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Cowfish

Rue du Pepin 39, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 503 04 03
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (36 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00 Hours
CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rue du Pepin 39, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cowfish is well located just off the Blvd de Waterloo and close to centre of town, in a small street with easy access. The design and decoration, with lots of brick stone walls and wood, makes this a rather intimate place and. The light is...More

Thank OlivierFromBrussels
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We found this place by happenstance. It was small but nicely appointed. The food was outstanding. The quinoa was excellent and the asparagus was to die for. The beef tataki was also exceptional. The only underwhelming dish was the quesadilla - it was average. But...More

Thank etmcd
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Never been treated so poorly by a restaurant manager. Food is excellent - cannot be faulted but is ruined by a rude and insulting manager. After questioning a mistake on the bill, the manager came over to berrate the entire table agressively. Give it a...More

4  Thank Fred V
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Visited from England, totally English friendly which was lovely. Had a three course meal, couldn’t be faulted. Staff were brilliant and couldn’t recommend more. Will be back.

1  Thank Majoney19
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I have been to cowfish many times and the menu is different each time. I have never had a bad dish. The presentation and the meals are outstanding. The staff is always very helpful. My absolute must is the Black Label dessert. (Better known as...More

Thank BrowsingtheAtlas
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is a place where you have to go with appetite and no time pressure. The set formulas are in a way annoying: you must necessarily take a « menu », the entry one being 2 starters and one main for 38 EUR. No way you can...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Going to Cowfish every now and then and always enjoy it. The staff has changed but the concept is still the same. Good food and quick service. Noise level on the high side. The place has never been cheap, but the price level has gone...More

Thank macviking
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Good value for money. Very good food, different “formules” at reasonable prices in a nice neighbourhood. Rustique interior. The waiters were a bit stressed, but we all got what we ordered.

Thank Chrisorhan
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on cowfish unplanned. Not knowing the city, turned out to be a hidden gem. Nice dinner menu options, tasty food and excellent service. We will definitely go again.

Thank ovais a
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Went there with 10 business colleagues. One noteable thing was the set price for two starters (tapas style) and a main. The menu has an Asian fusion style in some areas. The food was great, service was very good and the ambience excellent. Would definitely...More

Thank Kevin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Pepin 39, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 503 04 03
  • E-mail
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