Antwerp in Belgium

everyone knows about Brussels, but Antwerp is truly Belgium’s capital of cool. with a storied past as a port city & its glowing present as a design hub, this city knows good taste. 

't Fornuis

't Fornuis

dinner

$$$$$

elegant traditional Belgian-French restaurant housed in a Medieval corner building, one Michelin-star (since 1986), the...

Baltimore

Baltimore

shop

$$$ $$

this little flowershop is crammed with roses, trees and thistles you have never seen before,...

BarBel

BarBel

drinks

$$$ $$

charming wine bar with good European wines by the glass and tasty Spanish tapas, we...

Barchel

Barchel

breakfast coffee lunch

$$$ $$

cosy all-day brunch place with superb coffee, have a seat at the terrace outside when...

Bloemen van Cornelis

Bloemen van Cornelis

shop

$$$ $$

beautiful shop with lovely creations of seasonal flowers, closed on Mondays & Sundays

BÚN

BÚN

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

tiny intimate eatery with mouthwatering authentic Vietnamese food, order the Phở Bò & the spring...

Cafématic

Cafématic

breakfast coffee lunch

$$$ $$

cosy trendy café with healthy breakfast & lunch and good coffee, order the mouthwatering homemade...

Camino

Camino

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

popular trendy modern Asian eatery using only organic ingredients, don't miss the mouthwatering slow roasted...

Cesar

Cesar

breakfast lunch

$$$ $$

vegetarian eatery in a vibrant atmosphere (everything you see is for sale: design & furniture),...

Ciro's

Ciro's

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

authentic Belgian brasserie with tasty traditional Belgian specialties like Bouchée à la Reine & Waterzooi,...

Coffeelabs

Coffeelabs

breakfast coffee drinks lunch take-away

$$$ $$

very good (slow) coffee and healthy & organic food, during summer they move two floors...

Copyright

Copyright

shop

$$$ $$

stylish independent bookshop with gorgeous art & architecture books, located in the same building as...

Cuisinette Domestic

Cuisinette Domestic

coffee shop

$ $$$$

one of the best bakeries in town with authentic french viennoiserie and patisserie, have breakfast...

De Biologische Dynamische Bakkerij

De Biologische Dynamische Bakkerij

breakfast coffee lunch shop

$$$ $$

organic bakery cafe with health conscious breakfast and vegan-friendly lunchtime food, great terrace in summer,...

DIM

DIM

dinner

$$$$$

intimate Japanese fusion restaurant by the young & talented chef Dimitri, very special dining experience,...

Dôme

Dôme

dinner

$$$$$

eclectic gastronomic restaurant in one of the most striking buildings of Antwerp, cosy terrace outside,...

Ganterie Boon

Ganterie Boon

shop

$$$ $$

traditional store with handmade gloves made by four generations, available in different colours & fabrics...

Graanmarkt 13

Graanmarkt 13

dinner lunch shop sleep

$$$$$

hig-end concept store with cutting edge fashion design & home decor articles and an art...

Het Modepaleis

Het Modepaleis

shop

$$$$$

Dries Van Noten's beautiful Antwerp flagship store, very famous Belgian fashion designer, situated in the...

Hoeked Doughnuts

Hoeked Doughnuts

shop take-away

$ $$$$

quirky shop with mouthwatering fresh handmade doughnuts which are square, the butter was imported specially...

Hotel De Witte Lelie

Hotel De Witte Lelie

sleep

$$$ $$ Antwerpen Centrum

tiny charming luxurious boutique hotel situated in a beautiful 17th century townhouse, stylish cool design, home...

Hotel Julien

Hotel Julien

activity beauty sleep

$$$ $$ Centrum

stylish boutique hotel, Dries van Noten's favourite place to stay, book the private spa well...

LE JOHN

LE JOHN

dinner

$ $$$$

elegant restaurant with an inventive monthly-changing menu in a beautiful minimalist interior, have a drink...

Mattheus~B

Mattheus~B

shop

$$$ $$

charming tea shop with lovely tea pots and a wide selection of coffee and teas...

Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum

Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum

culture

$ $$$$

striking sculpture park south of the city center with over 200 works from Rodin to...

ModeMuseum

ModeMuseum

culture

$ $$$$

fashion museum of Antwerp where the city is very famous for, really interesting exhibitions (check...

