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Quai au Bois a Bruler 65, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 201 30 22
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18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 18:30 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I don't mind paying a bit more time to time to have something special. The price of all their pasta dishes are above 20 Eur while they're not special. And even the pizza was 15-17 Eur, you can eat same quality pizza with less money in the city!

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Thank Maral Z
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Brussels for a long weekend before Christmas. Didn't have a clue really where to eat but we walked past this place in the daytime after having been to the Xmas market and thought it looked good. Arrived and it was packed. But the manager ushered us in and gave us a free drink while we were waiting... More 

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Thank Tim W
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I went for dinner with colleagues last night because the place looked interesting from outside. We order antipasto, it was ok, a variety of cheeses, ham and vegetables good but nothing special. As a main we ordered 4 different pasta plates and we all had same opinion, regular pasta at 25€/dish. I ordered spaghetti vongole and it was a pity... More 

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Lenzburg, Switzerland
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Nicely located around the Marche aux Poisson, you can sit inside or better like we did outside on that sunny evening…..no more sun on the table but nice temperatures and a lot of life around in that area. The service was very good, food tasted nice and all were happy. as usual, the bills here in Brussels are shocking although... More 

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Thank Schluri64
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I pondered a lot before writing this review. But in the end, I decided to write few lines of our experience last year. A friend of our told us that Fornostar was a good location where to spend an evening in relax and tasting a good pizza. So we reserved a table for 8 people (6 adults and two children).... More 

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Thank Mark A
Leuven, Belgium
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had a great dinner in this Italian place. The place serves pizza which are pricier than usual but this is also not a cheap place otherwise. We shared with 3 a starting platter for 2 which was more than enough ham and such. Tasty but not extremely special. The tomato sauce was very delicious however. As a main had ravioli... More 

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Thank ManuelN
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is not your typical Italian pizzaria. It feels more like a modern cafe. I originally was not interested in pasta and was going to order fish and vegetables that sounded good. However, they had an original ravioli with aubergine and ricotta. I had to try it and it was excellent. We saw the pizzas being delivered and they also... More 

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Thank Teresa N
Brussels, Belgium
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154 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I have been there for a company dinner. We were about 20 people. The menu was preset by the restaurant. Food and service were both very good. Recommend this restaurant for business and will go back for private dinner.

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Thank CK0909
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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243 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is always enjoyable to have authentic italian food and this restaurant is no exception. good selection of italian classics. Great and friendly service. They allowed our party of 7 ( 4 adults and 3 young active boys ) to change table as smoke was drifting inside the open window and making everybody uncomfortable. Kids could go and run around... More 

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Europe
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Not much to say about this restaurant where I went in spring 2015.This is a typical italian restaurant which is not a place where most italians would eat on a regular basis. France and Belgium seem to have a lot of this decent but uninspired italian restaurants which seem a little dull

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Thank Harold667

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai au Bois a Bruler 65, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 201 30 22

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