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Food and restaurants in Flanders

Top restaurants

Beer Bar
“Biggest selection of Belgian and international beers in the centre. Often holds speciality weekends too! Great terrace in the summer! Once the pedestrian zone is finished this will be on a great location... at the moment a building site!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Friterie
“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
Belgian Restaurant
“Very nice and cheap brasserie. Fresh and huge meal. No reservation, so it is normal to wait a little bit at the entrance on the week-end. The Jeambonneau is very good No Credit card !”
  • 96 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
“For a plate of sea food and a glass of white wine that you’ll enjoy on the place st-catherine. Cheap price, friendly and typical ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Moeder Lambic are two bars selling specialist beers. L’Original, behind St Gilles town hall, is a cosy, friendly bar, home to a selection of 250 beers.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Friterie
“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
“The nearest Cinema ! 20 min walk from the flat or 7 min in TRAM (stop at Louise)”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the best and cosiest cafés in the city center, this one is a local favourite. As well as having a wide variety of beers and other drinks, they also have a restaurant tucked away in the back serving Belgian-style spaghetti bolognese at a very reasonable price.”
  • 63 locals recommend

Cafes

Beer Bar
“A touristy place but you can choose from 3.162 beers. For real. There is no other bar in the world that has more. Don’t attempt to try them all. ”
  • 160 locals recommend
Bar
“An Ixelles classic, this is a popular spot for locals and is known for being a trendy place with an amazing and vast terrace. At Belga (as it’s known), you will find the right atmosphere for all your needs: a space to work or a place to host an evening with friends. Good music and top-quality service create an atmosphere where everybody wants to go, whether it be morning, noon or night.”
  • 175 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Moeder Lambic are two bars selling specialist beers. L’Original, behind St Gilles town hall, is a cosy, friendly bar, home to a selection of 250 beers.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Bar
“Trendy, all-day cafe & bar with a central, wooden service area, live music evenings & weekend DJs”
  • 110 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the best and cosiest cafés in the city center, this one is a local favourite. As well as having a wide variety of beers and other drinks, they also have a restaurant tucked away in the back serving Belgian-style spaghetti bolognese at a very reasonable price.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Nightclub
“The epicentre of the Ghent nightlife scene; the place to dance the night away during the weekend; often free performances.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Bar
“It is the perfect spot to work during the week. They have good free internet, quite lots of places to plug your batteries and lots of table, so you will probably find one to sit in. The staff is very friendly, the coffee cost 2 euros, they have good food if you like so and they have really good playlist. So, well, perfect place! During weekends in the evenings it's a great please to meet locals and to have a lot of music and ambiance! ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pub
“Situated at the famous Dageraadplaats in the Zurenborg area, a gem for Jugendstil/Art nouveau aficionados. Located at Dageraadplaats 7, 2018 Antwerpen. Open Tue – Thur 11:30 – 3:00, Fri – Sat 12:00 – 5:00, Sun 12:00 – 00:00, Mon 11:30 – 3:00. ”
  • 48 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Charli is bakery with delicious cakes, pies, buns,... Definitely a good option if you are a sweeth tooth.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Pie Shop
“One for the sweet tooths! A place dedicated to pies. Try the white chocolate cheesecake, our favourite! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bakery and brasserie of top chef Kobe Desramaults. Flemish Foodie Kobe Desramaults is everywhere in Ghent: first he opened his bistro De Vitrine and now De Superette. Visit this craft bakery and brasserie with a wood stove at any time of day: for breakfast, brunch or a drink as well as for a full lunch or dinner. And of course you can just buy a loaf of bread here, made with a sourdough base”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bakery
“20 min walk (SABLON): Great for breakfast or brunch. Open every day from 8am (sometimes 7am) to 7pm. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Sanseveria Bruges has been a hotspot for over 5 years. They serve the best bagels in town working with fresh products every day. Sanseveria serves all day breakfast which is always good news. The unique interior combined with the music will trow you back in time. This is the hip side of a medieval city By the way, they're open every day!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bakery
“Explore the originality of Forcado, that will make you want to discover the authenticity of Portugal and new flavours through our pastries, coffee and other regional unique products. Everything is home-made and there are even gluten-free and/or dairy-free pastries! The tea-room is closed at 5pm but you can still buy the pastries until 6pm.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bakery
“Founded in 1829, Maison Dandoy is one of the most renowned Belgian brands and a true Brussels institution. Fun fact: the company is actually slightly older than Belgium itself! Its main specialty is speculoos, crunchy biscuits made with brown sugar and spices. quite expensive...:-)”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
“Himschoot is the oldest bakery around. More than just a piece of Ghent's history, the bakery never fails to deliver delicious treats. It is a great stop for all of the classics. ”
  • 20 locals recommend