Surrounded by antique shops, the Marolles is known throughout Brussels for its historical flea market, This popular part of town also has its share of great restaurants. Here are the best places to enjoy a meal.
Situated in the former Marolles fire station with an impressive glass roof, Pin Pon offers the chance to discover some ‘slow food’. All the products used are locally sourced, and dessert comes from one of the best bakeries in Brussels, Charli. Be sure to have a break at Pin Pon during the flea market, and enjoy Brussels own Brasserie de la Senne beer, brewed in house.
Pin Pon, Place du Jeu de Balle, 62, Brussels, Belgium, +32 02 540 89 99
A great place to hang out at Place du Jeu de Balle, Chaff can be described as being simultaneously a bar, a restaurant, and a concert venue. For years, this popular place has been a real establishment in Marolles with its own strong identity. Enjoy a drink on the terrace, or a homemade meal in one of the bistro’s three levels decorated with vintage furniture reflective of the Marolles district. Every Sunday, Chaff also welcomes visitors with a generous brunch.
Chaff, Place du Jeu de Balle, 21, Brussels, Belgium, +32 02 502 58 48