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La Maison du Cygne

Grand-Place 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 82 44
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (3 reviews)
“cod” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Belgian, European, Gastropub
Grand-Place 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

new owner, beautiful decoration and the food is fantastic. Amazing house and perfect location. Best restaurant of la grand place. Trendy, cosy, my favorite.

Thank Lolita A
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant together with a few others under the same owner has been declared bankrupt. I don’t think it’ll reopen.

Thank kaytheckl
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We were with a group and thereby served in one of the upstairs rooms. Nice traditional decor very close to the grand place. Service OK without anything special. The food was good but also here nothing special apart from that the cod was really fresh...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Luxurious setting and prices .Historice building on the grand Place.sumptuious setting.There is a reasonable daily menu at ground level but the luxury is upstairs.Need to book.

Thank Suemillard497
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Attended a private dining event here and the food was good, not amazing. Staff were professional and were very quiet when serving right through our discussions over dinner - which doesn't happen too often. Great location in a historic building.

Thank thefloweredeye
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We had a galadiner with 70 persons on 2nd level from the restaurant. Very traditionel inside decoration but view of the “ Grand Place” is unique. Finally food and service were good and on a good pace.

Thank RedPAT46007
Reviewed 2 October 2017

What can I say good about this restaurant?. None, I suppose. Let's start with the service. I recommend that all the waiters do a crash course on hospitality. Service is the worst I have experienced. My Italian friend must have requested for some bread (because...More

Thank Tapan-Patel
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We had a room on the upper level, with a balcony that had a splendid view of the Grand Place. I very much enjoyed a glass of wine on the balcony. The food itself was fine, nothing particularly memorable, but I guess one comes here...More

Thank brienanni
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Overlooking Brussel's Grand Place, La Maison du Cygne has an unique though pricey offer of fine cuisine at a historic location. Definitely more of a business/high society dinner locale, a meal here will be memorable for your guests for the cuisine and the view.

Thank ANVanC
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I had a business dinner for 20 in a private room. Excellent ambiance in this historic 17th century building and wonderful views overlooking Grand Place. Service was excellent and 20 of us were served a 3 course meal with water, wine, and beer in a...More

Thank bigskymj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$74
French, Belgian, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand-Place 9, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 82 44
  • E-mail
- - We inform you that your restaurant La Maison du Cygne will be closed for an indefinite period. All the team of La Maison du Cygne thanks you for your trust and hope to welcome you very soon again ! - - La Maison du Cygne restaurant in Brussels: grand dining on the Grand Place. When you enter this exquisite 17th century mansion in the heart of Brussels' most famous square, you enter a world of refinement and harmony. The building was once the home of the Butchers Guild and where captains of industry and high-flyers now dine, Karl Marx once drafted his manifesto. That's the sort of surreal fact Belgians delight in. The décor is grande dame traditional, with velvet banquettes, ornate paneling and woodwork, fine art paintings, white napery, fine china and crystal, and lovely views over the square. The carte is haute traditional with innovative nuances, under the creative touch of award-winning chef Donald Loriaux. Dishes include starter of waterzooi de homard, a local soup speciality, main course of tournedos with green peppercorns. The monumental wine cellar sets the standard.
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