Akit Drinking coffee becomes a personalised experience. A place not to be missed. Thomas Van Hullebusch is at Marimain. The latest sensation is Stuffwho have entered the Belgian mainstream with their crazy mix of jazz, hiphop, funk and electronics. The alternative city guide to Ghent, Belgium Coffee company De Draak goes back even further: Nowadays, the scene is very much about crossovers between visual arts and music. Where to go for art and design By graphic designer Dries Deriemaekerco-owner of print shop Topo Copy.
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Places Gent, Belgium Bar Marimain. Het publiek is gemengd jong en oud, dat is super. The alternative city guide to Ghent, Belgium It serves a variety of food in an all-you-can-eat buffet concept and has a cantina-style atmosphere.
These are just a few tips — see more here. But before people move in, the city has allowed the experimental artistic collective DOK to use the site for concerts, an improvised beach, and for drive-in cinema evenings during which a stunt car jumps through a caravan and a piano is thrown off a factory roof by way of an intermission.
But there are also some zones in town every student knows: Nele Hellin added a new photo — with Heidy Bruyneel at Marimain. Publiek Ham 39 is the new concept of chef Olly Ceulenaere, formerly the chef at highly rated Volta. Community gardens are popping up everywhere. Overview By Stijn Buyst, editor of Use-it. We asked our readers to share their favourite experiences and Instagram pictures of Ghent. Every week he has at least three new creations on the menu. Democrazy takes care of the live music shows, and you can also find SECONDRoom Ghent there, a gallery concept where cutting edge contemporary artists show their work.
The scene in Ghent revolves around so many genres: Show 25 25 50 All. These days, art spaces cadeplan popping up outside the city centre. Twenty years ago, if you were walking around with a camera in Ghent, you were probably an art student. In summer, the old Grindbakken grit containers next to the water, will serve as the perfect background for Wastelands festival. It provides discounts to holders of gen ESN card and offers excellent food as well.
If you have never seen a long street where every house is a bar, this is your first area to visit. Visitors staying in the city centre should drop by the city brewery Gruut Grote Huidevettershoek 10which produces excellent brews. One of my favourite community building projects is Leefstraten living streetsin which a bunch of streets are being made traffic-free, all summer long. While Overpoort is the place to be during the week, during the weekends the locals move to Vlasmarkt to party.
Where to go for art and design By graphic designer Dries Deriemaekerco-owner of print shop Topo Copy. DOK is a temporary cultural project in a large area where the old harbour and the border of the city flow into each other — empty warehouses, some slightly out-of-place apartment blocks and the odd second-hand car dealer. By Nele Buys, a food fanatic who, with husband Mike Keirsbilck, runs the record label Consouling Sounds and the record shop and coffee bar Consouling Store.
Order by newest oldest recommendations. As well as vegetarianism, ecological city farming is another thing that Ghent is pioneering in Belgium, and at Le Petit Botanique Kammerstraat 19every ingredient is sourced from one of the Ghent city farms. The scheme let us set up our first print shop there four years ago. It has been well renovated and houses the carillon that is still being played every week!
There are always free concerts happening around town — I used to go to concerts every night of the week. There, you will find a couple of well-known pubs and, from time to time, waiting lines to get in. A recent article in the Guardian highlighted the Belgian underground noise rock scene and Ghent band Raketkanon in particular.
Roof Food is a new project that offers vegetarian meals like celeriac soup cafeplzn roasted almonds, using biological vegetables, that are grown in small gardens on rooftops. Hugo van Heddeghem was drinking bier at Marimain. Additionally, every other Sunday ESN will transform the pub into a cosy and chill meeting place for international students, offering various activities such as beertastings, quizzes….
Another place not to miss is Blanco Gallerya cafeplaj inside the Nucleo studio complex. Related Posts.
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The links are powered by Skimlinks. The scene in Ghent revolves around so many genres: And Riot is a great shop, selling mostly artbooks, carefully selected by the owners Jurgen Maelfeyt and Caroline De Malsche. These days, art spaces are popping up outside the city centre. The music they play is varied: The scheme let us set up our first print shop there four years ago.
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Vurg The alternative city guide to Ghent, Belgium Every week he has at least three new creations on the menu. There, you will find a couple of well-known pubs and, from time to time, waiting lines to get in. Sphinx cinema and cafe Vibrant arthouse cinema with lots of festivals, events, premieres and an attractive cafe, with a terrace next door. Visitors staying in the city centre should drop by the city brewery Gruut Grote Huidevettershoek 10which produces excellent brews. Coffee company De Draak goes back even further: My personal favourite is Mister Moustache — he just plays the funkiest tunes. Just a couple of years later, I was playing my first record at Vooruitwhich has always been a really important venue in Ghent. A place not to be missed.