Enjoy Brussels

Where to eat at lunchtime near the Campus du Solbosch Ulb
Exki • Avenue de l’Université 22 • Organic restaurant and take away
La Mirabelle Chaussée de Boondael 459 • Belgian cuisine
Le Chalet Robinson • Bois de la Cambre • Belgian cuisine
L’orchidée blanche Chaussée de Boondael 436 • Viet cuisine
Shanti • Avenue Adolphe Buyl 68 • Organic restaurant


• You will find other restaurants also in Avenue Buyl and near the Cimetière d’Ixelles.


Where to eat in Brussels old town
We strongly recommend booking your table in advance. [$ = 15 euros]
Comme chez soi 23 place Rouppe
Traditional Belgian cuisine. This is the most famous restaurant in Brussels. Price: $$$$$$$$$$
Viva m’boma Rue de Flandre 17
Traditional Belgian cuisine. The carbonnade flamande and the fries à l’ancienne (that means fried with some beef dripping) are excellent. Try them with a Papegaei beer! Price: $$-$$$
Le Vismet • Place Sainte-Catherine 23
Traditional Belgian cuisine. Restaurant specialized in seafood. The tartares, the sole meunière and the croquettes de crevettes are excellent. Price: $$-$$$$
Les brigittines • Place de la Chapelle 5
Traditional Belgian cuisine. Slowfood. Beautifully decorated restaurant. Price: $$-$$$
Le Pré salé Rue de Flandre 20
Traditional Belgian cuisine. Specialist seafood restaurant. Price: $$
Pistolet Original • Rue Joseph Stevens 24–26 (Sablon)
Excellent traditional Belgian sandwiches. Price: $
Kokob • Rue des Grands Carmes 10
Ethiopian restaurant. Price: $-$$


Where to eat near Avenue Louise
Notos Rue de Livourne 154
Greek cuisine, prepared with very good products. This restaurant also offers an excellent selection of wines. Slowfood. Price: $$-$$$$
Pizzeria Fratelli la bufala • Rue Américaine 118
Good pizza, prepared in the Neapolitan manner. Price: $
La gazzetta • Rue de la Longue Haie 12
Italian cuisine. Sandwiches and pasta. The espresso and the cappuccino are very good. The shop offers an excellent selection of Italian products. Price: $
God save the cream  • Rue de Stassart 131
English restaurant, good for vegetarians and people with specific dietary needs (gluten-free, vegans). “God save the cream” is to be recommended! Price: $-$$
Via Balbi • Rue de Namur 80
Genoese restaurant. The pansei with walnut sauce are good. The shop offers a selection of excellent Italian products. Price: $
Mo Mo • Rue Defacqz 27
Tibetan restaurant. Handmade dumplings and soups. Slowfood. Price: $
Kokuban  • Rue Vilain XIIII 53-55
Japanese restaurant (no sushi). Price: $-$$
Osteria romana Avenue Legrand 11,  Bruxelles
Italian cuisine. Price: $$-$$$


Others places
Le MessBoulevard Louis Schmidt 1, Etterbeek
Belgian cuisine. Restaurant specializing in seafood and organic products. The croquettes de crevettes are excellent.
Tramway 25 from Campus du Solbosch, stop Arsenal (15 minutes). Price: $$-$$$
Le ZinnekePlace de la Patrie 26, Schaerbeek
Traditional Belgian cuisine. Restaurant specializing in mussels. Good selection of beers.
Tramway 25 from Campus du Solbosch, stop Place de la Patrie (25 minutes). Price: $$
Le Métropole Place de Brouckère, 31, Bruxelles
Traditional Belgian cuisine. Selection of Belgian craft beers.  Art Nouveau environment
Bus 71 from Campus du Solbosch, stop Place de Brouckère. Price: $$-$$$


Nice places to drink (with late opening)

In the old town
À la mort subite • Rue Montagne-aux-Herbes Potagères 7 • Brewery of the famous homonymous geuze beer.
Wittamer • Place du Grand Sablon • Patisserie and tearoom with terrace. Famous for its cakes and ice-creams.
Pin Pon • Place du Jeu de Balle 62 • Nice bar and restaurant with a large terrace. Good beer selection.
• Many good and less touristic bars are located around the Halles de Saint-Géry, the most ancient part of the town, and
near the Église Notre-Dame du Bon Secours (Rue du Marché au Charbon 91). When there, be sure also to visit the Lion d’Or.
Near Avenue Louise
• Many bars can be found in Place du Châtelain and Rue Américaine.
• On Wednesday afternoons, in Place du Châtelain, there is a nice market with local products. The market is open from 13:00 until 22:00.
Ultime Atome • Rue Saint-Boniface 14, Ixelles
Good beer selection. Situated in a nice square.