The Best Local Shopping Spots in Ghent

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 Ghent? 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.

Antiek-Depot – A vintage secret

Antiek-Depot – A vintage secret

Image by Bennie De Meulemeester

“Antiek-Depot” in Ghent is an antique store with a big garage full of design and vintage furniture. I bought 3 old cinema chairs there…

Full Article by Bennie de Meulemeester

Au bon marché – Retro jewelry store

Au bon marché – Retro jewelry store

Image by Tahnee Naesen

“Au bon marché” is a charming little jewelry store. I’m not fooling you, the interior is as retro-French as it sounds. Just go and spoil yourself!

Full Article by Tahnee Naesen

Bakery Oud Huis Himschoot – Bread as it should be

Bakery Oud Huis Himschoot – Bread as it should be

Image by Nick Provoost

“Bakery Oud Huis Himschoot” in Ghent is a small, local bakery – I really like these places where they make everything themselves!

Full Article by Nick Provoost

BE O – Where fresh and local meet you

BE O – Where fresh and local meet you

Image by Bennie De Meulemeester

“BE O” in Ghent is organic heaven it’s both a fresh market and a bar where you can eat along with the seasons. I just adore their delicious seed bread…

Full Article by Bennie de Meulemeester

Chocolatier Van Hoorebeke – Handmade chocolates

Chocolatier Van Hoorebeke – Handmade chocolates

Image by Cedric Van Hoorebeke

“Chocolatier Van Hoorebeke” in Ghent is a shop run by my family that specialises in Belgian pralines, or chocolate! Do try our Brasil mix…

Full Article by Dieter Covent

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