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Il Passatempo

Average price €35
9.4/10
177 reviews

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Average price €35 Special request

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Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.4/10
based on 177 reviews
Only customers who have gone to the restaurant after booking on TheFork can make a review.
Food :9.6/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :9.1/10
  1. Démal C.
    • 14 reviews
    10/10

    Amazing little foodies corner in Brussels. Nice produces and lots of passion! ????????

  2. Claudine P.
    • one review
    10/10

    Succulent, original et excellent accueil !! On se croirait en Italie... :-)

  3. Giuseppe B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent service and delicious food!

  4. Benjamin P.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great tastes, nice and funny team... no need to make 1.000 km to be in Italy...

  5. Mark S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Highly recommended. Excellent Sicilian cuisine.

  6. Joke B.
    • one review
    10/10

    topper!

  7. Oddgeir M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent food and great atmosphere. A birthday party for someone turning 60 added to good mood and very attentive staff, also at our table. Will be back.

  8. Agata B.
    • 25 reviews
    10/10

    A warm welcome with a surprise menu - lunch composed of a pasta starter and main with either fish or meat. Lovely Italian home atmosphere and Italian speaking crew. Very nice wine selection

  9. Meron G.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

    Original recipes; nice plate decor; fresh.

  10. Arnaud M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Nice atmosphere and very qualitative dinner. The staff is super welcoming. Very pleasant evening at il Passatempo!

  11. Paul W.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Italy in Belgium, very nice and smoody !

  12. Arno B.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    If you’re open for the concept - no menu, the chef prepares a series of dishes after inquiering your allergies - you’re sure to pass a good time, with authentic italian food, wine and mood. Service is diligent and charming. Enjoy!

  13. Antoine M.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Je le recommande sans réserves !

  14. Christophe v.
    • 23 reviews
    10/10

    The food, the service are always excellent. They have a nice concept: tell them what you don't like (+allergies) and they will build a discovery menu that doesn't have anything you dislike and they will match the wine according to your dishes. The products are fresh and homemade (pasta). Real Italian quality.

  15. Ben M.
    • 2 reviews
    5/10

    Overdoing it and failing. That would probably summarise it. "surprise" set menu only, you can choose fish or meat and let them know if you have any allergies. I'm not too keen on the concept but I played along. The problem is, they want to do too many things, 1 amuse bouche followed by 4 small entrée and none of them are actually good. They are average, bland. These are cold, pre prepared dishes which I am sure they made on the premises but taste like they are straight out of a pack. Shrimps were dry (stayed too long in the marinade), tartare was tasteless as was the courgette & ricotta. The pasta dish was 1 big ravioli filled with cheese and "bathing" in a soupe of cheese. The ravioli pasta itself was good and home made, the sauce & filling were greasy and heavy. The only dish that brought the experience up a little was the main, pork chop. Nicely cooked if nothing special. All in all, a disappointing experience. will not repeat it.

  16. Martine h.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Good food and service.

  17. Gilles B.
    • one review
    8/10

    Elegant 'menu de confiance' formule for lunch with some authentic Italian tastes for a reasonable price.

Practical information

Opening time

Déjeuner : de 12h à 14h30 (sauf dimanche)

Dîner : de 19h à 22h30 (Uniquement jeudi et vendredi)

How to get to the restaurant

Rue de Namur 32, 1000, Brussels, Belgium

Public transport

Tram - Royale (T92 et T93)

Directions to get there

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About the restaurant

Produits de qualité, et directement importés d'Italie

Plats gastronomiques très simples mais pleins de saveur

Pas de carte dans le resto : en fonction des produits du jour (menu proposé par le chef directement)

Propre production d'huile d'olive en Italie + vin

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