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Hire a Café Bota space for your Brussels-based events

Event venue for hire in the Botanique cultural complex, Brussels

Café Bota's event venue for hire is situated close to Brussel's European Quarter. Private events (weddings, anniversaries, disco parties) or professional events (meetings, conferences, cocktail receptions) are organized by our young and dynamic team. The team takes care of all the organization: from the meal through to the decor, the photographers, the DJ ... nothing is left to chance.

We listen to your wishes and make arrangements accordingly while being careful to stay within your budget. Our event venue can easily accommodate all types of celebration and can be equipped to complement the type of event you require.

The Botanique complex is a unique setting located at the very heart of the Brussels-Capital area, in the commune of Saint-Josse. Surrounded by the renowned Botanical Gardens, the cultural complex is able to accommodate 30 to 850 people. It comprises several rooms each with its own specific features, charms and possibilities. As well as the Café Bota restaurant and its Terrace, it boasts three entertainment venues (La Rotonde, L’Orangerie and the Witloof Bar), the Glasshouses and l'Atelier.

To hire these spaces please contact the Botanique directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be delighted to organize your event.

Space for hire with catering service. Alongside hire of event venues, Café Bota offers a typically Italian catering service. Our Head Chef offers an extensive range of dishes to complement your celebratory events. He himself selects superior quality products sourced from the best Italian suppliers in the Brussels area. He can prepare Italian dishes tailored to your requirements and served by our caring and experienced team.

Reserve one of our reception rooms

The Café Bota interior

The Café Bota Mezzanine and restaurant

The restaurant's mezzanine area seats 50 to 80 diners and the ground floor restaurant can seat 50 to 60 diners. It is perfectly possible to hire these two adjoining spaces for one event. The combined surface area is 200m² able to accommodate up to 300 people for a standing dinner. For any type of evening event, our 200m² space can accommodate up to 450 people.

The Terrace and Glasshouses in the midst of the Botanical Gardens

Café Bota Terrace space for hire

The Terrace offers a 120m² space able to accommodate 60 people seated and 100 to 200 people standing, in dry weather naturally.

The Glasshouses have a surface area of 200m² with direct views over the gardens and can accommodate 150 to 250 people.

Want to reserve Café Bota for organization of your event? We have several possible dates available. Please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hire the Atelier or one of the three entertainment spaces

Available for hire, the Orangerie room in the Botanique

La Rotonde is a superb circular domed area which is 14 metres in diameter and can accommodate 600 to 700 people. It is generally reserved for organization of concerts and is well known as a venue for the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Hooverphonic and Yaël Naïm.

L'Orangerie is a 350m² multi-purpose entertainment space suitable for 358 people seated and 700 standing. The ideal space for concerts, plays, dance events and film screenings. Oasis, Moby, Prince and Arctic Monkeys have all performed in this legendary location.

The Witloof Bar is a vaulted cellar with a surface area of 180m² able to accommodate 100 people seated and 200 standing. And the final space available in the Botanique cultural complex is l'Atelier. This 50m² facility can accommodate 54 people in tiered seating.

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236 Rue Royale
1210 Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode

Café Bota

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+32 2 226 12 28


Kitchen open during the week (Mo-Fri) from 12:00 to 14:00 and 18:00 to 21:00 on concerts night.