Trendy boutiques, colourful trinket shops and authentic specialist stores, in Leuven they are all within walking distance. Pedestrianized squares and pleasant shortcuts take shoppers along streets with coffee bars, cafés, terraces and alluring restaurants. Whichever direction you decide to take from the Grote Markt, within the minute you will have discovered a new treasure.
Overview shopping streets
- Diestsestraat from the city centre to the Louis Melsenstraat)
The crème de la crème of shopping in Leuven.
A stylish lane with chain shops, colourful cafés and exclusive clothing and decoration shops.
Typical college-town street with a pleasant variety of shops, cafés and restaurants.
The restaurant road par excellence, primarily offering a range of European cuisines.
Impressive university buildings alternating with catering establishments and shops with a cultural accent.
- Parijsstraat en Pensstraat
Street full of baubles and gadgets alternating with world cuisine restaurants, original specialty shop and gift shops.
- Mechelsestraat en Vismarkt
Trendy shopping street that also boast a host of tasteful culinary shops.
Pleasant shopping spot with a mix of chain shops and more exclusive establishments.