Chocolate, Frites, Waffles and Beer! These are not the only famous delights of the Belgian Capital. For the Cultured, Brussels presents the Grand Palace and the Opera House. These are must see beautiful buildings, boasting exquisite architecture and stunning designs for their age! How did they build these without modern machinery?
Like Amsterdam, Brussels has its very own debaucheries corner! The red light district offers something a little bit different, with weird and wonderful bars, nightclubs and attractions. This is a must see area of the City as it is a very rare sight in Europe! Don’t be put off though, like the rest of Brussels, this area is tourist friendly and very safe. Brussels is also home to the Atomium. This structure was built for the World Fair in 1958. The Mirrored Atom shaped structure towers in to the sky and is one of Brussels most famous land marks. The structure and park are dedicated to design and Architecture, so a great spot for any students studying these subjects as well as everyone else! Travel up to the top sphere and get a 360 degree view across the whole of Brussels. A definite photo opportunity for a snapchat or selfie #stunningview!
A fantastic city to let NUCO Urban help your group to indulge in some awesome new experiences!
Supplying some of the best cocktails in the city, Confusion is definitely the mindset that you will be left with if you drink too many of the house specials. 'Fadils Fusions' in 5 different varieties are definitely strong, however they are quite unique. A simple interior and local crowd, make Confusion a great place to witness a real Belgian bar.
Exposed brick walls, leather sofas and Jazz music, give Le Tavernier a very cool vibe. The terrace outside is filled with comfortable seating and beautiful, bespoke lanterns. This creates a super chilled and cosy atmosphere. This mixed with live music, makes Le Tavernier, one of the best bars in the City. The house special is a Mojito. The perfect cocktail to sip and be transported to the world of Jazz.
From Belgian, American, Chinese, Australian, Indonesian . . . . Delirium Cafe has the widest range of beer, in a bar, in the world! That is a jolly large accolade. The decor is traditionally Belgian, with lots of wood throughout and the crowd is young. Delirium Cafe is a melting pot of visitors from all over the globe. There are plenty of weird and wonderful flavours of beer for you to try.
The humble Frite (chip, french fry) was apparently created in Belgium. This is what the Belgians say anyway. Regardless of who created them, Brussels serves up some of the best chips in the world! The simple cheap snack is traditionally eaten with mayonnaise here and can be found at vendors and kiosks all over the City. Arguably the best place is Friterie - Chez Antoine. You cannot come to the city and not check out this world famous snacks!
If you are hungry and eating on a budget, Skievelat is definitely the place to go. This simply and beautifully decorated bar/restaurant serves up Belgian classics and other dishes from around Europe. Fresh ingredients, large portions and low prices, make this place a perfect place for lunch or dinner.
An american style sports bar in 'Ixelles' area or Brussels. If burgers and sort are your thing, this place is fright up your street. Football, ice hockey, rugby, cricket, basketball, you name it, they will put it on the TV's and big screens here. The chilli cheese burger is the fans favourite and the Belgian beer is fantastic. This could definitely be in the bars or restaurant list, a true hybrid, fit for any occasion. . . Well we wouldn't take our parents in law for dinner here type of place, but its super with friends!
The biggest nightclub in Brussels and the perfect place for any party animal to dance the night away. This is Brussel's modern, high tech club. Like similar places in other cities, Le Mirano offers, state of the art sound system, playing current dance music. A revolving podium is ready and waiting for you to bring your best moves. A great option to put on your dancing shoes and party the night away.
Le You is a modern Nightclub in the centre of the City. Commercial floor fillers are played all night long and you can dance the night away over the 2 floors and large balconies. Checkout their Facebook page before you arrive to check for any big names playing during your stay.
Hostel Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous painters in history. Here is a chance to stay in the place where he used to work and paint! Hostel Van Gogh is located in the centre of Brussels. It offers clean and comfortable hostel accommodation and the place is filled with print and art by the great artist. An in house restaurant serving home cooked, great value meals will make sure that you don't go hungry too. Breakfast is included and WIFI is free, so you couldn't require anything else from a city centre hostel.
NUCO Urban know that stash is very important these days. We offer some great quality merchandise to help you to remember the trip with your group. We can create Hoodies, Crew Neck Jumpers, T-shirts, Snapbacks and Beanies to name a few. Even Umbrella’s to make sure that you don’t get wet while exploring your new destination. These are not cheap garments that will shrink in the wash either! Through our vast experience in snow sports and years of great supplier relationships, we offer personalized items from some fantastic street wear brands.