Best brunch in Brussels (2023 guide)

As the capital of Europe, Brussels has a fantastic cafe culture. You'll find amazing breakfasts, from grabbing a quick pastry at a neighborhood spot, to rooftop boozy brunches. Here are our favourite brunch places in Brussels.

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Velvet peck cafe in Brussels

1. Velvet Peck

Velvet Peck is one of the best brunch places in Brussels, offering a menu that features fluffy pancakes, granola bowls, eggs benedict, and tasty burgers. Their homely decor creates a welcoming atmosphere, and when the sun’s out, you can enjoy your meal al fresco. There’s plenty of space at Velvet Peck, and you’ll be impressed by the fast and friendly service.. They serve their brunch menu all day, every day so you can go whenever the mood strikes!

Price: Between 8 and 13 euros per dish

Address: Quai au Bois à Brûler 27, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Every day from 9:00 to 16:00

Maison dandoy waffles in Brussels

2. Maison Dandoy

Maison Dandoy is a must-visit for classic Belgian waffles, even though locals don’t typically have them for breakfast. If you’re on holiday, why not indulge in these delectable treats? They open at 11 am, serving up the best waffles in town, topped with a delightful array of options like chocolate, cream, sugar, and more. It’s a fantastic pitstop for sightseers looking to savor Belgian cuisine.

Price: From 5 euros per dish

Address: Rue Charles Buls 14, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Every day from 10:00 to 20:00

Boentje Café in Brussels

3. Boentje Café

Boentje Café is all about sustainability and locally-sourced goodness. Their commitment to zero waste is evident in the upcycled decor, with old windows displaying the daily menu and vintage elements like an old MOBIB validating machine. The atmosphere is laidback and welcoming, perfect for a leisurely brunch. On weekends, it’s a hot spot, filling up quickly. The menu offers a diverse array of options, from sweet and savory waffles to amazing omelets, poached eggs, pastries, juices, and even a vegan option with hummus and falafel. It’s a brunch paradise with a green twist.

Price: From 14 euros

Address: Place Colignon 18, 1030 Schaerbeek

When? Every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 15:00

Chyl cafe in Brussels

4. Chyl

Chyl is the ultimate spot to relax and relish good food. It’s a trendy, hippie-chic haven with a Bohemian decor vibe. The beautiful garden provides the perfect sunny escape. They’re all about healthy eating, using local ingredients to create a menu that’s as delightful as the ambiance. A great choice for those who appreciate a stylish yet laidback dining experience.

Price: Around 20-30EUR for brunch

Address: Rue de Belle-Vue 62, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00, closed on Wednesdays

Peck 47 in Brussels brunch food

5. Peck 47

Peck 47 is the go-to hipster hangout, offering a retro-cool vibe with comfy seating, both indoors and outdoors. Located in the city center but away from the tourist crowds, it’s the perfect spot to chill. Their up-to-date menu features an all-day brunch with highlights like poached eggs on sourdough with smoked salmon, tasty sandwiches, fresh-baked cakes, and excellent coffee. It’s a trendy, relaxed spot for a delicious meal.

Price: Around 15EUR for brunch

Address: Rue du Marché aux Poulets 47, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Monday to Sunday from 8:30 to 15:30

Le Pain Quotidien

6. Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien, a beloved cafe bakery chain, originated in Brussels, making it the birthplace of this popular concept. The atmosphere is homely, and their commitment to high-quality organic ingredients is commendable. You can savor excellent bread, pastries, eggs, yogurts, coffee, and juices. The original 1990 branch on Rue Antoine Dansaert still stands, and since then, it has expanded its presence worldwide, sharing its delicious offerings with people all across the globe.

Price: Around 15EUR for brunch

Address: Ste A, Rue Antoine Dansaert 16, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Monday to Sunday from 8:00 to 18:00

La Fabbrica brussels

7. La Fabbrica

La Fabbrica offers the most extensive Sunday brunch experience in Brussels. This gorgeous Italian restaurant boasts an industrial loft setting with an urban ambiance. You have the choice to sit beneath the glass roof of the indoor terrace or on the spacious outdoor terrace. The highlight is the all-you-can-eat buffet with an extensive selection of food, complemented by a fantastic drinks buffet featuring homemade lemonade, green tea, Earl Grey, and more. The dishes are beautifully presented and include classic breakfast options, fresh fruit, pasta, vegetables, desserts, and even pizza. It’s a brunch lover’s paradise with an Italian twist.

