Best bars in Brussels

Check out the top bars in Brussels, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bar Du Matin
1. Bar Du Matin
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14 local reviews
172 Chaussée d'Alsemberg, Forest
Closed now
02 537 71 59
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tamara
The best bar with a huge choice of Belgian beers of the neighborhood. Concert and Dj set on the weekend. Durin…
O.
With its fantastic full south terrace, this music venue bar is the place to be seen at the St Gilles and Fores…
Christina
A really nicely decorated bar with a good selection of Belgian beers, they offer live concerts and DJs from ti…
1. Bar Du Matin
1. Bar Du Matin
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14 local reviews
172 Chaussée d'Alsemberg, Forest
Closed now
02 537 71 59
tamara
tamara
The best bar with a huge choice of Belgian beers of the neighborhood. Concert and Dj set on the weekend. During the day you can enjoy the br…
O.
O.
With its fantastic full south terrace, this music venue bar is the place to be seen at the St Gilles and Forest border. Sunsets are just bre…
Christina
Christina
A really nicely decorated bar with a good selection of Belgian beers, they offer live concerts and DJs from time to time.
2. Musée des Instruments de Musique (Mim)
2. Musée des Instruments de Musique (Mim)
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30 local reviews
Musée des Instruments de Musique (Mim)
Closed now
02 545 01 30
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Renata & Peter
Very nice building if you like a good overview of the history of musical instruments. Else you can just enjoy …
Ataur
Art nouveau museum with exhibits including traditional & mechanical instruments & a concert hall. Top floor Ba…
Federica
Beutiful experience and amazing setting. Go up to the bar to have a coffee and a beutiful view..
2. Musée des Instruments de Musique (Mim)
2. Musée des Instruments de Musique (Mim)
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30 local reviews
Musée des Instruments de Musique (Mim)
Closed now
02 545 01 30
Renata & Peter
Renata & Peter
Very nice building if you like a good overview of the history of musical instruments. Else you can just enjoy the roof top bar with excellen…
Ataur
Ataur
Art nouveau museum with exhibits including traditional & mechanical instruments & a concert hall. Top floor Bar and Caffee with magnificent …
Federica
Federica
Beutiful experience and amazing setting. Go up to the bar to have a coffee and a beutiful view..
3. Vossenplein
3. Vossenplein
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40 local reviews
Vossenplein, Brussels
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Chloé
Everyday flea market on the main square but also the neighborhood where you'll find all the design and antique…
Camille
A very famous flea market - all days of the year. During the week-end, the area's atmosphere is really nice a…
Federica
Flee market.. Every day from 6.00 to 13.00
3. Vossenplein
3. Vossenplein
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40 local reviews
Vossenplein, Brussels
Chloé
Chloé
Everyday flea market on the main square but also the neighborhood where you'll find all the design and antique furniture stores. Open on sun…
Camille
Camille
A very famous flea market - all days of the year. During the week-end, the area's atmosphere is really nice and there is plenty of bars, re…
Federica
Federica
Flee market.. Every day from 6.00 to 13.00
4. Le St-Boniface
4. Le St-Boniface
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5 local reviews
9 Rue Saint-Boniface, Ixelles
Closed now
02 511 53 66
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Virginie & Laurent
Charming neighbourhood with many nice restaurants and bars!
Aude
Bars and Restaurants to keep you busy for weeks...
Pierre
On this Place St Boniface, there is a nice church and all restos and cafe, just on the corner !
4. Le St-Boniface
4. Le St-Boniface
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5 local reviews
9 Rue Saint-Boniface, Ixelles
Closed now
02 511 53 66
Virginie & Laurent
Virginie & Laurent
Charming neighbourhood with many nice restaurants and bars!
Aude
Aude
Bars and Restaurants to keep you busy for weeks...
Pierre
Pierre
On this Place St Boniface, there is a nice church and all restos and cafe, just on the corner !
