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Saint-Gilles Travel guide
Saint-Gilles : Michelin's recommendations
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
Avenue de la Jonction 1 1 B - 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..
Rue de Neufchatel 34 B - 1060 Brussels
This characteristic Boutique Hotel decorated by the interior designer Manuel Vraux de S. Laranjeiro provides a homely residence located just 200m from the luxurious Avenue Louise. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. The Neufchatel offers elegant g..
Av. Du Haut Pont 2 B - 1060 Brussels
In the heart of the famous Art Nouveau neighbourhood, HC Brussels Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. It includes an international à la carte restaurant, snack bar with furnished terrace and bar. Free Wi-Fi is available. The modern..
Located 3 km away from the Grand-Place, this hotel offers free WiFi in all areas and a small business corner. On-site private parking is available. Conveniently located near Brussels-South Railway Station, Hotel De Fierlant is only a 15-minute walk ..
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 or soft boiled eggs at low temperature and salmon on an aniseed mousse - all of which in a brasserie ambience.
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..
r. Berckmans 2 B - 1060 Saint-Gilles
In the mood for a gourmet stroll? Then check out the slogan of this gastro-bistro ("you'll stay for dessert"). Tasting menu in the evenings and weekends. "Natural" wines.
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.
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.
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.