5 x eating out in Brussels

In Brussels they know their way with all kinds of cravings. Fancy Ethiopian food? Something contemporary vegetarian or rather the traditional abundance of the brasserie? In the kitchens of the Belgian capital you can definitely find it. So, especially for you: 5 great restaurants to have dinner with the kids!

Chicago

Chicago Restaurant Brussel

Chicago is a fine family restaurant located in a former matrass shop on the Vlaamsesteenweg. Julie Belaen and her husband Fouad Benarbia created a feel good environment, where customers are welcomed all day long. The menu is filled with all kinds of goodies such as a variety of quiches, burgers, quesadillas, pasta’s, toasts and salads. There’s a cozy kid-corner located in the back where your toddlers can fraternize with other kids, regardless of any language barrier.

 

Toukoul

Toukoul restaurant Brussel

Never had Ethiopian food before? Go to Toukoul and experience a traditional Ethiopian dish. You can eat it with your hands! Ethiopians have been doing it for over 200.000 years. Ever since the first Homo Sapiens started his successful endeavor around the world.

 

Jour de fête

Jour de fete restaurant Brussel

Restaurant Jour de fête is situated on the Anspachlaan and honors Jaques Tati’s wonderful film. You are warmly welcomed in this nineteen fifties décor, in both languages of the country. Each day there ‘s a choice of five delicious dishes on the menu. You can choose between a meat-, a fish-, a vegetarian-, a pasta- and a seasonal dish.  Creative and healthy is the motto here.

Jour de fete restaurant Brussel
Jour de fete restaurant Brussel

Chalet Robinson

Chalet Robinson restaurant Brussel

To get to Chalet Robinson at the Terkamerenbos, you’ll have to hop on a raft that slowly but surely brings you to the other side of the pond. The other side is a deserted island. Well, maybe not that deserted. But still quite uninhabited. Hamburgers, meatballs with tomato sauce, pasta and steak with fries are on the menu. And the island provides lots of space for the little ones to play and run around. How cool is that?

 

Bel Mundo

Bel Mundo restaurant Brussel
Bel Mundo is an ecofriendly project that is also situated in the old brewery of Belle-Vue. The restaurant only serves sustainable dishes with ingredients from their own garden and local producers. Very tasty and affordable. Every Sunday morning food waste collective Eatmosphere organizes Mary Pop-in brunch and on Wednesday evening there’s Café Mangé.

Want more fabulous tips for Brussels? Check out our cityguide with plenty of things to do and places to stay and eat!

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