118 rue Américaine, 1050 Ixelles
02 241 41 41 – WEBSITE
open from tuesday to saturday from 12 to 2:30pm and from 7 to 10:30pm
pizza : 12€ – 18€
As they moved to Brussels from Sicily in the late 70’s, the members of the Bruno family were directly immersed into the Italian restaurant business. Giovanni, the son – now famous michelin-starred chef at Senzanome – first started out by working along with his mother and his sister Nadia, before making a reputation for himself. But we’ll come back to that later. Today’s it is Nadia’s second venue that we’re here to share with you.
Let’s forget about going out to dinner for Valentine’s Day. At least, to a regular restaurant. We’ve carefully selected our favorite 5 bars for you to spend a relaxed night out, with your loved one, or anyone else. No pressure here, and no breaking the bank either!
95 rue Lessbroussart, 1050 Ixelles
02 647 12 01 – WEBSITE
OPEN FROM MONDAY TO SATURDAY FROM 11:30AM TO 3PM
AND FROM WEDNESDAY TO SATURDAY FROM 6 TO 10PM
lunch : 10€
If we told you Semsom was the new Ali Baba’s cave on rue Lesbroussart, the quote “Iftah ya Semsom” – open sesame – would then make all the sens in the world. An all-new venue for Dane, the Belgo-Lebanese founder of the previous SUP, who partnered this time with Karen, a young Israeli chef.
90 rue américaine, 1050 Ixelles
+32 2 852 39 69 – WEBSITE
Open for lunch and dinner from tuesday to friday
open for dinner on saturday
main courses from 16 to 30€
Having worked at Piola Pesce for around a year, Mikele and Vitto bought the place and turned it into the now well-known Ricciocapriccio. Riccio, like sea urchin and capriccio like a whim in Italian. The name came quite naturally for the two new owners from Puglia and Sardigna, who focus on the finest produce from the sea. Their specialty: sea urchins and whole grilled octopus, of which they sell over 100kg a week.