The centre of Uccle, a chic neighbourhood with a village feel

The centre of Uccle, a chic neighbourhood with a village feel

Place Vander Elst à Uccle

Affluent neighbourhood with a village feel, The centre of Uccle is one of the most popular districts in Brussels. Here, characterful buildings stand along the avenues, small shops and market gardens are part of the landscape and the cultural offer is of high quality. Let us guide you through one of the most emblematic districts of the capital.

place Vander Elst à Uccle

Visit to the centre of Uccle

Welcome to the heart of Uccle, north of Wolvendael Park. A district where the transport offer, bus and tram, allows you to reach all the strategic points of Brussels. Here, the beauty of the buildings and the village atmosphere seduce all those who venture here. You are located in the south of the Churchill district, a few steps from the Rue de Stalle and the Observatory.

Immersion in Uccle in the heart of Parvis Saint-Pierre

We invite you to the heart of Uccle: the Parvis Saint-Pierre. This is the historical centre of the municipality of Uccle, whose emblem is the listed church dating from the end of the 18th century. You will be immediately immersed in the life of this village centre, which is mainly frequented by the inhabitants.

Marché du parvis Saint-Pierre à Uccle

As lunchtime approaches, head to Pain Quotidien for one of their famous sandwiches or head to Rue du Doyenné and sit down at Tontons for some excellent Italian-style pasta. Take the opportunity to go to Square Coghen and look up at the Art Deco facades. Just sublime!

Restaurant tontons à Uccle
Square Coghen

Shopping session on rue Xavier de Bue in Uccle

Once you have had your fill, head west to Rue Xavier de Bue, the natural shopping extension of Parvis Saint-Pierre. Here you will find a succession of luxury boutiques and chain shops. Don’t hesitate to continue your shopping on Chaussée d’Alsemberg, another shopping mecca in Brussels.

Les commerces de la Rue Xavier de Bue

Walk in Wolvendael Park

You’ve earned a relaxing break! We invite you to go to Wolvendael Park. If you are with your children, go to the playground in the south of the park, they will be delighted. You can also have a drink and an ice cream or a burger at the la guinguette Woodpecker Wolvendael.

Parc de Wolvendael
plaine du parc de Wolvendael

An evening at the Centre Culturel of Uccle

To end your day in the centre of Uccle, why not go to a play at the Centre Culturel of Uccle (CCU)? To do so, head to Rue Rouge, which borders the northern part of Wolvendael Park. The Centre Culturel of Uccle offers a varied programme of theatre, dance, concerts and exhibitions.

Centre culturel d'Uccle

Living in the centre of Uccle

Cuisine du caffé al dente à Uccle
Maison communale d'Uccle
Boulangerie la fleur du Pain à uccle
Librairie Bleu d'encre à Parvis Saint-Pierre
Magasin Farm rue de Stalle
façade de la place Vander Elst à Uccle
façade art déco avenue Coghen à Uccle
Terrasse du Pain Quotidien au parvis Saint-pierre
Collège Saint-pierre avenue Coghen
Ecole communale du centre à Uccle
Patronne du restaurant Tontons à Uccle
Terrasse du restaurant le Petit pont à Uccle
Devanture du Caffé Al dente à Uccle
Cuisine du caffé al dente à Uccle
Maison communale d'Uccle

Here are 10 must-see activities or places

  • Drink a coffee on the terrace of Pain Quotidien
  • Go shopping on the Chaussée d’Alsemberg
  • Stroll around and buy a book at the Bleu d’Encre bookshop, which is open 365 days a year
  • Buy organic fruit and vegetables or taste seafood with a white wine on Sundays in the Parvis Saint-Pierre square
  • Attend a show at the Centre Culturel d’Uccle
  • Relaxing in De Wolvendael Park between Dieweg and Heroes Square
  • Admire the Art Deco or neoclassical architecture of the houses on Place Van Der Elst, Avenue Coghen and in the Square Coghen
  • Enjoy the delicious pasta at Caffè Al Dente
  • Pick up your baguette at La Fleur du Pain
  • Visit the Dominique Rigo contemporary furniture showroom in the rue de Stalle

Do you like the centre of Uccle? This sought-after neighbourhood is full of character houses and luxury flats! An ideal place to live in the heart of the capital.

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