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Address: Old Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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One big bar!

Lots of bars, we visited on a sunny day So we enjoyed our drinks on the terrace. My tip: see and be seen!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Lots of bars, we visited on a sunny day So we enjoyed our drinks on the terrace. My tip: see and be seen!

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Completely taken over by pubs (and a few restaurants), this awesome looking square is an absolute must to relax at for who visits my home town Leuven. At any sign of sun, terraces will be out and people will be too, in full force (with lots of students during the academic year). To have a great selection of beers try... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

As a working professional, I would recommend Metafoor which is on Parijnstraat just behind the main Oude Market. The Metropole is also reasonably nice and quiet!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

lots of construction going on, but i could tell it was good! there are a million bikes in town, so there is a bit of dodging about

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Leuven, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The famous beer spot in Leuven. A Market square completely surrounded by bars. Best time to catch up the true atmosphere is during summer when the sun is shining and the whole market is covered with terraces filled with people drinking all kinds of beers and enjoying the sun.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A charming place to visit in Leuven. Whether you go here as a tourist, group of friends or even as a couple to sit down and enjoy the place while drinking a beer. I would highly recommend stopping off here on our travels.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Oude market or the Old Market Square boasts around forty cafés and bars on one square so theres no need to go hungry or thirsty. Known as the Longest bar in The world this is a popular place with young and old alike. During term time the young university students flock here bringing an energetic vibe to this square. Take... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

oude market is the famous place to have party in leuven..there are more than 20 bar n clubs where we can have fun..mostly in the weekend,disco are full..its in the center of leuven

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

One of the most authentic and charming places to visit in Leuven. You go here as a tourist, group of friends or even as a couple to sit down and enjoy the place while drinking one of the most beautiful things that's ever been created on this planet: A beer and all of the Belgian beers are a must-try, so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Visiting Leuven, means visiting all sights, one of which is the Oude Markt. In summer, this is the place to be with lots of tables and chairs out where you can sit and have a drink. Watch out that these are cafe's that serve mediocre food. The more upmarket places such as Meeting Room, De Rodins on that side of... More 

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