Inviting cafés and brainy bookstores ring the Spui, a favoured haunt of academics, students and journalists. On Fridays a book market...
Located in the Begijnhof, the Houten Huis sits at no 34. It dates from around 1465, making it the oldest preserved wooden house in the...
'Not everyone has knowledge of beer, but those who have it drink it here' is the translation of the slogan on a panel above this...
Teensy Van Stapele is a true specialist, baking just one thing and baking it well: chocolate cookies. To be specific, it's a Valrhona...
Spui 18-20 · interesting places nearby
Gritty Hoppe has been filling glasses for more than 340 years. Journalists, barflies, socialites and raconteurs toss back brews amid the ancient wood panelling. Most months the energetic crowd spews out from the dark interior and onto the Spui. Note Hoppe has two parts: the brown café and a modern pub with a terrace, located next door (to the left).