Coffee Drinker's Guide To Brussels: Best Coffee Shops

Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Brussels: Best Coffee Shops

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Brussels, the Belgian Capital, now has more coffee shops than any other city in the nation. The very first coffee shop in this city was undoubtedly Or Coffee and Antwerp. But since then, multiple coffee stores have opened in every corner of the city.  So no matter where you are, be it in the South or the North, you will find a coffee place that caters to your preferences and location.

List of the Best Coffee shops in Brussels

MOK Specialty Coffee Roastery & Bar

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Rue Antoine Dansaert 196, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)

The MOK Specialty Coffee Roastery & Bar started its first store back in 2012. Over the years, it has become an integral part of the third wave movement in the country. It has its coffee roastery. Along with Brussels, they have another store in Rue Antoine Dansaert. 

The interior of the store has large windows facing the streets of Brussels. You will not find a traditional counter like you usually do in coffee shops. The MOK Specialty Coffee Roastery & Bar has a central counter that has communal space around it. At the back of this shop, there is an open kitchen with different decorative plants. 


Aksum Coffee House

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(Boulevard Anspach 13, 1000 Bruxelles)

If you pay a visit to the Grand Palace in Brussels, you must visit the Aksum Coffee House, which sits right around the corner. If you like your coffee fresh, you will be glad to know that this coffee shop procures and roasts fresh coffee beans daily. Along with coffee, they also serve the best passion fruit tart.

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Along with having a branch in Place Jourdan, they also have an outlet near Dansaert. They use different brewing and roasting techniques to bring out the subtle aroma and flavor of the coffee. 


My Little Cup

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(53 rue de la Croix de Fer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)

My Little Cup opened back in 2014. The store is situated around the corner of Parc Royal and at the center of the capital city Brussels. The interior of this store has floor-to-ceiling windows that ensure enough light passes inside the store. 

Initially, they procured their coffee grounds from a roastery in Paris. But currently, they have started working with many local roasteries to ensure fresh coffee grounds for brewing.

My Little Cup is situated near the Parc Royal. Despite having small space, they do not lack generous seating arrangements. 


Cafe Du Sablon

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(1000, Rue de la Régence 26, 1000 Bruxelles)

Sablon is a great place for shopping. If you are around this area, you should stop by Café Du Sablon to reenergize yourself after all the shopping. Along with coffee, they also serve homemade cakes, bagels, and other baked items. 

Take your laptop with you when you visit this coffee place as they have a peaceful ambiance where you can work in peace. 


Fika Coffee

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(Rue de la Paix 17 – 1050 Ixelles)

The word Fika comes from the Swedish language, which means to have a coffee break. Along with coffee, you will find different pastry items as well as cinnamon buns, chocolate balls, and other desserts. Right at the back of this coffee shop, there is an open backyard. 

As far as coffee taste is concerned, the Fika Coffee Shop procure their coffee from a local roaster named Café Capitale. 


Living Room

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(Place Jean Rey 8 – 1040 Etterbeek)

The Living Room is a popular place for those who comes to visit the park right next to it. Thanks to their collection of coffee beverages, and pastries, everyone will find something that they like. Their chefs make one of the best cookies in all of Brussels.

This coffee shop is divided into two floors; the ground floor caters to those who want to sit and relax while sipping on their coffee. On the other hand, the upper floor is for those who want to sit with your laptop and get work done. 


Belga & Co

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(Rue du Bailli 7A, &Rue Ernest Solvay 12, Brussels)

The Belga & Co was started by two friends Loïc and Charly, somewhere around 2016, near the Châtelain neighborhood. They have another outlet near Saint-Boniface and have plans about opening another outlet near Antwerp. 

For both specialty and filler, Belga & Co use single-origin coffee, which is premium grade. To ensure a sweet taste, they go for a medium roast. When you visit their store, you have the freedom to choose from Kalita, Aeropress, French Press, or Chemex brewing method. 

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Belga & Co sell their roasted coffee. If you have a home coffee bar, you can order their roasts and coffee blends online. Currently, they have two locations. The store in Chatelain has a little backyard with a little garden. 


The Verdict

So there you go. Now you know about the best Coffee shop in Brussels. If you are a true coffee lover, you will find the locations of these shops in this blog and what coffee they sell. Whether you are a tourist visiting Brussels for the first time, or a local student, you will love hanging out at these international standard coffee shops.

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