Finding the right restaurant in Brussels suitable to make parents and their children happy could be tricky. Luckily the Belgium Capital with over 3,000 restaurants and cafés has great family-friendly venues to enjoy breakfast, lunch, early dinner or a Sunday family brunch.At BabyBreaks, we have researched the best family friendly restaurants in Brussels, including several Sunday brunches, so you can plan your mealtimes around the city.


1. Chez LEON

A first visit to Brussels means you also have to go Chez LEON, of of the most famous brasserie restaurants in Brussels which serves the combination of Mussels and Fries “Moules Frites” in French. Something to note as well is that children under 12 can eat free of charge from the kids menu if they come with their parents or relatives. The menu includes Mussels with Fries or Spaghetti Bolognese or Omelette with Fries or Chicken with Fries + Vanilla Ice Cream or Chocolate Mousse. There is even a pushchair parking facility within the restaurant. What else could you ask for when looking for family friendly restaurants in Brussels?

Address: Rue des Bouchers 18, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: +32 2 511 14 15

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2. Le Bistro

A short walk from the city centre, Le Bistro is a simple and very welcoming brasserie where you will eat mussels, flemish beef stew at affordable prices. No kids menu but you will find plenty to satisfy your little tribe with Spaghetti Bolognese or Homemade Lasagna.

Address: Boulevard de Waterloo 138, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: +32 2 539 44 54

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3. La Fabbrica

Great simple restaurant where you can go for a dinner or a Sunday Italian brunch where your kids will be very much welcome. During the brunch, the venue organises different activities for your children like story telling, cartoons, drawing workshop, introduction to the circus and more.

Address: Avenue du Port 86C, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: +32 2 428 50 26

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4. Le Garage A Manger

This venue is the place to be for a a great brunch with no fuss and a huge dining room to let you kids go wild in dedicated play areas. Expect a busy and a bit loud restaurant on weekends but who cares if you have children! Garage à Manger offers a lovely buffet on weekends from 11am until 1.00pm or from 1.00pm until 3.oopm. Price per adult is 27 € and 12 € per child.

Address: Rue Washington 185, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium 

Phone: +32 2 880 67 74

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5. Chicago Café

This place is great for breakfast, lunch or the Sunday brunch. If you feel having an English breakfast or waffles, you have to try Chicago Café. Your children will be spoilt as well with a game room designed for them with toys and books.

Address: Rue de Flandre 45, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: +32  2 502 18 41

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​6. Houtsiplou​

Another great brasserie in Brussels with a menu full of classic dishes like burgers, tartares, lamp chops, fish & chips and great beers. They have a kids menu as well. The inside of the restaurant will make you scrutinise every corner of it with lots of art on the wall which will remind you your childhood cartoons like the Smurfs.

Address: Place Rouppe 9, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: +32 2 511 38 16

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7. Café Novo

If you are looking for an easy restaurant for lunch or dinner, Café Novo is a great venue which serves traditional Belgium dishes like Carbonnade or Vol au Vent but also fish & chips, burgers or sharing platters. To keep the kids busy, there is a selection of books they can borrow during the meal. We also love the décor of the restaurant with wood being the prominent material used in the main room.

Address: Place de la Vieille Halle aux Blés 37, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: +32 2 503 09 05

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CHEZWaWa is a very original place where owners have a great mission to introduce California Mexican style dining to locals and travellers visiting the city of Brussels. So if you and your kids love Burritos, this is the place to go with a very colourful restauraurant that will make some beautiful Insta shots. The venue in Rue Américaine is also serving a Sunday brunch. Make sure you book in advance though. And if you don’t want to get out of bed at your holiday home, you can even get your breakfast delivered with Deliveroo!

CHEZWaWa Châtelain

Address: Rue Américaine 91, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium

Phone: + 32 2 534 63 30

CHEZWaWa Royal

Address: Rue de la Presse, 27-29 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Phone: + 32 2 252 51 23

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Source: CHEZWaWa

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