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.

Filigrane – For the bookworms

Filigrane – For the bookworms

Image by André Corrado

“Filigrane” in Brussels is one of the biggest bookshops in the city but is also comfortable and of course has a nice selection of comics & graphic novels.

Full Article by André Corrado

Flagey Market – A Sunday out

Flagey Market – A Sunday out

Image by Renata Riva

The Flagey Sunday Market has drifted from a fruit, vegetables and meat market to a gathering spot for the locals living in the area. And I love it!

Full Article by Renata Riva

Flea Market Marollen – Old style Brussels

Flea Market Marollen – Old style Brussels

Image by Davy Verbeke

“Flea Market Marollen” Brussels is a place I love to spend my day to look at dead people’s stuff. I’ve just bought a postcard, stamped in 1915…

Full Article by Davy Verbeke

Gare du Midi market – Famous Sunday morning market

Gare du Midi market – Famous Sunday morning market

Image by Simon Blackley

“Gare du Midi market” is the famous Sunday morning market in Brussels. There is plenty of choice and prices will start dropping to almost zero at 13:30…

Full Article by Renata Riva

Het Ivoren Aapje – A cave covered in books

Het Ivoren Aapje – A cave covered in books

Image by Davy Verbeke

“Het Ivoren Aapje” is a second hand bookstore chock full of shelves of books up to the ceiling. It is bookworm Frederik who personally selects every work.

Full Article by Davy Verbeke

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