Musée du Cacao et du Chocolat
Hôtel de Ville
Laboriously built between 1444 and 1480, the splendid, slightly asymmetric Hôtel de Ville was almost the only building on the Grand...
Brussels' incomparable central square tops any itinerary. Its splendidly spired Gothic Hôtel de Ville was the only building to escape...
Polished 100-seat jazz venue housed in two 17th-century buildings with dinner (not compulsory) available from 7pm and concerts starting...
Established in 1829, Brussels’ best-known biscuiterie has five local branches, this one with an attached tearoom. The chocolate for...
Lonely Planet review
Exhibits at Brussels’ museum of cocoa and chocolate give you a quick rundown of chocolate’s history in Europe, along with chocolate’s anti-aging and antidepressant properties. A couple of small treats along the way include a tasting at the praline-making demonstration. Better yet are the museum’s occasional one-hour praline-making courses – call for details.