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Waterloo Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


From the 15C to the middle of the 17C a hamlet grew up on the road from Genappe to Brussels. A humble overnight halt, Waterloo only appeared on maps towards the end of the 17C. The settlement’s widespread fame is due to the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, which marked the victory of the British, Dutch and Prussian allies over the armies of Napoleon, thereby finally ending his reign. Every five years a re-enactment takes place involving thousands of participants.

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Tourist attractions Waterloo : Things to see and do

  • St Joseph's Church

    chaussée de Bruxelles B - 1410 Waterloo

    This church opposite the museum was originally a forest chapel, built to a central plan in 1690. The chapel still stands and forms the entrance of the new church that houses many commemorative flagstones s bearing the names of officers and soldiers w..

  • Wellington Museum

    chaussée de Bruxelles 147 (N5) B - 1410 Waterloo

    This museum is housed in the old inn used as Wellington's headquarters. It contains the HQ itself, a display of Waterloo's history and a library. Engravings, weapons, paintings, documents and other artefacts recreate the Europe of 1815. The large wel..

  • Napoleon's last headquarters

    chaussée de Bruxelles 66 B - 1472 Vieux-Genappe

    Le Caillou farm housed Napoleon's last headquarters on the eve of the battle. The Emperor's bedroom still contains one of his camp beds and other mementoes. The other rooms display the autographs of French generals involved in the 1815 campaign, maps..

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Hotels Waterloo

  • ibis Brussels Waterloo Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Boulevard Henri Rolin 5 B - 1410 Waterloo

    Prix Prices from : 59 €

    Located in the heart of Waterloo, ibis Brussels Waterloo is close to the business district, all major transport links and major attractions. In the evenings you can relax at this ibis hotel with a drink in the bar. The terrace is a lovely place to s..

  • Le Côté Vert Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    200G Chée de Bruxelles B - 1410 Waterloo

    Prix Prices from : 115 €

    Set centrally, 200 metres from the main square in Waterloo, Le Côté Vert provides an elegant bar, an a-la-carte restaurant serving French and Belgian cuisine, and a gym. Free WiFi and free private parking are also available. Breakfast is served dail..

  • Martin's Waterloo

    Chaussee De Tervuren 198 B - 1410 Waterloo

    The modern Martin's Waterloo is situated in a residential area in the historic Waterloo and provides guests with free Wi-Fi is throughout the hotel, an on-site restaurant, a bar and a terrace. This hotel offers soundproof rooms, free public parking a..

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Restaurants Waterloo

  • La Sucrerie Quite comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Tervuren 198 B - 1410 Waterloo

    This restaurant has a superb setting of high vaults and old brick columns. This goes well with the style of cooking, which also has its roots in the classical and regional tradition, while also cultivating the spirit of the times.

  • La Cuisine au Vert Comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Bruxelles 200g B - 1410 Waterloo

    Up-to-date cuisine served in a pleasant modern setting. Garden summer terrace overlooking fields of grazing cows.

  • De bouche à oreille Comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Bruxelles 79 B - 1410 Waterloo

    This simple and elegant little restaurant serves monkfish, loin of lamb, calf sweetbreads and foie gras. Quality ingredients and generous portions.

  • Momo la crevette Quite comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Bruxelles 202 B - 1410 Waterloo

    Momo la Crevette is a fairy tale. The chef intended to peacefully and unobtrusively finish his career here, but the general public decided otherwise. His authentic cuisine and reasonable prices have been attracting crowds, as have the ultra-fresh fis..

  • L'Opéra Comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Tervueren 178 B - 1410 Waterloo

    A large restaurant and wine bar in Italian style. Grey and crimson coloured décor, with Verona and Carrare marble, and a large painting celebrating Italian opera.

  • Les Six Colonnes Quite comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Bruxelles 389 B - 1410 Waterloo

    The Six Colonnes seems to have been created with its clients' well-being in mind. This authentic brasserie is open seven days a week and all day long, so you can even get a snack in the afternoon. Seafood takes pride of place on the menu.

  • Casa Gallo Quite comfortable restaurant 

    chaussée de Bruxelles 70 B - 1410 Waterloo

    It is always a pleasure to sit down to a meal in the Gallo family's modern osteria. The enthusiastic chef prepares Italian cuisine, rich in authenticity and based on fresh produce and ingredients. Pleasant ambience.

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