Pizzeria Orso

Pizzeria Orso

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

tiny trendy Italian pizzeria in Zurenborg with a lovely ambiance, order their signature pizza: pizza...

Plantin-Moretus Museum

Plantin-Moretus Museum

culture shop

$ $$$$

the house & studio of the Plantin-Moretus printing family, stroll around the beautiful courtyard garden,...

Renaissance

Renaissance

dinner lunch shop

$$$ $$

multibrand fashion store with haute couture & cutting edge high fashion and a delicious Italian...

Restaurant Roji

Restaurant Roji

dinner

$$$ $$

intimate French-Japanese restaurant situated in a medieval basement with a romantic fireplace, start your dinner...

Rosier 10

Rosier 10

sleep

$ $$$$

charming bed & breakfast in a 19th-century townhouse in the old town, the four rooms...

Rubenshuis

Rubenshuis

culture

$ $$$$

the former home and studio of Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) in a beautiful garden, the...

st. vincents

st. vincents

coffee shop

$$$ $$

stylish concept store with a beautiful curated collection of fashion & design items, good coffee...

Step By Step

Step By Step

coffee shop

$$$ $$

little boutique with a beautiful collection of clothes from brands like Isabel Marant & Alexander...

The Jane

The Jane

dinner lunch

$$$$$

world-famous gastronomic restaurant situated in a formel chapel, by Sergio Herman and Nick Bril (from...

Veranda

Veranda

dinner

$$$$$

cosy restaurant with a magical inventive tasting menu, delicious natural wines, closed on Mondays &...

Vitrin

Vitrin

coffee drinks

$$$ $$

popular neighbourhood café and cocktail bar, great terrace, order a glass of their signature spritz

Walvis

Walvis

coffee

$ $$$$

cosy neighbourhood café with a beautiful terrace, closed on Wednesday

Wouters & Hendrix

Wouters & Hendrix

shop

$$$ $$

one of Belgium most brilliant jewellery labels, Belgian craftsmanship & handmade work are central to...

Zwemvijver Boekenberg

Zwemvijver Boekenberg

activity

$ $$$$

ecological open-air swimming pond (biggest in Europe), with more than 22.o00 aquatic plants to maintain...

't Fornuis

't Fornuis

dinner

$$$$$

elegant traditional Belgian-French restaurant housed in a Medieval corner building, one Michelin-star (since 1986), the...

Baltimore

Baltimore

shop

$$$ $$

this little flowershop is crammed with roses, trees and thistles you have never seen before,...

BarBel

BarBel

drinks

$$$ $$

charming wine bar with good European wines by the glass and tasty Spanish tapas, we...

Barchel

Barchel

breakfast coffee lunch

$$$ $$

cosy all-day brunch place with superb coffee, have a seat at the terrace outside when...

Bloemen van Cornelis

Bloemen van Cornelis

shop

$$$ $$

beautiful shop with lovely creations of seasonal flowers, closed on Mondays & Sundays

BÚN

BÚN

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

tiny intimate eatery with mouthwatering authentic Vietnamese food, order the Phở Bò & the spring...

Cafématic

Cafématic

breakfast coffee lunch

$$$ $$

cosy trendy café with healthy breakfast & lunch and good coffee, order the mouthwatering homemade...

Camino

Camino

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

popular trendy modern Asian eatery using only organic ingredients, don't miss the mouthwatering slow roasted...

Cesar

Cesar

breakfast lunch

$$$ $$

vegetarian eatery in a vibrant atmosphere (everything you see is for sale: design & furniture),...

Ciro's

Ciro's

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

authentic Belgian brasserie with tasty traditional Belgian specialties like Bouchée à la Reine & Waterzooi,...

Coffeelabs

Coffeelabs

breakfast coffee drinks lunch take-away

$$$ $$

very good (slow) coffee and healthy & organic food, during summer they move two floors...

Copyright

Copyright

shop

$$$ $$

stylish independent bookshop with gorgeous art & architecture books, located in the same building as...

Cuisinette Domestic

Cuisinette Domestic

coffee shop

$ $$$$

one of the best bakeries in town with authentic french viennoiserie and patisserie, have breakfast...

