Brussels, Belgium: Dinner at Chez Montaigne

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Foodies, you’ll enjoy this restaurant!

I recently discovered with my dear mum, the excellent restaurant Chez Montaigne, Place Brugmann 27. 

My family and friends say I’m picky about food, but I don’t think so. I prefer the quality of products than some extravagant associations and sauces that kill the essence of the taste of each ingredient … 

I like to be a bit surprised, but not too much! In other words, it’s quite challenging for the chef (LOL)! We sit inside because it’s raining on the terrace (pictures 1 & 5). 

The decor is white and minimalist, a painting by Jean-Luc Moerman roughly recalls the French philosopher Montaigne. The light softens gradually as the evening progresses. We arrived early and will leave among the last (a good sign).

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Great first meals  

My mother chooses a salad of ​​beets sliced very thin with chew, a half fig and hazelnut. Really delicious (picture above)! 

As always, I don’t like to experiment and I choose a more conventional dish with thin avocado slices, parsley and lobster, perfectly seasoned (picture 2). Lovely presentation: many colors in the plate! And impeccable service both professional and friendly!

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Then we order fish

served with lentils, asparagus and tomatoes. The cooking is perfect and  the dish is simple and tasty as I like. The large plates are not roborative.

After a long hesitation, we share a delicious homemade ice cream with vanilla (picture below).

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Photos : Mademoiselle Le K – copyright 2014, tous droits réservés.


Chez Montaigne, Place Brugmann 27, Phone +32 (0)2 345 65 23

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We were invited by the restaurant Chez Montaigne and these are my opinions. Thanks to the team of Chez Montaigne.

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