Restaurants

Top Choice Belgian in Tournai

La Petite Madeleine

Petite indeed in size, but flexing grand culinary muscles, this place offers beautifully presented modern gastronomic fare, with more than a nod to the new Nordic cuisine's foraging ethos. The atmosphere is friendly…
French in Tournai

Les Enfants Terribles

In a sleek, modern space with red walls, upbeat jazz and a glass-fronted open kitchen out the back, this friendly restaurant serves excellent bistro cuisine. Standout dishes include scallops with seafood risotto, gr…
Tapas in Tournai

Corto Malté

On the right bank of the Escaut, Corto Malté has a lovely tree-shaded terrace overlooking the river, with locals tucking into delicious tapas plates, creatively topped tartines and fresh salads. Among the temptation…
Belgian in Tournai

L'Escaudoir

In two small, understated, casually elegant dining areas separated by a tight spiral staircase, this husband-and-wife team present carefully prepared seasonal cuisine featuring lots of locally sourced produce. The c…
French in Tournai

L’Écurie d’Ennetières

Affordable Belgo-French cuisine is served in this high-ceilinged room with exposed-brick walls and a tribe of marionettes hanging from hefty wooden beams. The menu choices are fairly straightforward – entrecôte (a t…
Cafe in Tournai

Eva Cosy

This stylishly revived old-world bakery and teahouse offers not only a range of speciality teas but also wine, beer and excellent coffee accompanied by scrumptious 'traditional recipe' cakes. There's also a good sel…
French in Tournai

Le Quai Gourmet

The French food here is borne of a gourmet imagination and served in an elegant setting: one of many revamped former shop-houses on the river quay. The menu is small but features standout dishes like house-made foie…
Bistro in Tournai

Le Pinacle

The interior is slightly bland, but Le Pinacle's enviable street terrace shares a quiet square with a breastfeeding Madonna and a view of the cathedral. The 'nonstop' kitchen produces sizeable croques, salads, pasta…