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?
Phone: +32 2 511 14 15
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.
Phone: +32 2 539 44 54
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.
Phone: +32 2 428 50 26
4. 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.
Phone: +32 2 502 18 41
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.
Phone: +32 2 511 38 16
6. Haricot Magique (Magic Bean)
We wish we could see more places like the Haricot Magique. This coffee shop is great venue to drink excellent coffee or tea whilst your children enjoy nice soft play areas, workshops and more. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday are busy days so make sure you book a table in advance. In addition, the Haricot Magique has an extensive shop where you can buy kids clothes, wooden toys or baby accessories. In short, a great venue among our favourite Family friendly restaurants and cafes in Brussels.
Phone: +32 485 87 86 18
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.
Phone: +32 2 503 09 05
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!
Phone: + 32 2 534 63 30
Phone: + 32 2 252 51 23
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