The Best Local Shopping Spots in Brussels

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Brussels? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Abattoir – Weekend market

Abattoir  – Weekend market

Image by Davy Verbeke

I have a recurring dream. I’m at the historic “Abattoir” weekend market in my city Brussels. I’ve bought all I can carry and my wallet is empty.

Full Article by Davy Verbeke

Agave Boutique – Green oasis shop

Agave Boutique – Green oasis shop

Image by Sarah Filion

“Agave Boutique” in Brussels is a small plant shop – or rather, a beautiful green urban oasis. I wish I could just hang out in there all day…

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Anticyclone des Acores – Dream travel bookshop

Anticyclone des Acores – Dream travel bookshop

Image by Renata Riva

“Anticyclone des Acores” in Brussels is one of my favorite shops – and it’s so because it’s a travel bookshop! Maps, travel guides… Time to dream!

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Bernard Gavilan – Vintage clothes & accessories

Bernard Gavilan – Vintage clothes & accessories

Image by Davy Verbeke

“Bernard Gavilan” is nothing less than a Brussels institution. This vintage second hand shop has been around for more than 20 years and is always useful…

Full Article by Davy Verbeke

Ecuries van de Tram – Original bio market concept

Ecuries van de Tram – Original bio market concept

Image by Sarah Filion

“Ecuries van de Tram” is a local bio market/social house at the very center of Schaerbeek, Brussels. It’s a cultural project with a ‘slow-food’ spirit…

Full Article by Sarah Filion

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