When opened in 1847 by King Léopold I, the glorious Galeries St-Hubert formed Europe’s very first shopping arcade. Many enticing shops...
Squatting just off Rue des Bouchers, this pigtailed female counterpart of Manneken Pis is the work of sculptor Denis Adrien Debouvrie,...
Rue des Bouchers
Northwest of the galeries are uniquely colourful Rue and Petite Rue des Bouchers, a pair of narrow alleys jam-packed with pavement...
À la Mort Subite
An absolute classic unchanged since 1928, with lined-up wooden tables, arched mirror panels and entertainingly brusque service.
The jars of preserves, beautiful cakes and fruit tarts of this classic and charming bistro entice plenty of Brussels residents, as do...
Cinema Nova information
Lonely Planet review
The ultimate in alternative cinema, Nova shows off-beat international movies that are more thought-provoking than entertaining (subtitles will be French/Dutch), and there’s a brilliantly rough student-style bar.