Dining

Ostend’s city centre has plenty of restaurants that offer everything from a light lunch to a fun tapas evening to a full-course dinner, and always with just that little bit extra. The traditional mainstays of Ostend’s gastronomic landscape are complemented by new and fresh concepts that you are surely going to love.

Wining

A good glass of wine befits any occasion; whether accompanying a meal at home, at a sunny sidewalk cafe, or together with friends in one of the city’s wine bars. Ostend has plenty of exclusive wine merchants where, with the help of expert advice, you can purchase the perfect wine for any occasion.

Culture

From the James Ensor House to Fort Napoleon to Mu.ZeEE; Ostend has a rich and royal history that you can relive time and time again at one of the many museums and historic sites. Thanks to the work of the city’s highly active tourist office, you can enjoy a wide range of events throughout the year such as Ostend at Anchor, the Sand Sculpture Festival and Winter in the Park.

Leisure

Ostend is the city on the sea where there is always something going on, 365 days a year. Summer and winter, the beach is the perfect playground for young and old, while the city’s many parks are all wonderful oases of peace. You can visit the Wellington raceway to taste the excitement of horse racing, and in the evening you can enjoy excellent shows and theatre in CC De Grote Post or Casino Kursaal.

Kids

Ostend is a truly child-friendly city. Of course, the beach guarantees hours of fun in the sun, but children also love the adventure of a visit to Fort Napoleon. Shopping for kids? The city has various children’s clothing boutiques where you are sure to find the perfect outfits to dress your young ones in style.

Shopping

Ostend is a favourite city of lovers of shopping. Alongside a full range of familiar chain stores, you will also find plenty of exclusive boutiques that sell the latest fashions and high-end brands. And shops in Ostend are open seven days a week!

Design Oostende Showroom ,
Fort Napoleon ,
Divino ,
Mommy's Bastards ,
James Ensorhuis ,
Mu-zee ,
Casino Kursaal ,
Nikae ,
Venetiaanse gaanderijen , https://www.visitoostende.be/nl/venetiaanse-gaanderijen
Lolotte ,
maQUINZE usa wines ,
Savarin ,
SKY Towers ,