The Best Breakfast And Brunch Places In Uccle, Belgium

Courtesy of l'Harmonium
Courtesy of l'Harmonium
Photo of Stephanie Benoit
19 October 2016

Although Uccle isn’t exactly famous for its brunch spots, there are, nevertheless, a number of lovely and unexpected places to get your morning started. Combined with the beautiful and peaceful surroundings of this Brussels neighborhood, these spots should be high up on everyone’s brunch list.

Uccle, the perfect place for a morning stroll | © Miguel Discart/Flickr

ICI

Restaurant, Contemporary, Healthy, European, $$$
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ICI, Ixelles
ICI, Ixelles

Not your ordinary brunch, this ‘Neo-Cantine’ spices things up a little with plates of fresh vegetables, smoked salmon, quinoa, fruits, pancakes, pastries and any other type of breakfast food you could really want. And if you really want to avoid a brunch-induced food coma, there’s always the option to take a smaller brunch.

Meal service:

Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea

Atmosphere:

Arty, Boutique, Cosy, Casual, Relaxed

Le Pain Quotidien

Bakery, Cafe, Restaurant, Fast Food, Healthy, European, Salad Bar, $$$
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Well known throughout Brussels, Le Pain Quotidien is a safe bet when it comes to brunch. The focus is on quality and organic produce, and the menu has lots of variety. You can also buy bread and other treats at the counter, and they serve food throughout the day.

Meal service:

All Day, Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Lunch

Atmosphere:

Casual, Cosy, Relaxed

L’Harmonium

Bar, Cafe, Tea , European, Wine, Beer, Belgian, $$$
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L’Harmonium is a wonderful café and cultural gathering space dedicated to supporting a community spirit and nurturing creativity. On top of all that, they serve a wonderful brunch on the weekends, offering both sweet and savory options.

Meal service:

Brunch, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Lunch

Atmosphere:

Casual, Cosy, Romantic, Arty

La Terrasse de l’Hippodrome

Restaurant, European, Belgian, $$$
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Terasse de l'hippdrome brunch
Terasse de l'hippdrome brunch | Courtesy of La Terrasse de l'Hippodrome

One of Uccle’s hippest spots, La Terasse de l’Hippodrome is a great option, especially during the summer months; there is a large swimming pool on the deck. While there is a dress code, it is family friendly, children can play while parents relax. Brunch is on the weekends only.

Charlotte/Café-Cuisine

Bistro, Cafe, Restaurant, European, Belgian, $$$
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"Volaille aux morilles" - bon appétit!
"Volaille aux morilles" - bon appétit! | Courtesy of Le Pigeon Noir
Charlotte/Café Cuisine is named after neighborhood face, who used to run a frietkot near the premises of the café. Dedicating their brand new restaurant to her, the café even staged a fictional marriage between Charlotte and Emile, another famous face from Ixelles who has his very own bistro dedicated to him. Breakfast and brunch are available daily, so be sure to try it for a great start to your day.