Sablon is a beautiful architectural area located in the historic upper town of Brussels. It’s home to antiques stores, traditional restaurants, numerous pastry shops and chocolatiers. It’s also a popular place for a stroll, and the perfect meeting point for weekend brunch. Here we present you with a list of the best places to grab breakfast or to enjoy a lovely brunch in Sablon.
L’Atelier en Ville is a concept store settled in an old industrial building in the Marolles area. It’s a place where you can enjoy a coffee and a slice of cake while sitting in custom furniture that you can actually buy. Upstairs, you have the PoloPolo boutique where you can find items made by European designers like Manoush, Masscob, and Valentine Gauthier. They also have a beautiful garden in the back – a quiet place with pastel-colored walls and wooden chairs.
L’Atelier en Ville, Rue Haute 64, Brussels, Belgium, +32 2 514 04 80
Pistolet Original is friendly spot located a few steps away from the Grand Sablon. Its delicatessen concept is based on the traditional pistolets (delicious puffy bread rolls), which are filled with Belgian gourmet ingredients. Here you will find a small épicerie selling Belgian goodies as well as a food stand where you can eat on the spot or buy fine products to take away.
Pistolet Original, Rue Joseph Stevens 24-26, Brussels, Belgium, +32 2 880 80 98
Nestled in the heart of a charming park, La Fabrique en Ville is a peaceful place where you can enjoy a quality brunch. It serves pastries, eggs, pancakes, a selection of quality cheeses or salads and various hot dishes.