Things to see and do - Brussels
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Brussels Travel guide
Brussels : Michelin's recommendations
Capital of Belgium, royal residence, seat of the European Communities (EU, Euratom, CECA) and NATO), Brussels is a great and dynamic city. Between the north and south of the country, it is a cultural mix - Dutch speakers, French speakers and foreigners cohabit here. Brussels architecture is varied - modern buildings on the great boulevards contrast with the gabled houses of the historical centre and the sublime Grand-Place.
Tourist attractions Brussels : Things to see and do
Victor Hugo called it a "marvel", Jean Cocteau a "rich theatre". There is nothing like the Grand-Place in the world. It is the centre of Brussels and a spectacle in its own right. It is constantly buzzing with activity, and attrac..
r. de la Régence 3
The collection of early Flemish work, as well as masterpeices by Bruegel the Elder and Rubens make this a museum of worldwide renown. It is situated in a classical style palace from the late 19C with a modern wing. An unforgettable experience.
Founded by Leopold II with a view to creating the world's greatest concentration of artworks, this quarter dominates the lower town. Pre-existing palaces were augmented by new buildings in the 19C which replaced the St Roch district (deemed insalubri..
Grand Place 15 B - 1000 Brussels
At its unique location on the Grand Place, this simple, elegant hotel provides romantic rooms, all with private bathrooms and relaxing baths. Benefit from the 24-hour reception. Mont des Arts, with all its museums, is 400 metres away. Résidence Le Q..
Rue Du Lombard 35 B - 1000 Brussels
La Legende is located in the very centre of Brussels, less than 150 metres from both Grand Place and the Manneken Pis Statue. It benefits from free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk. Flat-screen cable TV, and a refrigerator come as standar..
8-10-12 Rue de la Bourse B - 1000 Brussels
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Hotel Matignon Grand Place is located in a charming building across the street from the Brussels Stock Exchange. It offers spacious accommodation and has a restaurant on site. The rooms at Matignon Hotel are decorated with bright colours and seating..
Leisure activities Brussels
You'll pound the pavement in Brussels on a four hour guided walking tour with a twist as you following the trail of Brussels’ top chocolate shops. A chocoholics dream! Your knowledgeable local guide will point out the major sights and explain the his..
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Discover Brussels, the gourmet city, by night on this fantastic three hour, small-group, foodie walking tour! Visit Brussels’ tastiest restaurants, meet well-known chefs, taste Belgian specialties and learn about the city’s history and culinary tradi..
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Holland is only a stone's throw away from Belgium so don't miss the chance to visit Amsterdam on a comprehensive day trip from Brussels. Cross the Dutch border and enter a land of polders and dikes dotted with countless windmills before reaching t..
r. Régence 25 B - 1000 Bruxelles
The visitor is of course charmed by the timeless decor and the lively atmosphere in this restaurant, but the delicious brasserie dishes are the real hit! Good quality produce, carefully prepared and simply presented dishes and an excellent wine list ..
r. Haute 198 B - 1000 Bruxelles
Are you a fan of dishes that draw on local specialities, redolent of the terroir? If so, don't miss Le Wine Bar! Known only to insiders, this restaurant installed in the heart of the Marolles offers hearty cuisine and a good choice of wines.
av. du Vivier d'Oie 75 B - 1000 Bruxelles
The little sister of the Villa Lorraine where you can soak up the atmosphere of that prestigious establishment at more affordable prices. Classic brasserie dishes and appetising light meals.
Galerie de la Reine 30 B - 1000 Bruxelles
An old-fashioned portrait of Brussels in the delightful Galerie de la Reine with its nostalgic charm and Art Deco features. There are a variety of Belgian delicacies including croquette de crevettes (shrimp) and eels in sorrel sauce.
r. Grand Cerf 24 B - 1000 Bruxelles
A family affair founded in 1979. The owner is also a sauce chef with many strings to his bow; he offers refined dishes at affordable prices. The restaurant has Lloyd Loom chairs and an Italian chandelier.
quai aux Pierres de Taille 22 B - 1000 Bruxelles
The Bar Bik (Brussels International Kitchen) features a slate menu with dishes from near and far. Friendly, laidback atmosphere and a minimalist decor.