Chez Jacques

Typical belgian restaurant – Bistro in the heart of brussels (Marché aux Poissons – Sainte-Catherine district) – Warm and family atmosphere

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An authentic family restaurant (managed by 2 brothers) located in a typical house on the famous « lieu-dit » The Fish Market next to Place Sainte Catherine. Typical Brussels restaurant with a warm Belle Epoque bistro setting. The mix of locals and tourist create a great and happy atmosphere.

For over 60 years, Chez Jacques has been a must in the Sainte Catherine district (Brussels). Originally it was a bistro which welcomed the deliverymen and the merchants of the Fish Market from 3 am, where Pistolets (typical Belgium small bread) and croissants with coffee was served. The place was always full. From 11 am, the place was transformed into a eatery with fresh fish of the day. Since then, the menu has grown and continuity is ensured by the brothers (Adrien the Chef and Jean-Philippe your host). The former bistro is now a typical fish restaurant which has kept the soul of the original place where you can enjoy good food. Many paintings by the painter Paul Vankueken (friend of the owner in the 1970s - 80s) still adorn the entrance hall of the restaurant.

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Location of Chez Jacques

Chez Jacques
Baksteenkaai 44
1000 Brussel

+32 2 512 20 27

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Opening hours

Sunday Closed

Monday Closed

Tuesday 12:00 — 14:30
18:00 — 22:30

Wednesday 12:00 — 14:30
18:00 — 22:30

Thursday 12:00 — 14:30
18:00 — 22:30

Friday 12:00 — 14:30
18:00 — 22:30

Saturday 12:00 — 14:30
18:00 — 22:30

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  • Payment means: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Debit Card, Meal Vouchers
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Meals served: Dinner, Lunch, Desserts, Late night food
  • Outdoor seating
  • Aircon



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