Gastronomic Adventure in Brussels

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Gastronomy in Brussels

Brussels is not only famous for its wide selection of beers, but also for its top-rated restaurants. This city is considered as one of the gourmet capitals of Europe – having 16 Michelin-starred restaurants. It also ranks fifth for having the most number of Gault-Millau toques. Known as the Oscars of the restaurant world, the Michelin Red Guide gives a rating of 1 to 3 stars to the world’s most outstanding restaurants based on their superb menu and wine list.

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With that being said, wine plays an important role in any restaurant aiming to get a Michelin star. According to Marks and Spencer’s wine buyer, Chris Murphy, some restaurants and pubs don’t go for the right wines and that affects people’s perception. He added, “I’d like them to sell better quality wine, and some do this. But many don’t, they don’t stock fresh wine, too many don’t understand vintage. Not many people do.”

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Having the right combination of food and wine, people can now experience an unforgettable gastronomic adventure in Brussels. Here are some of the city’s top Michelin-starred restaurants where you can start your palate’s journey:

Seagrill

Sea Grill is the gastronomic flagship of the famous Belgian chef Yves Mattagne and offers one of the best fine dining experiences in Brussels. Review coming soon.

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WY

For more information, please consult our WY reviews:

http://www.belgiantastebuds.com/wy-brussels/

http://www.belgiantastebuds.com/wy-brussels-4-hands-lunch/

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L’Alban Chambon

This award-winning restaurant showcases traditional French cuisine with a twist. Dining at L’Alban Chambon will make you feel that you’ve been transported back to the Renaissance period with its Italian baroque decors, Venetian curtains, stained-glass windows, and parquet floors. After savoring a diverse range of menu, you can enjoy some cocktails at the Bar “Le 31”, which can be found in the lobby of Hotel Metropole.

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Comme Chez Soi

Head Chef Lionel Rigolet has found its own way to interpret the most beautiful parts of gastronomy and offers his culinary vision in Comme Chez Soi.
The chefs presents well balanced dishes where flavours meet daring contrasts with an exotic twist.

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Le Chalet de la Foret 

Chef Pascal Devalkeneer uses his skills and intelligence to offer dishse with a perfect balance between tradition and avant-garde.  In Chalet de la Forêt he combines cuisine of great quality with an outstanding atmosphere, great work and consistency.

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