The Châtelain area of Ixelles is well-known for its gourmet side and its market, including wonderful food stalls, held every Wednesday. With a solid foodie reputation, it’s no surprise that Châtelain and its surrounding area contain a great selection of breakfast and brunch spots. We pick 10 of the best.
La Fabrique in Châtelain is a tasty spot to stop by for brunching on weekends. Come and try its lavish all-you-can-eat brunch formula and fill your vintage mismatched dish high, then chill out in this Scandinavian-inspired, artsy environment.
La Fabrique, Rue Américaine 122, 1050 Brussels, Belgium, +32 2 537 56 36
Head towards Les Fils à Maman for simple and tasty food. It’s a great option for a meal during weekdays, but should also not be missed for its brunch; comprising of squeezed juices or homemade smoothies, handmade viennoiseries and dessert.
Les Fils à Maman, Rue Fourmois 29, 1050 Brussels, Belgium, +32 2 534 56 26
The ‘pistolet‘is a typical crunchy and soft Bruxellois bread. Located at the center of the Châtelain square is Les Pistolets de Papa, a spot specializing in serving up special variations of this Belgian creation. During the weekend, visitors are spoiled for choice, as this local specialty is served with several fresh and artisanal fillings.