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La fringale

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Rue Jourdan 5, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 538 35 84
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited La Fringale one evening as the restaurant in my hotel was closed and I am so glad I did. Lovely quiet atmosphere and the most delicious pizza I have had in a while (and I live in Florence, Italy). If you are looking for pizza in Bruxelles, this is the place to go to - highly recommended *****

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Thank Clare K
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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256 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, good pizzas, reasonable prices, but some of the waiters seem to be rather tired and not very smiling.

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Thank macviking
Lisbon, Portugal
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Average food, acceptable / good prices for Brussels (pizzas between 10 and 15e), nice area. Unremarkable. Fast

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Thank PedroMalaquias
Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

On the street where this restaurant is, are several other restaurants, at least two other pizzerias. We chose this simply because it was the first one we came to. I had a pepperoni pizza. It was very good appeared to be hand thrown thinner crust. The ratio of cheeses to meat was spectacular.

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Thank countryfried81
Oakland, California
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a pizzeria place but they also serve a variety of Italian dishes. In a cold or rainy day, inside would be preferred.

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Thank Graciela A
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Went for a light early dinner. Great customer service and comfortable homely atmosphere. Very good Pizza, fresh salads, lots of little complimentary treats as sides. What's not to like?

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2 Thank Andrew B
Cardiff, Wales
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Simple Italian fare done well. Pizza is the usual stone baked affair that you get on the continent and is very tasty. My wife has pasta- can't remember which but it was a good portion, well cooked and very tasty. The service is your usual Brussels- pretty miserable- but still polite and efficient. Would return.

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1 Thank DorkusDeluxe
Marche, Italy
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145 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

In an small street full of restaurant catering to tourists, this is the place to get a good pizza baked in a real wooden powered brick oven. The first thing you see entering the place. Forget the rest, and focus on the pizza. You will not be disappointed.

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1 Thank Paolo F
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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256 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Nice place, good food, but yesterday we waited a bit too long for our food - starters and main courses. Plenty of waiters, so the "missing link" must have been in the kitchen. Still quite recommendable place.

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1 Thank macviking
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

They welcome you with olives and cooked pasta pastry, delicious!!! The pizza is cooked in a brick oven by the entrance, you can see it all! We also ordered pasta with mussels and shrimp perfectly done... Family friendly, they open at 6 for dinner. I recommend it!!

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Jourdan 5, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Saint-Gilles
  • Phone Number: +32 2 538 35 84

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