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Mixed area

Clustered around the metro are a series of bars / eating places around a cobbled area. Pretty... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
david n
Manchester, United Kingdom
loud but fun

it was a very brief visit due to time slot. somehow we manage the lunch time wandering this... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Citra a
Jakarta, Indonesia
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29 May 2017
“loud but fun”
22 Jul 2017
“Mixed area”
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Clustered around the metro are a series of bars / eating places around a cobbled area. Pretty scruffy area to be honest and frequented by tramps (including one who emptied the cigarette bucket over the floor looking for butts). Little food market just off the...More

2  Thank david n
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

it was a very brief visit due to time slot. somehow we manage the lunch time wandering this area. not as neat and clean as other cities i visit in europe, but i enjoy the crowd. beware of the pick pocket the first stop was...More

1  Thank Citra a
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

You cant get bored in St. Gilles.. this area has all you need.. lively and fun to be in . Lots if restaurants, bars and shopping. There are lots of transport to take you where you want to go.. lots of beautiful buildings. Its the...More

1  Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

St Gilles is a real enigma. It's close to the city centre and the posh shops of Avenue Louise, yet the streets can be messy and it attracts it's fair share of dossers. The architecture is beautiful and striking and at the heart is the...More

1  Thank Exetergourmets
Reviewed 14 October 2015

St-Gilles is, together with the city center and Ixelles one of the most popular areas in town. Now what makes the difference with those 2 other communes? - People : The contrast between the poor area in the lower part (near midi station) and the...More

5  Thank Jellebie
Reviewed 11 October 2015

great neighborhood, full of life, vibrant. many bars, shops, live music, restaurants. I recommend going there it was a great experience.

2  Thank petar713
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I recommend taking a walk from the Midi/Zuid train station to this authentic neighbourhood where you will find many hidden Art Nouveau treasures. Grab your morning coffee with speculoos on one of the "terrasses" on Parvis de Saint-Gilles, the nice cobbled main square. A nice...More

2  Thank N D
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

We just got back from a fabulous weekend in Brussels, where we based ourselves in St Gilles. We felt safe at all times, fabulous architecture and great bars, shops and cafés. Not touristy at all, a refreshing change from the Grand Place etc. Plan to...More

3  Thank suziewooh
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I have been living in St.Gilles for about 3 months, and at first, it is such a strange mix-match, it can be difficult to understand, but the more time I spend here, the more I like it. Hipsters: You have to love to hate the...More

24  Thank Esthersnippe
Reviewed 24 May 2010

This area with many art nouveau buildings makes a nice difference to the sometimes crowded old city centre part of Brussels. There, you will find the georgeous art nouveau Horta House (Musée Horta) to be visited or Hotel Tassel which is the second of the...More

11  Thank ArchitectTour
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