Cultural and tourist activities near 9Hotel Sablon

With its ideal location in the heart of the Sablon district of Brussels, discover the best restaurants and main attractions in the district around the 9Hotel Sablon.

Around 9Hotel Sablon

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Restaurants

The best restaurants near 9Hotel Sablon

A choice of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets in the Le Sablon district, serving Belgian or foreign specialties.

Brussels famous Chocolatiers

 

Brussels famous Chocolatiers

Famous chocolatiers around the hotel

Laurent Gerbaud

This outstanding chocolate shop is a bright shop in front of Bozar, a few steps from 9 HOTEL SABLON. We discover treasures like these chocolates covered with fruits or the chocolate truffles and speculoos. Passionate about travel, the artisan specialized in mixing flavors from here and elsewhere: Piedmont hazelnuts , figs of Izmir , oranges of Shanghai... perfect blend of fruits, spices and chocolate with cocoa beans come from Madagascar and Ecuador .
Rue Ravenstein, 2D 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0)2 511 57 02
www.chocolatsgerbaud.be

Corné Port Royal

Since 1932 , the range of chocolates Corné Port- Royal is manufactured in accordance with the tradition by 50 artisans faithful to selected recipes. Corné Port- Royal uses raw materials of high quality to continue the tradition.
Galerie de la Reine 5 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. + 32 (0)2 213 62 22
www.corneportroyal.com

Neuhaus

Founded in 1857, the family Neuhaus invented the praline and ballotin. The assortment Neuhaus is composed of a large variety of shapes, colors and flavors. Each praline has its own identity.
Galerie de la Reine, 25 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. + 32 (0) 2 512 63 49
www.neuhauschocolates.com

Pierre Marcolini

Belgian chocolates of high quality made under all imaginable tastes. Chic boutique and the temple of chocolates.
Rue des Minimes, 1 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 514 12 06
eu.marcolini.com​​​​​​​

Godiva

When Pierre Draps created his first chocolates in Brussels in 1926, he established the foundations of refinement , innovation , purity and passion that still animate this chocolatier.
www.godiva.be
Place du Grand Sablon, 47-48 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 502 99 06

Wittamer

A family home where four successive generations of bakers and chocolate makers lived. You can enjoy Wittamer pastries on the first floor of his shop of Sablon.
Place du Grand Sablon, 13 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 546 11 11
www.wittamer.com

Patrick Roger

Best worker in France chocolate. Sculptor, Patrick Roger uses the chocolate as a raw material which he transforms into giant pieces of 80 kgs or candies wrapped in 1 meter long boxes.
Place du Grand Sablon, 43 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 514 70 46
www.patrickroger.com

 

Biscuiterie Dandoy

This family biscuit shop was created in 1829. This house located at the rue au Beurre, with retro-style decor offers the same traditional recipes since its foundation. Its flagship products not to be missed are the speculoos biscuits, the waffles, the Greek bread and the almond bread.

Rue au Beurre, 31 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 511 03 26
www.maisondandoy.com

Les Minimes Church

 

Les Minimes Church

A relaxing park, a cosy place

Les Minimes church is 5 minutes on foot from the hotel

 

 

Ladurée Shop

 

Ladurée Shop

On Place du Sablon, 3 minutes from the hotel: Ladurée

On Place du Sablon, 3 minutes from the hotel: Ladurée

 

Tour Anneessens

 

Tour Anneessens

Tour Anneessens

The Anneessens Tower, also called « Angle Tower » is one of the best preserved vestiges from the first secure enclosure of Brussels (11th-13th century). It was named in honor of François Anneessens, dean of « Four Crowned Martyrs », corporation bringing sculptors, stone cravers, masons, slate roofers and chair-makers together. Rebelling against the Austrian government, Anneessens was probably locked away in this tower before being beheaded in 1719.
Boulevard de l'Empereur 1000 Bruxelles

National Pop Up

 

National Pop Up

National Pop Up, around 10 minutes on foot from the hotel

National Pop Up, around 10 minutes on foot from the hotel

Place du Grand Sablon

 

Place du Grand Sablon

Near the hotel: Place du Grand Sablon, 3 minutes away on foot

Located in between Grand-Place, Royal Museumand Louise Avenue, the Place du Grand Sablon is a true architectural masterpiece. You will mainly find antique dealers, restaurants, coffee places and chocolate shops. On Saturdays and Sundays, the flea market on Place du Jeu de Balle always attracts more and more curious onlookers.
Place du Grand Sablon 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0) 2 513 89 40

Egmont Park

 

