Unforgettable shopping addresses in Bruges

Don't miss out on a visit to these shops! From renowned specialty shops and family businesses with an outstanding level of service to innovative boutiques selling only handcrafted creations and hip vintage establishments that have stood the test of time, you will find it all here. And don't forget to surprise your friends back home with an original or handmade gift!

  • Hoet
    today: 09:00 - 18:30
    No trendy look, whether it's that of a designer, advertiser or woman in the media, is complete without Hoet glasses.
  • Chapellerie Baeckelandt
    today: closed
    For more than two decades, Frédérique Baeckelandt has been kitting out the locals with suitable hats.
  • Veerle Praet
    today: closed
    Couturière Veerle Praet impresses with exquisite bridal couture and prêt-à-porter collections.
  • Sun Mae
    today: closed
    Luxury lingerie for ladies, that is what Sun Mae guarantees.
  • ’t Apostelientje
    today: closed
    ’t Apostelientje, established nearly 30 years ago, is the place to be for handmade lace.
  • The Chocolate Line
    today: 10:30 - 18:30
    Dominique Persoone, the man who runs The Chocolate Line, is a legend both at home and abroad.
  • Alfa Papyrus
    today: 10:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
    Here, you will find quirky calligraphy cards and pebbles, special handmade paper and various unique creations, ranging from small note books to solid, timeless photo albums.
  • Djamil Zenasni
    today: 14:00 - 17:00
    Djamil Zenasni’s passion is restoring and re-upholstering antique or worn-out seats in the traditional way.
  • Peter Quijo
    today: closed
    More than 60 years ago, father Quijo opened this exclusive jewellery store.
  • Dominique Meire
    today: 10:00 - 12:30 / 13:30 - 18:00
    Would you go for a tailor-made suit with your initials embroidered inside, or prefer to try the expertly cut alternatives of Scabal first?
  • Ginkgo
    today: 11:00 - 18:00
    A solid-silver, timeless collection of jewellery, handmade in our own workshop at an affordable price.
  • Think Twice - T2
    today: 10:00 - 18:00
    There’s second-hand shops and there’s … Think Twice, the second-hand Valhalla.
  • KinGin
    today: closed
    Every day, Nikolaas and Nathalie work tête-à-tête at their immensely long counter for hours.
  • Frederiek Van Pamel
    today: closed
    It takes a lot of willpower to walk past the window of this decor shop and floristry without going in.
  • Lunabloom
    today: 14:00 - 17:00
    At Lunabloom, you can only find nice things: for little girls and big girls, and also - a small selection - for boys.
  • Leeloo
    today: 10:00 - 18:00
    A trendy city boutique run by cool guys who conjure up both crazy window displays and wayward trend collections.
  • Le Pain de Sebastien
    today: 07:30 - 18:30
    You can tell the bread is made with love at Le Pain de Sebastien, a genuine artisanal bakery where you generally have to wait patiently in line, as the whole of Bruges seems to be crazy about Sebastien’s bread.
  • Juliette's Artisanale koekenbakkerij
    today: 10:00 - 18:00
    In Juliette’s Artisanale Koekenbakkerij Brenda Keirsebilck bakes cookies using only the very best natural ingredients and grandma’s recipe.
  • Zucchero Confiserie
    today: closed
    Curious tourists, expectant mothers and school kids with a healthy appetite – nobody wants to miss out on the colourful spectacle of sweets Zucchero has on offer.
  • Patisserie Academie
    today: closed
    This is not just any old patisserie, it’s the very best in the city, says Gault Millau.
  • Simbolik
    today: closed
    Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, masters in the art of calligraphy write to their hearts’ desire in this open studio.
  • Atelier Maud Bekaert
    today: closed
    Engraver Maud Bekaert engraves her own poems, and you can find her stone artwork dotted around the centre of Bruges.
  • Pralinette
    today: 09:00 - 18:00
    This family business sells hand-filled chocolates made of fine, dark chocolate, without adding sugar.
  • Sukerbuyc
    today: 08:30 - 18:30
    Sukerbuyc is the point of reference in Bruges and the surrounding area.
  • Twee Meisjes
    today: closed
    ‘Dress yourself happy’ is the motto of Twee Meisjes (Two Girls) and this can be done effortlessly here, both online and offline.
  • Spegelaere chocolaterie
    today: closed
    The Chocolatier Spegelaere is described by connoisseurs as Bruges' best-kept secret.
  • Den Elder
    today: 10:00 - 18:30
    If you like browsing and scouring shops for hours for that one special book, that obscure LP or CD, that ground-breaking comic or absurd DVD series, you can do so at Den Elder to your heart’s content.
  • Shoe Recrafting
    today: closed
