Best cafés in Brussels

Check out the top cafés in Brussels, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bar Du Matin
1. Bar Du Matin
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17 local reviews
172 Chaussée d'Alsemberg, Forest
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+32 2 537 71 59
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Max
Little brother of the Café Belga, based in Saint-Gilles. Music gigs on Thursday nights!!
Stéphanie Et Pierre
Café, brunch, petit déjeuner ET soirées Dj, concerts/stop there for the very big and nice terrace, breakfast a…
Cendre
Every day of the week, something else on the programme, mainly concerts and DJs. Also open during the day.
1. Bar Du Matin
1. Bar Du Matin
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17 local reviews
172 Chaussée d'Alsemberg, Forest
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+32 2 537 71 59
Max
Max
Little brother of the Café Belga, based in Saint-Gilles. Music gigs on Thursday nights!!
Stéphanie Et Pierre
Stéphanie Et Pierre
Café, brunch, petit déjeuner ET soirées Dj, concerts/stop there for the very big and nice terrace, breakfast and check their website for fre…
Cendre
Cendre
Every day of the week, something else on the programme, mainly concerts and DJs. Also open during the day.
2. Rue du Marché au Charbon 91
2. Rue du Marché au Charbon 91
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9 local reviews
91 Kolenmarkt, Brussel
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
Street address
Saïd
A relaxed atmosphere, mixed public, food to nibble from breakfast till late, a quiet and authentic place among…
Christina
Café Le Fontainas is possibly the most known LGBT bar in Brussels. Beautifully decorated, they serve nice cock…
Patricia
Beautiful, unique stylish bar in the gay area, next to Le Soleil, another famous bar/café. Been there forever…
2. Rue du Marché au Charbon 91
2. Rue du Marché au Charbon 91
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9 local reviews
91 Kolenmarkt, Brussel
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
Saïd
Saïd
A relaxed atmosphere, mixed public, food to nibble from breakfast till late, a quiet and authentic place among the more touristy central caf…
Christina
Christina
Café Le Fontainas is possibly the most known LGBT bar in Brussels. Beautifully decorated, they serve nice cocktails and always have nice pla…
Patricia
Patricia
Beautiful, unique stylish bar in the gay area, next to Le Soleil, another famous bar/café. Been there forever. Plants fall from the ceiling…
3. Café Belga
3. Café Belga
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26 local reviews
18 Place Eugène Flagey, Ixelles
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+32 2 640 35 08
CafeBarFood
Gino
Are you going to meet some locals around Flagey? They will probably suggest to meet here. THE place to be, one…
Paige
Lovely café during the day with a sunny terrace turns into a very lively bar at night. Always full of people. …
Mikhail
This is one of a kind bar. If you are looking for an iconic café, where you can sit, enjoy the Flagey neighbor…
3. Café Belga
3. Café Belga
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26 local reviews
18 Place Eugène Flagey, Ixelles
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+32 2 640 35 08
Gino
Gino
Are you going to meet some locals around Flagey? They will probably suggest to meet here. THE place to be, one of the trendiest café-bars in…
Paige
Paige
Lovely café during the day with a sunny terrace turns into a very lively bar at night. Always full of people. Never seems to be closed.
Mikhail
Mikhail
This is one of a kind bar. If you are looking for an iconic café, where you can sit, enjoy the Flagey neighborhood including the chain of du…
4. Place Flagey
4. Place Flagey
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27 local reviews
Eugène Flageyplein, Elsene
Route
Giuliana
Large square, at the centre of Ixelles, full of restaurants, bar and cafés, it hosts one of the most famous "f…
Line
Flagey has it all: nice shops, cafés, restaurants, cultural events, book stores, etc. Farmers come sell very g…
Grégoire
Several Bars/restaurants/shops
4. Place Flagey
4. Place Flagey
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27 local reviews
Eugène Flageyplein, Elsene
Giuliana
Giuliana
Large square, at the centre of Ixelles, full of restaurants, bar and cafés, it hosts one of the most famous "friteries" where to have the ty…
Line
Line
Flagey has it all: nice shops, cafés, restaurants, cultural events, book stores, etc. Farmers come sell very good quality products on Tuesda…
Grégoire
Grégoire
Several Bars/restaurants/shops
5. De Gustibus
5. De Gustibus
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31 local reviews
4 Impasse de la Fidélité, Brussels
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
02 514 44 34
CafeFoodEstablishment
Ramona
Delirium Café is a bar in Brussels, Belgium, known for its long beer list, standing at 2,004 different brands …
Thibault
The Famous Delirium café. They claim to have all the kind of beers available in the world. An impressive 3000 …
Flávia
No wonder Beer lovers from around the world love this place. You can taste more than 2000 beers from around th…
5. De Gustibus
5. De Gustibus
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31 local reviews
4 Impasse de la Fidélité, Brussels
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
02 514 44 34
Ramona
Ramona
Delirium Café is a bar in Brussels, Belgium, known for its long beer list, standing at 2,004 different brands in January 2004 as recorded in…
Thibault
Thibault
The Famous Delirium café. They claim to have all the kind of beers available in the world. An impressive 3000 different beers. Usually very …
Flávia
Flávia
No wonder Beer lovers from around the world love this place. You can taste more than 2000 beers from around the globe. Delirium Café holds t…
6. Greenwich
6. Greenwich
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5 local reviews
7 Rue des Chartreux, Brussels
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
02 540 88 78
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Patricia
Brussels old-style chest and café institution. Check the architecture but don't ever eat there!
