Eat! Brussels, Drink! Bordeaux festival returns for the seventh year

30th March 2018 (Last Updated March 29th, 2018 16:34)

The annual Eat! Brussels, Drink! Bordeaux festival will be back for its seventh year from 6 to 9 September, run by visit.brussels and Les Vins de Bordeaux.

Eat! Brussels, Drink! Bordeaux festival returns for the seventh year
Eat! Brussels, Drink! Bordeaux festival returns from 6 to 9 September. Credit: visit.brussels.

The annual Eat! Brussels, Drink! Bordeaux festival will be back for its seventh year from 6 to 9 September, run by visit.brussels and Les Vins de Bordeaux.

Taking place in the Parc de Bruxelles, the festival will highlight big names in Brussels gastronomy and the wines of Bordeaux. Visitors will be able to taste signature dishes at pop-up kitchens offered by renowned Brussels chefs.

New features for 2018 include new chefs showcasing their restaurants, and vegetarian versions of several signature dishes being offered. Ten restaurants have confirmed attendance so far with Vincent, Garage à Manger, Brinz’l, Le Tournant, Augusta, Rouge Tomate, Racines and Stirwen returning. The two new participants are Crab Club and San Bol.

The eat! Awards will take place to reward the most successful chefs and a new cheese and dessert bar will feature.

Over fifty wine growers and merchants will be in attendance at the event to showcase a range of reds, whites, rosés and crémants to partner the dishes made by the chefs. The six families of Bordeaux wines will each be represented in their own pavilion; Bordeaux Red & Bordeaux Supérieur Red, Côtes de Bordeaux, Saint-Emilion Pomerol Fronsac, Médoc & Graves, Sweet Bordeaux, Rosés, Dry whites and Crémants de Bordeaux.