• For foodies

    Um Plateau

    French, European - €€€€ - 1.9 km from Mama

    It's the hot-spot of the moment with a concept that Luxembourgers love: the dining bar.
    6 plateau Altmunster, Luxembourg - +352 26 47 84 26

    It features a terrace full of flowers and a boldly colored room where you can enjoy tasty tapas, including peppers stuffed with tuna, mini-burger with octopus, lamb keftas, yoghurt and coriander sauce or vegetarian tacos; all imagined by Domenico, a young 28-year-old Sicilian who attended the hotel school in Matera. The restaurant, nestled in one of the oldest houses in the city, also has a room upstairs with a library –  a cozy and private space you shouldn’t miss.

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    For culture buffs

    Draï Eechelen

    A bit of history - 900m from Mama

    This extraordinary fortress arouses the curiosity of many, thanks in particular to its museum, designed by French architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
    5, Park Dräi Eechelen L-1499 Luxembourg - +352 26 43 35

    Built as early as 1644 to fend off numerous attacks on the country, the fortress was added in the 19th century. It features 40m deep dug-outs and a wide labyrinth stretching some 20 km (the longest in the world), able to shelter up to 35,000 people. The battlements even made provisions for a real village life, complete with a bakery, an artillery and a theatre.

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    Chill & Shop

    Smets

    Fashion crush - 2 km from Mama

    Created in 1986 by Pascaline Smets, a fashion lover and pioneer in concept stores, today Smets is a fashion mecca, offering a selection of cult labels (YSL, Balenciaga, Prada, Jacquemus or Jil Sander) as well as capsule collections and other limited editions. The brand is located in the heart of the old town with three separate stores - one dedicated to shoes, another to men's fashion and a third to women's fashion and beauty.
    262 Route d'Arlon, Strassen, Luxembourg - https://smets.lu/

    To truly discover the Smet spirit, take the road to Arlon and head to its dedicated 3000sqm space, which brings together the worlds of women, men and children’s wear, plus design and gastronomy, all under one roof.

    Smets Art City, 15, avenue de la Porte-Neuve / Smets Swimming Pool, 13, avenue de la Porte-Neuve / Smets Cape Cod, 11, avenue de la Porte-Neuve / Smets Strassen, 262, route d’Arlon

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  • The place to be

    Brasserie Schuman

    French, Thai - €€-€€€ - 1.4 km from Mama

    It’s getting ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary, but it seems like this brewery has always been here, so much so that it’s a must for Luxembourgers.
    1, rond-point Schuman, L-2160 Luxembourg - +352 24 61 85 44

    Just a stone’s throw from the Grand Théâtre, it’s the place to be for dinner before or after a show, but you can come here at any time of the day for a drink on the terrace or perhaps sit down at one of the tables in its large dining room. Brasserie fare is order of the day (brilliant flammekueche), plus perfectly executed Thai recipes – vegetarian tempura, a variation of Pad Thai and mango sticky rice.

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    Italian lover

    Mosconi

    Italian, Mediterranean - €€€€ - 2.5 km from Mama

    It’s a well-loved institution and the credit goes to Illario and Simonetta who planted their culinary roots here just 20 years ago in a small house on one of the banks of the Alzette.
    13 Rue Munster, L-2160 Luxembourg - +352 54 69 94

    Among the must-tries are grilled octopus and Treviso chicory, linguine with a sardine and candied lemon sauce, ravioli of ricotta, pecorino and parmesan and suckling pig risotto flavored with rosemary, all complemented by a Tuscan cru from the Marquis Antinori vineyards. Closed Saturday lunch, Sunday and Monday.

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    Hot Spot

    Um Plateau

    French, European - €€€€ - 1.9 km from Mama

    It's the hot-spot of the moment with a concept that Luxembourgers love: the dining bar.
    6 plateau Altmunster, Luxembourg - +352 26 47 84 26

    It features a terrace full of flowers and a boldly colored room where you can enjoy tasty tapas, including peppers stuffed with tuna, mini-burger with octopus, lamb keftas, yoghurt and coriander sauce or vegetarian tacos; all imagined by Domenico, a young 28-year-old Sicilian who attended the hotel school in Matera. The restaurant, nestled in one of the oldest houses in the city, also has a room upstairs with a library –  a cozy and private space you shouldn’t miss.

