FOOD and DRINKS

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Hasselt: A gastronome’s delight.

From Michelin star restaurants to street food, discover its many wonderful establishments: whether for dinner and the evening, or breakfast or lunch.

We'll guide you to secret locations, great cocktail bars and food lover’s favourites.

Reservations and needed!

 

In the event you are dissatisfied with any of our recommendations, please let us know and they will be swiftly removed from our website.

But if you discover a special place we didn't mentioned, please let us know, and we'll check it out ourselves!

FOOD # Gastronomic Belgian-French


6 ZINNEN

A great place for contemporary cuisine. Jan is a chef "extraordinaire"

and Karolien the perfect hostess.

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Luikersteenweg 6 - 1,1 km

+32/11 33 47 34


OGST

Sébastien & Diederik will surprise you with gastronomy and splendid wines

in a balanced & well designed restaurant space.

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Ridder Portmansstraat 4 - 1 km

+32/11 41 38 13

VOUS lé VOUS

Healthy seasonal and regional products prepared by former star chef Giovani Oosters.

His lovely wife Annelies will assist you.

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Wimmertingenstraat 76, Wimmertingen - 6,6 km

+32/11 74 81 85

Vince De Keuseter, Mariëlle Clercx, Arne Beirinckx, Caro Wilmots, De Kwizien

DE KWIZIEN

Hosts Marièlle and Caro serve a gastronomic cuisine in a classic environment.

Chef Arne Beirinck and sous chef Vince De Keuster


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Jeneverplein - 400 m

+32/11 24 23 44


EETBOETIEK JURGEN

Chef Jurgen works alone and offers only one menu per day (3, 4 or 5 courses).

The result is fabulous.

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Guffenslaan 47 - 350 m

+32/11 21 03 70

TARATATA

Great place, great people, great food. 

Christophe and Dominique will make you feel good!

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Kempische Kaai 7 - 650 m

+32/11 23 47 67


JUST EAT RIGHT (JER)

Very reknowned classical gastronomic kitchen by chef Wim

served by owner and host John.

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Persoonstraat 16 - 500 m

+32/11 26 26 47

'T KLEINE GENOEGEN

Chef Johan knows cuisine and serves fresh and seasonal dishes

in a charming and classic decor.

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Raamstraat 3 - 650 m

+32/11 22 57 03

ANSOLER

Lady Chef of the year 2015 Ann-Sophie Breysem opened her own restaurant, together with sous chef Jaume Bengeruel and somelier Daan De Maereleire she offers fusian-cuisine with Asian and Spanish influences, presented in attractive menus.

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Maastrchtersteenweg 41- 250 m

+32/ 473 26 27 46

De Griffie

Formal star chef Danny Vanderhoven recently moved to an old court house and presents fresh dishes with local products. Surprizing gastronomy.

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Bampslaan 21 - 1,3 km

+32/89-24 05 26

NONO Bistrotheque

Dominique Claeskens  recently opened a wonderfull place to enjoy cocktails, wines or lunch/dinner. World kitchen to share. 

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Schrijnwerkersstraat 21 - 750 m

+32/11 75 30 33

De Goei Goesting

Dirk Hendrickx re-opened this "institute" on demand of his clients.

Delicate degustation dishes are served.

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Zuivelmarkt 18 - 500 m

+32/11 32 52 82

ROSCH

Young, dynamic, surprising contemporary restaurant

by chef Glenn and friend Nicole. Top!

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Dorpsstraat 34 - 800 m

+32/11 18 27 93

TOUT SIMPLE

Charming service by Martine delivering well balanced dishes

with fresh seasonal products by her partner Patrick.

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Martelarenlaan 22 - 400 m

+32/11 43 43 79

DE TAFELAER

Popular and allways crowded. A young team serving tasty dishes

in a cosy interior or spacious terrace area.

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Roverstraat 9 (Kuringen) - 6 km

+32/11 91 61 04

HET KOOKPUNT

Lovely and relaxing scenery with a  heavenly terrace.

Discover the world on your plate.

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Hemelrijk 13 - 600 m

+32/11 72 79 69



FOOD # ITALIAN

Benefitting from the migration from Italy in the 50s , some of the best Italian gastronomy,.. mostly learned from la mama is in our Province!

