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Wittamer

) #34 of 60 Dessert in Brussels #835 of 3,206 Places to Eat in Brussels $$ - $$$ Cafe,
Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 37 42
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“cakes” (58 reviews)
“pastry” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Belgian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is too much of a classic. Pastries, chocolates and ice-cream in particular are excellent and up to its reputation. Avoid savouries such as burgers at all costs, you would be sorely disappointed. Good place for tea, people watching and Sablon Square viewing while sitting...More

Thank tortellini28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to keep this simple.... You have to go!!! Best Waffle I have ever had. Huge pasty and cake selection too. Highly recommended - We went back more than once

2  Thank Kijijitrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wittamer is located in the Sablon, a very nice neighbourhood in the centre of Brussels (walking distance from the central station). The cakes and waffles are very good but too pricy for Brussels standards- and there are many better places in Brussels (which are cheaper...More

2  Thank Amelie_Tomoko
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Overpriced, dreadful service and bad attitude from staff - definitely the worst value for money on our trip to Brussels - had to wait 45 minutes to be served coffee and the cakes were overrated. €48 for 3 coffees and 4 cakes ..... Mmmmmm

Thank Bradser
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is the most famous bakery in the city and in this neighborhood it is a great place to get some pastries after walking through his beautiful area of the city.

Thank utka
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I've got there around noon on Friday and Saturday. For some reason they refused to serve me a hot chocolate outside of cafe on Saturday, but on Friday I had an opportunity to enjoy it, together with wonderfully looking and tasting cake, sitting outside and...More

Thank Alexander_random
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The cakes in here looked lovely, so we shopped off to scoff a couple. Probably a mistake as the coffee was decided average and the seating was decidedly low end. The cakes were nice, but it all came at a price.

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

After a very tiring antique hunting adventure at Sablon and its neighbourhood, we had some rest at Wittamer. It has delicious desserts, cakes and nice, simple but tasteful sandwiches. In April the location is sunny in the afternoons whereas the cafes at the opposite are...More

Thank Fefeko
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This confiserie is on la Place du Grand Sablon seems a place of the 50s. The selection of cakes, pastries and cookies is very attractive. Women are friendly and proud of there product. I knew a lot of local people here. I wanted to seat...More

Thank Lucia M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

When a Pope visits a patisserie you know that the place can not be average. Sure, the prices might be a bit high and the coffee is not much better than elsewhere but still ... the place oozes style and elegance. This is particularly true...More

Thank Jurgen R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Cuisine
Cafe, Belgian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:30
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place du Grand Sablon 12-13, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 37 42
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Description
Lining the Grand Sablon are some of Belgium's finest chocolatier boutique shops, including Wittamer Café. Have brunch or ask for a free sample of Belgian chocolate.
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