Oostende hotspot guide: the best restaurants, hotels and shops!

13 October 2013

Food, drinks and shopping on a weekend getaway to Oostende

Oostende is a small coastal town in Belgium. Perfect for a weekend getaway when the weather is nice. Relax at the beach during the day, eat moules frites at night and drink Belgian beers. And did I already tell you that Oostende is great for shopping?

Shopping in Oostende

In Oostende you can find everything when it comes to shopping! From H&M to Zara and from high end boutiques to designer vintage. Here’s a selection of the best shops in Oostende:


Brutus Oostende is a small boutique with beautiful designer brand and all the latest styles of shoes, clothes and accessories. There’s a men and woman store.


At the luxury boutique L’Oxygène Oostende you can catch up with the latest fashion. From Patrizia Pepe to Supertrash and from shoes to cute dresses.


Do you like vintage? And then more in specific beautiful designer vintage? Then L’Alchimiste Oostende is a boutique not to miss. I bought the coolest fake fur bomber jacket there!


This boutique is a candy store for girls! So many cool and affordable unique items… Spotted a polkadot dress with a twist at Lily Oostende!

Pied de Poule

Love the small and personal boutiques in Oostende! Pied de Poule Oostende is another shopping hotspot in the city center with different brands and cool accessories.

Food and Drinks in Oostende

Food in Belgium is the best! Expect a lot of seafood in Oostende and classic bistro style dishes. Don’t expect trendy restaurants, but spoil yourself with moules frites.

‘T Groote Huys Oostende

This beautiful restaurant is located in a historic building that once was a beer brewery. The menu at ‘t Groote Huys Oostende is delicious and full of traditional Belgian dishes. Try the shrimp croquettes!

Enoteca del BereBene Oostende

Delicious Italian food and even better wines. I love the ambiance in this cute restaurant. Must tries at Enoteca del BereBene are the mixed starter platter with yummy bites from the buffet. I’m sure you will love this place too!

Passe-Vite Oostende

Trendy lunchroom with a small and cosy cafe downstairs and more seats upstairs where you can enjoy lunch. Passe-Vite serves delicious salads and pasta’s. Open till 16 o’clock.

Hotels in Oostende

Budget: Mondo hotel

Mondo is a small boutique hotel in Oostende with a super central location just a couple of hundred meter from the beach. Also perfect for group of friends or families.

Luxury: Leopold 5 hotel

Spoil yourself in luxury at the Leopold 5 hotel in Oostende. Very central location, design furniture, luxury toiletries and bathroom… Do I need to say more?

B&B Espace Divin

Looking for a more home style experience in Oostende? Book B&B Espace Divin from the owners of the lovely restaurant Del BereBene.

Have a great time in Oostende! And look forward to hearing about your favourite hotspots.

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Anne de Buck

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