Dr. Hertoghe and his team have gathered for you the best restaurants to be enjoyed in Brussels. In this selection, you will find addresses that offer healthy dishes (and which are some of Dr. Hertoghe’s favorites when he allows himself a treat) but also some other restaurants where you will discover some Belgian specialties… which are a little less close to the Paleolithic diet but definitely worth the try once in a while!
If you want to discover Dr. Hertoghe’s nutritional advice it’s here.
If you are looking for a healthy, organic restaurant which respects Dr. Hertoghe’s nutritional recommendations this list is definitely made for you! Discover here Dr. Hertoghe’s favourite addresses in Brussels and its surroundings…
The organic cuisine of this restaurant will surprise you. Indeed, the chef will prepare, with his unique know-how, tasty dishes with high quality products. All the menu is respectful of the laws of nature and human physiology, and is aligned with Dr. Hertoghe’s vision of healthy eating. For example, all dishes are cooked at low temperature.
The little extra: you can buy organic products in the shop on your way out.
📍 Rue de l’Aqueduc 95, 1050 Brussels
In the “Sablon” district, you will find Liu Lin, a Taiwanese vegan neo-canteen. The two Taiwanese sisters who run the restaurant reproduce traditional Taiwanese dishes, but, turns them into 100% vegetarian dishes… and that are 100% delicious.
📍 20 rue Haute, 1000 Brussels
Buffet-style restaurant with tasty, healthy and 100% vegetarian cuisine from around the world. Ideal for a protein-free evening meal, as recommended by Dr. Hertoghe.
The little extra: Dolma is respectful of sustainable food and collaborates with producers, from Brussels and its periphery, who are concerned about a sensible mode of production. The restaurant is also working on reducing waste.
📍 Chaussée d’Ixelles 329, 1050 Brussels
With its vegetarian all-season tasting menu, HumusxHortense will seduce you…. It is the perfect place for a nice evening out without feeling guilty, as it follows Dr. Hertoghe’s nutritional recommendations. Furthermore, in this restaurant, sustainable is the watchword: no waste, partnerships with Belgian producers, herbs and vegetables not used in cooking are offered a second life at the cocktail bar…
📍 Rue de Vergnies 2, 1050 Brussels
If you want to take the opportunity of your visit to Brussels to discover its gastronomy and delights, this list is made for you! Dr. Hertoghe has selected the best addresses in Brussels and its surroundings. Be reminded that these restaurants don’t all follow Dr. Hertoghe’s nutritional recommendations…. but a delightful moment awaits you.
Discover Italian gastronomy like you’ve never have before. Here, cooking is a family affair: Senzanome has been delighting Brussels residents for 25 years. It was awarded best Italian restaurant in Europe (excluding Italy) two consecutive years. Giovanni Bruno’s cuisine is not to be missed for Italian food lovers. The restaurant is located in the “Sablon” neighbourhood.
📍 Place du Petit Sablon 1, 1000 Brussels
This elegant brasserie will certainly seduce you. For more than 20 years this restaurant has delighted Brussels and its visitors. Here, the great classics of Belgian cuisine meet the Asian and Mediterranean flavors. A selection of vegetarian dishes is also available. Everyone should find what they are looking for!
📍Place du Grand Sablon 33, 1000 Brussels
Ideal for lunch. Kamo, the only starred Japanese restaurant in Brussels, offers sushi, sashimi, maki and other Japanese delicacies. The restaurant has a calm and relaxed atmosphere.
📍Avenue des Saisons 123, 1050 Brussels
Former butcher’s shop, this restaurant has been renovated and completely redecorated. The chef cooks with seasonal products, and offers dishes with influences from Japan and Alsace region from France. This association may seem odd, but it will delight your taste buds. Let yourself be tempted by a daring, modern and inventive cuisine.
📍Chaussée d’Alsemberg 108, 1060 Brussels
In this newly renovated bistro, simplicity has never been so trendy. At “Chez Richard” you will find simple dishes at affordable prices to share with a glass of wine or a beer. The atmosphere is relaxed and pleasant where you can meet people from different horizons.
📍 rue des Minimes, 1000 Brussels
In this restaurant, with soothing and warm decoration, discover the exquisite taste of Lebanese and Belgian fusion cuisine. Enjoy the famous Lebanese mezze, these small worthy dishes to share (eggplant caviar, falafel …), but also meatloaf, garlic scampi or other Belgian specialties. A paramount address in the “Sablon” district.
📍 11 rue Joseph Stevens, 1000 Brussels
If you are looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, Chyl is the place for you. In this calm and relaxed atmosphere, Chyl serves healthy cuisine, made with seasonal ingredients. Every Sunday you will find wonderful brunches, fresh juices and delicious cakes. If you have a food intolerance, don’t forget to mention it – the staff will do the best they can to adapt.
📍 Avenue Louise 279, 1050 Brussels
This restaurant offers a unique experience: you will need to take a boat to access this restaurant, located in the middle of “Le bois de la Cambre”. The Sunday brunch is worth the ride. Friendly atmosphere, ideal settings, beautiful landscape: everything is gathered for an unforgettable moment.
📍 Sentier de l’Embarcadère 1, 1000 Brussels
In this restaurant, all the dishes are served in bowls and can be enjoyed with a spoon. SAN offers a multicultural and creative cuisine, but served with simplicity. Inside, discover a colorful and finely thought out decor, and an open counter on the Chef.
📍 Rue de Flandre 19, 1000 Brussels
Located in the Egmont Park, “La Fabrique en Ville” is the perfect place to sip a fresh fruit juice or taste homemade pastries. The highlights? Every weekend a homemade brunch is proposed, during the week, discover their breakfast, lunch or dinner menus: avocado toast, quinoa salad taboulé, burrata …
📍 Boulevard de Waterloo 44, 1000 Brussels
In this restaurant, the entire menu is composed of 3 starters, 3 main courses and 3 desserts (all with organic vegetables, meat and fish from Belgium). The simple, refined and warm decoration is in line with the French cuisine served. An address you should not miss while in Brussels. Small advice? Don’t forget to book in advance!
📍 Chaussée de Waterloo 203, 1060 Brussels
Looking for a unique dining experience? Gramm is what you need! In the evening, you will discover a delightful 6-course menu. The chef offers an inventive, original cuisine that varies between French (especially Brittany region) and Japanese influences. The decor is simple and bistro-inspired.
📍 Rue de Flandre 86, 1000 Brussels
If you are looking for seafood and shellfish dining experience, you absolutely must go to the Crab Club and taste their clams, cuttlefish, knives or crabs. Here, the menu varies depending on arrivals and offers many land-sea associations.
📍 Chaussée de Waterloo 7, 1060 Brussels
Less than five minutes’ walk from the clinic, “Au Rallye des Auto” is a bistro that offers a very pleasant terrace and a varied menu gathering the traditional specialties of the region: meatloaf, tartare … an ideal stop after your consultation at the clinic!
📍Chaussée de Waterloo 1500, 1180 Brussels
Brasserie Prince d’Orange
In addition to the brasserie menu, you can find a seafood counter with a wide selection of seafood platters to share and enjoy on site or to take away. At the back of the restaurant is a beautiful terrace sheltered from the noise and bustle of the city.
📍 Avenue du Prince d’Orange 1, 1180 Brussels
Comme chez Fleur
This restaurant in the neighborhood of Fort Jaco (about 20 minutes’ walk from the clinic) offers a selection of traditional Vietnamese and Thai dishes: spring rolls, chicken noodles, fresh ginger chicken…
📍Chaussée de Waterloo 1384/B, 1180 Brussels