Cookies help us deliver our site. By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more OK
You are here: Home / Culture, tourism & leisure / Practical Brussels / Brussels after dark

Brussels after dark

Sup a specialty Belgian beer in a typical Brussels café or tavern, enjoy live music at a bar or step out onto the dance floor of a club.
When it comes to nightlife, Brussels is your oyster. You can sup a specialty Belgian beer in a traditional tavern, or enjoy the sounds at one of the city’s international bars and clubs.

Have a good beer

A favourite pastime of Belgians is getting down to their local and having a good beer in the company of the regulars. When the weather permits, they sit outside and watch life go by. Brussels is teeming with cafés, each with its own style and atmosphere.

You can search for a café by neighbourhood or commune on the website of visit.brussels. You can also look for cafés with outdoor serving.

Clubbing

There are a huge number of clubs in Brussels featuring popular DJs playing a wide variety of musical styles. Something for all tastes.

Live music

If live music is your thing, a lot of clubs regularly host concerts. You can also check out agenda.brussels.

LGBT Brussels

Brussels is the Belgian capital for LGBT events: many of the city’s venues – from bistros to clubs – attract a large LGBT crowd from neighbouring countries. Most LGBT bars are around the Marché au Charbon and behind the town hall.
In the section 'Gay' of visit.brussels you will find a survey of the LGBT life in Brussels.

Who to contact

visit.brussels
BIP
Rue Royale 2-4, 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 513 89 40
Online: https://visit.brussels