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Belgium's Gourmet Cuisine and Gastronomy


Best known for its beers, waffles, chocolate, speculoos and Brussels sprouts, cheese and lately foie gras, Belgium definitely has a taste for extraordinary food.


The Kingdom of Belgium certainly has style and taste when it comes to culinary art and cuisine.


© WBT - Philippe Lermusiaux

Discover Belgiums' cuisine


Savour the regional cusine and gourmet traditions. The most exquisite dishes are masterfully concocted by real wizards, who also happen to be world-famous chef artists.


There's more to the success of Belgian chefs than just mussels and chips,  steak américain (raw minced meat) and café liégeois (cold dessert with coffee and ice-cream).


What they have in common, besides their creativity, is the excellent quality of their products: fresh local produce combined with exceptional beers and soft cheeses.


Enjoy Belgium's delicious food


2012 is the year of gastronomy in Wallonia and Brussels. Come and discover the sweet and savoury best on your next trip to Belgium:



Join a host of activities and events prepared to delight the palate.


Take a guided visit to a farm or a brewery, book a gourmet weekend or a chocolate body treatment.


You can also take part in a chocolate workshop or take a Belgian-cuisine cooking class, enjoy a gourmet meal in a starred hotel listed in the Michelin guide or purchase a gourmet gift basket in a traditional grocery store.


Enjoy delicious delicacies!