Over the next few minutes you will be going on a deep dive into where you can buy wine, liquor, and beer in Antwerp. Our only real goal is to cover as much as we can in this local alcohol guide.
Kicking this off will be a list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in your area. Those that are ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will be filled in first so they can get the party started soon.
Once the stores are out of the way we will get into the best local breweries and beer bars, and a list of Antwerp wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards will get a shout out, and we will round this all out by mentioning some of the best happy hours near you to buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. You are all welcome to check out some of our other blogs on wine, liquor, and beer around the area.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Antwerp
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in Antwerp to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Station 1280 at Oudaan 15 / w-25
- Elixir at Haantjeslei 132
- Alfa Spirits at De Bosschaertlei 80
- Avenue Wines & Whiskey’s at Belgiëlei 129b
- Chacalli Wines Shop at Oudeleeuwenrui 10
- The Antwerp Wine House at Scheldestraat 21
- Anverres at Brialmontlei 60
The Elixir provides an artisan liqueur that has remained unchanged since its creation by FX de Beukelaer in 1863. It is your ideal companion from aperitif to dessert and a great refreshment at any time of day.
You will find a diverse selection of high-quality spirits, liqueurs, and wines at Alfa Spirits. There are also tastings and promotional wine packages available.
Avenue Wines & Whiskey’s carries a broad range of excellent rosé kosher wines in dry, semi-dry, and sweet varieties. All of their wines are stored in a climate-controlled environment and they carefully check and maintain the condition of their collection.
The Antwerp Wine House has over 1,000 wonderful wines that go for more balanced and full-bodied flavors that match nicely with every food. With a minimum order of €99 you can get free shipping in Belgium and the Netherlands.
There is a vast assortment of wines and gift packages available at Anverres. Private tastings are also organized on the first and third Sundays of each month from 1pm to 5pm.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
There are some nice breweries and beer bars in your area like:
- De Koninck at Mechelsesteenweg 291
- Dr. Beer at Adriaan Brouwerstraat 31 GLV
- Billie’s Bottle Shop at Aalmoezenierstraat 38
- Beerlovers Bar at Rotterdamstraat 105
- Beer Central at De Keyserlei 25
Whether you’re looking for nice products for yourself or as a gift such as beers, exclusive glasses, original openers, fun books, trendy clothing, or exclusive lifestyle items head to De Koninck. They host a local beer and food pairing session with their sommelier where you can taste three beers from the brewery complemented with snacks.
Dr. Beer brings a comprehensive choice of beers to your area while also introducing them to beer in an approachable manner. Beer Central has around 30 Belgian beers on tap and more than 300 in bottles.
Their menu includes regional specialties and there is a Beer Encyclopedia that contains a nice overview with a detailed description of each product that they have. They operate from 12pm to 1am every day.
Wine Bars In Antwerp
Antwerp wine bars are a great place to relax with friends as well as being good options for a date night:
- Bar Brut at Londenstraat 3
- Wine Bar Bette at Lijnwaadmarkt 6
- Tannin at Volkstraat 50
- Cava Cup at Vlasmarkt 32
Bar Brut is a modest unpretentious bar and shop that specializes in natural wines with a small range of beers to drink alongside a simple food menu sourced from quality-conscious merchants. All of their wines are also available for takeaway.
Enjoy a nice glass of wine with a snack on the terrace, inside, or in the lounge at Wine Bar Bette where you can also buy the wines on-site for takeaway or place an order via their website. Tastings and public events are held regularly in a fun and casual atmosphere.
You can experience a touch of Barcelona with high-quality wines that are imported directly from the producer in the Penedès region at Cava Cup. To continue your party at home all of their drinks can be taken along at reasonable prices.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Head to one of these wineries or vineyards near you to see how the sausage gets made:
- Valke Vleug Wine Estate at Achterheide 21
- Ruffus Agaises Vineyard at Chemin d’Harmignies 1
Despite its small size Valke Vleug is a professionally managed wine estate in your area. They provide unique gifts and can deliver your order right to your door within 1 to 2 working days.
The Ruffus Agaises Vineyard arranges tasting excursions for individuals Monday through Friday in the morning and by reservation for groups of at least 20 people.
Best Local Happy Hours
You can buy cheaper alcoholic drinks if you know when and where the best Antwerp happy hours are:
- What Happens at Lange Koepoortstraat 1
- Hard Rock Cafe at Groenplaats 35
Go to Hard Rock Cafe for one of the best happy hours near you from 5pm to 8pm Monday through Thursday and taste their delectable menu which includes steak burgers with applewood bacon, cheddar cheese, crispy onion rings, leaf lettuce, and vine-ripened tomatoes.
You can read more of our posts on:
- Brussels Wineries & Breweries
- Amsterdam Wineries & Breweries
- Rotterdam Wineries & Breweries
- Luxembourg Wineries & Breweries
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor & Beer In Antwerp
We wish we had more to share but we will try to keep this page as up to date as we can. Hopefully you learned at least a little something about all of the local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours in your area.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if you found anything incorrect on this page in the comments, we want to keep this info as accurate as we can. Now go have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Antwerp.