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    The First Speakeasy

    Tailors Concept

    Italian, International - €€€€ - 2.4 km from Mama

    In the heart of the chic Limpertsberg district, which brings together a large number of ex-pats, Tailor Concept is one of the most unusual addresses in the city. It houses the first speakeasy in Luxembourg, located in the basement and accessible only by a code that a waiter whispers to you in secret.
    139 Avenue du Bois, L-1250 Luxembourg - +352 26 20 27 86

    Featuring thick carpeting, a cigar lounge and an ultra-chic bar, the place is perfect for savoring Japanese whisky or excellent cocktails. The tailor connection? A Savile Row specialist visits every month from London to take orders, measurements and conduct fittings.

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    After-work address

    Go ten

    Bar, Café - €€-€€€ - 2.4 km from Mama

    On the corner of Rue de la Boucherie and Marché aux Herbes, this bar is the favorite meeting place for a cosmopolitan crowd...
    10 Rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, 1728 Luxembourg - +352 26 20 36 52

    who come to enjoy sushi and tempuras at lunchtime and meet up for after work cocktails on the vibrant Go Ten terrace.

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    Exceptional Cocktails

    Octans

    Bar - €€-€€€ - 2.4 km from Mama

    A bar with contemporary decor, Japanese inspired canapes and a perfect spirits menu, from aperitifs to post-dinner spirits. Cocktails are taken very seriously with an exceptional selection of rum and whiskies.
    15 Rue du Cure, 1368 Luxembourg - +352 28 77 47 88

    The menu is divided into two parts: classics and signature suggestions, all carefully crafted and embellished with homemade syrups. The bar also gives pride of place to world wines, with vintages from Argentina and Chile and, for beer lovers, the Brasserie Simon, one of the most prestigious in Luxembourg. 

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    Dancing Queen

    De Gudde Wëllen

    Bar, Club - €€ - 2.7 km from Mama

    Curiously ignored by the guides, this club, which combines a night bar and a concert hall, is spread over the three floors of a charming Luxembourg house.
    17 rue du Saint Esprit, 1475 Luxembourg - +352 26 20 28 86

    Its success is due to its cool atmosphere, a great cocktail menu and above all the quality of its sets which mixes well-loved winners (The Soft Moon, Sophia, Sinkane, Operators) with nice surprises – readings, performances and electro nights.

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  • A must-visit

    Le Mudam

    Contemporary art - 600m from Mama

    Architect Ieoh Ming Pei knows how to make a statement. If the Louvre is striking proof of this, less is known about the fact that the famed Chinese - American architect created an equally striking work with this Museum of Modern Art - an incredible 4500sqm stone vessel topped with an immense glass roof, located on the Kirchberg plateau, overlooking the city.
    Grand-Duc Jean 3, Park Dräi Eechelen L-1499 Luxembourg-Kirschberg - https://www.mudam.com

    Le Mudam also stands out because of the richness of its collections. A must-visit.

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    For Music Lovers

    La Philharmonie

    Concerts - 500m from Mama

    Designed by Christian de Portzamparc, La Philharmonie houses a group of halls with exceptional acoustics - optimized for different types of concerts. An eclectic program features performances by the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra.
    1 Place de l'Europe, L-1499 Luxembourg ville - www.philharmonie.lu

    Audiences are also able to go to (free) rehearsals and enjoy lunches and aperitifs there. In the same warm and uncomplicated spirit, La Philharmonie celebrates all forms of music with its jazz festival and DJ nights. It is also home to Tempo, a bar-restaurant where people come to nibble tapas or sample the cuisine of chef Morris Clip.

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    For History Lovers

    Draï Eechelen

    A bit of history - 900m from Mama

    This extraordinary fortress arouses the curiosity of many, thanks in particular to its museum, designed by French architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
    5, Park Dräi Eechelen L-1499 Luxembourg - +352 26 43 35

    Built as early as 1644 to fend off numerous attacks on the country, the fortress was added in the 19th century. It features 40m deep dug-outs and a wide labyrinth stretching some 20 km (the longest in the world), able to shelter up to 35,000 people. The battlements even made provisions for a real village life, complete with a bakery, an artillery and a theatre.

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    For Arty People

    Galerie Simoncini

    Art and creation - 2.4 km from Mama

    A gallery open to all forms of art and creation. Next to the eponymous hotel, this space exhibits engravings, paintings and sculptures from contemporary, local and international artists.
    6, rue de Notre Dame L-2240 Luxembourg - +352 47 55 15

    The winter program, which runs until 20 December, allows visitors to discover the work of Marie-Isabelle Callier: using wax as substrate, she paints especially on Japanese paper and wood. Closed on Mondays.

