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The Old Oak

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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
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Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 489 73 76 57
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Showing 103: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really liked the food in this place. We had burgers and fish and chips. The service was good. They warned us that it might take some time for our food to be served and we really appreciated that. But it actually didn´t take so much time. We would go again!

Thank JennyPapa
Level Contributor
63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this pub due to the reviews on trip advisor. But I wasn't too impresses. It was very very warm inside. We only stayed for one drink and didn't have food. The pints we got were flat and we waited long enough for the girl behind the bar to sort out her shifts with her manager before pouring the... More 

Thank Jennifer M
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub was empty, as we asked if lunch was served, we were told contemptuously : "as you can see." We did not investigate what it meant and left. Customer service still has a long way to go.

Thank Pascal J
Level Contributor
31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A previous favourite for a lunchtime bite and pint but in recent months the food, especially the fish and chips, has declined dramatically and I'm afraid it's just not good enough anymore. I'm afraid you've lost a regular.

Thank Dmb1971
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place has been the go-to place for fish and chips in the European Quarter for me and my work colleagues for years, not to mention the ambiance, which is very pleasant and relaxing. They are busy not only at lunchtime but also in the evening, which is not a small achievement in the area. Moreover, the staff have always... More 

2 Thank Olivia N
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice pub atmosphere and the food is great! We've been there a few times for an after work meal and drinks. The nachos are amazing!! :-)

Thank SaVa211
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Good pub for Football watching with smiling service. Very nice interior even though it can get very hot when crowded. Food not too appealing though.

Thank Eric B
Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We went in weekday after work, nachos and beer :) everthing is original and Irish service is fast and the waiter very friendly and helpful.

Thank Vus S
County Roscommon, Ireland
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Irish pub , great food and especially the burgers . Waitress was friendly and nice . Lovely, warm cozy place . Highly recommend for a lunch date

Thank NRogers96
Banská Bystrica
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Have spent an evening in this Irish pub located very close to the EU institutions, I have to add that it is a perfect place for a relaxed evening with friends. Nice selection of Irish and Belgian beers, yummy and fresh food makes this place worth the visit.

Thank Mojmir B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Franklin 26, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 489 73 76 57

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