Check out
our brasserie menu

Le Prétexte, our brasserie restaurant, is delighted to welcome you in a friendly atmosphere and suggests you get a taste of our varied dishes. You are also welcome to simply have a beer or a hot drink to chill out. Take a look at our brasserie menu in Saint-Gilles.

Our rates

Starters & salads

Cheese croquettes

8,00€

Shrimp croquettes

8,50€

Fried squid

9,50€

Shepherdess’s salad

8,50€

Feta salad

8,00€

Tuna salad

9,00€

Frisée salad with bacon bits

10,00€

Tomato & mozzarella

9,00€

Catch of tuna

9,50€

Tomato and shrimp

14,00€

Omelettes

Plain

7,00€

Cheese

7,50€

Ham

7,50€

Ham & cheese

8,00€

Le Prétexte special (ham, cheese, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes)

8,50€

Mushrooms

7,50€

Toasts

Toasted ham sandwich

8,00€

Toasted ham sandwich with egg on top

8,50€

Toast with raw minced meat

9,50€

Sandwiches*

Kofta (minced meatball mixed with assorted spices)

4,00€

Cheese Kofta (meatball with a slice of gouda cheese melted on top)

4,50€

Feta Kofta (meatball with a slice of feta cheese melted on top)

4,50€

American (ingredients of steak tartare mixed with Worchester sauce)

3,50€

Feta (feta cheese)

3,00€

Tuna

3,00€

Cheese

3,00€

Ham

3,00€

Ham & cheese

3,50€

* Traditional turkish bread

Dishes*

Kofta (minced meatballs with onions and spices)

12,00€

Archduke’s Kofta (meatballs with a creamy mushroom sauce)

14,00€

Vol-au-vent (mini puff pastries filled with a creamy sauce, chicken and mushrooms)

12,50€

Carbonnade flamande (typical belgian sweet-sour beef stew made with onions, beer and mustard)

12,50€

Meatballs in tomato sauce

12,00€

Chicons au gratin (endive and ham gratin with béchamel sauce)

13,00€

Grilled, marinated chicken

12,00€

Brochettes Le Prétexte special (homemade lamb kebabs)

15,00€

Roast lamb

14,50€

Lamb chops

16,00€

Rib steak

15,00€

Scampi in a creamy sauce

14,00€

American (raw beef spread topped with capers and pickles, served with fries)

12,00€

Steak tartare (a patty of ground beef topped with capers, egg yolk and seasonings)

14,00€

* Our dishes are served with french fries, croquettes, rice or mashed potatoes

Steaks*

Plain

14,00€

Green pepper

16,00€

Archduke

16,00€

Roquefort sauce

16,00€

* Our dishes are served with french fries, croquettes, rice or mashed potatoes

Pasta

Spaghetti bolognaise

10,50€

Spaghetti with ham & cheese

11,00€

Vegetarian spaghetti

11,00€

Pasta with scampi

16,00€

Spaghetti carbonara

12,00€

Le Prétexte special Lasagne

12,50€

Desserts

Sugar pancakes

6,00€

Crêpes mikado (pancakes with ice cream and hot chocolate sauce)

8,00€

Profiteroles (choux buns filled with whipped cream)

7,00€

Dame blanche (vanilla ice cream with whipped cream and hot chocolate sauce)

6,00€

We are ready for you!

If you are looking for a place to eat in Saint-Gilles, please feel free to step right into our brasserie. Open Monday to Saturday 9.30 am to 12.00 midnight, we are easy to reach from anywhere in Brussels. You can also reach us on the telephone or by email if you have any questions about our brasserie menu.