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Brussels by night

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 caféExternal link by neighbourhood or commune on the website of You can also look for cafés with outdoor serving.


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 concertsExternal link. You can also check out the agenda on the website link

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.
The LGBTQIA+ guideExternal link of you will find a survey of the LGBT life in Brussels. logo