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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Friterie
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“Flagey culturel centre has a nice concert agenda, you can get low prices tickets at their shop. The architecture Moderniste of the building worth the visit. Bars et restos, théatre, culture, ponds and naturee, WE street market... For all at any time this point is the focal point of the life in Ixelles.”
  • 156 locals recommend
Friterie
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“Chosen by the Brussels people as the best friterie in town. During peak hours the waiting queue can be up to 45 minutes. You can take your fries to most bars on the square and eat them there. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“The nearest Cinema ! 20 min walk from the flat or 7 min in TRAM (stop at Louise)”
  • 33 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Great Japanese takeaway and quick stop restaurant. Usually long queues but you can order online and pick up for takeway. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bakery
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“20 min walk (SABLON): Great for breakfast or brunch. Open every day from 8am (sometimes 7am) to 7pm. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“burger, pastrami, excellent cocktails and good music. Have a "banofie pie" for desert! ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
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“Tucked away down a side street near the flea market, this rambling restaurant is decorated with a bewildering collection of old biscuit tins and coffee grinders. A bit cluttered, perhaps, but the decor fits in well with the grungy antique shops in the neighbourhood. The kitchen produces inventive dishes cooked in Belgian beers, such as scallops simmered in Watou’s Wit from Brouwerij Van Eecke. The long beer list includes hard-to-find local brews: Jambe-de-Bois from Brasserie de la Senne and the stubbornly sour Cantillon for any customers up for a taste challenge.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“An institution for pizza and pasta! The best! Very cosy, cheap prices, book in advance!! 20min walking distance”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good place for having beers during the week or week-end. Lots of young workers go there for their after-work drinks! 20min walking distance from flat”
  • 39 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
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“Local Belgian food, portions are big and we particularly love their stoemp (saussage and mashed potatoes). ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Friterie
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“Unequivocal evidence that these fries are delicious is evident through a Facebook campaign from 2011 which saved Frit Flagey from shutting down. Instead, the owner of the friterie just moved it to another place, and the long queue moved to get a taste of those golden potato sticks, which seem to melt on your tongue. They are often titled (along with several others) as the best fries in the city.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Le Perroquet - Pitta restaurant Rue Watteeu 31, 1000 Bruxelles 02 512 99 22 Nice for a little snack in the fleatmarket area”
  • 25 locals recommend
Brasserie
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“Ideal for a stop over a meal, a drink or a coffee, the Ultime Atome offers a true range of the Franco-Belgian cuisine in an Art Nouveau "revisité" decor where the atmosphere couldn’t be more cosmopolitan. It is also a not-so-typical brasserie that provides daily new suggestions, homemade recipes and dishes for eating "on the go", quick turnaround at noon for a lunch between colleagues or a pleasant setting for a sit down with friends in the evening.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Lounge
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“more chic and trandy If you prefer homemade gin. Take care it's open only from 6pm”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bistro
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“In the sumptuous setting of the Bois de la Cambre, Jeux d'Hiver (Winter sports) has the reputation of being the capital's trendiest and coolest nightclub. With its chic and refined style and the latest musical hits, it is a favorite with Brussels' "in-crowd".”
  • 25 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“In the top 10 of the place for burgers! Cheap (15€ the menu) and very good! 4 min of walks. ”
  • 34 locals recommend