Price: 40 euros with a hot and a cold drink

Address: Av. du Port 86C, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Every Sunday from 9:30 to 17:00

Tigermilk in Brussels

8. Tigermilk

Tigermilk, located in Chatelain, is a Brussels brunch spot with amazing design featuring colorful frames, dried flowers, and inviting red velvet couches. It draws inspiration from South American flavors, resulting in a delicious and Instagram-worthy brunch experience. There are four different menus to choose from, each offering three savory dishes like avocado toasts, sweet potato, chicken tacos, and quinoa bowls, along with a delectable dessert selection including dulce de leche pancakes, tiramisu, and NY cheesecake. To complete the meal, you also get a hot drink and a cold beverage. It’s great value for money, making it one of the best Sunday brunches in Brussels.

Price: 25 euros including a hot and a cold drink

Address: Rue du Bailli 46, 1060 Ixelles

When? Every Sunday from 11:00 to 14:30

POZ brunch in Brussels

9. POZ”

“POZ” offers a fantastic brunch deal for €25 or a range of individual brunch options. Their menu features a good variety, including intriguing bagel selections and iconic croques. You can also savor sweet or savory pancakes smothered in decadent toppings. The interior is a visual treat with its beautiful and colorful decor, making it highly ‘instagrammable.’ What’s great is that it’s a smaller, quieter spot with fewer tables, making it perfect for enjoying a coffee and a good book in peace.

Price: Between 10 and 25 euro per dish

Address: Defacqzstraat 92, 1060 Sint-Gillis (They’ve also opened a new one in 1180 Uccle: Postiljonstraat 15)

When? Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 to 19:00

Kafei brussels fluffy pancakes

10. Kafei

Kafei is an Asian coffee shop in Brussels, that serves the best fluffy pancakes. A must-try is their Tiramisu Fluffy Pancake. They also offer a delicious Acai bowl with a generous amount of toppings, ensuring a creamy delight. Plus, they cater to vegetarians and vegans with a variety of options on the menu. It’s a hidden gem for both coffee lovers and pancake enthusiasts.

Price: Between 10 and 15 euro per dish

Address: Chau. de Vleurgat 147, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Tuesday – Sunday 8:30 – 17:00pm

11. Bisou

Bisou is a delightful blend of an ice cream parlor and eatery, catering to breakfast, lunch, brunch, and coffee lovers. The interior is delicately designed with dark wooden walls and inviting coral velvety benches, creating a cozy ambiance that makes it hard to leave. Their menu offers a range of treats, including milkshakes, yogurt with granola, acai bowls, cookies, and banana bread. A must-try is the Bisou French Toast, featuring homemade brioche, chocolate ganache, almonds, caramel, and a sprinkle of sea salt.

Price: Between 10 and 15 euro per dish

Address: Rue du Bailli 35, 1050 Ixelles

When? Monday – Sunday 8:00 – 18:00pm

The wild lab brussels, brunch spot

12. The Wild Lab

The Wild Lab in Saint-Gilles is a hidden gem that shows how an indulgent breakfast can still be healthy. They specialize in vegetarian breakfasts and brunches, offering plenty of vegan and gluten-free options. Their menu features seasonal and natural dishes, ensuring a guilt-free meal. For a delightful trip down memory lane, don’t miss the Warrior Buddy, a delicious combination of thick toasted bread, cashew butter, and fresh berries that brings back childhood peanut butter and jelly memories.

Price: Between 10 and 17 euro per dish

Address: Rue Antoine Bréart 44a, 1060 Saint-Gilles

When? Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 – 16:00pm

13. Mondday

Mondday is the trendiest brunch spot in town with an Instagrammable interior. You can choose between various types of fluffy pancakes or opt for a selection of savory dishes. They offer a brunch deal that includes a hot drink, orange juice, a savory dish, and those delightful fluffy pancakes. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy a delicious brunch.

Price: 27 euro for brunch set

Address: 314, Chaussée d’Ixelles
1050 Ixelles

When? Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 – 16:00pm

Frank Brussels brunch spread

14. Frank

Frank, nestled near the bustling shopping street Rue Neuve, is a cozy little eatery that’s known city-wide for its unbeatable specialty coffee and fantastic service. They offer a brunch combo, featuring fluffy pancakes and fresh pastries alongside one of their savory dishes. It’s no surprise that Frank is extremely popular, especially during the weekends, making it a top choice for those seeking a satisfying brunch in the heart of the city.

Price:  Around 17EUR per dish

Address: Rue des Princes 14, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Monday – Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

Spread the moon vegan cafe in Brussels

15. Spread the Moon

Spread the Moon is a cozy veggie cafe near the central station, cherished by both tourists and locals alike. Their menu is incredibly tempting, making it a challenge to choose just one dish. During the weekend, Spread the Moon offers a Brunch Formula, which includes one hot and one cold drink, as well as a sweet and savory dish, providing a delightful way to start your day in Brussels.

Price: 26 EUR for brunch set

Address: Rue du Gentilhomme 13, 1000 Bruxelles

When? Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 16:00pm

Map of the best brunch spots in Brussels

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