This elegant establishment is housed in a 17th-century building overlooking the Grand Place. At one point La Maison du Cygne was a popular cafe where in 1881 the Belgian Socialist Party was founded. Now it consists of one of the finest restaurants and bars in Brussels, where elegance, class and style are standard. There are five different rooms—the most coveted seats overlooking Grand Place. The cuisine is classic French, and the wine cellar has a permanent stock of no less than 70,000 bottles.
Stepping into La Mamma seems equivalent to stepping in Italy, with the aroma of fresh cheese wafting through the air and the sounds of the waitstaff talking to each other in rapid Italian. Serving authentic Italian fare from all corners of Italy along with a host of Italian wines, you are bound to love this place if you are a fan of this Mediterranean cuisine. Although they have a menu that changes seasonally depending on what’s available in the market, local favorites on the menu often include paccheri alla norma, spaghetti frutti di mar and the usual but well-curated selection of cheese and meat. If you are looking for high quality Italian food to satiate your appetite, look no further than La Mamma in Place Saint-Josse.
Join the hottest clubbing crowd at Bloody Louis, on Avenue Louise, is a gem of central Brussels. This is where some of the hippest parties in the city are hosted. Featuring a fantastic music line up, that's crowded by the most popular local and international DJs , stellar acoustics and lighting, Bloody Louis entertains a young and glamorous crowd. Open on the weekends, from 11p onward, a party at Bloody Louis lasts till wee hours of morn, long after the sun's up and bright! Check the website for event schedule.
Located just outside the heart of the city but also conveniently accessible, the Loui Bar & Restaurant is a gem in the crown that is Brussels' gastronomic scene. Today, this star shines over Brussels, with seasonal favorites like wild mushrooms making appearances in October and delicious Foie Gras at its peak production in November. Though the entire menu is seasonal, there's always a reliable assortment of delicious meat and fish dishes available. Combine your meal with some delicious freshly mixed cocktails and fine wines for a fantastic meal.
La Brasserie du Jaloa serves delectable French-Belgian fare that is sure to please you palate. Diners at this cozy, intimate restaurant can choose between three prix-fixe options or various a la carte dishes. Local favorites on the menu include Tuna Tartar served with sesame, tomato bruschetta, coriander, lemon vinaigrette, Grey Shrimps Croquette and Penne served with diced vegetables, parmesan and rucola. The Beef Cheeks Carbonnade served with roasted potatoes with fresh thyme and Back of cod served with mousseline sauce, seasonal vegetables are equally delightful too. If the sumptuous meals leave you with any room, definitely try the Ice cream and Sorbet of the day for a sweet, flavorful ending. Whether you want impress your date or simply pamper yourself with good quality food, look no further than La Brasserie du Jaloa.