De Biologische Dynamische Bakkerij

De Biologische Dynamische Bakkerij

breakfast coffee lunch shop

$$$ $$

organic bakery cafe with health conscious breakfast and vegan-friendly lunchtime food, great terrace in summer,...

DIM

DIM

dinner

$$$$$

intimate Japanese fusion restaurant by the young & talented chef Dimitri, very special dining experience,...

Dôme

Dôme

dinner

$$$$$

eclectic gastronomic restaurant in one of the most striking buildings of Antwerp, cosy terrace outside,...

Ganterie Boon

Ganterie Boon

shop

$$$ $$

traditional store with handmade gloves made by four generations, available in different colours & fabrics...

Graanmarkt 13

Graanmarkt 13

dinner lunch shop sleep

$$$$$

hig-end concept store with cutting edge fashion design & home decor articles and an art...

Het Modepaleis

Het Modepaleis

shop

$$$$$

Dries Van Noten's beautiful Antwerp flagship store, very famous Belgian fashion designer, situated in the...

Hoeked Doughnuts

Hoeked Doughnuts

shop take-away

$ $$$$

quirky shop with mouthwatering fresh handmade doughnuts which are square, the butter was imported specially...

Hotel De Witte Lelie

Hotel De Witte Lelie

sleep

$$$ $$ Antwerpen Centrum

tiny charming luxurious boutique hotel situated in a beautiful 17th century townhouse, stylish cool design, home...

Hotel Julien

Hotel Julien

activity beauty sleep

$$$ $$ Centrum

stylish boutique hotel, Dries van Noten's favourite place to stay, book the private spa well...

LE JOHN

LE JOHN

dinner

$ $$$$

elegant restaurant with an inventive monthly-changing menu in a beautiful minimalist interior, have a drink...

Mattheus~B

Mattheus~B

shop

$$$ $$

charming tea shop with lovely tea pots and a wide selection of coffee and teas...

Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum

Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum

culture

$ $$$$

striking sculpture park south of the city center with over 200 works from Rodin to...

ModeMuseum

ModeMuseum

culture

$ $$$$

fashion museum of Antwerp where the city is very famous for, really interesting exhibitions (check...

Pizzeria Orso

Pizzeria Orso

dinner lunch

$$$ $$

tiny trendy Italian pizzeria in Zurenborg with a lovely ambiance, order their signature pizza: pizza...

Plantin-Moretus Museum

Plantin-Moretus Museum

culture shop

$ $$$$

the house & studio of the Plantin-Moretus printing family, stroll around the beautiful courtyard garden,...

Renaissance

Renaissance

dinner lunch shop

$$$ $$

multibrand fashion store with haute couture & cutting edge high fashion and a delicious Italian...

Restaurant Roji

Restaurant Roji

dinner

$$$ $$

intimate French-Japanese restaurant situated in a medieval basement with a romantic fireplace, start your dinner...

Rosier 10

Rosier 10

sleep

$ $$$$

charming bed & breakfast in a 19th-century townhouse in the old town, the four rooms...

Rubenshuis

Rubenshuis

culture

$ $$$$

the former home and studio of Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) in a beautiful garden, the...

st. vincents

st. vincents

coffee shop

$$$ $$

stylish concept store with a beautiful curated collection of fashion & design items, good coffee...

Step By Step

Step By Step

coffee shop

$$$ $$

little boutique with a beautiful collection of clothes from brands like Isabel Marant & Alexander...

The Jane

The Jane

dinner lunch

$$$$$

world-famous gastronomic restaurant situated in a formel chapel, by Sergio Herman and Nick Bril (from...

Veranda

Veranda

dinner

$$$$$

cosy restaurant with a magical inventive tasting menu, delicious natural wines, closed on Mondays &...

Vitrin

Vitrin

coffee drinks

$$$ $$

popular neighbourhood café and cocktail bar, great terrace, order a glass of their signature spritz

Walvis

Walvis

coffee

$ $$$$

cosy neighbourhood café with a beautiful terrace, closed on Wednesday

Wouters & Hendrix

Wouters & Hendrix

shop

$$$ $$

one of Belgium most brilliant jewellery labels, Belgian craftsmanship & handmade work are central to...

Zwemvijver Boekenberg

Zwemvijver Boekenberg

activity

$ $$$$

ecological open-air swimming pond (biggest in Europe), with more than 22.o00 aquatic plants to maintain...