Top Choice Food in Burg, Markt & the North

Diksmuids Boterhuis

This gorgeously traditional grocery is now surrounded by mainstream boutiques but has been here since 1933. Decked out with red and white gingham flounces and featuring a ceiling hung with sausages, it purveys chees…
Food & Drinks in Burg, Markt & the North

Bacchus Cornelius

There’s a cornucopia of 450 beers and rare gueuzes (type of lambic beer), as well as jenevers (gin) and liqueurs flavoured with elderflower, cranberries and cherries. Ask the shop owner if you can try her home-brewe…
Food in Burg, Markt & the North

Chocolate Line

Bruges has 50 chocolate shops, but just five where chocolates are handmade on the premises. Of those, the Chocolate Line, is the brightest and best. Wildly experimental flavours by 'shock-o-latier' Dominique Persoon…
Food & Drinks in Burg, Markt & the North


Vast range of Belgian products from beers to biscuits in a snazzy, central location, but prices can be exorbitant. Their ‘beer wall’ is worth a look, as is the wonderfully located canalside bar terrace, where ‘monst…
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A fabulous new sweet shop with eye-popping fuschia decor. It sells umpteen varieties of fudge and candies, plus ice cream to go. Check out the candy sticks being hand-chopped by the young owners.