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Au Vieux Saint Martin

$$ - $$$French, , European
Place du Grand Sablon 38, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 64 76
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak tartare” (22 reviews)
“french fries” (10 reviews)
“foie” (2 reviews)
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French, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
Place du Grand Sablon 38, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here because it was busy when all round it were pretty quiet. The place was bustling with people and the service was excellent with help understanding the menu. The salads we had were lovely and didn't skimp on anything - Prawn Salad (actually...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was fresh and good. Interier is cleany and nice. Service is good. Favourite place. Typicial Belgian kitchen.

Thank Pavel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE all time classic restaurant at Le Sablon, all classic Belgian dishes, served to perfection each time by aloof but attentive waiters in a bustling atmosphere

Thank Swallow64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant that already exists for a long time is a real place to be for the traditional Belgian Brasserie kitchen. The brothers Niels are well know in the restaurant business in Bruxelles. Au vieux saint Martin is located on the Salon square, not faire...More

Thank paulvC7541YP
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a large business dinner in the restaurant. The food was good but the service was very average at best. We enjoyed ourselves and left satisfied.

Thank Nick B
fredericniels, Propriétaire at Au Vieux Saint Martin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you See u

Reviewed 22 July 2017

A timeless classic that has no longer matches the absurdly high prices it charges with the quality of the food it serves. Steak Americain is still its flagship dish and about the only one that can't go wrong if you really wish to dish out...More

Thank tortellini28
fredericniels, Propriétaire at Au Vieux Saint Martin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear, no it is not a restaurant for tourist as what you say!! From which country are you coming? We serve everyone with passion and with love. We love our job and we try to make it as good as we can. We still have...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This trendy place serves typical Belgian food but always fresh and in a timely fashion . For lunch, we tried the shrimp croquettes (crevettes), the salade nicoise, the steak and the cod and we had one vegetarian guest for whom they made a special plate,...More

Thank Lesotlylaisse
Reviewed 8 July 2017

On a Sunday night all my favorite restaurants on Rue Haute are closed for dinner so I invited 3 friends to have dinner at 7:45pm. The place was full but the maître d'hôtel took my name and we got a table outside to wait for...More

Thank lahulpe80
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We were thrilled about this restaurant but the attitude and rudeness of the staff ruined our aperitivo. The Maitre was rude and impolite, pushed us to order quickly (even if the restaurant was empty - pic to follow) and didn't let us share a single...More

1  Thank NikiNY1
fredericniels, Propriétaire at Au Vieux Saint Martin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear, Thank you for your message that we have read carefully!!! Maybe our Director did not express him self correctly. What we do not make is one dish for 2. Our meals can not be split. But the starters may if the customers take one...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

This restaurant is absolutely the worst, from the time we entered to the time we departed it was a total disappointment. The Filet American was bland and with no spices or herbs at all! If you are looking for a good dinner, do not go...More

1  Thank MLS505
fredericniels, Propriétaire at Au Vieux Saint Martin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear, Did you ask to the waiter how was made the dish you have asked? Did he explain you that it was containing herbs et spices? Very weird message!! The filet américain is mixed with mayonnaise sauce mixed with Pickles. Regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$70
French, Belgian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Grand Sablon 38, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 64 76
  • E-mail
Specialites belges.Ouvert 7j/7 a partir de 10h.Cuisine ouverte non-stop de 12h a 24h tous les jours sauf les dimanches et jours feries a 23h.Ferme les 24/12 et 31/12 a partir de 15h.Pas de reservations sauf pour les groupes a l'etage.Terrasse chauffee ouverte toute l'annee - Parking aise.Belgian specialtiesOpen 7/7 from 10 AMNon-stop kitchen from 12 AM until 12 PM except on Sundays and holidays until 11 PMClosed on 24/12 and 31/12 from 3 PM.No reservations except for groups on the upper floor. Heated terrace open all year round - Easy parking.
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