Few will be able to resist this beautiful art deco bistro, located near Place du Chatelain, Avenue Louise and Avenue Waterloo. The French cuisine features mainly regional fare from places like Basque and Landes. Names such as Chipirones A La Plancha (baby squid) and Piquillos with Cod will be music to the ears for seafood lovers. This is also a great place for business lunches or dinners, receptions and cocktails or other kinds of special events; the owners also provide outside catering.
The Wild Geese is a great place to unwind and relax, or meet people who stroll in from all over the world. This is the Eurocrat's favorite after-work drinking spot and it will be your favorite too after a long day of sightseeing or business meetings. Filled with wooden tables and benches, the pub offers plenty of room to saddle up at the lively bar or indulge in some privacy in the corner. This joyous establishment is packed with enthusiastic revelers and game-watching patrons throughout the week.
Bon-Bon's menu changes often, depending on what is currently available in the local market, allowing the chef to work with the freshest ingredients possible. The Michelin-rated restaurant takes pride in offering inventive main courses as well as whimsical twists on desserts. The friendly staff is happy to guide diners in choosing wines to complement their meals.
Named after its inventive chef, Jean-Pierre Bruneau, this restaurant offers carefully prepared meals full of French delicacies. Bruneau's decor consists of leather booths, circular tables and pillows inspire conversation as rich as its food, making it a perfect spot for a business party or family gathering. The menu abounds with meat and seafood. An extensive wine list is available with many choices to complement your desired dish. Expect high society class combined with chic flare, perfect for anyone looking for a special night out.
The Belga Queen in Brussels is a perfect example of a typical Belgian brasserie. The restaurant is divided into four parts: the restaurant, the oyster bar, a beer bar and a cigar club in what was once the vault of a former bank. The entire building itself is truly a stunning edifice designed in the Belle Époque style. The menus are dreamed up by acclaimed executive chef Antoine Pinto and go far beyond ingredients used in typical brasserie dishes. The beer bar provides guests with real "trappist" beers: seven beers on draft and more than 30 regional bottled beers. The oyster bar offers scrumptious seafood, prepared on the spot. Post dinner, the Belga Club offers Cuban cigars as well as an extensive cocktail list. The Club decor pays homage to the colonial Belgian Congo with its cushy, leather chairs and an atmosphere that transports you.
Meet Meat is a fantastic Argentinean steakhouse. Opened in 2007, their beef is bred and raised in Argentinean farms. They offer cuts such as the rumpsteak, ribeye, tenderloin and sirloin. Their steaks are juicy and perfectly seasoned. Cooked rightly, they are so tender that they fall off the bones easily. They also have chicken and pork in their menu. Complement your meal with wine.
With love at the heart of this bistro's menu, it is hard to go wrong with any selection you make at Le Chou. Chef Dominique Aubry has put a new spin on the definition of "bistro food" by adding modern flare and technique to classic French and Belgian dishes. Le Chou offers a prix fixe menu, which includes dessert, and the large and enticing wine selection has something to compliment any dish on the menu.
L'ancienne Poissonerie brings a true Italian dining experience to Brussels. Located in a building considered a cultural heritage site, its Art Noveau exterior immediately catches the eye. The inside of the restaurant brings past and present together with modern, comfortable tables and chairs overlooked by a ceramic mural from 1926. With only the highest quality ingredients used in its dishes, the menu utilizes traditional Italian favorites alongside more modern fare. Though the restaurant honors its name by serving a number of fish and seafood dishes, there is also a range of meats, pastas, and desserts to be enjoyed.
Cowfish offers diners a unique dining experience in the heart of the city. The creative prix fix menu and delicious burgers are what people come her for. The menu offers three options for lunch and three for dinner, the most basic being a choice of appetizer and main, or main dish and sweet. The lunch menu is priced more reasonably at EUR19 for the basic option. Opt for the Japanese beef tartare or watercress soup and goat cheese. The Codfish Truffles, Croque with Foie Gras and Porc Iberico Blackwell are raved about by regulars. Save room for dessert, their gaspacho strawberries are quite refreshing. The ambiance is elegant yet welcoming, the rustic gold-hues offset by chic black furniture. It's a great place for a casual date or evening out with friends.
Classic meets contemporary at L'Orangerie du Parc d'Egmont. This charming restaurant is located in the heart of the verdant Parc d'Egmont, just behind the hotel Housed in a neoclassical structure, the restaurant has a trendy vibe and modern décor. It is bright and spacious, ideal for a weekday lunch or leisurely Sunday brunch. Their menu features a delightful array of fresh salads, sandwiches, steaks, and pastas. Try the quiche, market-fresh fish, parmesan fondue and beef medallions with apple puree and potato. They also offer a children's menu. Their menu changes often, according to what's in season, so there's always something new to try. A nice selection of refreshing juices, tea infusions, wine and smoothies are available to accompany your meal.
Serving a dizzying array of beverages, there is bound to be something delectable in store for everyone at Café du Sablon. Choose between signature coffees like Superlatte Maltesers, Fabulous Classico Meringo or Caramello, teas like Darjeeling Tea, Earl Grey and Spicy Chai Tea Latte or go for their house blend Campione Barista made from Brazilian coffee beans and dark chocolate and which comes complete with an overpowering herbal aroma. Tasting as delicious as it sounds, this delightful bean blend has not won the award of the Best Belgian Espresso Blend for nothing. They also have on offer fresh-pressed juices, iced drinks and the increasingly-popular drip coffee and in case you feel like munching a snack, you can go for one of the cookies, muffins, brownies or cakes. If the sound of the decadent beverages has piqued your curiosity, certainly head to Cafe du Sablon, and get ready to be amazed by the flavorful concoctions.
Le Schievelavabo is a Belgian restaurant on Chaussée de Wavre. This bistro with its globe light fixtures, blown up beer labels and wooden accents looks more like a brew pub. Opened in 2009, it is nice place to relish delicious local cuisine. Take a sip of regional beers from their list.