Explore Top Finds near Your Renaissance Hotel

Top Finds

Hand-picked recommendations from around the world.

Looking for Chinese street food in London? How about boutiques in Long Beach? Or a pop-up speakeasy in Chicago?

Throw away the guidebook and get connected to what the locals know. Whatever you want to experience on your trip, we’re plugged in and on hand to help you explore the neighborhood.

Our Navigators have curated a list of some of the most fascinating ‘must do’ experiences from each of our Hotels’ neighborhoods.

We’ve collected memorable must-sees for every one of our destinations around the globe, giving you the inside scoop on the best each Renaissance Hotel location has to offer.


Place Poelaert

One of the largest squares, offering one of the best panoramas of the city; sunrises and sunsets are just astonishing!
This squares links the elegant Avenue Louise with the quirky Marolles district with a public glass lift connecting the upper and lower towns in less than 30 seconds. Don't miss the chance to contemplate the majesty of Palais de Justice(the Law Courts building), which has the reputation of being the largest building built in the 19th century! Don't miss the open-air events on Sundays.
Address: Place Poelaert, Brussels, 1000, Belgium

Cafe' Luxembourg

The perfect bar to sip a pint of Stella Artois. Chill music, cool young staff, good vibes. Sunday Brunch is a must!
A very dynamic spot in the square where the European Parliament is located. Organizing events with famous DJs, it is frequently chosen for a drink after work, especially on Thursday evenings, when Place Luxembourg is crowded with hundreds of young professionals gathering to discuss the latest EU gossip over a few drinks. On Tuesdays, enjoy your drink with some finger food from the organic market!
Address: 10 Place du Luxembourg, Brussels, 1050, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 7215715
Opening hours: Mon - Tue: 8.30 - 1.00; Wed - Fri: 8.30 - 3.00; Sat: 10.00 - 3.00; Sun: 10.00 - 00.00.

L’épicerie

An adorable old grocery store, just a couple of meters away from the birthplace of Audrey Hepburn!
Entering L’épicerie, you will feel like you should take your shoes off, as the ambiance reminds you of an actual home. Mr. Tangton is the sweetest host and owner of this tiny place He likes to decorate it with his aircraft models, his collection of pine cones, his drawings, and simple wooden furniture. Enjoy authentic Thai recipes and simple but inviting sandwiches. Try the soup of the day.
Address: 56 Rue Keyenveld, Ixelles, Brussels, 1050, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 5137184
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12.00 - 17.00; Sat: 12.00 - 15.00; Sun: closed.

Sandunovsky Banya

Experience traditional Russian recreation in the 19th-century style, aristocratic bathhouse.
Sandunovsky bathhouse is the most luxurious and the oldest baths founded in 1808. Sanduny has antique interiors, historical decorative objects and an ineffable Russian atmosphere, traditional and modern spa treatments with quality services. Definitely try a besom (rus. “venik”) with oak leaves all over your body. According Russian proverb, "Who wasn't in Sanduny, he didn't see Moscow".
Address: Neglinnaya st. 14, Bl. 3-7, Moscow, Russia
Phone: +7 (495) 782 18 08
Opening hours: Male rank 8:00-23:00; Female rank 8:00-22:00;

Mad Social

A fresh new twist to the traditional American cuisine and cocktails. Offering different flavors such as ropa vieja.
At Mad Social, the family recipes have been around for more than 35 years but chef Stephanie has added some new fresh ingredients to her family's popular recipes. The Cuban ropa vieja and the Raspy Voice with delicious raspberry flavors and lemon juice are quite delightful options on the menu.
Address: 1140 West Madison Street, Chicago, 60607, United States of America
Phone: +( 312 ) 243 2097
Opening hours: 5pm