For 39 years, this restaurant has been welcoming lovers of Italian anti-pasti specialties, meat pasta specialties and the inevitable firewood pizzas. Since January 2017, a new direction brings an extra touch, a 4-star service at the table. Always in the spirit of preserving tradition, authentic Italian cuisine generous in the plate and warm in the home.
The Bruxellois are as famous for their gastronomic talents as they are for their love of eating. Is there any city offering more qualitative restaurants per square mile?
Overlooking the Jeu de Balle flea market, a grand old fire station has been converted into a fashionable all-day diner, serving inventive and reasonably priced dishes: smoked pork with organic carrots; grilled scallops on a root vegetable puree. It brews its own Pin Pon craft beer, and the chocolate mousse and caramel tart are to die for.
Chez Leon 1893
Within a stone’s throw from the Brussels’ Grand’Place, CHEZ LEON features 420 seats located in 9 historical houses and is Belgium’s largest restaurant. Through its simplicity, its direct and warm welcome and its picturesque atmosphere, CHEZ LEON has won the hearts of the national and international public with its Belgian cuisine.Not to be missed, the blond and generous ‘LEON Beer’, brewed in Belgium exclusively for our restaurant in the heart of Brussels.
T’kelderke is an underground restaurant, located on the Grand place in Brussels. If you want to enjoy the real Brussels’ atmosphere, this restaurant is definitely the right place for you.
This old charming cellar from the 17th century offers you a unique Belgian gastronomy: mussels, pot roast, horse meat, all very delicious specialties of our country.
Taverne Du Passage
Well protected from the Royal Galleries Saint-Hubert , the "Tavern of the passage" is immutable. Its period setting ( art-deco ) and its servers are there to testify. The brasserie menu offers Belgian and French specialties: shrimp croquettes, eels, mussels (in season).
The terrace in the gallery is sheltered from the weather and the kitchen is open from Tuesday to Sunday .
The Taverne du Passage has an exceptional wine list and was the first in Belgium to win the prize for the most beautiful wine list out of competition.
La Cite Du Dragon - Brussels
A real palace of Eastern gastronomy, in which the charms of’ a beautiful 1923 villa are enhanced by the magnificence and refinement of Asia, the Cité du Dragon welcomes you among its splendors and its aquatic garden noted as among the most enchanting in the land. With impressive windows, original woodwork, wall paintings, rare antiquities, and an amazing aquarium on which the visitor walks, the Cité du Dragon effortlessly unites reminiscences of age-old imperial art with contemporary design.
Like every Belgian kids, the co-founders, Florence and Thibault, were eating Ballekes (meatballs in Brussels and Flanders) every Sunday at their grandparents house. It was the highlight of their week and growing up it soon became clear to them that they had to use the recipes they inherited from their grandmothers and share it with the world. So in 2012, they opened ‘t Bolleke: a small belgian-bistro in the heart of Brussels where meatballs were of course their specialty.
People really liked it !
They liked it so much that in 2015, they decided to take the Belgian meatballs to a next level and started BALLEKES, a contemporary place where you can enjoy traditional Belgian meatballs, sauces, fries, beers, desserts and much more. They are committed to use traditional recipes made out of fresh and local ingredients.
Le Petit Palais
Located near the Porte de Namur, in a small alley perpendicular to the street of Namur, the Petit Palais offers you to taste its delicious home cooking, concocted and served in room by the boss, Fred, himself. Located in the picturesque little street of Baudet, close to the Boulevard de Waterloo and the Chaussée d'Ixelles, they invite you to discover in an old and typical Brussels family kitchen that will delight more than one palace .
We have a charming little terrace in the alley - Perfect for sunny days
Comme Chez Soi
The history of this family run restaurant starts in the early 20th century, when Georges Cuvelier, native of the Borinage (Hainaut Province, Belgium), escapes a future as coal miner by deciding to get into the restaurant business. Thus, in 1926, he creates « Chez Georges », a cosy local establishment. With time, it is renamed « Comme Chez Soi », due to its patrons declaring that eating in the restaurant is like eating at home. The rest is history…
With the BOZAR BRASSERIE, the Centrer for Fine Arts revives the visionary ideas of the Architect Victor Horta. Since 2010, the entirely renovated restaurant and the innovative cuisine of the starred Chef Karen Torosyan have taken part in the whole building renovation and restoration project of which they represent an essential element. The BOZAR BRASSERIE makes tradition and innovation of Franco-Belgian classics go hand in hand.