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Address: Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium

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Small and cosy market

I just had an hour free time and decided to visit the weekly market. It was small and cosy, but offered a good choice of market stalls where you could buy Mediterranean delicacies... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2015
Uyen H
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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wednesday afternoon and early evening are market time at Place du Chatelain. The most fantastic cheese, fresh meat, cooked meat, baked goods, fresh vegetables and fruit, and fresh fish. And at this time of year mulled wine ..... and more. I love it.

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Thank Andrew D
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60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Cute ansah charming little market and very much he is aware of what he is doing! Fresh fruits and things like olives and cheese, things like this.

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Thank Mrsofori
Brussels, Belgium
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179 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I do not come here often but when I do, I choose the Wednesday afternoon or evening. This is when the place converts into a joyful fresh food market. Many stands have a little terrace where you can eat and drink among friends. The atmosphere is quite international and posh as this is the uptown part of Brussels. Around the... More 

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Thank Robert V
Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Every Wednesday afternoon/evening there is a small market with veritables, fruits, Italian/French gourmet food, pastries, and small delicious snack-places. There are bigger markets like the one at the South-Station, or more famous at Flagey, or more fancy at Sablon, but this is my favorite one, it combines a bit everything and I like the area a lot! -Go there!!

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

On a Wednesday, the Marché Chatelain is my favorite place to be! From 2-6/7 you can buy all the fruits and veggies, and some things like bread and cheese- to your hearts desire! The prices range and I have seen way too expensive veggies, but also have gotten some great deals! Around 6 or 7- tons of people come out... More 

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Thank joiedart
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I just had an hour free time and decided to visit the weekly market. It was small and cosy, but offered a good choice of market stalls where you could buy Mediterranean delicacies (olives, fresh pastas, sausages, bread etc.) and fruit and vegetables. You could also buy a meal and enjoy your dish at one of those tables. The delicacies... More 

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Thank Uyen H
perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Going to the place du chatelaine street to visit the markets on a Wednesday is a must do! Food from all different countries available In stalls and very clean :) great selection of wines and Belgian beers. Fresh fruit and veg. Seafood and meats aswell as delicious cheese and olive stalls! It's a must do if in Brussels

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london
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

The views by others are true; it is a very nice place/market to pass time on a Wednesday, however the setting is occasionally spoilt as it was yesterday by the police who are there to keep pickpockets and the like under control. Instead of doing their job, they often pick on the traders by insisting that they not cross lines... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

Going to a city midweek often rules out markets-except for fruit and veg ones. The wednesdat market in Place de Chatelain is predominantly food and drink but its a really good experience. Its that elusive experience we are usually all after when away on holiday- a local experience. Its just lots and lots of people browsing, tadting, shopping and eating-... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

Cosy place to have lunch or afternoon tea or just to chat with friends. I did lost first time when I was driving there, but overall it's pretty easy to get to. For me it is a special place because the wedding boutique where I bought my dress is situated there. So I will always remember it.

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