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“Incredible caramel ice cream! ”
Review of Gaston

Gaston
Ranked #348 of 3,925 Restaurants in Brussels
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The coffee is very good and the service is great. You have to try the caramel waffle with a scoop of caramel ice cream is amazing. The have good sandwiches and pastries as well. Everything is home made. It was near our hotel we were so lucky. They're very friendly and have service in English.

Thank Vanessa F
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The trouble with taking over the site of someone in the same business is that you will be compared. Comus & Gasterea, Glacier Artisanal, which occupied this site, was one of the greats of Brussels. I recall the grumpy owner responding to an upset guest's complaint that he was not very commercial (he had actually been rather rude)... "Je ne suis pas commecant, je suis artisan". I am not a businessman but an artisan.

Well, give me a thousand times grumpiness and stunning ice cream rather than the disappointingly commercial stuff on sale now. Really quite insipid and not tasting much of what it was meant too. Gone is the awe-inspiring chocolate sorbet and the walnut flavour made from walnuts grown in the owner's garden... no more Corinthian raisins or Salted Caramel tasting of.... well... salted caramel.

In addition, the staff seem to have inherited some of their predecessor's grumpiness... Quite rude today. But without the wonderful ice cream to compensate....

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Thank Andrikos
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of variety and very nice people working there, the ice cream was fabulous !!! I ordered 2 different nut flavored ice cream and pistachio and I've loved it !!!!

Thank Alexandra A
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

They have great ice cream. I tried the one mixed with vanilla, caramel, and pecans, recommended by the server. It was by far one of the best I've tasted in the world!

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Thank culturelink
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered the caramel with salted butter and the dark chocolate. Both were delicious but the dark chocolate definitely stole the show. It was very clearly made with real chocolate and was a perfect mix of bitter and sweet. There was a decent line when we got there but it moved pretty quickly. Two scoops for €4 seemed reasonable for the quality. I definitely hope to go back and try more flavors. This ice cream was amazing!

Thank eflah
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