Practical info

Dates and opening times

  • Thursday 5 September 2019, from 12 pm to 11 pm
  • Friday 6 September 2019, from 12 pm to 11 pm
  • Saturday 7 September 2019, from 12 pm to 11 pm
  • Sunday 8 September 2019, from 12 pm to 9.30 pm

Access

In the very heart of Brussels, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX Festival will be held in the Brussels Park opposite the Royal Palace.

Whether you are coming by car, public transport, bicycle or on foot, there are many ways to get to the festival.

The park is always open to everyone, even without a PASS, but there will be security personnel controlling the entrances. We recommend that you do not come with backpacks or big bags.

The festival is fully accessible to persons with reduced mobility (PRM). There will be toilets for PRM as well as access ramps for the Park and the marquee. A PRM car park will be set up on Place des Palais.

 

Eat map

By car

Close to the festival site, the Rue de la Loi, Porte de Namur and Albertine Interparking car parks offer you parking with total peace of mind. Book your carshare through our partner Ubeeqo. More information at: www.ubeeqo.com/en/carsharing-brussels

Public transport
•Metro lines 1 and 5 Parc/Park station
•Metro lines 2 and 6 Trône/Troon station
•Bus 38, 63, 65 , 71 and 86 Royale/Koning or Parc/Park stop
•Tram 92 or 93 Royale/Koning or Parc/Park stop

By bike or by scooter

There will be bicycle parking at the festival site. Do not forget your chain. There is also bicycle parking on Rue Royale. Use our electric scooter-sharing partner Scooty to get to the festival. More information at: https://scootysharing.be/

Mobility & Accessibility

We are doing everything we can to make the festival accessible to persons with reduced mobility.Various installations and services have been put in place for persons with reduced mobility:

  • A PRM car park on rue Royale
  • Accessibility of the site improved with access ramps, cable protectors, etc.
  • Each of the site’s toilet areas is equipped with a PRM toilet

Responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages

The association of Bordeaux Fête le Vin and eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX is not intended to become a wine festival. 
The organizers also prioritize the concept of responsible consumption. For this reason, each wine producers will offer you 5 cl of his best wine. Tasters may also spit out the wine into the numerous spittoons placed by the stalls. You will also be able to rinse your glasses between tastings.

Wine in Moderation

To enjoy the best wine has to offer, here is some advice to prepare your visit: It is almost impossible to taste all the wines offered at a wine exhibition. Prepare your visit by selecting the tasting sessions you want to try. Your Wine Pass is valid throughout the festival, so don’t hesitate to come back and see us ! Never go on an empty stomach. Take breaks during your tastings and sample one of our chefs’ signature dishes. Don't forget to spit out the wine. You can use one of the many spittoons placed on the bar of each pavilion. Water, water and more water. Make sure you keep yourself hydrated during your tastings. Avoid driving. Organise your trip home in advance so that you always get home safely.

And don’t forget:

Drinking wine requires maturity: minors should not drink.

Pregnant women should avoid the consumption of alcoholic drinks.

Additional information

Payment methods

The ticket offices at the festival site, where you will be able to buy your passes, are equipped with electronic payment terminals. We accept all credit and debit cards, with the exception of American Express cards.

Animals

For practical and safety reasons, animals are not permitted on the festival grounds.

Copyright

“By attending the festival, the participant consents to visit.brussels reproducing her/his image in any of visit.brussels' various means of communication in order to inform about events or promoting them.”

Contact us

Do you have a question? Do you need more information? Then please don't hesitate to contact our team by email at info@eat.brussels

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