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    Art Gallery

    Galerie Nosbaum Reding

    Contemporary art - 2.4 km from Mama

    Founded by Véronique Nosbaum and Alex Reding, this gallery, about to celebrate its 20th anniversary, is one of the leading names on the local contemporary art scene. In the heart of the old town, it houses two distinct spaces which respectively showcase young talent and the stars of the art world, including Joseph Beuys, Richard Prince and Claude Lévêque.
    2 et 4, rue Wiltheim, Luxembourg - +352 28 11 25 1

    In 2015, Alex Reading founded the Luxembourg Art Week, a contemporary art fair, the next edition of which will take place from 20 to 22 November in the Victor Hugo Hall. His ambition? To bring together great names, emerging galleries and artist collectives offering works at affordable prices.

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  • Take a walk

    Chemin de la Corniche

    Bucolic walk - 2.4 km from Mama

    A scenic walk in the old town. From the fortifications built by Vaubon, take rue Saint-Esprit to reach the Corniche path, which dominates the lower town and the Alzette valley.

    From there you can admire medieval towers, the silhouette of the cathedral and an abundance of gardens.

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    For Fashion Lovers

    Smets

    Fashion crush - 2 km from Mama

    Created in 1986 by Pascaline Smets, a fashion lover and pioneer in concept stores, today Smets is a fashion mecca, offering a selection of cult labels (YSL, Balenciaga, Prada, Jacquemus or Jil Sander) as well as capsule collections and other limited editions. The brand is located in the heart of the old town with three separate stores - one dedicated to shoes, another to men's fashion and a third to women's fashion and beauty.
    262 Route d'Arlon, Strassen, Luxembourg - https://smets.lu/

    To truly discover the Smet spirit, take the road to Arlon and head to its dedicated 3000sqm space, which brings together the worlds of women, men and children’s wear, plus design and gastronomy, all under one roof.

    Smets Art City, 15, avenue de la Porte-Neuve / Smets Swimming Pool, 13, avenue de la Porte-Neuve / Smets Cape Cod, 11, avenue de la Porte-Neuve / Smets Strassen, 262, route d’Arlon

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    Chocolate Forever

    Chocolate House

    Chocolate passion - 2.5 km from Mama

    In a 15th century medieval mansion opposite the Grand Palais Ducal, Nathalie Boom has opened a temple dedicated to chocolate, with an emphasis on exceptional origins such as Venezuela and Vietnam. You’ll find spice or cinnamon bars here, along with pralines and truffles.
    20, rue du Marché aux herbes, L-1728 Luxembourg - +352 26 26 20 06

    Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere (rough stone walls, long tables) and taste homemade delicacies including delicious brownies, exquisite fondants and the house specialty – a hotchocspoon, a delicate spoon made of chocolate on which you pour hot milk.

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    Concept Store

    Luxhouse

    Local design - 2.2 km from Mama

    This concept store is a unique find, we promise!
    2 rue de l’eau, L-1449 Luxembourg - + 352 26 26 26 26

    You’ll find the best of local craftsmanship here, including bespoke pieces by glass artist Pascale Seil, artisan whiskeys from Diedenacker and signature silks from Collection Luxembourg.

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    A Romantic Rendez-vous

    Ma Langue Sourit

    A romantic escape - 10.7 km from Mama

    Head to this bijou restaurant on the forest’s edge...
    rue de Remich, 5331 Moutfort, Luxembourg - +352 26 35 20 31

    …And enjoy the extraordinary cuisine of Cyril Molard.

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  • Mexican Cuisine

    Mama Cita

    Mescal & Tequila

    Pure Mexican cuisine: a wide choice of vegetarian dishes, tasty cocktails, rare tequilas and Mexican beers not found anywhere else.
    9 rue des Bains, L-1212 Luxembourg - +352 26 26 23 96

    The bar stays open until at least 1am and the atmosphere is always festive and good-natured.

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    All night long

    Saumur Crystal Club

    Night club - 2.9 km

    A communal table, pole dancing and multiple live concerts.
    13 rue Dicks, 1417 Luxembourg - +352 49 05 52

    All until the early hours of the morning.

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    The Place-to-Be

    Gotham

    Night club - 2.9 km

    Ultra-glam decor and remixed hip-hop sounds.
    14 rue de la Faïcencerie, L-1510 Luxembourg - +352 691 282 828

    One of the coolest clubs in the city.

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