Egmont Park

Less than 11 minutes from the hotel: Egmont Park

Les Marolles District

 

Les Marolles District

Around the hotel: The Les Marolles district, less than 8 minutes on foot

Chocolate Museum

 

Chocolate Museum

The Chocolate Museum, 7 minutes on foot from our hotel

The Grand Place of Brussels

 

The Grand Place of Brussels

Brussels' Grand Place: one of the most beautiful places in the world, 7 minutes on foot from the hotel

Le square du Petit Sablon

 

Le square du Petit Sablon

6 minutes on foot from the hotel: the Square du Petit Sablon

The Vanhaerents art collection

 

The Vanhaerents art collection

Near the hotel: the Vanhaerents Art Collection, around 15 minutes on foot

Mont des Arts garden

 

Mont des Arts garden

The Mont des Arts garden is 5 minutes from our charming hotel.

Notre Dame de la Chapelle

 

Notre Dame de la Chapelle

Notre Dame de la Chapelle church is 5 minutes on foot from the hotel

Le Manneken-pis

 

Le Manneken-pis

Near the hotel: the Manneken-Pis, less than 10 minutes on foot

Near the hotel: the Manneken-Pis, less than 10 minutes on foot

A few steps from the Grand Place, Manneken Pis, the symbol of the rebellious spirit and «zwanzeur» of Brussels, awaits you. This little bronze guy " Manneken " dialect brusseleer, busy , became the symbol of a city. And do not miss his female counterpart , the Jeanneke Pis, a few steps away.


Rue de l'Etuve 46 1000 Bruxelles

Antiques district and flea market

 

Antiques district and flea market

Near the hotel: the Antiques district, less than 10 minutes by bus (no. 48, Bibliothèque stop)

Near the hotel: the Antiques district, less than 10 minutes by bus (no. 48, Bibliothèque stop)

Sablon and Marolles are famous for their antique and vintage shops. Between the High Street and Blaes, the old typical Brussels popular area is internationally renowned for its shops with antiques and daily flea market. Small lively streets full of unusual and eclectic shops. This is the realm of antiques and decoration. The specialty of the flea market in Place du Jeu de Balle , is the " 3brol ": these worthless objects and ageless.
The Market Place du Jeu de Balle is open daily, year round, from 6am to 2pm and on weekends until 3pm.


Place du Jeu de Balle, Quartier des Marolles et les Sablons 1000 Bruxelles.

Au Vieux Saint Martin - Belgian Cuisine

 

Belgian specialties since 1968, only the "homemade" from fresh products. The place runs well by the Belgian clients, the businessmen and tourists. While sitting on the terrace you can enjoy the first fine days of the year "overlooking" works of Belgian artists hung on the walls. The kitchen is open non-stop from noon to midnight except Sundays and bank holidays.
Place du Grand Sablon, 38 - Quartier Sablon 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0)2 512 64 76
http://www.auvieuxsaintmartin.be

Le Pistolet - Belgian Cuisine

 

Located in Sablon district, Le Pistolet is a pleasant and friendly place which high-end delicatessen concept will make you rediscover the taste of the famous filled Pistolet ! Through an original and refined decoration, you will feel the nostalgia of your childhood and will savour Belgian local products. More than 20 differents combinaisons will be offered, the products used to fill these delicious Pistolets being 100% Belgian and 100% artisanal.
Rue Joseph Stevens 24-26.
Tel. +32 02 880 80 98
https://www.pistolet-original.be/

Belga Queen –- French Cuisine

Antoine Pinto’s passion pushes him to create evasion through a gastronomic trip around Belgium. In this building from 18th century, Belgian cuisine is served with beers in many courses… In this original place, products have been selected from Belgian artisans who valued their land. All of these caracteristics made Belga Queen the ambassador of ‘made in Belgium’.
Rue Fossé-aux-Loups, 32 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0)2 217 21 87
https://www.belgaqueen.be/en/Brussels.aspx

Toscana 21 - Italian Cuisine

 

Antoine Pinto’s passion pushes him to create evasion through a gastronomic trip around Belgium. In this building from 18th century, Belgian cuisine is served with beers in many courses… In this original place, products have been selected from Belgian artisans who valued their land. All of these caracteristics made Belga Queen the ambassador of ‘made in Belgium’.
Rue Fossé-aux-Loups, 32 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0)2 217 21 87
https://www.belgaqueen.be/en/Brussels.aspx

L’entrée des artistes - Belgian, French Cuisine

 

