Are you looking to spoil your little ones with an original gift from somewhere other than the typical toyshops? Good news: Brussels is full of beautiful boutiques where you can find sustainable, ethical and often educational games and toys for children of all ages.
Any excuse to put a smile on their face: a good school report, Saint Nicholas Day, Christmas, a birthday... And what could be more delightful than revisiting your childhood and getting lost in toyshops? Discover 7 of our favourite toyshops, most of which offer European-made and sustainable toys.
*Discover our other favourite addresses offering fashion, toys, books, etc. for children.
One shop that’s still open for business is Waterstones in the centre of Brussels. In addition to children's books, this English-language bookshop has a whole heap of great gift ideas, ranging from cuddly toys from the Winnie the Pooh stories to board games for the whole family. They also sell Christmas crackers, fudge, pudding and lots of other delicious treats to give your Christmas a British flavour.
The shop remains open from 10:00 to 18:00 and they have also set up a click and collect service on their website.
A vos souhaits
This is a shop for and by toy lovers. Their selection has been chosen with great care and contains ethically responsible toys made of ecological wood, craft materials and many other toys.
Fox & Cie
Fox & Cie, is a large toy shop with a beautiful selection for young children. You’ll find quality toys from both known and lesser-known brands.
In this shop you'll find trendy brands and a wonderful selection of backpacks, games, water bottles, sandwich boxes, and so on. You'll also find beautiful cuddly toys for your little ones.
A click and collect service with collection time slots is available. Contact the shop by telephone, e-mail, Messenger or WhatsApp.
OliWood Toys offers a wide range of cute items for toddlers, as well as handicrafts, dolls, building toys, costumes and everything you need for playing outdoors: from balls to scooters.
This beautiful shop has everything for parents who prefer an environmentally friendly approach and sustainable toys. You'll find products made in Europe with organic, recycled, ethical and local materials.
Woodee is a popular address in Schaerbeek! They have a diverse and extensive range of toys to suit all tastes.
A click and collect service is available or you can have your items delivered to anywhere in Brussels, Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant. Order on their e-shop.
Looking for a board game?
Looking for a gift to bring the whole family together? There's nothing quite like a family games night on a cold, wet winter's evening. For a wide range of board games for young and old, look no further than Outpost Brussels.