West of Grand Place you'll find Place Sainte Catherine, a long-time fish-market venue and current dining hotspot. The open-air plaza is placed proudly in the shadow of the Ste. Catherine church, an authentic but hastily constructed building that gives the area a rugged feel. Drop by during the day for what locals claim to be the best seafood in Europe, or lift your spirits with espresso from any one of the numerous cafes. At night the area boasts several restaurants and bars that promise a good time—without breaking the bank—and during the winter, drop by the Christmas market, considered to be a must during the holiday season.
For a pleasant walk away from the rush of the city, La Cambre Abbey is a good choice. The gardens... Read more