Brussels is surrounded by exquisite buildings and is centrally located making it an excellent place to base yourself to see some of the other charming cites in Belgium. Also, Brussels is the chocolate capital of the world where you can’t go to Belgium and not go to a chocolate shop.


The most delicious waffles I’ve ever had. The best spot for Liege waffles in Brussels. I love their chocolate waffles! The chocolate is inserted into the waffle and gives a little crunch which I really love it! They are made upon order; warm crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.

Rue Henri Maus 35, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Chez Leon

Typical Belgian food restaurant just a few meters away from Grand Palace in Brussels. If you wanna try famous Brussels mussels, ‘‘tis is the right place for you. Mussels were fresh and  excellent. What makes Belgium fries different is that they’re fried twice.

Rue des Bouchers 18, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Balls & Glory

Amaze balls! Meatballs in the most innovative varieties. The meatball was huge, savory and served on a bed of mashed potatoes. It was filling and the sauce was excellent.

Rue Henri Maus 35, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Everyone knows that Belgian chocolate is the best in the world. Belgium has a wide variety of top chocolate brands made by the world’s finest chocolatiers. Below are some of my favourite chocolate brands that you should never miss when you are travelling in Belgium!


A visit to Godiva is a must in brussels, the chocolate is to die for. Warm and soothing milk chocolate. This hot chocolate indulgence delivers a rich, smooth and velvety drinking experience.


Over the years, Leonidas has evolved into one of the most well-known brands of chocolate in the world. Even the Belgian royal family has been won over by the taste sensations created by Leonidas. Since 2013, Leonidas has been a supplier to the royal household.

Pierre Marcolini

Pierre Marcolini is one of the few chocolatiers to roast his cocoa beans himself. For over 20 years Pierre Marcolini, founder of the Maison of the same name, has perfected the art of making chocolate – from the bean to the bar. Every year he travels across the globe, searching for the rarest cocoa with which to make the finest chocolate.


Each praline is graced with its own shape, flavour and name. All Neuhaus chocolates are made in Belgium in their ateliers in Brussels. Their sourcing specialists carefully select each ingredient from the best farms and artisans around the world to ensure that every Neuhaus product is a symphony of taste & texture.


Excellence, tradition, and quality will always be the key words of the Mary universe. Each chocolate is created with the intent to attain the perfect harmony of flavors, scents, textures, and appearance.

Corne Port-Royal

Today, with 80 years of experience behind it, Corné Port-Royal continues in its tradition of authentic recipes and gourmet artisan expertise. Some fifty artisans work daily to prepare chocolates whose recipes have remained unchanged for over a century!

Brussels Chocolate Museum

This three storey house serves as a shop, demonstration kitchen and two floors of museum exhibition. Upon entering you can watch the demo and then explore the exhibits.

Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate, Rue de la Tete d’Or, 9-11, 1000 Brussels

Manneken Pis

Manneken Pis is a landmark 61 cm bronze fountain sculpture in the centre of Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into the fountain’s basin.

1000 Brussels, Belgium

Grand Place

The Grand Place is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, the city’s Town Hall, and the King’s House or Breadhouse building containing the Brussels City Museum.





Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert

The Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries are an ensemble of glazed shopping arcades in central Brussels, Belgium.

Parc du Cinquantenaire

Parc du Cinquantenaire or Jubelpark is a large public, urban park in the easternmost part of the European Quarter in Brussels, Belgium.The structures were built in iron, glass and stone, symbolising the economic and industrial performance of Belgium. The surrounding 30-hectare park esplanade was full of picturesque gardens, ponds and waterfalls.

Below are some of the pictures taken in Brussels, Belgium.