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Café Littéraire at Le Méridien Brussels

The Longitude 4° 21'  bar invites you to join our Café Littéraire; a series of inspiring talks to engage with our selected authors, and learn more about their creative process.

Themes range from politics to arts, novels, culinary writings and much more.  Depending on the topic you choose, each time our author will offer you a unique, creative and participative experience.  

To confirm your attendance, have more information or be one of our guest authors please email us at cafe.litteraire@lemeridien.com

AUTHOR TALKS AND SIGNING SESSIONS 

Coming up!

25th June 2014, 7pm

Good Beer Guide Book Cover

Join authors Tim Webb and Joe Stange and discover the best Belgian beers at the Café Littéraire.

The Good Beer Guide is an iconic guide to the world-renowned home of serious beers. An indispensible work for all Belgian beer lovers, even in Belgium itself.
This guide is already in its 7th edition.

From Beer festivals to cosy cafés, upmarket restaurants to brewery tours, this guide is an essential companion for any visit to Belgium or for seeking out Belgian beer round the world.

Past Café Littéraire events

From Souk to Souk by Robin Ratchford

Cafe Litteraire_Robin Ratchford photo

Robert Ratchford has lived in six different countries and visited more than a hundred others and their territories on all seven continents. Travel, adventure and discovery are central themes in his life.

'From Souk to Souk' is based on Robin’s journeys across the Middle East. From the historic bazaar of Aleppo in Syria to the street markets of Baghdad, Robin offers an innovative account of his travels across the region with its ancient cities and glittering metropolises.

Philippe Geluck and Le Chat

Philippe Geluck is a Belgian humourist, writer, illustrator, actor, comic and the French-speaking world’s most popular and successful cartoonist.  He came to talk about the evolution of Le Chat who appears in an array of wacko illustrations that have sold over 8 million copies.  Geluck also created an original drawing for Le Méridien Brussels Hotel. Watch him draw here!


The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels
by Derek Blyth

Secrets Of Brussels

A unique guidebook written by a true Brussels insider who knows the city like the back of his hand.  The aim is not to cover the city form A to Z, but to inspire.  This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets.  Derek has visited Le Méridien Brussels on several occasions as a big favourite with our regular and new guests alike.  Always ready to offer up some new secrets not only in Brussels but in Antwerp and soon Ghent too.  See photos of our latest event with Derek in March 2014 here.


What's Cooking in Belgium
  - Recipes and Food Stories from a Food-Loving Nation by Anna Jenkinson and Neil Evans

Cookbook

 

What's cooking in Belgium is a cookbook with a difference. Not only will you find lots of mouthwatering recipes for traditional Belgian dishes, but also fascinating anecdotes about the nation's cuisine.  Illustrated with beautiful photographs by Diane Hendrikx this is a book that could live in the kitchen or on your coffee table.
Executive Chef Vincent Masson is rumored to make an appearance and offer his little interpretation of the authors' favorite. Click here to discover our photo album and re-live this creative event with us.

For more information about upcoming talks, see our calendar here

Curious?  Discover photos from all our events.