The Ardennes shopping

Top Choice Chocolate in Liège

Benoit Nihant

This Belgian family business makes fabulous chocolates from cocoa that they grow, roast and grind themselves on antique equipment (apparently newer machines aren't as good). Yes, they're expensive but a box of 20 pr…
Top Choice Market in Liège

La Batte Weekly Market

On Sundays much of Liège's main riverside road is shut to make space for this vibrant, multicultural market, which encompasses cheap designer rip-offs, second-hand gear and plentiful food stalls.
Drinks in Achouffe

Chouffe Shop

Come here to buy tour tickets to the Chouffe brewery (Brasserie d'Achouffe) or simply to stock up on Chouffe merchandise and takeaways.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Liège


A showcase for products made in Wallonia? Non mais oui! Local beers are included bien sûre but also honey-based cosmetics, chocolate moustaches, artisanal soaps, food-boards from recycled timber and numerous self-mo…
Food & Drinks in Liège

Le Bonheur est dans le Pré

A delightful little cheese shop selling local(ish) Herve, along with even stronger French alternatives. Next door there's an equally lovable charcuterie specialising in hams but also offering a range of simple, fres…
Comics in Liège


Liège's top comic-book shop is especially strong on manga and if you don't read French there's still a fine range of contemporary cartoon-inspired figurines.
Alcohol in Bouillon

Le Marché de Nathalie

Bouillon's best beer shop, with a wide selection including self-brewed local options.
Food & Drinks in Liège


Vaudrée is one of the best-stocked beer shops in Liège (they also sell online through