shopping area of Brussels. Friendly service and typical Irish pub atmosphere. Did not try the food, but will do that next time.

Thank Hilde S
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby and were looking for a good place to grab some food. So glad we found the Michael Collins Irish Pub. The place was completely full but that didn't affect the service given, the waitress was always nearby for a drink top...More

Thank 171jaredh
Reviewed 15 February 2017

this is a place you will like. Irish pub (standard-made and shipped in crates from Dublin, or feeling that way), grimy, sports tv, beer, expat waiters, the works. Popular with the kind of people who like this. Does what it does. I agree with the...More

Thank Aethelred
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Nice Irish pub in Brussels. Great for a beer (or 2 or 3...) and always some sport on the TV, but the food is disappointing - nothing special and can be quite bland. Most staff are English speakers so very popular with expats and fun...More

Thank hthominet
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Nice pub ! during our stay in Brussels we ate here three times , lunch on one occasion & evening meal on the others. Nice food, would have loved to try the beef stew but sadly was off the menu on both evenings we ate...More

Thank NannyBevTwins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 04:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Bailli 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 644 61 21