Once an ironmonger's shop and now a trendy restaurant, this charming bistro is visited regularly by famous people from all over Europe including Helmut Kohl, Gérard Depardieu and The Gipsy Kings. It serves delicious meat dishes including seasonal game and fish. Oysters and the seafood platter are house specialties. Lunch is served from Monday to Friday, as is the so-called What The Bosses are Having Today three-course meal. The menu changes weekly according to the availability of fresh ingredients.
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.
The brainchild of chef Alexandre Dionisio, Alexandre opened its doors just a few weeks after Dionisio won the French version of TV's Top Chef. The creative menu focuses on bringing diners the best examples of modern French cuisine. The restaurant's main focus is fresh, seasonal cuisine, so the menu changes daily. If visiting for dinner, be sure to make reservations well in advance.
La Truffe Noire, which means the "black truffle," is one of the best restaurants in Brussels and has maintained its highly coveted Michelin star for several years. The delightful interior (choose the Tuscan or Venetian dining room) is rivaled only by the cuisine itself. Contrary to the restaurant's name, Chef Luigi Ciciriello actually prefers white Italian truffles. During the season, the choice of truffle dishes is unlimited. Try the pasta with cream and white truffles. Out of season, tasty meat and fish dishes are available.
This relaxing and adorable restaurant with ancient tiled walls is proud to claim that all ingredients used come straight from the farm. Most of the food is traditional Belgian however, some dishes are inspired by France and Italy. At La Canne en Ville, the number of dishes is abundant and may require some repeat visits. Please contact the restaurant for further details on the open hours.
A modern restaurant associated with the Hotel Léopold Brussels, Brasserie Léopold serves a traditional array of meats along with a long beer list, and some vegetarian and pasta options. The outdoor terrace and indoor patio seat a total of 200 people, but reservations are strongly recommended. The full bar is also a popular destination.
In Brussels' expensive shopping neighborhood, you'll find a very charming brasserie where the atmosphere is elegant but unpretentious. Perhaps one of Brussels' best-kept secrets is this hotel restaurant's all-you-can-eat cold lunch buffet. It features poached and smoked salmon, mozzarella and tomatoes, couscous and other cold favorites, including vegetables and salads. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings it's Pastamania time, where you can eat all you like from the pasta selection. On Sundays there is an extensive lunch menu, which includes a glass of wine or champagne.
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.