Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Brussels and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Comme Chez Soi thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat De l'Ogenblik, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

Bonsoir Clara

It's somehow fitting for such a chic restaurant to be located in the city's fashion district. Bonsoir Clara serves eclectic cuisine that ranges from traditional Belgian to Italian to Asian. As a result, it's a great spot to bring a group for...  Read More

Comme Chez Soi

Reserve a table two or three months in advance if you hope to dine at Brussels' most famous French restaurant on a Friday or Saturday night. If time's tight, consider a lunchtime reservation, when the restaurant is less busy. Chef-owner Pierre...  Read More

De l'Ogenblik

Located in beautiful Galeries Royales St-Hubert, this traditional French bistro has ambiance to spare. Cozy, marble-topped tables are nestled close, and the floor is freshly sanded each morning. The food is a bit more sophisticated. Grilled...  Read More

Lower Town

This spot has been a citywide favorite since it opened in the early 1900s. The dramatic Art Nouveau decor – including stained-glass scenes depicting Shakespeare's famous character, Falstaff – remains virtually unchanged. Drop in for a lunch...  Read More

Authentic Belgian beer cuisine is the specialty at this classic cafe, which was originally a stagecoach inn built in the mid-1700s. The simple tiled floor and plain tables suit the country cuisine. Rabbit stewed in beer and a sausage hotpot are...  Read More


This atmospheric restaurant, located in a converted sculptor's studio, is perfect for a romantic dinner or an illicit meeting. Set near an ivy-covered courtyard, the restaurant features black walls, and only candlelight and dim recessed lighting...  Read More

Who could imagine that this most elegant of restaurants was once a tavern where Karl Marx drank and where the Belgian Socialist Party was organized? Today, polished walnut walls are hung with original Brueghels, and uniformed waiters provide...  Read More

As the name suggests, this building was a leather goods factory in a former life. Now, the only leather that's available covers banquette seats, which are pulled up to wood-and-stone tables. Hardwood floors and exposed ductwork give the...  Read More

La Quincaillerie

"The Hardware Store" still boasts its original giant clock, wood paneling, and walls of storage drawers, designed in gorgeous Art Nouveau style by Victor Horta's students. The place is especially popular with local businesspeople, who pop in...  Read More

Le Pain et le Vin

The cuisine at this minimalist restaurant is as simple and direct as the name itself. Despite having a decided French influence, "Bread and Wine" keeps the focus on natural flavors rather than on rich, traditional sauces that can overwhelm food....  Read More