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Where to eat

The people of Brussels love their food. And there’s plenty of it to choose from. You can try some Brussels specialities or enjoy the delights of various international cuisines. And there’s something for every budget – from chips to Michelin stars.

Rest assured you’ll find what you want


There are a large number of websites dedicated to finding you the perfect eatery to suit your tastes and your budget. You can search by commune, by restaurant type, by price category and much more. You can even filter your results to only include eateries with open-air options. There is a small description of each restaurant, with photos and any diners’ comments.

International cuisines

Brussels is a multicultural city that is home to no fewer than 175 different nationalities. If you want to explore another cuisine, there are plenty of ethnic restaurants to choose from: Ethiopian, Slavic or Latin American – you decide where your taste buds take you.

  • To enjoy Mediterranean cuisine venture into the Spanish and Portuguese neighbourhoods around Brussels-Midi station.
  • If you are into African specialities, eat as much as you like in the Congolese Matongé neighbourhood around the Porte de Namur metro station in Ixelles.
  • For the real deal when it comes to sushi, sashimi and tempura, get along to the area around Chaussée de Vleurgat in Ixelles.
  • There is a host of Asian restaurants opposite the Stock Exchange (Bourse) in the heart of mini-China Town.
  • And more.