Quick lunch and takeaways
Mexican food and drinks
Thai food (€ 5 lunch of the day)
Sandwich and pasta bars
Large collection of Belgian beers
Microbrewery and Belgian cuisine (Stoemp, boulettes, …)
Fancy bar to soak up some gin&tonics, cocktails, whiskeys, …
Hergé Museum – www.museeherge.com
Rue du Labrador, 26 – € 9,50 normal entrance fee (with free audio-guide)
The Hergé Museum, hosted in a modern piece of architecture designed by Christian de Portzamparc, offers a captivating glimpse into the life and work of the world-renowned artist and creator of The Adventures of Tintin. Visitors can also enjoy a nice meal or coffee at “Le Petit Vingtième”, the museum’s restaurant.
Musée L – www.museel.be
Place des Sciences, 3 – € 6 normal entrance fee
The Musée L, located in the former university library of the Faculty of Science, hosts a large collection of art works as well as the university’s scientific collection (natural history, archeology, ethnography, etc.). The design of the building, by the hand of Belgian architect André Jacqmain, is considered to be a landmark of modern architecture. Visitors can also unwind afterwards at the museum’s cosy book shop and tea room, “Livre et art”.