Things to see and do - Saint-Gilles
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Saint-Gilles Travel guide
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Originally known as Obbrussel, Saint Gilles divides into two districts. The upper part is a chic residential quarter renowned among architecture buffs for its Art Nouveau houses. The lower part centred on its square and town hall has an attractive market, pleasant atmosphere and some striking buildings.
Tourist attractions Saint-Gilles : Things to see and do
av. de la Jonction 1 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
This Art Nouveau residence was built in 1903 by architect Jules Brunfaut (1852-1942), and decorated by Louis Majorelle and Émile Gallé, founder of the Nancy School. It was long disused and most of its furniture dispersed. Today it houses a photo gall..
Avenue Fonsny 5-7 B - 1060 BRUXELLES
Novotel Brussels Midi Station, located opposite the Gare du Midi train station, arrival station for Thalys, Eurostar and ICE, and just 1.2 miles (2 km) from the Grand-Place of Brussels. In addition to its 93 spacious and air-conditioned rooms, the ho..
Boulevard Jamar 25 29 B - 1060 BRUXELLES
Hotel Mercure Brussels midi is a beautiful new build hotel, opened in 2014, offering a 4-star + service. The hotel is just next to the Midi train station from which you can take the Thalys, Eurostar or the ICE-train. Perfectly located to visit the ci..
Chaussee De Charleroi 66 B - 1060 BRUXELLES
ibis Styles Brussels Centre Stéphanie is a new hotel in the center of Brussels. Room rates include breakfast and WiFi. With its central location in Brussels, near the 'Place Stéphanie' and 'Avenue Louise' shopping area and close to the Grand-Place, R..
chaussée d'Alsemberg 108 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
This simply appointed restaurant, formerly a butcher's, has foregone starched tablecloths and plush armchairs for vintage formica furniture. Who cares though - what counts is what is on the plate! Good food lovers will appreciate the flavoursome cuis..
chaussée de Charleroi 115 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
This dynamic, modern restaurant specialises in generous helpings of fine Italian cuisine that is steeped in flavour and authenticity. The service is sophisticated and the suggestions are presented in person at your table.
r. Saint-Bernard 1 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
The chef has brought a whiff of Spain to this neighbhourhood, without forgoing contemporary creations. Try prawns in garlic, tapas, soft boiled eggs at low temperature or salmon on an aniseed mousse - all of which in a brasserie ambience.
chaussée de Charleroi 102 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
Enjoy contemporary French cuisine with a Mediterranean accent in the refined setting at Kolya. The veranda and patio are amazing, and the dining room is just as nice.
chaussée d'Alsemberg 103 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
There are no magic mushrooms at this gourmet retro bistro - but they do worship ceps, chanterelles and oyster mushrooms, paired with quaffable wines. La Buvette, their annexe just across the street, combines simplicity and flavour.
r. Bonté 6 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
Modern, classic cuisine served in the restaurant decorated with cooper pots and pans, porcelain coffee pots and wicker baskets. Market menu and specials board.