The Best Local Shops & Markets in Antwerp

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Antwerp? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Ad Bibendum – Worldly selection of wines

Ad Bibendum – Worldly selection of wines

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“Ad Bibendum” Antwerp is a wine shop with a wide variety of wines, very practically organized. You can taste many of them. And they’re open until 20:0

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Akotee – Kitschy wannahaves

Akotee – Kitschy wannahaves

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“Akotee” is the place I’d go to in case I have to find a gift last minute as they have everything you can think of in terms of knick-knacks that make…

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Burie – The biggest secrets hide in plain sight

Burie – The biggest secrets hide in plain sight

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“Burie Antwerp” (since 1962) is a chocolate shop with really fancy stuff. Try the pralines, doopsuiker. And forget about Nutella, get theirs…

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De Wiew – Everything for the artist (or wannabe)

De Wiew – Everything for the artist (or wannabe)

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“De Wiew” Antwerp (is a shop that has everything for the (wannabe) artist. Go here for paint, aquarelle, gouache, paper, pencils, crayons and much more!

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Diamond delirium – A girl’s BFF!

Diamond delirium – A girl’s BFF!

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“Diamond delirium” Antwerp is what I call the neighborhood of precious stones. Here, you will be walking through the heart of diamond trade…

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