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Piola Libri

Rue Franklin 66-68, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 736 93 91
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (2 reviews)
“italian place” (2 reviews)
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Italian, European, Wine Bar
Rue Franklin 66-68, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place. The people, the wine, the food and the vibe. Everything here is perfect and so relaxed. Staff is so friendly and they help you with their wide wine selection. They offer typical Italian food and it is very good. The also...More

Thank Tanja V
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Very nice place with a good (italian) atmosphere, a lot of books and a very nice espresso, a bit out of the center of the city.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We happily stumbled across this semi world famous arty bookshop come cafe bar by chance after reading about it in time out. Great food and drinks, friends service and you can read a book to boot too. Check out their events calendar as the venue...More

Thank Londonmarshall
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Wonderful little bar, cafe and bookshop to relax in, read a book and get a bite to eat. Casual atmosphere with friendly vibe.

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

From the outside this seems a normal bookshop but once you enter... surprise, it's also a bar! You can find there Italian books and drinks, for a very cultural aperitif 😉

Thank Lauratripadvisor
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

They have a wide selection of wines. In after work time you can choose little snacks for free (pasta, risotto, olives, cheese, ..); there is always something new and very tasty. The staff is really nice and in general the feeling there is really good...More

Thank Tanja V
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Located in an Italian bookstore. You can gett free snacks antipasti with your glass of wine. Good place for a drink after work.

Thank asia9837
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Aside from the fact that you are surrounded by books (one of the best things of this place) and that the music is usually good, one of the cool things about Piola is the fact that you can have Italian tapas with your drink (incl.in...More

Thank sopace
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Love it, love it, love it! Super-friendly and very knowledgeable staff, excellent selection of Italian wines, free snacks with every glass of wine you buy.

Thank Sommartider_2008
Reviewed 16 March 2016

For readers in Italian a great bookstore but non readers will surely appreciate the gentle atmosphere and lovely Italian food. They pride themselves on a fine selection of wines. Worth lunch but book, it gets crowded!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Italian, European, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 66-68, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 736 93 91
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