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L'Esprit de Sel Brasserie

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Place Jourdan 52-54 | Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
+32 2 230 60 40
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
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Sun 11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
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Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nice "place", quick and efficient for lunch. WOuld like lore craft beer choices but food items were just fine. Waiter funny, charming, competent and efficient.

Thank JosePIETRI
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visited during the workweek for a small business dinner; good choice! The staff performed as expected - fast and businesslike - and the menu was interesting. In particular, the set menu was a very good quality-price ratio. The only surprise was when the "île flottante" came: it wasn't an island, it was a whole continent! But greedy me, I finished... More 

Thank Jori R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I have to say that staff who works there are NOT friendly for clients..... and that is first step for everything.... I just step in with 0,50 cent in my urgent situation that I want to go to toilet and waiter said to me that I can't.... use toilet here.... I hope that he will have same situation.... when he... More 

1 Thank GoodReviewer77
Sofia, Bulgaria
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

In Place Jourdan, next to Carrefour it offers good menu. Though it was a bit hard for me to decide what to eat. Friendly staff.

Thank Peter B
Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Situated in place Jourdan close to EU Institution, the brasserie is one of the place to go for good dinner (business or friends) Dood is good and service correct. Not that expensive for the place

Thank papounetjean
Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This has been one of my favourite restaurants in Brussels for many years and I always like to bring my friends here, because it features an affordable menu with several choices for each course, French/Belgian cuisine; very friendly and attentive service. I always order my favourite dessert: Iles flottantes - so light and not overly sweet - it's a must... More 

1 Thank Flauschi_11
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Again à nice return to one of the best easy gooing restaurants in Brussels. Vitello tonato, Salade Perigore, à fine Selection of classical dishes

Thank Paul d
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We weren't expecting anything amazing, just a simple brasserie meal but this was a very disappointing experience. My steak tartare was tasteless, something I have never experienced anywhere. The beef itself was ok but there was simply no seasoning at all. My partner's beef dish was overcooked, a fact that the manager didn't seem remotely interested in. He just replied... More 

Thank microcuts
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Good food Brasserie style : small tables, squeezed space, loud atmosphere, quick service For a tête à tête dinner definitely not the right place, But correct quality-price-relation

Thank Conny V
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

In Place Jourdan, been here twice now and enjoyed the food and the staff all very friendly. I would recommend this brasserie to anybody looking for a good place to eat. The half chicken is really good

Thank Hockley-Traveller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$72
French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Jourdan 52-54 | Etterbeek, Brussels 1040, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 230 60 40
Restaurant bien connu au coeur du Marché Commun. Un acceuil chaleureux, deux salles à manger plus un côté véranda et une terrasse chauffée, une carte mensuelle très diversifiée, une cuisine excellente. Le rapport qualité prix est parfait. Un rendez-vous convivial.A well-known restaurant in the heart of the Common Market. A warm welcome, two dining rooms, plus a veranda and heated terrace, a highly diverse monthly menu and first-rate cuisine. The price/quality ratio is just perfect. Comvivial encounter.

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