The Best Truly Local Bars in Antwerp

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA or Belgian beer? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Antwerp has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Appelmans – Trendy brasserie

Appelmans – Trendy brasserie

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“Appelmans” is one of the trendiest brasseries in Antwerp. Inside a 19th century building, this bar’s always looked very inviting to me from the narrow…

Full Article by Era Hajdari

Backyard – A bistro, a bar & a backyard

Backyard – A bistro, a bar & a backyard

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“Backyard” in Antwerp is a trendy bar and bistro that has revived the city center. I like it (also) because they have the city’s widest selection of gin!

Full Article by Andy Hellinx

Bar 11 – Mojitos and straw umbrellas

Bar 11 – Mojitos and straw umbrellas

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“Bar 11”, at the heart of Antwerp’s historical center, is a chill cocktail bar with a cosy outside terrace. My favorite is their strawberry mojito.

Full Article by Regina Janzen

Bar Leon – Your favorite bar next door

Bar Leon – Your favorite bar next door

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“Bar Leon”, one of coziest bars to come together in Borgerhout in Antwerp. I love going there on Sunday mornings and also have my favorite beer here…

Full Article by Regina Janzen

Beerlovers Bar – Craft beer Valhalla

Beerlovers Bar – Craft beer Valhalla

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“Beerlovers Bar” in Antwerp’s ‘De Coninckplein’ has more than 150 beers and twelve taps. In my family we refer to this bar as ‘the museum’ – it’s like art!

Full Article by Petra Bartholomeeussen

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