For the true connoisseurs among us, we are happy to list a few gastronomic addresses. Whether you prefer a foaming trappist (beer) or are a real meat lover, our region has a lot to offer:
A mere 500 metres away from our holiday home, there’s the beer brewery De Dolle Brouwers – known for its Oerbier. On Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., you can visit and have a look behind the scenes of the traditional brewing process. Every Sunday at 3 p.m., the brewery organises guided tours.
If you visit the Saint Sixtus Abbey in Westvleteren, you can’t possibly leave without a container of the world-famous Westvleteren beer. The monks sell both light and dark beers in authentic wooden crates.
At Slagerij Zoete in Esen, you’ll find refined Belgian quality meat, cold cuts, tapas platters and home-made dishes. Even on Sundays you can buy all kinds of delicacies from 7:30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
Are you planning a party or business event? Traiteur Vandermeulen in Diksmuide is the ideal choice for a delicious meal. Would you like a warm piece of ham, cold buffet, barbecue or even paella? All dishes are prepared with love. You can also hire a food truck to provide the catering at all your events.
Get to know the authentic Italian cuisine thanks to Traiteur Deli-Patrizio from Esen. The kind owners put together formulas tailored to your event and provide an on-site catering service for parties of twelve people or more.
Fancy a wine tasting? Wijnen Vertho in Esen is the place to be. You will find a wide range of international quality wines, including from Italy, Spain, France, Argentina, South Africa and even Greece. Their range also includes spirits such as gin, grappa, whisky, rum, cognac and calvados.
Discover traditional dairy products at Zuivelboerderij ‘t Hof van de Rhille in Diksmuide. The salted farm butter, very good cheese and tasty ice cream are products you just have to taste! All products bear the 100 % West-Vlaams quality label.
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