The Top Restaurants In Saint-Gilles

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When it comes to where to eat in Saint-Gilles in Brussels, you will be glad to discover that there is a whole life beyond les frites! Don’t be fooled by its popular nickname ‘village within the city,this southern district offers a tasty range of possibilities and displays a unique mix between the traditional and multicultural. Dive in and enjoy the 10 best restaurants in Saint-Gilles.

Le Waterloo

Le Waterloo is one of the ultimate traditional brasseries in the area. Try the boulettes à la liégeoise and jambonneau moutarde à l’ancienne, served with a generous supply of frites.

Café La Pompe

Café La Pompe

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Café des Spores

Walking into Café des Spores means expecting a completely out of the ordinary sensory experience. Each ingredient is accurately selected and seasonal, hence the restaurant’s ever-changing menu. Particular emphasis should also be placed on the homemade and 100% organic bread, prepared in the nearby restaurant Hopla Geiss.

BabDar – Cuisine du Maroc


A stone’s throw away from the elegant Place Stephanie, BabDar‘s delicious Moroccan specialties are served in a modern and refined environment. A good price (especially the lunch menus) and a charming garden make this a must-visit venue.


La Damoiselle

A teacher and lawyer, founders Anais and Charlotte decided to abandon their professions and instead focus on their dream: to open a place where you could stay from breakfast till late afternoon, savoring 100% fresh and homemade meals and snacks. All of this in a white, bright environment embellished with cozy colorful details, which pleasantly contrast the gray of the surrounding area (namely the Gare du Midi). Welcome to Mammouth, where the succulent buns and Sunday monthly brunches are highly recommended.

Le Damoiselle

Le Damoiselle, a charming wooden-corner restaurant embellished by Belgian street artist BONOM, offers simple French dishes. Cozy and relaxed, this place serves excellent kirs (ideal for the apéros) with fruity creams skillfully mixed with Bourgogne Aligoté, a tasty French white wine.

Cool Bun Stephanie

Cool Bun has a long list of both beers and wines, along with a menu composed of a great choice of giant starters (such as their crisp batter-coated onion rings), mouthwatering burgers and homemade desserts.
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