Bruxelles Port de Mer - ASBL

Association of Merchants and Residents of the Fish Market and St. Catherine (stcath)

The bars to discover on Sainte-Catherine square

With time the place Sainte-Catherine has become a must in the city center of Brussels. Its history is personalized by its exceptional heritage convenient for tourism. Sainte-Catherine is the ideal place to spend family Christmas with the Winter Wonders or to relax with friends with its many bars in the Place Sainte-Catherine and its restaurants flowing Belgian beer on other drinks appreciated. So to discover the atmosphere of a Flemish bar or to go out at night in Brussels and go shopping, here is a list of bars to visit.

In the good old times
In the good old days is an atypical bar in Brussels, nice and ideal for an outing with friends. It is a place both cozy and obscure where you can sip and chat. With its wooden interior that makes it warm, the discovery of the beer map becomes a special moment. Its cozy atmosphere allows you to sip a wide variety of beers and the Burgundy of Flanders which is a special beer found only in this bar.

Via Via Cafe
Via Via is a café located a few meters from St. Catherine's Square and its church. True cultural and meeting place, it is perfect with its covered terrace for smokers and its vast interior. Via Via offers a variety of beers (classic, local, Trappist). In addition, it offers self-service board games and a great musical atmosphere with a wide variety of styles (jazz, hip-hop Old School).

Friends' bar
Bar des amis is a bar located in the very heart of Sainte-Catherine and attracts for its elegance, its conviviality and its charming musical atmosphere. It offers cocktails and a wide variety of beers.

Capital Coffee
This bar pleases for its cozy, soft and calm atmosphere and in the afternoon you can go with your family for a sweet break. You can enjoy hot drinks (coffee, tea) with cakes, but also fresh drinks.

Cafe Merlo
Located at the end of St. Catherine's Square, Café Merlo is a traditional pub with a cozy atmosphere. It's a bar with excellent live music in Brussels, a smiling staff, wonderful and good beers.

Monk or Monk is a legendary bar of the city of Brussels that offers many combinations of beers. Its warm environment makes a wooden interior promotes outings with friends in any season. Its quality service and wide variety of drinks make it a favorite place to go out on festive days or just to relax with a magnificent view of St. Catherine's Church.

Coffee my sister's garden
In the heart of Sainte-Catherine, there is this café-theater which offers authentic shows. Its interior and its warm atmosphere seduce. We spend good time with friends enjoying good wine or another drink.

Skylab is the perfect place to drink cocktails, milkshakes, hot drinks like tea while nibbling a little bit. It offers a cozy atmosphere and a terrace that makes it convenient for outings in winter as in summer.