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.
You'll find this typical Parisian brasserie next to Bois de la Cambre. Smart waiters welcome you at the entrance right next to a wonderful display of fresh fish, shellfish, lobsters and other sea treasures. You can take out your plateau de fruits de mer for a chic picnic in the woods. The ambiance of the restaurant is cozy, relaxing and friendly and you can rub shoulders with the local beau monde.
Noordzee, or La Mer du Nord, is an outdoor seafood bar that serves some of Brussels' best seafood. The freshness of their fish is undeniable, and you can even purchase fish to cook at home. This restaurant is a fast stop for fresh seafood. If you want to enjoy your seafood there, the busy square where the restaurant is located provides a lively ambiance.
Samourai is one of the best Japanese restaurant in Brussels, connoisseurs say, and one cannot help but agree. Don't expect highly original things on your plate, but the classics (sashimi, sushi, tempura...) are exquisitely tasteful that you will momentarily forget any other foods even exist! It's not inexpensive, but the quality is well worth the price.
Located in the center of Brussels, Sakagura is a popular Japanese restaurant and sake bar. When most people think of Japanese food, the first thing that comes to mind is sushi. While Sakagura serves up some sashimi, the main focus is on the bento box meals, otsumame (small snacks, like Japanese tapas), rice bowls and their chef's choise omakase. Of course, they also have a good selection of sakes to accompany your meal. If you're looking to experience a side of Japanese cuisine besides sushi, try Sakagura.
The long queue attests to its popularity. Mont Liban is probably one of the top Lebanese restaurants in town. It has a quaint look to it that will surely charm you. From cold mezzes to hot ones and grilled dishes, their food is scrumptious and affordable.
Mano à Mano is a great addition to the eclectic Rue Saint-Boniface. Nestled among several bars and cafes in Ixelles, this one is popular for its classic Italian cuisine and excellent wine. On the menu are delicious pizza varieties like Margherita, Napoletana and Capricciosa, as well as pasta specialties like Rigatoni ai quatro formaggi and Spaghetti al pesto. The best seat in the house is arguably one on their cobbled terrace overlooking the picturesque street.
This small eatery is a hit among the locals. A popular breakfast and lunch spot, The Break Time serves delicious sandwiches and cold as well as hot platters. They make their own bread daily and only use natural ingredients. Their portions are generous and very affordable. Savor their sandwiches like the Matador, Super Chicken and Le Croquant. Other dishes includes the like of Croque Monsieur, Lasagne and Moussaka. They also deliver and cater.
Loft Resto & Bar is helmed by Pierre Masse and Asad Khan. Its swank industrial look, eccentric decorative elements is refreshing to the eye. Savor their succulent steaks that are perfectly seasoned along with delicious sides. Enjoy their happy hours with a drink or two.
Gazzetta Caffè & Deli, located on Rue de la Longue Haie, offers a delightful Italian treat that will take you back to your Nonna's kitchen. The rustic Italian fare thus served is crafted out of finest produce and ingredients and time-tested family recipes. Gazzetta's menu is dominated by home-made pastas which are enough to keep you coming back for more. Their daily specials come highly recommended. To complement these authentic dishes, Gazzetta also serves a great selection of European wines. The deli also retails top quality Italian products such as cheeses, oils, wines and such.
Yummy has a pleasant look with its minimalist decor and white hues. This sandwich spot also serves hot platters, soups, salads, desserts and fresh juices. They only use seasonal ingredients to enhance the flavor of their food. Their delicious dishes are hearty and affordable. Drop in for a quick bite while exploring nearby attractions.
Sushi Shop - Louise might be a part of the Sushi Shop chain of restaurants but it might look an independent eatery. Their modern Japanese decor is pleasing to the eye. Whether you dine-in, take out or ask your food to be delivered, you will enjoy their delicious and fresh sushi. They even have options for vegetarians.