Let’s face it. Inviting a potential business partner or future customer to dine out is always a great idea when you want to build a good relationship.
Here are our top 5 addresses we tested for you around our coworking space Manistal:
“Less is more” could be this restaurant’s credo. Located on an adjacent street of Avenue Louise, this 20-year-old restaurant is an established institution in the neighbourhood. And even if La meilleure jeunesse found its name in an old poem of Pasolini, its menu is not. It is modern and ambitious.
Lunch menu costs 23,50€ and the evening menu costs 36,50€.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 12h to 14h and from 19h to 22h. Saturday, from 19h oto 23h.
La meilleure jeunesse – Rue de l’Aurore 58, 1000 Brussels
(c) La meilleure jeunesse
Have you ever tasted typical Roman food? At Osteria Romana, you are in good hands. It is a true hidden gem on Avenue Legrand. Filippo La Vecchia, the Chef, offers typical dishes from the famous Italian capital: « saltimbocca alla romana » or « cacio e pepe ». Not only is it delicious, but the decor is authentic and elegant.
A 4-course menu with a glass of Vintage Italien Champagne costs 75€.
Opening hours : Monday to Friday, from 12h to 14h30 and from 19h to 23h. Saturday, from 19h to 23h.
Osteria Romana – 11 avenue Legrand, 1000 Brussels
(c) Osteria Romana
With this restaurant, you won’t regret the extra mile to walk. La Villa d’Emily is a chic and very private restaurant. This small restaurant offers the full package with its valet parking, outstanding service and discrete atmosphere. You will savour refined and elegant dishes prepared with high-quality products.
Prepare to spend 59€ for a 3-course lunch menu and 99€ for the 4-course evening menu.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, from 12h to 14h and from 19h to 22h. Saturday, from 19h to 22h.
La Villa Emily – 4 avenue de l’abbaye, 1050 Brussels
(c) La villa d’Emily
Do you prefer dairy free, gluten free and organic dishes? Then you might want to check this restaurant. You will get generous, homemade and original dishes that will delight the taste buds of the most demanding food lovers. Do not miss the terrace in the garden. It is the ideal place to avoid the bustle of city life on Avenue Louise.
You will spend between 13,90€ and 26,90€ for one of the breakfast menus or a main course.
Opening hours: everyday from 7h30 to 18h30.
La table rustique – 423 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels
(c) La table rustique
Of course, we kept the best for last. How could we make a top 5 of the finest restaurants just 2 minutes from our coworking space? This well-known restaurant may not be accessible to everyone but this establishment is incredible. The Chef, Alexandre Dionysio, is a master recognised by its peers. His technique is irreproachable. The view is superb and the food is elegant and delightful. Once you have tasted his cuisine, you will know it deserves its 2 Michelin stars.
The lunch menus cost between 90€ and 135€ (3 or 4 courses with drinks) and evening menus are between 165€ and 310€ (5 to 7 courses with a selection of wines).
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, from 12h to 13h15 and from 19h30 and 21h15. Saturday, from 19h30 to 21h15.
La Villa in the Sky – IT Tower – 25th floor – Avenue Louise 480, 1050 Brussels
(c) Villa in the sky
(c) WBP Stars
So, tell me. Where should we go next ?
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