- By Kevin
- On Nov 14, 2017
- Travel Tips
By our Brussels day trip guides, to find the right place to eat in Brussels. Probably due to its rich history, Belgian Cuisine is varied, delicious and caters for all tastes. There are numerous traditional dishes that are worth trying and another perk is that most are relatively inexpensive.
Moules frites (mussels and chips): Mussels are the most popular dish served in Brussels and in some restaurants you can choose what size you want: either 500 gram or 1 kilo of mussels accompanied with a side dish of delicious Belgian chips. You can also decide if want them “marinière”, “nature”, “a la crème” or “à l’ail”.
Carbonade flamande: a stew made with beer, beef and onions. It doesn’t taste of beer and is accompanied with chips.
Waterzooi: chicken or fish stew made with various vegetables. It is typically from Ghent.
Filet Américain: minced raw beef which is usually served on a piece of toast.
Belgium has the world’s leading brewer and over 180 breweries in the country, making this alcoholic beverage world famous. It is the most popular drink in the country with Belgians drinking nearly 100 litres of beer each year. Some of the most renowned beers include: Stella Artois, Leffe, Chimay and Duval.