Eating & Drinking Your Way Through Brussels, Belgium

Belgium, Brussels Guide (B): Eating & Drinking Your Way Through Brussels, Belgium

When I first visited Belgium back in August 2014 for the Flower Carpet Festival, I had no idea then just how much I would fall in love with this amazing country. Had I discovered Belgium at a much younger age, my life would have been completely different. Along with my waistline! 

Every year since we have made the crazy drive to Belgium so that I can feed my addiction to the country’s beer, chocolate, frites and waffles! Not to mention admiring some of the most aesthetically pleasing buildings! Now, I’m constantly begging my husband to find a job in Belgium, but I know if we were to move there, my waistline would explode with all that delicious food! So, a long weekend is the best way for me to contain the amount of delicious food and beer I can take in at once! With that said, this guide will be a mixture of sightseeing with too many waffle and beer breaks.

Right off the bat, we decided to take a stroll through Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert as it was not far from our hotel, Hilton Brussels Grand Place, and shop for some Belgian chocolate. After all, that’s one of the reasons why we’re here. Opened in 1847 by the first King of Belgium, Leopold I, it was the first shopping center in continental Europe. With a vaulted glass ceiling, the long passage gallery offers a range of luxury goods and cafes.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Eating & Drinking Your Way Through Brussels, Belgium
Guide Location: Belgium » Brussels
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert   Hilton Brussels Grand Place   La Brouette Taverne   Grand Place   Hôtel de Ville   Maison du Roi   Maison Dandoy   Mannekin-Pis   Jeanneke-Pis   Delirium Cafe   Cafe Leffe   Wittamer   Notre-Dame du Sablon   Royal Palace   Royal Museum of Fine Arts   Musical Instruments Museum   Parc de Bruxelles   Jardin du mont des Arts   Hotel Novotel Brussels Off Grand Place   Parc & Palais du Cinquantenaire   St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral   Delirium Cafe   Chez Leon   Taste This.Beer   La Brouette Taverne   Mini-Europe   Atomium  
Author: Lorelei Frey
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