Based on the Place du Grand Sablon, l’Entrée des Artistes focuses on Belgian specialities such as Flemish carbonnade, « stoemp », « waterzooï » or « chicons au gratin » (Belgian endives). In a relax ambiance, this restaurant is also well-known for its numerous beers and its special meals prepared with beers.
https://lentreedesartistes.be/
Place du Grand Sablon 42 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 2 502 31 61

Skievelat - Belgian Cuisine

 

In Sablon district, Skievelat proposes the classics of Belgian cuisine without any pretention: carbonnades, gueuze meatballs...The ambiance is always friendly and cordial inside this traditional Brussels brewery. Recommended for festive parties, business diners, birthdays or evenings with family and friends.
Rue Joseph Stevens 18 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 2 502 25 12
https://www.skievelat.be/

C’est bon, c’est belge – Belgian Cuisine

 

A great address to savor genuine Belgian specialties. Thierry Van Wiel carefully chooses top of the range products from local producers: snails from Warnant, terrines and foie gras from Hemptinne, bacon from Antwerp... In this charming place, the restaurant honors Belgian gastronomy and culture particularly through its walls dedicated to Belgian artists.
Rue de Rollebeek 3-5 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0)2 512 2999
http://www.cestboncestbelge.com/fr/​​​​​​​

JEF - Belgian, French Cuisine

 

A rich and delighful table with a selection of high-quality products: natural wines, hook and line fishes, potatoes from Noirmoutier... Open since 2013, between Sablon and Marolles districts, Jef cooks the nature in a vintage and Scandinavian decor. The restaurant bets on authentic and great food indeed.
Rue Haute 20 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 2 437 35 73
https://jefresto.be/

Le Cercle des voyageurs - French Cuisine

An unusual place for travellers looking for new ideas. The restaurant offers exotic dishes in an intimate and refined atmosphere. Le Cercle des Voyageurs is also a cultural centre and organizes a lot of events such as concerts, exhibitions and conferences.
Rue des grands carmes, 18 - Grand Place 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 514 39 49
https://www.lecercledesvoyageurs.com

L'idiot du village - French Cuisine

“The” restaurant boho- chic gastro of Marolles. This tiny but charming restaurant with the cozy decor is one of the gastronomic secrets of the city. The dishes served in Grandma's kitchen invites a beautiful culinary getaway.

Closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Rue Notre Seigneur, 19 - Zona Marolles 1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0)2 502 55 82
http://www.lidiotduvillage.be

KWINT - French Cuisine

 

Kwint is a subtle blend of legendary Parisian houses : La Maison de la Truffe and Kaspia . The truffles, caviar and smoked fish on the menu. A refined cuisine at reasonable prices in a New Brewery decor. An impressive sculpture resin tortuous forms, the work of Belgian designer Arne Quinze , extends along the entire room with Delicatesssen shop and a bar. During summers you can enjoy the large terrace overlooking the historic center of Brussels.
Mont des Arts 1 - Quartier du Monts des Arts 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 (0)2 505 95 95
http://www.kwintbrussels.com

Le Marmiton - Belgian Cuisine

Since 1979, the brewery at the corner of Queen's Gallery and the rue des Bouchers offers a vintage decor (exposed brick walls, elegant benches , small old chairs) and a good Belgian cuisine. A terrace which allows you to enjoy the atmosphere of the neighborhood. It is advisable to book. Rue des Bouchers, 43 - Grand Place 1000 Bruxelles Tel. +32 (0)2 511 79 10
http://www.lemarmiton.be

Little Asia - Vietnamese

Go to Little Asia to discover the authentic Vietnamese cuisine and the traditional " Nem Nuong ", scampi skewer, accompanied by crab sautéed with fresh ginger. Preparations here are varied, ranging from typical specialties such as Vietnamese beef carpaccio consists of a multitude of flavors. Special note for spring rolls with ginger and sole. Modern and sober. Closed Sundays and pubic holidays.
Rue Sainte Catherine, 8 – Quartier Sainte Catherine 1000 Bruxelles Tel. +32 (0)2 502 88 36
http://littleasia.be

Le Café Georgette - French Cuisine

In the heart of Sacred Island touristic district, Le Café Georgette is a concentrated of "bruxellitude", more than a restaurant, it's a concept. In a sober atmosphere, the restaurant offers a varied and extensive menu of typical and classic dishes, mostly homemade. Passersby can order french fries at the restaurant take away.
http://www.cafegeorgette.be
Rue de la Fourche 37/39 - Grand Place 1000 Bruxelles Tel. +32 (0) 2 512 18 12

Kobob - Ethiopian Cuisine

 