You'll find great pizzerias and Italian restaurants, the real thing, in our former mining cities..

Some of the chefs moved to Hasselt and we are proud (and very happy) to have them!



ARLECCHINO

Two brothers Felice and Mario married two sisters Liliana and Dora.

Together they have established (since 1984 !) this splendid restaurant with contemporary art.

Fantastic cuisine!

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Minderbroedersstraat 9 - 700 m

+32/11 22 76 16

LA FONTANELLA

Italian tradition and quality since 1977. Recently moved to a new fabulous location.

An institute!


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Maastrichterstraat 60 - 550 m

+32/11 22 82 55

POCOMATTO

Cinzia & Raquel offer lovely pasta's and delicious salades.

Rock & Roll on your plate. 

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Dorpsstraat 42 - 800 m

+32/11 22 79 66

OSTERIA MORETTI

Tiana and Alexander run this exquisite little place

serving fresh, culinary and surprising dishes and wines.

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Aldestraat 20 - 800 m

+32/11 470 429 770

L'APERI VINO & EATALIA

Dirk Hendrickx and his wife Fabienne runs 2 great places "to see and to be seen".

L'aperi Vino, an Italian wine bar with food.

And next door: Buon Eatalia 

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Zuivelmarkt 20 & 22 - 500 m

+32/11 35 04 50 & +32/11 71 19 00

PUCINELLA

Anauthentic Italian trattoria. Fresh and home made.

Enjoy the summer terrace adjacent to the cathedral.

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Fruitmarkt 14 - 700 m

+32/11 25 06 75

CRUDO

Giovanni welcomes you in his trendy place next to the Grenslandhallen and Versus. Per tuti i gusti, a traditional Italian kitchen in a modern and fun athmosphere.

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Trichterheideweg 70 - 1,7 km

+32/11 91 28 65

PIZZA PASTA e BASTA

Cosy Italian restaurant, just around the corner. 

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Maastrichtersteenweg 20 - 300 m

+32/ 11 22 67 37


IL PASTICCIO

Small trattoria with fresh pasta's and much more.

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Maastrichterstraat 70 - 400 m

+32/11 26 19 39

IlL COLOSSEO

Helena & Salvatore will serve you tastefull dishes,  oven fresh pizzas and home made pastas.

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Raamstraat 4 - 600 m

+32/11 43 43 82


FOOD # Spanish, Portuguese & Mexican

We know great places also for tapas, pintxos, tortillas or petiscos!


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EL BOCADO: crowded, fun, tasty, vivid and charming with appetizing tapas and great choice of wines

Dokter Willemsstraat 10 - 1 km

+32/11 87 43 33

JUAN LOUIS: A true Spaniard who knows to prepare authentic Spanisch cuisine and gives service with a smile!

Walputstraat 25 - 800 m

+32/11 20 12 66


MOSQUITO DA BEIRA BAIXA: cosy Portuguese restaurant with nice summer terrace

Dokter Willemsstraat 38 - 900 m

+32/479 04 38 26


CAFE LATINO: fantastic interior, spicy food and great drinks and music. Fantastic summer terrace!

Zuivelmarkt 12 - 550 m

+32/11 22 34 82


MEXICO: typical Mexican food

Koningin Astridlaan 25 - 1,3 km

+32/11 22 08 33



FOOD # VEGETARIAN


DE LEVENSBOOM

The first and finest organic and veggie restaurant in the city, delivering locally grown produce prepared in a fantstic way.

Soul food and food for the soul.

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Leopoldplein 44 - 1,2 km

+32/11 22 64 00

DE SLADERIJ

Géraldine is always smiling. Compose your own healthy salad or choose your favourite drink.

No-nonsense salade bar.


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Havermarkt 39 - 1 km

+32/11 96 26 85


FOOD # SUSHI

AKI SUSHI & ASIAN CUISINE

Botermarkt 17 - 600 m

+32/486 735 426


ESAKI SUSHI, WOK & GRILL

Maastrichterstraat 98 - 400 m

+32/485 990 716


FOOD # LUNCH (and BREAKFAST)

Most of the restaurants above also serve lunch...

but some places are fabulous to have breakfast or lunch. Here are some of our favourites:


SMAAKSALON

Impressive interior and one of the finest places for lunch and afternoon tea.