5. Archiduc sprl
5. Archiduc sprl
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19 local reviews
6 Rue Antoine Dansaert, Bruxelles
Closed now
02 512 06 52
Establishment
Pauline et Elliot
The coolest bar in all of Belgium, this classic near the Bourse has to be seen to be believed. Ring a bell on …
karim - didier
In 1937, the architect F Van Ruyskensvelde converted the ground floor into an Art Deco-style cocktail bar with…
Eva
Brussels best known cocktail/jazz bar. You have to ring the door bell to be able to enter, but don't worry: an…
5. Archiduc sprl
5. Archiduc sprl
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19 local reviews
6 Rue Antoine Dansaert, Bruxelles
Closed now
02 512 06 52
Pauline et Elliot
Pauline et Elliot
The coolest bar in all of Belgium, this classic near the Bourse has to be seen to be believed. Ring a bell on the street and you enter a ste…
karim - didier
karim - didier
In 1937, the architect F Van Ruyskensvelde converted the ground floor into an Art Deco-style cocktail bar with an ocean-liner-style mezzanin…
Eva
Eva
Brussels best known cocktail/jazz bar. You have to ring the door bell to be able to enter, but don't worry: anybody is welcome to come in an…
6. Rue de Flandre
6. Rue de Flandre
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4 local reviews
Rue de Flandre, Brussels
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Edith & Mathias
Cosy street with a lot of good restaurants & bars.
kate
Charming streets with nice bars and restaurants in the heart of the city
Sietse
Great culinary street to explore combined with some very typical Belgian bars, where you can drink the night a…
6. Rue de Flandre
6. Rue de Flandre
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4 local reviews
Rue de Flandre, Brussels
Edith & Mathias
Edith & Mathias
Cosy street with a lot of good restaurants & bars.
kate
kate
Charming streets with nice bars and restaurants in the heart of the city
Sietse
Sietse
Great culinary street to explore combined with some very typical Belgian bars, where you can drink the night away with locals
7. Roskam
7. Roskam
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3 local reviews
9 Rue de Flandre, City of Brussels
Closed now
02 503 51 54
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Facundo
Another good bar for a night drink
Camille
A 100% Belgian bar - Good atmosphere during the week-ends
Renata & Peter
Nice Flemish bar where locals go
7. Roskam
7. Roskam
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3 local reviews
9 Rue de Flandre, City of Brussels
Closed now
02 503 51 54
Facundo
Facundo
Another good bar for a night drink
Camille
Camille
A 100% Belgian bar - Good atmosphere during the week-ends
Renata & Peter
Renata & Peter
Nice Flemish bar where locals go
8. Le Fontainas
8. Le Fontainas
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9 local reviews
91 Rue du Marché au Charbon, City of Brussels
Closed now
02 503 31 12
Establishment
Mark
Mostly (but not exclusively) gay bar with a nice terrace.
Christina
Café Le Fontainas is possibly the most known LGBT bar in Brussels. Beautifully decorated, they serve nice cock…
Patricia
Beautiful, unique stylish bar in the gay area, next to Le Soleil, another famous bar/café. Been there forever…
8. Le Fontainas
8. Le Fontainas
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9 local reviews
91 Rue du Marché au Charbon, City of Brussels
Closed now
02 503 31 12
Mark
Mark
Mostly (but not exclusively) gay bar with a nice terrace.
