Summer is just around the corner and all we need is sun, sea and the beach! All the more reason to plan a trip to the Queen of Bathing Cities, Ostend. The perfect destination in your own country to relax and enjoy as much as possible. Apart from the many sights, the beach and the many shops, you will also have a lot of great addresses for a delicious drink and a snack. Especially for you we have selected our favourite locations in Ostend where you should go for breakfast, a break while shopping or for a cocktail with some finger food.


A nice and cozy lunch address

The place to be if you like to eat bagels or would like to give it a try! Out with a teenage daughter? You're definitely going to score with her with this place, too. At the lively bagelsalon Sanseveria you get to choose between sweet and savoury bagels, but also a lot of vegetarian and vegan options are on the menu.

Wittenonnenstraat 36

Cocktails at Mommy's Bastards

This is where you should be for a nice cocktail and some trendy dishes to share! The ultimate proof the Belgian coast is not only for the elderly. A super cool place that makes you feel like you're in New York. On the menu are many dishes from all over the world which you can perfectly share with your friends and there is something for all tastes. A beautiful industrial interior with homemade lemonades, a selection of beers, ribs to lick your fingers and much more!

Dwarsstraat 10

Polé Polé beach bar

Let's go to the beach! Polé Polé beach bar has the atmosphere, cocktails and white beach furniture that will have you dreaming away. An ideal place for a summer day or to end the day while the sun sets.

Albert I promenade 43

Enjoy at a pastry chef's

At the Caruso pastry shop, for more than 20 years they have been providing the tastiest cakes, delicious fresh pancakes and cozy breakfasts throughout the day with all the trimmings. Because everything looks so delicious in the spacious baker's bar, they have also worked out some breakfast formulas to reduce your choice stress. Definitely one of the top pastry shops on the coast!

Nieuwstraat 29

Coffee and a sweet bite

For an ode to tasty things in Ostend you literally have to visit Oode. Besides delicious coffee, they also serve delicious teas here, including the chai latte from India. Organic juices and a healthy breakfast or lunch with local producers. Muesli bars, muffins and cakes from Tartes de Françoise are on the menu. Fresh, healthy, local and ecologically orientated. Also ideal for a take-away while shopping!

Aartshertoginnestraat 45

Culture Café De Grote Post-La Poste

The former Ostend post office is now an open cultural centre. In addition, you can enjoy a nice dinner or a drink in the Cultuurcafé. This way you can make a visit to a cultural centre a much more uncommon experience. Our tip: book a table in the Panorama Bar when the weather is nice for a magnificent view of Ostend.

Hendrik Serruyslaan 18a



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