Today we are going to be going on a deep dive into where to find healthy food and restaurants in Brussels. We will try to cover all of the best places to get nutritious food in your area so that you can feel as good as possible after your meal.
Kicking things off will be the best local vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Mom always told you to eat your vegetables, well you certainly will be able to at these great venues.
Then we will get into some other healthy restaurants near you, plus discuss good salad bars and restaurants with good soups. Brussels health food stores and markets will follow them up, buying nutritious foods and cooking meals yourself is a great way to know just how good your diet really is.
Smoothies and juice shops will come next, and we will get you out of here with a few gluten free bakeries that should also have plenty of low sugar sweets and treats. Stick around for our local healthy foods map at the end that will have all the places we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
Plus you are welcome to read our other posts on the region at that link if you are interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
Some of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Brussels would be:
- Liu Lin at Rue Haute 20
- Greenway Foods at Troonstraat 216
- Buddy Buddy at Rue des Drapiers 10
- Humus x Hortense at Rue de Vergnies 2
- Le Botaniste at Rue Franklin 2
Liu Lin is a Taiwanese street food establishment that employs local and organic foods combined with authentic Taiwanese and other Asian dishes, and their entire menu is made up of plant-based foods. Greenway Gent has been offering a variety of unexpectedly good veggie dishes at Delhaize and for food booths at major Belgian summer music festivals since the late 1990’s.
Buddy Buddy picks, roasts, grinds, and jars everything and recommends Nut Butter Atelier which describes itself as the home of premium, organic, natural, and plant-based nut butter. Humus Hortense has developed a cooking approach that’s influenced by botanical study and foraged delicacies providing a complete experience menu including lunch and supper options. Le Botaniste is a plant-based organic food and natural wine bar in a reconstructed nineteenth-century pharmacy.
Brussels Healthy Restaurants
More healthy restaurants in your area are:
- Yag 1050 at Rue Washington 59
- The Foodmaker at Ave de la Toison d’Or 5
- EXKi at Rue Neuve 78
- The Avocado Show at Blvd Anspach 66
- Hinterland at Chaussée de Charleroi 179
Salad Bars Near You
These local salad bars should have plenty of nutritious foods to choose from:
- Menthe & Safran At Rue de l’Enseignement 51
- Mozart, More Than Just Ribs at Petite rue des Bouchers 18
- Loola at Ave Vésale 20
- Sowl at Rue de la Loi 238
- Hygge at Saint-Lambert 8
- Yaki Grand Place at Rue du Midi 52
- The Lobster House at Rue des Bouchers 34
Menthe & Safran is a welcoming establishment where you can savor a traditional Moroccan dish of wonder while enjoying on one of their many salads or freshly squeezed juices. Mozart is an all you can eat restaurant where the ribs, various sauces, potatoes, French fries, and salad are all plentiful.
Loola provides light and crispy pizza dough, unique sauces, dressings, artisanal desserts, and salads. At Sowl Rue de la Loi you can create a great salad using the computerized terminals in their restaurants, your computer, or even your phone.
Hygge at Saint-Lambert sells personalized salads, mesclun, spinach, and Roman greens. Asian salads are served in Yaki Grand Place. The list of salads that are available at Lobster Hous is long.
These restaurants are known for their great soups:
- Kokuban Place Jean Rey at Rue Belliard 180
- Thai Bangkok Brussels at Blvd Emile Jacqmain 54
- The Lobster House at Rue des Bouchers 34
Pick Eat is a good place to try out Vietnamese soups in your area and you can also find a variety of healthy Asian soups at Thai Bangkok. The Lobster House is also known for their soups.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Pick out your own produce at these Brussels health food stores and markets:
- Champigros at Rue Sainte-Catherine 36
- Sequoia at 532 Chaussée de Saint-Job
- Färm at 43 Quai au Bois à Brûler
- Bio Market at 58 Rue des Tanneurs
- TAN at 95 Rue de l’Aqueduc, Ixelles
- Mabru Marché Matinal at Quai des Usines 22
Smoothies & Juice Shops
There are plenty of smoothie and juice shops near you:
- Green Mango at Chaussee de Vleurgat 142
- Exki at Rue du Marche Aux Herbes 93
- L Express at Rue des Chapeliers 8
- Choosy at Rue des Pierres 40 Steenstraat 40
- The Sister Brussels Café at Rue Chair et Pain 3
Smoothies, cocktails, gin, and beers are all available at Green Mango. Exki has a large selection of drinks and juices that are gluten-free, lactose-free, and vegetarian. L Express is known for their fresh juices of fruit and cocktails.
Watermelon, pineapple, celery, kale, parsley, spinach, jalapeno, and sea salt juices are available at Juice Land. Real fresh juices and smoothies are available at the Sister Brussels Café and Choosy
Gluten Free Bakeries In Your Area
Enjoy some fresh baked goodness at these gluten free bakeries:
- Chambelland at l’Université Ave 42
- Ricotta & Parmesan at Rue de l’Ecuyer 31
Chambelland sells bread, organic rice, cereals, flour, cakes, and buckwheat that are all gluten-free. Gluten-free tomato cream with mascarpone and arugula pesto, grilled vegetable antipasti marinated in garlic, pasta with tartufata, pine nuts, pecorino, homemade sweets like chocolate mousse, bread, and more are available at Ricotta & Parmesan.
Sister Brussels Café from our best smoothies near you list also provides a variety of food, drinks, breads, and desserts for gluten intolerant clients.
You can also read our posts on:
- Soup & Salad Bars in Antwerp
- Soup & Salad Bars in Luxembourg
- Soup & Salad Bars in Rotterdam
- Soup & Salad Bars in Amsterdam
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Brussels
We wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it shouldn’t be hard for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
While we try our best to keep these posts updated it isn’t easy, if you noticed anything incorrect on this page please let us know in the comments. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Brussels.