Fodor's Expert Review Au Vieux Bruxelles

$$ Ixelles Belgian

Open since 1882, this Brussels institution is a fun, lively spot for dinner and a favorite with locals. The cuisine is decidedly Belgian, with anguilles au vert (freshwater eels in a green sauce) and hearty Flemish carbonnades on the menu, best accompanied by a good beer. Naturally, everything is served with frites, and be sure to ask for the tasty homemade mayonnaise. If you're too full to tackle a whole dessert, you can order a half portion.

Belgian Lively Dinner $$

Quick Facts

Rue St-Boniface 35
Ixelles, Brussels Capital  B1050, Belgium


Known For:
  • A vast array (even for Brussels) of mussels dishes
  • Cozy interior
  • Old-school hospitality
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch

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