Brussels may not always have the weather, but it has plenty of terrace tables just waiting for that moment when the Sun gods shine on the city.
Just be prepared to race the locals to these best tables for cool beers on a warm day .
Despite its unpromising location on the corner of a busy junction, a buzzy, friendly crowd loves the suntrap terrace here.
If the curated selection of craft beers don’t relax you enough, try the deckchairs for a literally laid-back vibe.
Along with the lovely Parc Josaphat and the cute volunteer-run Beer Museum, this is another great reason to visit Schaerbeek.
Sip artisanal beers on its corner terrace, facing the beautiful art nouveau houses of Avenue Louis Bertrand .
The interior might be all grunge and gloom, but the terrace occupying the large square outside is anything but.
It’s popular with students after dark , and a great spot for a beer in the shade of the Saint Boniface church.
Brussels’ newest, funkiest address is part hotel, part upscale pizza joint, housed in a former art school renovated with love and an eye for design.
Its rooftop terrace will be one of the city’s hottest spots this summer.
An arty, vintage hangout at one end of the bustling Parvis, the heart of boho Saint Gilles.
Come on Thursdays for an evening market of food vans, mobile wine bars and musicians, turning the entire square into one big terrace party .
Pull up a deckchair on perhaps the biggest, sunniest terrace in town, beside the Ixelles ponds, to indulge in some people-watching at this iconic café-bar.
It’s part of the art deco Flagey cultural centre– a local landmark .