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La Cueva de Castilla

#254 of 3,072 Restaurants in Brussels
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Place Colignon 14 | Place Colignon, Brussels 1030, Belgium
+32 2 241 81 80
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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18:30 - 23:00
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, I didn't expect to have such good paella .. very good. We really enjoy the evening between friends. A place to suggest.

Thank Dario D
Cologne, Germany
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, to be honest we only tried the paella, nothing else. After reading the many review decided to give it a try. Overpriced and not worth it.each portion is 21euro. We ordered two. Ate one and left the second one untouched. Looks appetizing, but the first mouth taste fishy(meaning not fresh). Seafood should never taste fishy unless it's not fresh.... More 

Thank lynnsc2017
Leuven, Belgium
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

the place was recommended to us by a Spanish friend so we decided to get ourselves organized and went there the other day. The staff: very friendly. We had to change the number of people several times, but they were very nice about it. Food: - Starters: definitely overpriced. 8 slices of manchego cheese 16€ and we got also the... More 

Thank alusoare
London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Definetly the best Paella in Brussels and maybe in Belgium.... Just avoid to take starters and any other spanish stuff...the paella is a massive portion. The plate with patanegra is quite pricy but worth.to try...

Thank prouditalian_13
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493 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is a must-visit! Very pure tastes and fine cuisine. A little more expensive, you have to keep in mind, you'll pay around 80 € to 100€ if you go all the way: starter-main dish - dessert and wine. But it's all worth it. Try the pulpo with black ink: it is delicious. Atmosphere is romantic but quite 'dark' if... More 

Thank Rafael J
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Cosy, a bit dark but nice surroundings. Very friendly and helpful staff. It's not the cheapest but the experience is very good: both service as food. Tip: don't take the house wine (red). They have some excellent, and not too expensive wines which go very well with what they serve. But the house wine is not one of them.

Thank Ossie A
Brussels, Belgium
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Went there with friends, the place came highly recommended and we got a 50% discount because of a local food festival. Excellent food, the Pulpo a la Gallega was incredibly tender. Paella was very good. Service was ok but not special. One of the more expensive places. Very nice Paella afterwards. The place is located in a beautiful part of... More 

Thank Brusseleir007
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I went there for the second time yesterday and as I remembered from the previous one the food is amazing, really good quality and cooked in a wonderful way. I also like the fact that at the end of the night the cook comes out to the kitchen and you can see his smiling face. Service ok, nothing special, no... More 

Thank Jessica H
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796 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We went to this restaurant for dinner using a groupon. The menu was very good and evething was very tasty. And good service from the waiters.

Thank Rosario_it
Brussels, Belgium
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

As usual in Brussels the service is also not great here. Kitchen was very slow, but the quality of the food was extremely good! Also big portion, although it is expensive. Desserts unfortunately are not good. Very average and took so long.

Thank d0l0n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Colignon 14 | Place Colignon, Brussels 1030, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 241 81 80

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