Leuven is without a doubt the capital of beer. At the start of the last century, the city was home to no less than 30 breweries. You can still currently visit these breweries, located within the city itself or just on the periphery.
Brewery Stella Artois
Experience the brewery in action and enjoy a wonderful Stella Artois after your visit
Leuven (Heverlee) | 1 km from Leuven
An abbey brewery has been built on the ground floor of the Park Abbey guesthouse, at exactly the same place where the brewery used to stand
Brewery De Coureur
Leuven (Kessel-Lo) | 1,5 km from Leuven
Brewers Bart & Ine make beers that are energetic, courageous and powerful, just like the cyclists leading a race
Winksele | 5,8 km of Leuven
Sample seasonal beers and experimental brews in De Smederij, in the same building
Brewery De Vlier
Holsbeek | 8,6 km from Leuven
Brewer Marc explains how the beer is made by means of pictures taken during the brewing process
Brewery De Kroon
Neerijse | 11,6 km from Leuven
Highly recommended for those who love (special) beer
Brewery Hof Ten Dormaal
Haacht | 12,4 km from Leuven
Expect ground-breaking taste innovations in an informal setting
Bars & beer shops to discover in Leuven
With so many delicious beverages to try, we recommend some of these bars and shops where you’ll find some of the best Leuven beer.
Insider tips for beer lovers in Leuven
Where to start? This is a beer-loving city, can you tell? The pubs, the restaurants, the sights, the activities... Beer lovers definitely won’t go thirsty here!