Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience
Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience
Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience
Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience
Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience

Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience

1100 Belgian beers, mussels steamed in white wine and impossibly creamy pralines.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 8 hours

  • From
    $107.77  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

What you'll do

Get ready to sample the delights of authentic Belgian cuisine. With one of our local Brussels hosts, taste your way through the city, sampling its finest beers, wines, traditional dishes and desserts. Start things off with aperitif - sipping beer or wine over shared platters of cheese and charcuterie - then on to a restaurant for a traditional Belgian specialty dish. All before you finish with the ultimate Belgian indulgences: creamy pralines from a maison du chocolat, waffles at an independent cafe or pain sucrés from a celebrated bakery.

 

We hope you’re hungry because you are about to go on a culinary adventure (the best kind of adventure) through Brussels with one of our food-loving local Brussels hosts

Imagine sipping a traditional Flemish beer or wine, indulging in boards of creamy cheese, melt-in-your-mouth beef stew and salted butternut caramel chocolate? We’re hungry already - but let's not jump the gun! 

You’ll start with an aperitif and some nibbles; your host could take you to a specialty bar where you can sample regional French and Belgian wines, and share a platter of delicious local cheeses, cured meats and herby garlic bread or traditional Belgian puff pastries. Want to taste some famous Flemish beer instead? You could pop into a trendy micro-brewery or an underground beer cellar instead!

Next up: your main course! You could tuck into moules-frites, is mussels steamed in white wine, shallots, parsley, and butter. Or opt for a hearty Flemish Stew made with melt-in-your-mouth beef simmered in Belgian beer and served with creamy sauce and fresh bread slathered with mustard.  

Finally, it’s time for dessert. You could visit artisanal maisons du chocolat and quirky chocolate boutiques where chefs are getting creative with their truffle flavors - Laurent Gerbaud offers flavors ranging from olive oil to ginger and even curry - or you could keep to the classic, impossibly creamy pralines which Belgium is so famous for. Or perhaps you’d prefer a fresh waffle dusted with sugar at a quirky cafe with tables spilling out onto the sidewalk? 

But there are also traditional pain sucrés to taste at Maison Dandoy; think gingerbread made with honey and spices and filled with pearl sugar, ginger, apples or fruits. This bakery is still making Belgian sweet pastries to their great-great-great grandfather’s recipes - they’re just that good! 

We know that you’re here to do indulge, so you’ll do exactly that! Just make sure you wear your stretchiest pants. 

 

  • Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience
  • Best of Belgian cuisine: dining experience
  • Join a local Brussels host to discover the city's traditional food culture and taste authentic cuisine, wine, beer, chocolate and waffles

  • Enjoy an aperitif, which could include sampling the best Flemish beer or wine, along with an appetizer like a shared cheese board

  • Sit down to a traditional meal and lose yourself in the flavors that define the city's food culture

  • Gain local knowledge and insights and an overview of Belgian food

  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with dessert - that could mean eating waffles like a local, trying pain sucrés or sampling the finest chocolate around from a chocolate boutiques

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • 4 hours with a host
  • Private and personalized experience
  • Aperitif - small starter and beer/wine/soft drink, based on your preferences and carefully chosen for you by your host
  • 1 course at a local restaurant including 1 beer/wine/soft drink, based on your preferences and carefully selected by your host
  • Waffle or selection of chocolates from chocolate boutique, carefully selected for you by your host
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)

What’s not included

  • Additional Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • 1

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Can’t find the right experience for you?

Just because it’s not here doesn’t mean we can’t offer it.
Get in touch and the City Unscripted team and hosts will help create the right experience for you.

Subscribe now and thank us later

Get travel tips from our hosts across the
world plus exclusive offers and discounts

Any questions?

If you’re unsure about anything you can
reach us on any of these channels.

Back to top