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Best things to do in Ixelles

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Outdoor Gym
“The biggest park of Brussels, directly connected with Sonian Forest. One of our favorite spots during warm days. Park offers enormous green open spaces where you can easily play group games, run with your dog, bike, run, exercise or chill :) ”
184 locals recommend
“Typical architecture of Brussels. Visit full home of most famous belgian architect.”
136 locals recommend
“The best popular bar in Brussels, the biggest terrace too. Chill for working in the after-noon and crazy during the night. Just front of a Lake. 3 min of walks. ”
175 locals recommend
“Flagey culturel centre has a nice concert agenda, you can get low prices tickets at their shop. The architecture Moderniste of the building worth the visit. Bars et restos, théatre, culture, ponds and naturee, WE street market... For all at any time this point is the focal point of the life in Ixelles.”
156 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“The nearest Cinema ! 20 min walk from the flat or 7 min in TRAM (stop at Louise)”
33 locals recommend
“Chosen by the Brussels people as the best friterie in town. During peak hours the waiting queue can be up to 45 minutes. You can take your fries to most bars on the square and eat them there. ”
89 locals recommend
Medical Center
“Avenue Louise is one of the main shopping area of Brussels. One side of the Avenue Louise is considered as Brussels' Champs-Elysées, where most of the posh boutiques and the great names of international fashion can be found. On the other side in the galleries, you will find more affordable shops (Zara, H&M, Apple Store...) Avenue Louise is one of Brussels longest streets.The upper section is where all the shops are ”
89 locals recommend
“outdoor market every wednesday. It's packet around 18h with people drinking and eating outoors. ”
108 locals recommend
“Nice landscape, near by the old city of Brussels and not that fare from the antiquity stores , also nice to have a drinks ”
98 locals recommend
“- Most beautiful spot for taking Panorama photo - The huge palace of justice just next to it”
54 locals recommend
“choice of different world kitchens from Argentinian via Italian and Greek to French and typical Belgian cuisine. Chez Antoine is known for the best fries in the world and all bars around it accept that you bring your frites/fries/snack and buy the dring/beer from them.”
70 locals recommend
“If you like old cars this museum has a massive collection! It is located in Parc du Cinquantenaire, a very pleasant park to hang out on its own, just next to the European Commission.”
21 locals recommend
“European parliament : really interesting architecture in a pleasant quarter”
53 locals recommend
“ Public bus transport node; Citybike one-off hires available; Taxi rank; Train station - easy day trips to elsewhere in Belgium (e.g. Antwerp, Bruges, Ghent, Machelen, Namur)”
49 locals recommend
“It is a place where your can go any time of the day, to have a brunch, lunch or spend the entire night. We love its big terrace which gives a new life to that little square, the super creative and savory daily specials, the vintage and brusseleir dishes, and the cosy atmosphere.”
51 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“Lovely street market on Saturdays and Sundays with a plethora of food trucks. ”
48 locals recommend