Our favourite vegetarian restaurants in Brussels

03.01.2019 - Editorial

Looking for a New Year’s resolution ? Why not eat less meat ?
As flexitarianism, vegetarianism and veganism steadily grow in popularity, plant-based restaurants offer more choice now than ever before.

Whether you’re concerned about your health, the environment or animals, or simply fancy discovering bold new flavours, we’ve decided to share our 5 favourite vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Brussels with you.



Mostly vegetarian with vegan options, the diverse buffet offers different options every day using local and seasonal products.
Not too far from Porte de Namur, a warm-hearted staff will welcome you in this cozy and delicious restaurant.


329 Chaussée d'Ixelles, Ixelles
Tel : +32 (0)2 649 89 81
Reservations by phone

Open Tuesday to Saturday
from 12h to 3pm
from 7pm to 11pm



humus x hortense

A small and artsy restaurant whose innovative, gourmet meals change every week and in rhythm with the seasons. They work with local producers to bring you a fixed menu formula which can be made vegan upon asking, along with a cocktail bar featuring artisanal beers, fine wine and more experimental drinks.
The beautiful plates were handcrafted exclusively for the restaurant by Caroline Baerten, as part of the restaurant’s philosophy of ethically manufactured products.

Nicolas Decloedt is voted as the Best Vegetable Chef of 2019 by the renowned culinary guide Gault & Millau.


2 Rue de Vergnies, 1050 Brussels
Tel : +32 474 65 37 06
Online reservations
Cash-free restaurant

Open Tuesday to Saturday
from 12 to 2:30pm (except Tuesdays)
from 6pm to 10pm




Just next to Flagey square, AMI is a vegetarian restaurant with vegan options. It offers fresh and original meals, sandwiches, salads, soups and savory burgers, all served by a friendly staff. Eat inside the cozy restaurant or on the terrace and its nice atmosphere for a great lunch.


13 Rue Lesbroussart, Ixelles
Tel : 02 646 88 41
Phone or online reservations

Open Monday to Saturday,
from 12 to 3pm
from 6:30pm to 10pm

Deliveroo available



Les 4 Jeudis

Entirely vegan and gluten-free, Les 4 Jeudis crafts a different meal every day, using organic ingredients. The welcoming little restaurant is quite popular, so you better book in advance !


36a Rue du Marteau, 1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Tel : +32 2 721 10 49
Reservations by phone

Open Monday to Friday
from 12 to 2pm



Le Botaniste

Discover this unique, fully vegan restaurant serving only organic, seasonal and local food, caring about your health and the environment but also your taste buds.
It’s a great place to eat lunch, with a diverse and unusual menu, all the while remaining CO2 neutral !

They also have a place in Ghent.


2 Rue Franklin, 1000 Brussels
Tel : 02 646 44 47
No reservations


Open Monday to Saturday
from 11am to 10pm

Deliveroo available




As a little bonus, we’ve added Bouchery to the list, which is a favourite of the editor !
During the week (Mon-Fri), from 12 to 1:30pm, the restaurant offers a reportedly delicious and fully vegetarian buffet constituted of homemade and or local products.


812 A, Chaussée D’Alsemberg, 1180 Bruxelles
Tel : +32 (0)2 332 37 74
Online reservations



We hope you’ll enjoy those restaurants, and we wish you a happy New Year !