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In Den Appelboom

$$ - $$$
Belgian, European, French
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Rue du Pommier 401, Anderlecht, Brussels 1070, Belgium
11:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you like to try classic Belgian cuisine close to Brussels I would recommend this restaurant. Advance booking at weekends recommended.

Thank Eddy V
Grimbergen, Belgium
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

... which sums it all about up: a great countryside location with a rather extensive menu including some real classics... the mushroom toast is huge and to die for! When crowded inside it can become a bit noisy, but even then it's worthwhile a visit. Obviously when you can enjoy the beautiful terrace and garden, you get the best of... More 

Thank Dirk B
Athens, Greece
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This restaurant is a nice experience. I have been there many times. In the summer (however short the belgian summer is) there is a nice terrasse as well. The food is quite nice, I have never been disappointed. Prices are Brussels-like but you wouldn't expect something different would you? Recommended!

Thank Sotirios C
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Slightly off from Anderlecht, in a very quite setup. Beautiful interior with stylish ambiance. Been there twice and well served. Sometimes the service might be slow if the house is full. But nothing to complain, the team is still attentive. The food is great. freshly prepared. The cod fish and salmon steak we tried were pretty good.

Thank Husny M
Ath, Hainaut, Belgium
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

First thing to know: book in advance! If possible arrive before 19H, after it's turning noisy. Very good atmosphere in a beautiful place. It's good for families and good for romantic moment. It's just pleasant. Menu is fair, so are the prices. Nice garden, friendly staff, good quality...

Thank SebastienHouze
Brussels, Belgium
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Like the titles says, decent food (if a bit classic) at a decent price, but slow service for lunch during the week. Nice garden and interiors. Parking is not always easy despite it being in the countryside.

Thank Al W
Grez-Doiceau, Brabant, Belgium
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I go there at lunch time, I like the good service and the menu is fine. Salads are large and tasty. Price quality is OK

Thank Regis V
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Had a business lunch here before attending a nearby football game. The lunch was served in the nice courtyard. Choice, quality and quantity of the food was great and prices very affordable. I will be back. Seems like an excellent place for a informal dinner with friends.

Thank beograd72
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Went on a Saturday, place was packed. Food took a while, servers were friendly though. Quality of ingredients was good, would rate it as a quality family restaurant. When full it gets a little noisy though...

Thank 963BStefan
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening. It was very quiet when we arrived with our 2 friends who live in Belgium, but it got busy later, so we were glad that we had decided on an early booking. The atmosphere was wonderful and the food excellent. Because my Flemish is not very good (neither is my French!) I thought that... More 

Thank Philip B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Belgian, European, French
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Pommier 401, Anderlecht, Brussels 1070, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Anderlecht
  • Phone Number: 0032(0)520.73.03

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