Olivia
Have a drink in the beautiful Art Déco-café where Réné Magritte used to sit! They serve very good Belgian food…
Eva
Have a drink or a bite to eat in this beautiful recently renovated Art Déco-café where Réné Magritte used to s…
6. Greenwich
6. Greenwich
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5 local reviews
7 Rue des Chartreux, Brussels
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
02 540 88 78
Patricia
Patricia
Brussels old-style chest and café institution. Check the architecture but don't ever eat there!
Olivia
Olivia
Have a drink in the beautiful Art Déco-café where Réné Magritte used to sit! They serve very good Belgian food too and there's plenty of sea…
Eva
Eva
Have a drink or a bite to eat in this beautiful recently renovated Art Déco-café where Réné Magritte used to sit. They serve very good class…
7. Flagey
7. Flagey
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14 local reviews
Flagey, Ixelles
Transit stationBus stationLight rail station
Virginie & Laurent
One of Brussels nicest place to chill, go along the park up to the abbaye of La Cambre, have some belgium frie…
Arnaud
The building of Belga café at place Flagey hosts many French TV and radio café. Hence, the crowd after-working…
Jean-Eric
Great for its market on saturday and sunday morning but also for its bar in the amazing Flagey building on the…
7. Flagey
7. Flagey
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14 local reviews
Flagey, Ixelles
Virginie & Laurent
Virginie & Laurent
One of Brussels nicest place to chill, go along the park up to the abbaye of La Cambre, have some belgium fries on Flagey place, the best of…
Arnaud
Arnaud
The building of Belga café at place Flagey hosts many French TV and radio café. Hence, the crowd after-working on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Jean-Eric
Jean-Eric
Great for its market on saturday and sunday morning but also for its bar in the amazing Flagey building on the Place. Also great theater and…
8. MONK
8. MONK
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16 local reviews
42 Rue Sainte-Catherine, Bruxelles
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+32 2 511 75 11
CafeBarStore
Alice
Belgian beers.In the back of the café you’ll find a separate dining area, where four different spaghettis are …
Eva
This nice café was recently renovated and is a huge succes. They have lots of good beers (ask for a local Brus…
Olivia
Lovely café with a magnificent beer menu. Great snacks too, and in the back you can enjoy the best spaghetti b…
8. MONK
8. MONK
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16 local reviews
42 Rue Sainte-Catherine, Bruxelles
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+32 2 511 75 11
Alice
Alice
Belgian beers.In the back of the café you’ll find a separate dining area, where four different spaghettis are served. On Saturdays, there ar…
Eva
Eva
This nice café was recently renovated and is a huge succes. They have lots of good beers (ask for a local Brussels beer) and snacks. In the …
Olivia
Olivia
Lovely café with a magnificent beer menu. Great snacks too, and in the back you can enjoy the best spaghetti bolognese in town!
9. Parvis St-Gilles
9. Parvis St-Gilles
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27 local reviews
Parvis St-Gilles, Saint-Gilles
Light rail stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Emily
Another nice spot to meet for drinks or a bite to eat. There are many cafés, bars and small restaurants here--…
Stéphanie
Located in the heart of the municipality of Saint-Gilles, the square is a very popular place in Brussels. In …
Gaga & Mako
On this lively square, there's a market place on weekends (Friday/Saturday all day/Sunday morning). Great plac…
9. Parvis St-Gilles
9. Parvis St-Gilles
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27 local reviews
Parvis St-Gilles, Saint-Gilles
Emily
Emily
Another nice spot to meet for drinks or a bite to eat. There are many cafés, bars and small restaurants here--both fast-food and a bit more …
Stéphanie
Stéphanie
Located in the heart of the municipality of Saint-Gilles, the square is a very popular place in Brussels. In addition to its daily market i…
Gaga & Mako
Gaga & Mako
On this lively square, there's a market place on weekends (Friday/Saturday all day/Sunday morning). Great place to have a café or spend the …
10. Le Verschueren
10. Le Verschueren
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6 local reviews
11 Sint-Gillisvoorplein, Sint-Gillis
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+32 2 539 40 68
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Maya
A very traditional café (local brewery De La Senne even brewed a tripel for them, only available at Verschuere…
Khadija
Wether you are Belgian or not, you should not miss this very local place. Here, they understand what you mean …
Khadija
Wether you are Belgian or not, you should not miss this very local place. Here, they understand what you mean …
10. Le Verschueren
10. Le Verschueren
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6 local reviews
11 Sint-Gillisvoorplein, Sint-Gillis
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+32 2 539 40 68
Maya
Maya
A very traditional café (local brewery De La Senne even brewed a tripel for them, only available at Verschueren) with some fantastic archite…
Khadija
Khadija
Wether you are Belgian or not, you should not miss this very local place. Here, they understand what you mean when you ask for a café crème …
Khadija
Khadija
Wether you are Belgian or not, you should not miss this very local place. Here, they understand what you mean when you ask for a café crème …
11. Café Walvis
11. Café Walvis
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6 local reviews
Rue Antoine Dansaert, Bruxelles
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+32 2 201 85 81
BarRestaurantFood
Jean-Baptiste
This place is the local icon, café and bar all day, affordable Belgian specialties for diner
Camille
A nice café/bar where you can eat as well. When the weather is nice, there is an enjoyable terrace.
Patricia
Great bar with great steak & homemade, handcut fries
11. Café Walvis
11. Café Walvis
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6 local reviews
Rue Antoine Dansaert, Bruxelles
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+32 2 201 85 81
Jean-Baptiste
Jean-Baptiste
This place is the local icon, café and bar all day, affordable Belgian specialties for diner
Camille
Camille
A nice café/bar where you can eat as well. When the weather is nice, there is an enjoyable terrace.
Patricia
Patricia
Great bar with great steak & homemade, handcut fries