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Bij den Boer

#177 of 3,033 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Quai aux Briques 60, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 61 22
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Madrid, Spain
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took the fixed-price menu and was happy with the food. The interior was pleasant as well. The service was very good.

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Thank globetraveler7
Celje, Slovenia
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited the restaurant with my friends for dinner. We tried different dishes - mussels with garlic, scrimps on tomatoes and eel in green sauce. First we got starter, a combination of vegetable soup and fish pate, which was really, really tasty. All dishes were very nicely presented in these old style plates. The mussels were a bit overcooked and... More 

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Thank Sovica3000
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time in this restaurant and we always found the sea products fresh and nicely cooked. Portions are generous, service is friendly and atmosphere is fine.

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Thank Joël P
Roma
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150 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in a nice area of Brussels and it looks like Belgian traditional. I chose a sea menù, an interesting selection of local fishes. The quality was good (included the original idea to serve the fish soup in a coffea cup) but the quantity very small. Cake and wine included, I paid more than 55 euro, a... More 

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London
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I had the diver sole and it was well cooked and presented. The restaurant also has a good wine selection to compliment the good.

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Thank John M
london
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We ran into friends and one of them spotted this nice looking place. It is attractively old-fashioned, lots of wood and mirrors and several lovely antique model boats on shelves high up around the walls. After some discussion about the fact our friends only wanted oysters rather than a full meal - "we are a restaurant, Monsieur" - we were... More 

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Thank ClangLondon
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Bij den Boer for a business dinner, I can highly recommend, food and service were very good, menu's in French and English and acceptable prices.

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Thank David B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Always top, already Customer for 15+ years Best fish restaurant in town. A must when you visit Brussels

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Brussels
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Once a year I'm having dinner Bij Den Boer, and this since twenty years or so. It is one of my favourite places in town for mussels, just 'nature', no wine, cream or so on. My partner at this week's dinner had as a main dish swordfish (lotte) (35 euros). My first course (croquettes de crevettes) was so and so;... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Well reputated restaurant around St Catherine, especially for seafood and fish. We went there for Mussels and had a great experience. Nice service and excellent food. need to go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$108
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai aux Briques 60, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 61 22

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