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Cafe Bota

#2,356 of 3,137 Restaurants in Brussels}
££ - £££, Vegetarian Friendly
Rue Royale 236, Brussels 1210, Belgium
+32 2 226 12 28
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good46%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
21 Jun 2017
“Good pasta, service could be better”
9 Jun 2017
“Great atmosphere - good food”
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Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rue Royale 236, Brussels 1210, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I'be been here with some colleagues for lunch. Service is good quick and precise. The Italian menu looks nice and dishes are well prepared. It's a good quality/price ratio. In summer period you might want to stay outside looking at the park.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We wanted to try this restaurant for a long time, mainly because of the setting and because the menu always looks very promising. When we finally did, it was a bit of a disappointment. It's not that the food is bad, it's more that's it's...More

Thank Jes001
Reviewed 25 December 2014

I enjoyed the atmosphere of Café Bota when I had lunch with colleagues.The room is spacious and already welcomed another big table when we arrived. We had booked a big table for our large group and chosen a 3 course meal for 25€. The starter...More

Thank PaulineOo
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Went here with a business relation for a quick lunch. Mixed crowd of arties, tourists, office people and business guys. Decent tagliata with a lot of fresh veggies. Very good meat, just a shame they put cheap balsamico style stuff on the ruccola. Good value...More

Thank philipperogiest
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Had dinner there with my wife, the location is good and the café is nicely appointed, I'd recommend it for a drink. The food was a disappointment though. The menu is Italian and looks nice...on paper. Both my wife and I had a pasta, she...More

Thank Xenophon2NewDelhi
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the Hotel Bloom next to the restaurant, a bit difficult to find as it is in the botanical gardens but worth seeking out. Contemporary feel to the place and the pasta is some of the best I have tasted in a while. Tiramisu...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We stopped in Cafe Bota after a walk around le jardin botanique for a spot of lunch. Freshly baked ciabatta and aubergine soup went down well. Though it wasn't the cheapest, it was still reasonable and friendly. We went back on our last day in...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 26 June 2013

An Italian cafe located within the Botanique, a lovely garden in Brussels. One can eat on the terrace overlooking the garden or inside. Stopped in for a midafternoon antipasto platter. Very good, although a bit pricey. This place is frequented by the business crowd and...More

Thank PainAuChocolat17
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Reading the previous reviews on Tripadvisor I thought this was the right place to go for something to eat/drink after walking around the Botanical Gardens. I was wrong. As soon as I approached the counter, I was rudely told to go and sit in another...More

1  Thank MilediBiella
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Easy accessible, good cofffe, noce atmosphere, I recommed

Thank Hanna M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Royale 236, Brussels 1210, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 226 12 28
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