Christina
Christina
Café Le Fontainas is possibly the most known LGBT bar in Brussels. Beautifully decorated, they serve nice cocktails and always have nice pla…
Patricia
Patricia
Beautiful, unique stylish bar in the gay area, next to Le Soleil, another famous bar/café. Been there forever. Plants fall from the ceiling…
9. Sint-Goriksplein
9. Sint-Goriksplein
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8 local reviews
Sint-Goriksplein, Brussels
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Klara & Pieter
Square with a lot of nice bars
Veronique
Surtitled "Plaza Did You see Me" the old market halls are lined with bars and eateries. Check the gated doorw…
Laurent
The place used to be a central location once, at that time being the largest island on river Zenne. Nowadays c…
9. Sint-Goriksplein
9. Sint-Goriksplein
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8 local reviews
Sint-Goriksplein, Brussels
Klara & Pieter
Klara & Pieter
Square with a lot of nice bars
Veronique
Veronique
Surtitled "Plaza Did You see Me" the old market halls are lined with bars and eateries. Check the gated doorway, it's the only center sport…
Laurent
Laurent
The place used to be a central location once, at that time being the largest island on river Zenne. Nowadays channels are buried, but the pl…
10. Place Sainte-Catherine
10. Place Sainte-Catherine
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3 local reviews
Place Sainte-Catherine, Brussels
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stéphanie et pierre
Se balader tout autour, restos, bars, magasins et monuments/walks all around the place, resraurants, bars, sho…
Juju & Lau
Next to the quartier Dansaert, Place Sainte Catherine is worth a visit is surrounded by great restaurant and b…
Katrina
Enjoy some mussels or a good burger and a beer, and join the night birds for a 50's themed rock'n'roll dance p…
10. Place Sainte-Catherine
10. Place Sainte-Catherine
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3 local reviews
Place Sainte-Catherine, Brussels
stéphanie et pierre
stéphanie et pierre
Se balader tout autour, restos, bars, magasins et monuments/walks all around the place, resraurants, bars, shops and monuments
Juju & Lau
Juju & Lau
Next to the quartier Dansaert, Place Sainte Catherine is worth a visit is surrounded by great restaurant and bars
Katrina
Katrina
Enjoy some mussels or a good burger and a beer, and join the night birds for a 50's themed rock'n'roll dance party at Madame Moustache.
11. Café Belga
11. Café Belga
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21 local reviews
18 Place Eugène Flagey, Ixelles
Closed now
02 640 35 08
CafeFoodEstablishment
Max
Iconic bar of Ixelles. This bar actually woke the hood up when opening 20 years ago. It has been the rendez-v…
Gino
Are you going to meet some locals around Flagey? They will probably suggest to meet here. THE place to be, one…
Manon
This one is an institution in Brussels, one of the most famous and yet still very Brusseleir bar. Even if it's…
11. Café Belga
11. Café Belga
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21 local reviews
18 Place Eugène Flagey, Ixelles
Closed now
02 640 35 08
Max
Max
Iconic bar of Ixelles. This bar actually woke the hood up when opening 20 years ago. It has been the rendez-vous for most young people of I…
Gino
Gino
Are you going to meet some locals around Flagey? They will probably suggest to meet here. THE place to be, one of the trendiest café-bars in…
Manon
Manon
This one is an institution in Brussels, one of the most famous and yet still very Brusseleir bar. Even if it's often taken by some tourist, …
12. Chez Moeder Lambic
12. Chez Moeder Lambic
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13 local reviews
68 Rue de Savoie, Saint-Gilles
Closed now
02 544 16 99
Establishment
Christina
The best place to learn about Belgian beers! This cozy bar have a quality-focused selection of beers. Avoid th…
Maya
Simply the best craft beer bar in Brussels. Offering a frequently updated list of some two dozen beers on tap,…
Estelle et Olivier
Possibly the best beer bar in Brussels. No tourists but local crowds of artists, students and freaks. I once s…
12. Chez Moeder Lambic
12. Chez Moeder Lambic
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13 local reviews
68 Rue de Savoie, Saint-Gilles
Closed now
02 544 16 99
Christina
Christina
The best place to learn about Belgian beers! This cozy bar have a quality-focused selection of beers. Avoid the more touristy version in the…
Maya
Maya
Simply the best craft beer bar in Brussels. Offering a frequently updated list of some two dozen beers on tap, you can try some of the best …
Estelle et Olivier
Estelle et Olivier
Possibly the best beer bar in Brussels. No tourists but local crowds of artists, students and freaks. I once saw there a fox. Closes very la…