Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12am-3:30 pm & 6:30pm-11pm, Sat 1pm-4pm & 6:30pm-11pm
Ixelles is a lively part of the city that seamlessly combines bilingualism, multiculturalism and Belgian humor to create a unique atmosphere. Despite being near the European Quarter, there are many parts of Ixelles that are still largely unknown by tourists, including many local restaurants. Here are ten must-visit dining establishments in the area.
Have a quality meal for dinner at L’Amour Fou – a cozy Brussels restaurant you’ll fall in love with. Not only is it a really fun restaurant during the evenings, you can also order brunch during the weekends. In addition, guests can enjoy art while they’re indulging in one of the specialty pastrami sandwiches L’Amour Fou offers, as the restaurant also exhibits art every month. Besides art and great food, L’Amour Fou has live music and, what made the place famous back in 1984, great cocktails. Opening hours: Mon-Thur 6pm-10:30pm, Fri 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm & 6pm-11pm 185 Chaussée d’Ixelles, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium, +32 2 325 73 53
Refined gourmet food with a lot of wine options – that is how Le Tournant can be described. The fresh ingredients, well prepared dishes and friendly service make Le Tournant a quality restaurant in Ixelles. This restaurant is a go-to place for meat lovers, who surely want as much as possible in a four course meal. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12am-2pm & 7pm-10:30pm, Sat 7pm-10:30pm 168 Chaussée de Wavre, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium, +32 2 502 61 65