Urban Yard

Are you in Brussels for a few days and looking for suggestions? Here are some ideas to make your stay at the Urban Yard Hotel and in Brussels even more enjoyable!

MIMA Museum


Brussels boasts a vibrant art scene with new museums dedicated to all forms of art. Close to the hotel, you can discover such interesting and different places as the MIMA [visual arts museum],  the WIELS [contemporary arts centre], Centrale [Centre] For Contemporary Art or the Vanhaerents Collection. If you are keen to explore further, Bozar [Centre for Fine Arts], the Royal Museums of Fine Arts and the famous Magritte collection await you!


Beaucoup Fish
© Beaucoup Fish

Restaurants / Bar

Head to Rue de Flandres to discover an array of some of the capital’s hippest restaurants, bars and cafés! There is something for everyone with Henri, Selecto, etc. For a typically Brussels experience, don’t miss the Noordzee fish counter. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, you can enjoy the freshest seafood in a popular and trendy atmosphere! Continue your exploration with Beaucoup Fish, an upmarket restaurant on the Quai au Foin square. And don’t forget the Place Sainte Catherine, which is full of nice little bistros! As for the trendiest bar in Brussels, look no further than the Archiduc, located on Rue Antoine Dansaert, with jazz music to boot!


Passa Porta Bookshop


The Rue Antoine Dansaert is renowned for its trendy shops. You won’t know where to turn between Belgian designers, major international brands and rare places like the Passa Porta bookshop, which can be found only in Brussels.


Le Marché aux Puces
© Visit Brussels


Leave the hotel and head for Les Marolles to find a rare gem! An authentic working-class district, it is well worth a stroll. On the programme: flea markets, pubs and street art! Don’t miss the Flea Market. It takes over the Place du Jeu de Balle every day from dawn to 2pm on weekdays and 3pm at weekends. You can find all sorts of objects and bask in the atmosphere. The adjoining Rue Blaes and Rue Haute are full of vintage and antique shops. Continue your visit and discover the city’s great classics such as the Sablon, the Grand Place and Manneken Pis!