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— the maison Bruneau

The history of Maison Bruneau began on March 14, 1975 when the chef, Jean-Pierre Bruneau, set up an eponymous restaurant in a northern Brussels neighbourhood. In no time at all, his reputation spread throughout gourmet circles both at home and abroad: an initial star in 1977, a second star in 1982, and the prestigious third star in 1988. From one success to the next, the venue was revamped to offer a refined setting to match the outstanding food, prepared by a chef whose motto is: "Most of all, make your dreams come true, never stop advancing, and always improve".

As a disciple of generous and rigorous cuisine in an atmosphere both chic and professional, Jean-Pierre Bruneau embedded his spirit into this house, which will be taken over as of June 1, 2018 by Maxime Maziers. This renowned young chef, born in 1988, is a great admirer of his predecessor with whom he served 5 years as an assistant before conquering his own first star in 2017. The transition will take place in respect of Jean-Pierre Bruneau’s legacy and with full confidence in Maxime Maziers’s future accomplishments. The Maison Bruneau is now the Maison Bruneau by Maxime Maziers, a place where elegance and refinement, savoir-vivre and know-how are paramount, in a context of luxury, serenity and the love of good taste.

The premises are organized around a dining room with a refined and elegant decor that can accommodate up to 70 people, a shaded terrace in the quiet of an impeccable garden for peaceful moments when summer is high, and a private salon hosting up to 22 people for your banquets with family or professionals. Initially, the place will retain the decoration with the famous Bruneau monogram, but little by little, Maxime will add his touch and identity, starting with the Private Salon.

 
 
Most of all, make your dreams come true, never stop advancing, and always improve
 
 
 
 
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— Maxime Maziers

After brilliant studies at the Ecole Hôtellière de Namur, Maxime Maziers worked at the restaurant Le Spud's of the Sofitel Brussels Europe hotel on the Place Jourdan in Brussels, in consultation with the great Parisian chef Alain Senderens ***.
He then left to join the brigade of the restaurant Bruneau, at that point with 2 Michelin stars and purveyor to the Court of Belgium, where he served as an entrée preparer for a year.

From 2008 to 2009, the caterer Loriers welcomed Maxime Maziers, offering him the opportunity to exercise his talent in creating and developing prestigious banquets.
In May 2009, Maxime Maziers joined Wout Bru in his two-star restaurant Chez Bru in Eygalières en Provence, where he held the position of chef de partie.

In October 2009, Maxime returned to his spiritual master, the starred chef Jean-Pierre Bruneau, where he held the position of assistant chef until June 2014. During these five years, however, he worked for a while at the Villa Lorraine where he assisted the chef at that time, Alain Bianchin, between 2011 and 2012.
From June 2014 to December 2015, Maxime Maziers became chef at the restaurant Bowery, owned by the Smets Group, before joining L'Écailler Royal Palace Sablon where he earned his first Michelin star on November 20, 2017.

The takeover of the restaurant Bruneau, on June 1 2018, will resonate like a consecration: for Maxime Maziers it’s a trip back to the very roots of his apprenticeship in haute cuisine, with the ambition of bringing this prestigious Brussels house back into the limelight.

A decisive meeting in my professional life: Jean-Pierre Bruneau. I immediately admired his cooking philosophy, his sensitivity, and his work techniques. A life lesson.
— Maxime Maziers
 
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LA SÉLECTION DE CAVIAR

· Caviar Baïka Impérial 30 gr – 85 €
· Caviar Ossetra Impérial 30 gr – 115 €
· Caviar Ossetra Impérial 125 gr – 445 €


LE MENU DÉJEUNER

Entrée / Plat / Dessert — 55 €

· Foie gras de canard et rhubarbe, fleur d’hibiscus
· Œuf de poule bio mollet, cœur de haddock et petits pois

· Onglet de Bœuf Black Angus, croustillant de Bintje
· Dos d’aiglefin, asperges et beurre au citron de Menton

· Sélection de fromages affinés
· Feuilleté aux fraises de saison et pistils de safran
· Pavlova au chocolat intense

* Vins au verre ou à la carte


Le MENU Inspiration de saison

2 ENTRÉES, PLAT ET DESSERT – 95 €

- Tartare de langoustines bretonnes et fenouil
- Canon de Bar et Homard, mousseline aux fines herbes
- Suprême de Pigeon fermier et déclinaison Crécy
- Onctueux chocolat intense et framboises du pays

* Une sélection de fromages affinés peut être ajoutée au Menu – 14 €

à La carte

LES ENTRÉES FROIDES

· Fraîcheur de Homard et artichaut - 42 €
· Tartare de bœuf et caviar - 58 €
· Bonbon de bar aux huîtres - 34 €
· Finesse de Thon rouge et foie gras - 32 €


LES ENTRÉES CHAUDES

· Raviolis de homard et consommé de tomates - 32 €
· Grosses Langoustines au basilic - 42 €
· Foie gras de canard rôti, cerises et amandes - 28 €
· Manchon de King Crabe et fenouil - 48 €


LES POISSONS

· Turbot Sauvage, coquillages et risotto ail des ours - 72 €
· Tournedos de Lotte et petits pois - 42 €
· Bar de Ligne en croûte de sel et King Crabe pour 2 cts– 62 €/pp
· Saint-Pierre petit bateau grillé, vinaigrette – 44 €
· Homard rôti et chausson garni de ses pinces - 68 €


LES VIANDES

· Côte de veau et cromesquis truffés - 42 €
· Canette de Challans aux épices pour 2 cts – 34 €/pp
· Ris de Veau, Fregula Sarda et céleri - 48 €
· Agneau de Prés Salés en déclinaisons - 58 €


LES INCONTOURNABLES DE JEAN-PIERRE BRUNEAU

· Carpaccio de Langoustines et caviar - 62 €
· Coucou de Malines Demi-Deuil - 78 €
· Tournedos de Bœuf façon Rossini - 92 €
· Dos de Bar de ligne au caviar - 148 €

 

Il est possible de vous confectionner un plat sur demande, sur base de produits proposés dans la carte, et selon les disponibilités.

 
 
 

— the private salon

On the first floor of the Maison Bruneau, a Private Salon is at the disposal of groups of up to 22 people, in the luxury and comfort worthy of a prestigious house. This Private Salon is the perfect opportunity to organize your private, family or professional meetings in an exceptional setting, a private and cosy welcome, and to enjoy the pleasure of a menu with refined dishes. It will be reopened in September 2018, after a makeover of the venue. 

 
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— Address

Avenue Broustin 73-75
1083 BRUSSELS
BELGIUM

— OPENING HOURS

THU - 12h - 14h30 / 19h - 22h
fri - 12h - 14h30 / 19h - 22h
Sat - 12h - 14h30 / 19h - 22h
sun - 12h - 14h30 / 19h - 22h
mon - 12h - 14h30 / 19h - 22h

CLOSED ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

 

— Contact

+32 (0)2 421 70 70
CONTACT@BRUNEAU.BE

 

to make a reservation