Grab a snack, sit down for coffee, enjoy a healthy organic meal, and even buy groceries! Learn about restaurants on ULB’s campuses, and shops in the neighbouring areas.


Do you have any suggestions? Don't hesitate to tell us about it during your visit or by email at restaurants@ulb.be
New: our restaurants have an Instagram page so don't hesitate to check it out.

The satisfaction we owe to our university community is a permanent priority for ULB.
In order to be able to pursue our improvement actions, we are conducting a survey. The aim of this survey is to understand your level of satisfaction with our products and services and to better determine your needs and expectations with regard to one of our university restaurants, Chez Théo. Your opinion is essential and we propose that it be collected in the form of a web survey lasting less than three minutes. The survey will be available from 6 February 2023 10am to Friday 10 February 5.15pm

 

Solbosch

  • University restaurants

    • Chez Théo: a daily special, ‘smart’ meals, vegetarian meals, hot and cold meals, a salad bar, pizza, and pasta. On ‘Veggie Thursdays’, a special vegetarian meal is offered.
    • Le Campouce: breakfast, salad bar, sandwiches, soup, home made desserts, yogurt, smoothies, fruit, and hot and cold drinks.
    • New in the Restaurant Le Campouce 
      Fancy a coffee? Now it can be served in a Billie cup! In collaboration with its catering partner Sodexo, the ULB has introduced the popular system of reusable cups for a fee of €1 and a fee of €1.50 for the lid. The Université Libre de Bruxelles is committed to reducing disposability, waste, and the waste of raw materials. This is the reuse revolution: less is more!
      Billie cup en
  • In order to promote health and to allow everyone to have access to healthier food, the ULB is launching a campaign "DECLIC SANTE, eating well without breaking the bank".
    To do this, the ULB is intervening on the price of the smart dish and the vegetarian dish for students.
  • Snacking

    • Campouce 2 (sandwiches), Kaf Kaf 1 (sandwiches) and Kaf Kaf 2 (pasta), Petit Yoyo: sandwiches, pasta, hot drinks, pizza.
  • Shops

    • The Solbosch campus has a book shop : The Presses Universitaires de Bruxelles, a stationery shop, a copy centre, a bank, a travel agency, and an Oxfam shop, not to mention all kinds of shops in the surrounding area.
  • Local and organic produce market

    • Tuesdays, from 3 pm to 6.30 pm on avenue Paul Héger. Learn more

Location: all shops and restaurants are located in building F1.

Plaine

  • Le Forum : The restaurant will open its doors on January 16, 2023.

    • A classic canteen where you can eat a complete and balanced hot meal. A vegetarian dish is offered every day. But also, a self service where you can find a breakfast, a salad bar, many snacks, sandwiches, soups and home made desserts.
    • Schedule: Monday to Friday - from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Breakfast is available between 7:00 am and 11:00 am. Full service is available until 1:30 pm. It can be reduced after 1:30 pm to limit food waste.
    • Price List (in french)
    • Menu of week (in french)
    • A vending machine with freshly prepared meals is installed on the 3rd level of the BC building.

Location: ‘Forum’ building ground floor

Erasme

  • ‘Les Presses’ restaurant:

    • A classic canteen where you can eat a full hot meal and also sandwiches. A vegetarian dish is offered every day
    • New in the Restaurant Les Presses 
      Fancy a coffee? Now it can be served in a Billie cup! In collaboration with its catering partner Sodexo, the ULB has introduced the popular system of reusable cups for a fee of 1 € and 1 € 50 for the lid. The Université Libre de Bruxelles is committed to reducing disposability, waste, and the waste of raw materials. This is the reuse revolution: less is more!
      Billie cup en
    • In order to promote health and to allow everyone to have access to healthier food, the ULB is launching a campaign "DECLIC SANTE, eating well without breaking the bank".
      To do this, the ULB is intervening on the price of the vegetarian dish for students.
  • Self-service restaurant

    • Hot and cold meals, salad bar, pasta bar
      • Location: Hôpital Erasme Level 01
  • Food Trucks

    • Location: Quadrangle and near building O

  • Shops in Hôpital Erasme

    • Ground floor: restaurant, sandwich shop, book shop, flower shop, bank, hairdresser
    • Shopping centre: restaurant, supermarket, sandwich shop, book shop, perfume shop, beauty and well-being shop, clothing shop, photo and copy centre, mutual health insurance office, travel agency
    • Organic market: Tuesdays, 12 pm to 4 pm, in front of building B.

Flagey

  • ‘L’Architecte’ restaurant

    • The Arpaije association offers hot, healthy and balanced menus served at the table. 
    • Hours and menu available at restaurant-larchitecte.be
  • Sandwich shop

    • Sandwiches, salads and soups.

Location: Flagey campus

Gosselies

  • Gate Four

  • Hot meals, pasta, salad bar, sandwiches, pastries, hot and cold drinks

Sustainable Food

Vegetarian and vegan

Going meatless at ULB is easy! Most on-campus restaurants offer vegetarian or vegan options.

  • ULB restaurants on the Solbosch (Chez Théo) and La Plaine (Le Forum) campuses offer a daily vegetarian meal.
  • On ‘Veggie Thursdays’, a special vegetarian meal is also offered. Learn more
  • Snacks and on-the-go food includes meatless or vegan sandwiches, pasta, and salad.

Responsible eating

ULB restaurants (Chez Théo, Campouce, Le Forum) are committed to offering eco-friendly food:

  • Zero palm oil
  • At least 50% of the fruits and vegetables offered are in season, with a higher percentage between June and September
  • On Wednesdays, Chez Théo offers local soup made with produce from Agricovert, a coop that also offers its products every Tuesday on the Solbosch campus market.
  • Fish species that are threatened by overfishing are banned from all food products offered at ULB.
  • The Oxfam shop on the Solbosch campus offers fair trade food products.

Local and in season

  • Every Tuesday, a local market offers in-season produce from organic or sustainable sources, on the Solbosch and Erasme campuses.

Healthy

ULB restaurants (Chez Théo, Campouce, Le Forum) limit the use of products whose consumption should be curbed according to WHO guidelines.

  • Red meat is only offered once a week: in the daily special on Wednesdays.
  • Coconut oil is not used, due to its high saturated fat content.
  • Campouce offers organic products every day in its salad bar (green containers).

Thirsty?

Let go of your plastic bottles: it’s cheaper and greener!

All restaurants have free water fountains. Fountains can also be found in several buildings on the Solbosch, La Plaine, Erasme, and Flagey campuses, meaning less waste and more savings!

Updated on February 3, 2023