In the old Bruxellois dialect, zinneke means ‘a person of mixed origins’, which sums up the city’s inhabitants to this day. Hence...
Occupying a huge, tiered former market hall on what was once an island, Halles St-Géry has an enormous obelisk at its centre marking...
Église Notre-Dame des Riches Claires
From a public courtyard off Place St Géry (go through the black steel gates next to the bistro La Lion St Géry), there's a view of...
High-ceilinged pub with belle-époque gilt woodwork: while the recent renovation has restored the gilt and glamour, the soul – and the...
Macrobiotic, veggie lunch place located above a mustard-yellow ‘bio’ shop. Bright decor with murals adorning the walls.
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Lonely Planet review
This age-old classic occupies an atmospheric 17th-century whitewashed cottage, with a summer terrace spilling onto on the revamped square. Bruxellois specialities and meats cooked in beer-based sauces are authentic but hardly a bargain and some of the tables feel a tad cramped.