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Bij den Boer

$$ - $$$French, , Seafood
Quai aux Briques 60, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 61 22
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quai aux Briques 60, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I went to Bij den Boer last Saturday for dinner with a friend I had not seen in quite some time. My first time there, but my friend knew the restaurant very well. The restaurant is right on the Brussels fish market. The interior of...More

Thank Arno J
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Old charmer in Brussels's St Catherine's seafood quarter. Nice antique maritime decoration, booth seating and apparently unchanged in decades. Great oysters, sole and Sancerre. Good service.

Thank higvin
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Took the family out to visit the Xmas market at St. Catherine. Of course, a lunch was required. No reservations, just walked in. We wanted the Bouillabaisse. Since the dish is quite large, the waiter suggested taking 1 per 2 pax. Wow, when has that...More

Thank Ghibli608
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We went to this restaurant with our American friends and absolutely loved all of the food! I had the doe medallion which was cooked to perfection. Among all the food we had, my mom got the oysters which she gobbled up in seconds! Great service,...More

Thank Aileen V
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This Restaurant is one of my favorite in Brussels... No reservations require for Lunch & different story for Dinner.... Cheers

Thank Jose Agustin A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We walked in from the street without reservation. luckily they still had a place. Both of us took the set menu (28 euro). Fish soup+ entrée + main dish + crème brulee. I must say it was good value, correct service and I will try...More

Thank Wim D
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We loved this neighborhood when walking central Brussels on our first day here, so asked our B&B host to recommend a spot for us to have dinner. He recommend this restaurant. We were not disappointed. The south end of this promenade area [a covered canal]...More

Thank KennethEast
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I was told that this resau is very good although in the middle of very touristic street. So it was good but not very good The fish soup was not as thick and delicious as it should be, it was on the watery side, and...More

Thank Procaccia
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Had a three course menu with camembert croquettes, sole fish and dessert. The sole fish was great. But I felt left out by the waiter. Everything just took too long-from placing the order, the food, the drink, the bill, the payment. When I finally received...More

Thank Øyvind S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Location is excellent, downtown Brussels, where centuries ago the former port used to be, and where you now have a nice variety of - mainly - fish restaurants. Menu is elaborate and varied, with plenty of choice and a nice selection of Belgian (fish) specialties....More

Thank OlivierFromBrussels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$118
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai aux Briques 60, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 61 22
  • E-mail
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