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Il Monello

Chaussee de Charleroi 31-33, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 484 08 56 57
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“gelato” (7 reviews)
“arancini” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
Italian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Chaussee de Charleroi 31-33, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Il Minnello last summer at our local relatives' recommendation and fell in love with this place! I dreamed of returning here all year. So glad we came back! I had semifreddo for dinner almost every night last summer and am doing the same...More

Thank artzero
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Really great ice cream. Really good customer service. Have been numerous times. It's a great family place and super kid friendly with a play area with toys in the back. Whether you're eating in or taking away, Barbara, Alessandro and co make you feel welcome...More

Thank Ronni B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Real Italian quality ice cream, authentic tastes. Good place for children too, and conveniently located just off Pl Stephanie.

Thank Stanm0re
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Do you want some ice cream?? Well then you should go to il monello, the best place in Brussels. Doesn't matter which flavour, or have you seen before the black ice cream ?? Also the personal are available to speak French, Italian, Spanish, English and...More

Thank Fabian F
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

By far, far away the best gelataria place with best ice-creams you can get in Brussels city! I like the tradicional flavours chocolate and vanilla (ok guilt :p) but already tried other flavours and they are very good. I had the best ice-creams in Sicily...More

Thank Diego A
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Not wanting a large dinner tonight, we opted instead for fried rice balls with cheese (Arancini) which came with a small salad and few slices of whole wheat bread and butter. The Arancini were so good that they reminded us of the rice balls we...More

Thank lfiebert
Reviewed 3 September 2016

During the hot days in Brussels, it's a really good place to enjoy an ice-cream, a sorbet or a granite. They have quite a wide choice of ice cream and you can always ask them to taste them if you can't decide which one you...More

Thank skanestukas
Reviewed 24 August 2016

As an ice cream addict I know what I'm talking about. The gentlemen who started this ice cream parlor knows what he is doing and he does it with passion.

Thank Riesling-Trocken
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I recently stop over Brussels and near the hotel where I staid there is an Artisanal Ice Cream Parlor named Il Monello. I walked in and with my surprise I found a sort of Mediterranean style decor, a very friendly reception and, more important, one...More

1  Thank lg60611
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Our local relatives told us we must come here for "the best ice cream in Brussels" and we were not disappointed. We love the space and wonderful service (the owner is very friendly and pleasant). The gelato is great (we had coconut, banana and their...More

1  Thank artzero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chaussee de Charleroi 31-33, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Saint-Gilles
  • Phone Number: +32 484 08 56 57
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