Local Love

Don't miss out on a visit to these shops! Discover here a great selection of authentic addresses beyond the well-trodden paths where locals enjoy visiting often. These range from established speciality businesses which have been run by passionate, local entrepreneurs for at least 5 years to original, creative Bruges makers.  And don't forget to surprise your friends back home with an original or handmade gift!

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Djamil Zenasni Best addresses

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Mirna Hidalgo Best addresses

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Ayako Ito Best addresses

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The favourite addresses of Till-Holger Borchert

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The favourite addresses of Sonia Papili

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