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Cafe Walvis


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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US$10 - US$20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
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Reviewed 25 December 2018

We found Walvis by coincidence and loved it. Highly recommended as a great breakfast place in Brussels. We'd walked from our hotel near Grand Place to go to Mok which had been recommended. Having stood for 15 minutes in Mok with no attenntion from the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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CafeWalvis, Propriétaire at Cafe Walvis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thak you soo much for your kind and fun review :)) It's music to our ears...

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We walked past Walvis and were intrigued by the chilled out cozy vibe. It looked full of locals which is always a good sign. We first popped in for a beer to which we received great friendly service - then went back a few days...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lurzmiller
CafeWalvis, Gérant at Cafe Walvis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a billion for your kind review

Reviewed 11 November 2018

I really enjoyed this little neighbourhood place, with very nice beer choices and a range of food options in a relaxed atmosphere. Had dinner here on my own on a business trip and was treated very well by the waiters and really enjoyed the atmosphere....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ange516
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We went to Walvis for breakfast. I had croissant and coffee and they were great. It's a cool cafe with funky decor, and a nice looking menu for lunch too. Cool ambience too.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ClaireBoyer
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We (family of four, including two teenagers) were in Brussels for three nights and tried this restaurant/bar on the first night. It was so good that we came back on the third night as well. We tried hamburger & fries; grilled chicken, fries & salad;...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Janis W
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Spending the week in Paris and we took a day trip to Brussels. Found this little gem during our hop on hop off bus trip. Who can argue with a 10oz filet for under $20 including great french fries and a small salad. My wife...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Pplhaze
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

A bar with a nice terrace and good beer selection. Also lots of spirits. The food looked fine but nothing groundbreaking.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ali_travels2
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A new wind flew through this restobar in recent years and it was a good one. Good service and ok food are now on the menu. A very interesting location as well, with a view on ‘the hellhole’. ;-)

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 936dirkg
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It was a sunny evening and the terrace was packed! We were lucky to get a nice table. Our waitress was very friendly and honest with her recommendation, I had the mezze platter, which was a vegetarian special, and she helped us choose a beer...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Anja T
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had just been to the wonderful Brussels Beer Project and as Cafe Walvis is a great cafe we have been to on previous holidays to Brussels and it was across the road my twin brother Stephen and I decided to have a beer each...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 293neilk
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