Anderlecht may not be the most popular neighborhood in Brussels, but that doesn’t mean you should not visit it. The best way to experience and get to know the neighborhood is to do a tour of the bars. Here is a list of the best ones in which you can grab a drink and enjoy with your friends.
Just in front of the Saint Guidon church you will find the lovely tavern Le Pavillon. With its warm terrace and friendly atmosphere, it’s the right place for everyone who wants to relax after a long tour at the nearby Erasmus House and Beguinage. When the sun is shining you can sit on this lovely green terrace and enjoy your coffee or beer.
Jack Daniel’s is a bar that is never closed. Here, everything is in the spirit of the one and only Jack Daniel’s. This is the right place for all enthusiasts of the famous whiskey, but they also serve a varied range of other drinks. Here you can be part of the tavli tournament, play board games and join in the regular Greek parties.
Bacchus is the Roman name for Dionysus, the god of wine and wine making, of ritual madness, theater and religious ecstasy. This place is all dedicated to him, with wooden interior and interesting drawings of Bacchus, grapes and wine making rituals. So, come and taste a bit of the wine and atmosphere.
Anderlecht is home of the football club RSC Anderlecht, a very successful Belgian football team. So, if you are a football fan and want to find a friendly environment, the right place for you is Le Penalty ‘La Ruche.’ This is a unique hive (la ruche) for all football lovers, where you can enjoy a football match with a beer in hand.