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Old Market Square

Old Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 20 30 20
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The liveliest square in the heart of Leuven. During the day, you can enjoy some drinks on one of the many terraces. At evening, the ideal place the have a dinner or a drink to unwind after a tiring day. The longest bar in Europe with over 30 bars and restaurants. Also the place for a lot of (musical) events during the year.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oude markt” (28 reviews)
“longest bar” (14 reviews)
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Old Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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+32 16 20 30 20
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"oude markt"
in 28 reviews
"longest bar"
in 14 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 13 reviews
"market square"
in 13 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 12 reviews
"chairs and tables"
in 3 reviews
"during summer"
in 7 reviews
"sit outside"
in 6 reviews
"young people"
in 5 reviews
"people watching"
in 8 reviews
"sunny day"
in 9 reviews
"belgium beer"
in 3 reviews
"different beers"
in 3 reviews
"stella artois"
in 3 reviews
"very nice place"
in 3 reviews
"middle ages"
in 3 reviews
"students"
in 55 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is filled with bars and so there's something for everyone, just don't go to Metropole. Service/staff was so bad. And we ordered peanuts and they came in a bag (torn open) which layed on a platter which didn't seem very clean. They could...More

Thank Talitha M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grot market is surrounded by massive architectural landmarks. One can’t help bu wonder what it must have been like to build these.

Thank Les L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice please. A lot of young people meeting there, only bistros with burgers and snacks you may found here. Trees are amazingly cutted. There's a farmacy after the trees.

Thank Zy D
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Too crowded. Every 15 minutes a beer party with screaming people. Beautifull buildings hardly open to the eye due to parasols. Pity.

Thank Hans Thomas H
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Large square with loads of bars and loads of outside seating which they clear around midnight. The bars become late night party venues, the place for youngsters

Thank Mac4SouthWales
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

we got very nice evening even in the week . we visited one by one different pub. nice place to go and had lots of fun

Thank Bogaard H
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Not a market day visit, but we’ll worth it as the buildings & those near it, are wonderful! Lots of pleasure to be taken here!

Thank Annaliese59
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

With many bars and restaurants surrounding the market, it’s very lively in the night. Loads of students

Thank srsrsunrui
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

So much history in a small place. Take a stroll around, breath in the history, see the architectural details all around.

Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Oude markt , in the center of Leuven and very close to Grote martk with Cathedral and townhouse(fantastic) is the mekka for the students. Bars and restaurants almost all open till early morning and with excellent at oshere. In summer place is full with terraces...More

Thank hagar2086
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Murray J
June 29, 2017|
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Response from Carolinev1574 | Reviewed this property |
It s nearby, Leuven is small and easily accessible on foot.
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