Steep-sloping Parc Léopold was Brussels Zoo till 1880 and now forms an unexpectedly pleasant oasis hidden away just behind the EU...
Musée des Sciences Naturelles
Thought-provoking and highly interactive, this museum has far more than the usual selection of stuffed animals. But the undoubted...
Musée Antoine Wiertz
Down the road from the Musée des Sciences Naturelles is the Musée Antoine Wiertz - if you're into the shocking or nasty, it may appeal....
Café de l'Autobus
Old-timers' bar opposite Maison Antoine, the city's most famous friture . The owners don't mind if you demolish a cone of frites while...
L’Horloge du Sud
A Matongé institution, the exterior distinguished by a large clock. It has a Senegalese owner, and serves all types of African food to a...
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Maison Antoine information
Brussels can be divided into two kinds of people: not French and Dutch-speaking, nor locals and expats, but rather those who swear by this chip shop, and those who pledge allegiance to the caravan on Place Flagey. Antoine’s chips are twice-fried in beef fat and you’ll see dignitaries and the odd celeb queuing for a coneful.