    Luc Decuyper re-soles and restores your shoes using only traditional techniques.
  • Recour
    today: 09:00 - 12:15 / 14:00 - 18:30
    It seems as if time at Recour stood still years ago.
  • Suère
    today: 10:00 - 12:00 / 13:30 - 18:00
    If you’re on the lookout for a unique wedding dress, suit or a festive cocktail dress, your every wish will be fulfilled in this boutique.
  • Noteboom
    today: 10:00 - 13:00 / 13:30 - 18:00
    Noteboom has been an established value in Bruges and beyond for over a century.
  • Kattekwaad
    today: closed
    There are second-hand stores, and then there’s Kattekwaad.
  • Rombaux
    today: 14:00 - 18:30
    This music temple has been promoting classical music, jazz and superior contemporary work for three generations.
  • Gallery Vanlandschoote
    today: closed
    Those who are after vintage know that it is no mean feat to pick up authentic items.
  • Sweertvaegher
    today: closed
    This story begins in Ypres in 1933 and shifts to Bruges in 1950.
  • Quicke
    today: 10:00 - 18:30
    For more than 100 years, Quicke has been a concept.
  • De Raaklijn
    today: 09:00 - 18:00
    Since bookstore Raaklijn opened its doors back in 1961, it has been a home to literature fans, a place where you can rummage for hours.
  • De Corte
    today: closed
    Stylish Montblanc pens, handy Moleskine notebooks and much more.
  • D's Deldycke Traiteurs
    today: 10:00 - 18:30
    This is the place to be for city-tripping foodies.
  • De Striep
    today: 13:30 - 19:00
    Little - and not so little - kids have the time of their life in this overfull comic store where you can buy complete series, special editions, posters and gadgets.
  • Callebert
    today: 14:00 - 18:00
    A design store that has no equal.
  • De Krokodil
    today: 10:00 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 18:30
    Rather than plastic toys from Asia, this store prides itself on selling only original wooden quality toys.
  • D'Haenens
    today: 09:00 - 12:00 / 13:30 - 18:30
    D'Haenens, a shop where everyone sees the light!
  • De Reyghere
    today: 08:30 - 18:15
    At De Reyghere, the whole world comes together.
  • Goûts et Couleurs
    today: closed
    There is no accounting for taste, but at Goûts et Couleurs, they know their stuff.
  • Scharlaeken Handwerk
    today: 10:00 - 13:00 / 13:45 - 18:00
    Embroiderers, lace makers and other creative souls can browse to their hearts' content in this shop, which is nothing short of a treasure trove.
  • Diksmuids Boterhuis
    today: 10:00 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 18:30
    The Diksmuids Boterhuis has been a concept since 1936.
  • Confiserie De Clerck
    today: 10:00 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 18:00
    This sweet shop first saw the light of day some 100 years ago, when 'spekke' (caramelised chew) was sold here, and in 1948, when the grandparents of the current owner took over, the range was considerably extended.
  • Michelangelo Interiors
    today: 13:30 - 18:30
    Asian antiques, vintage design, Japanese furniture or resounding Italian designers...
  • De Kaasbolle
    Anyone who can appreciate a fine piece of outstanding matured cheese should pay De Kaasbolle a visit.
  • Madam Mim
    today: 11:00 - 18:00
    At Madam Mim, you can find both antique lace and a light-blue fan from the 1950s, crockery from the happy 70s, homemade flower brooches and vintage dresses.
  • Troc
    Granted, Troc is tucked away quite well.
  • Jerry’s Cigar Bar
    today: 08:00 - 18:30
    This place has been selling tobacco for more than 150 years.
  • Javana
    today: 09:00 - 18:00
    For over half a century, quality coffee has been roasted here in the traditional manner.
  • Parallax
    today: 12:00 - 18:00
    The one-stop men’s shop in Bruges, where fashion-conscious men find exclusive and top-quality collections, both business and casual.
  • Knapp-Targa
    today: 10:00 - 18:30
    Knapp-Targa, the smaller sister company of Villa Maria, has been selling casual quality fashion for him and her for 40 years.
  • L’Heroïne
    today: 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
    For over twenty years, l’héroïne has been the meeting place for the cream of Belgian fashion.
  • Brugse Boekhandel
    today: 09:00 - 12:30 / 13:30 - 18:30
    Since 1934, Brugse Boekhandel has been located along the Dyver.
  • In Den Eenhoorn
    today: closed
    Since the 1950s the people of Bruges have known that In Den Eenhoorn contains many tens of thousands of second-hand books awaiting new owners.
  • The Cartoonist
    today: closed

    The Cartoonist has brought together 25 well-known newspaper cartoonists and organised an exhibition to promote their work and the newspaper cartoons.

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