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Ambelis Taverne Chypriote

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Avenue de l'Armee 41 | Bruxelles, 1040, Belgium
+32 2 732 25 35
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Brussels, Belgium
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time in this lovely restaurant and as we live close by definitely not the last. I was slightly nervous as our children are quite fussy and my Dad was also with us (equally fussy!) but the multiple options on the menu made for plenty of choices. Only error was ordering too much food - it killed... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I really do not know who is writing those positive reviews because the place is atrocious. The service is the definition of bad - not even "hello" from the waitress let alone welcome with the smile. She simply dropped our cutlery and plates an the table, turned around and left. In order to pay, I had to browse every dark... More 

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138 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Ambelis looks inviting from the outside. That's exactly how we decided to take our friends there. It looked perfect for a fun evening with friends. The problem is that once inside everything is substandard. The food is plentiful but not very good and it's not served in a logical manner nor at a proper pace. The service is awful, you... More 

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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107 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We love Cypriot cuisine and I had great ambitions going there but unfortunately my expectations were not met!! Taste was great, service was ok but I got disappointed by the portions which were quite small !!

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This restaurant is great. They offer in the beginning tahini with humus and olives. The bread is like traditional Turkish bread "pide". I have tried mix meze and it was a lot of food. In addition my partner pork stew, it was really delicious the meet was very tender. It was marinated with red wine. House wine was also ok.... More 

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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

In a family friendly atmosphere it is possible to taste some Cypriot recipes. Fresh food, OK portions ( the mixed grill indeed is a bit small) and fair prices. I don't understand why the French fries are included in the main dish. Would not be better to include more salad or rice? I suppose the fries are instead part of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Cypriot cuisine may not be as known as Greek, but it's at least as delicious as its bigger brother. I visit this restaurant quite frequently and neither the food nor the service has ever let me down. It is top quality, home-like Cypriot food: always tasty, served (almost) always quickly and always with a smile. I usually take a few... More 

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you like simple, tasty, fast-served food which looks like grandma's recipe - the place is for you. Usually full of Cypriots and hugely overcrowded on week-ends, so make sure you book on a Friday or Saturday night (I've been going there for four years, it's a repeated experience). when it's really busy, the service gets a bit confused but... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Should you like Mediterranean cuisine, this is the right place for you in Brussels. The meals are really delicious, the staff speaks french, English and Greek. Nevertheless that the place is a little bit tiny, we were charmed by the atmosphere and the service was excellent.

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Brussels, Belgium
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300 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Hidden in the back streets behind Merode, on the way to Montgomery, this place is lovely! Managed by local Cypriot people, it is cosy and comfortable with a variety of mezzes (the tapas in Greek language), fresh salads, main dishes, including gvegetarian. Definitely to recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de l'Armee 41 | Bruxelles, 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Wallonia
  • Phone Number: +32 2 732 25 35

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