At Kobob, enjoy a convivial Ethiopian cuisine, rich in flavor, in a sweet and exotic setting. A true sharing moment where we can eat with fingers in the same course. To share: wots, tibs (sautéed meat) and even the spicy Ethiopian coffee. A real delight !
Rue des Grands Carmes 10 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. +32 2 511 19 50
http://www.kokob.be/

Les vignes du Liban - Libanese Cuisine

 

In Marolles district, behind a beautiful facade made of glass and wood, the restaurant Les vignes du Liban will welcome you in a warm and family atmosphere. Faraj and Hicham will make you discover Lebanon flavors through its rich and refined cuisine: labneh, fish tagine, sambousseks... A change of scenery and a pure moment of well-being!
Rue Haute, 152 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. +32 2 502 17 78 http://www.lesvignesduliban.be/

Osteria A l'Ombra - Italian Cuisine

Tucked away in an alley near the Grand Place, this small family-run Italian restaurant is a concentration of authenticity in the touristic district. In an unusual setting (a former fish shop), it offers a warm welcome, an open kitchen and a shared table which gives a unique atmosphere. All the ingredients are fresh and seasonal and the dishes are typical and rich, the menu has plenty of choices. Let the waiter helps you choosing among variety of wines. It is advisable to book. Rue des Harengs 2 – Grand Place 1000 Bruxelles Tel. +32 (0)2 511 67 10

Restaurant Alexandre - Belgian Gastronomic Cuisine

 

In a sober decor with wooden and chocolate tons, the restaurant Alexandre offers an original gastronomic cuisine mixing creativity, roundness and freshness. Anca Petrescu, having the flair for detecting first-rate products and Isabelle Arpin, rising top Chef invite you for an unforgettable eating experience.
Rue du Midi 164 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. +32 2 502 40 55
http://www.restaurant-alexandre.be/012/fr/Accueil

Cowfish burger Bruxelles - Belgian Cuisine

 

In a quiet and soft light ambiance, this restaurant offers artisanal burgers 100% « made in Belgium ». You can choose between different meats: Beef « Blanc-Bleu-Belge », free-range chicken or breaded cod from North Sea. Ideal for late and cheap snacks. Rue du Pépin, 48 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. +32 2 514 28 00 http://www.cowfish.be/

God save the cream - British Cuisine

 

In Ixelles, this British address is very famous for its high quality brunch. An instinctive, generous and healthy cuisine with mainly local and organic meals. Each bite leads to pleasure and discovery. You will also find British products in this delicatessen shop and few homemade courses such as the lemon curd in small pots. We recommend you to book a table by phone.
Rue de Stassart 131 1050 Ixelles http://www.godsavethecream.be/

Mer du Nord/De Noordzee - Belgian Cuisine

 

True Brussels institution located on the corner of the Place Sainte Catherine . La Mer du Nord is both a fish shop and a caterer. It serves in a beautiful spirit of street food, at any time, standing at Fish Bar or on small tables outside. A fish soup, mussels, the caricoles or other fresh fish a la plancha in a friendly atmosphere.
Place Saint-Catherine, 45 – Quartier Saint Catherine 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. + 32 (0)2 513 11 92 http://www.poissonneriemerdunord.be

PEÏ & MEÏ - French Cuisine

 

Peï & Meï means « men and women » in Brussels dialect. The Chef Gauthier De Baere and his wife Melissa offers an original, generous and authentic cuisine in a warm and convivial atmosphere. You will be charmed by the Scandinavian style with rough brick walls, neat luminaires and fabric benches. On the menu: Shirred eggs with coulis of foie gras and truffle emulsion, Simmental beef and its homemade Béarnaise sauce or « fillet de biche » with Grand Veneur sauce.
15, Rue de Rollebeek 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. +32 2 880 53 39 http://www.peietmei.be/

LOLA - French Cuisine

 

Since its opening in December 1994, this chic and contemporary brewery is among the great classics of Grand Sablon. In a timeless decor, between ceruse wood, stone and glass, Lola will seduce you by its generous and festive food. A must you never want to forget.
Place du Grand Sablon 33 1000 Bruxelles. Tel. +32 2 514 24 60 http://www.restolola.be/

Les Brigittines - Belgian Cuisine

 

Dirk Myny, master chef from Brussels, will invite you to share a traditional cuisine that he reinvents day after day. A menu with Brussels accents such as veal cheeks boiled in Kriek Cantillon or « Bloempach » (Black pudding from Brussels). In a elegant and friendly setting of Art Nouveau style, the chef sets up its own wines card.
Place de la Chapelle 5 1000 Bruxelles.
Tel. +32 2 512 68 91
http://www.lesbrigittines.com/​​​​​​​

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