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Black Pearls

Brussels Airport - Connector, Zaventem, Belgium
+32 2 719 77 48
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (10 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (3 reviews)
“by the glass” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Brussels Airport - Connector, Zaventem, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Black Pearls at Brussels Airport still keep live lobsters under horrible conditions. They are kept in a small, barren tank that is very crowded. When I was there the lobsters, who are solitary animals, were packed on top of each other because the tank is...More

Thank Camilla B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered sushi and sashimi. Soya sauce was way to salty, rice on maki was cold, seaweed was soft, and sashimi was not fresh. Staff did not smile at us once. Other customer was also clearly not satisfied, tried to talk to staff without any response....More

Thank Morten T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Went in without reading the tripadviser review - a mistake. Worst sushi ever! Very expensive refrigerator cold ready made sushi. Run in another direction!

Thank elsandb
Reviewed 15 November 2017

As a frequent flyer, I've had lunch there three or four times over the past month. The quality is quite good, and service is reasonably quick if you order something like the sushi mix or smoked salmon. I'm usually done in 25-30 minutes. If you...More

Thank ChrisPLX
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The lobster is fantastic and worth a stop before departure or when you arrive. Opposite the major taxfree shop with great views.

Thank Andersson5
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This restaurant keep live lobsters in a small and completely barren tank. There are no rocks or dark places for the animals to hide or to get away from the crowded conditions in the tank. Lobsters often suffer stress from crowding. As you can see...More

3  Thank Camilla B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I went here for dinner and had the gambas for starter and sushi as dinner - it was nice and fresh however one of the gambas was not cooked enough. It was a bit pricy for the quality and quantity you get but a nice...More

Thank Hans Christian T
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Were served grey/brown looking "tuna sashimi". Certainly not edible. Staff was really unfriendly about the issue.

1  Thank rch484
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If are you flying from Bruxelles AirPort don't miss the oysters from Black Pearls! I can Say the seefood platter is good as well But i really enjoyed the oysters! The price is a Bit peppered For a AirPort resto But it worth it!!

1  Thank Mihaela-Iulia P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Some of the worst and most expensive sushi that I have had so far. Really poor service, waiters only speak French (no Flemish at all for this restaurant that is located in Flanders and only some basic words in English). Had to wait long even...More

1  Thank Roby P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brussels Airport - Connector, Zaventem, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Zaventem
  • Phone Number: +32 2 719 77 48
  • This restaurant is at Brussels Airport (after security)
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