La Fleur en Papier Doré was the haunt of Magritte and Herge in years gone by, and their presence still resonates strongly in the bar today. Warm and dimly lit, the walls are covered in artwork of several shapes and forms, and the tables have been graffiti-ed upon and carved out for decades. Artists still gather here today over goblets of lambic, gueuze, and kriek and discuss events or catch up—if you're not sure what your style is, ask a waiter and they'll be more than able to point you in the right direction. And keep an eye out; some of Magritte's scribbles are still here today.
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