Fabulous food stalls cluster around an elongated, leafy square at this market. Cheese, charcuterie, fresh fruit and veg, seasonal fodder – truffles, mushrooms, berries and so on – a Middle Eastern food van, Turkish …
For amazing vintage finds, try eccentric, elegant Gabriele. There’s a gorgeous jumble of cocktail dresses, hats, Chinese shawls and accessories; only original clothes from the ’20s to the ’80s are stocked.
Rare chocolate beans, experimental flavours (eg tea) and designer black-box packaging make Marcolini’s pralines Belgium’s trendiest and most expensive.
A Dansaert landmark, ICON stocks high-class prét-à-porter, with an avant-garde selection of Belgian designers including Valentine Witmeur Lab, the transgressive Filles à Papa and Wehve wool knits