Former star chef, Giovani Oosters created the dishes.

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Maastrichterstraat 61 - 500 m

+32/11 490 566 299


GRAND CAFE CENTURY

The biggest terrace of the city to blend with the locals.

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Leopoldplein 1 - 1 km

+ 32/11 22 47 99

MAISON BLANCHE

A charming little place with great breakfast and lunch! A relaxing terrace in the back.

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Maastrichterstraat 82 - 500 m

+32/11 37 70 61

DE COECKEPANNE

A simple but classic place for breakfast or lunch.  Tasty pancakes!

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Schrijnwerkersstraat 10 - 800 m

+32/11 72 04 86

ZUPPA

Soup like you never ate before! Cosy & crowdy and the smell of 6 different  home-made soups with fresh oven baked bread. Delicious!

Botermarkt 13 - 650 m

+32 11 42 65 76

TARTE TATIN

Home-made cake, pies & cookies, but also heavenly lunches and breakfast.

Liesbeth makes you feel like home.

Walputstraat 21 - 850 m

+32 11 75 67 62

FOODKONCEPT

Chef  Wilfried Beliën prepares lunch or dinner with local products.

Enjoy the stylish interior or the summer terrace. 

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Zuivelmarkt 62 - 500 m

+32/11 91 67 04

BELBU

Dave Busschots and Nordi Belghazi are the proud owners in this new Bistro.

They serve real nice dishes with a smile!

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Havermarkt 39 - 1 km

+32/11 47 77 35



FOOD  & DRINKS # STUNNING PLACES 


Wijnbar DITO

Not only the best wine bar in town, but the best in Flanders! We know why they won this prestigious prize. Great place to taste wines!


Schrijnwerkersstraat 8 - 900 m

+32/11 91 70 95

KAAIMAN

A "gentlemens-club"-style restaurant along the canal. With a stunning interior.

Nice food (to share!) and lovely lounge bar.


Scheepvaartkaai 16 - 1,8 km

+32/11 21 30 41

WESTPUNT

The coolest place for summer drinks along the canal.  l

Lunch or dinner on the terrace.


Hoogbrugkaai 91 - 1,7 km

+32/11 21 25 70


CAFE CAMBRINUS

An old style café'. Meet the locals! (photo: drawing by Rinus Vandevelde)


Dorpsstraat 25 - 900 m

+32/11 26 26 24

FIETSBAR

Barista Karolien will serve you coffee or a healthy lunch while Lucas repairs your bicycle. A cool place with cool people!


Minderbroedersstraat 54 - 800 m

+32/484 619 662


DRINKS # COFFEE
Coffee lovers come from far and wide to our city.
And here is why:

KING KONG COFFEE (where soulmates meet)

Maastrichterstraat 58 - 550 m   +32/496 151 945


SHANTI BEANS (alternative & cosy)

Dorpsstraat 43 - 800 m


MUCHO GUSTO (Belgian Cuptasting champion 2010-2011)

Zuivelmarkt 44 - 450 m   +32/474 945 694


BOON lounge (with the best homemade chocolate in town)

Paardsdemerstraat 13 - 550 m   +32/11 42 21 99



't PANDJE (cosy eclectic interior)

Paardsdemerstraat 3 - 600 m   +32/11 22 38 37


SWEET COFFEE

Botermarkt 15 - 600 m



DRINKS # CAFES

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CAFE CAFE (photo)

artistic, cool, super music and live concerts

Meldertstraat 40 - 450 m


't HEMELRIJK

beer lovers heaven

Hemelrijk 11 - 600 m


In de KLEINE HAL

smallest café in town

Maastrichterstraat 30 - 650 m


Den EGEL

Irish pub

Zuivelmarkt 64 - 500 m


The IRISH TIMES PUB

Irish pub

Fruitmarkt 32 - 650 m



WEMBLEY, de MARKT, DRUGSTORE & PLAZZA

grab a chair on a terrace and gaze at people going by

Grote Markt - 800 m


EXPORT, De WIJZEN, de KOESTAL, & VANGOGH

do the same, but surrounded by students

Dusartplein - 300 m






DRINKS # NIGHTLIFE

At night we usually sleep in Hasselt,...but the discothèque VERSUS stays open till down.

Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 70 - 2,3 km

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