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Hasselt : Michelin's recommendations


Hasselt lies on the borders of the Kempen and Hesbaye regions. It is a busy town, growing in importance at the same rate as the region's industrial base and boasts a university campus and faculties in the east. Hasselt has been the capital of Belgian Limburg since 1839 and its bishopric, covering the province, was established in 1967. The locally-produced gin is excellent. Hendrik van Veldeke, the first known Dutch-language poet was born in the area in the 12C.

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Tourist attractions Hasselt : Things to see and do

  • Het Stadsmus Museum Interesting

    Guido Gezellestraat 2 B - Hasselt

    This museum is sited in a magnificent restored builing with elements from the 17C and 19C. It deals with Hasselt's history thematically: birth and evolution of the town, links with Herkenrode abbey, art and culture, gin, ceramics, famous residents li..

  • Musée national du Genièvre Interesting

    Witte Nonnenstraat 19 B - 3500 Hasselt

    This museum is set up in a former convent farmhouse converted into a gin factory in 1803. It has resumed gin production using 19C techniques. The tour takes you through the former stables to the kiln. Note the ground floor steam machine running the m..

  • Grand-Place

    Grote-Markt B - 3500 Hasselt

    Note the Sweert (Sword) half-timbered house from 1659, now housing a chemist's. St Quentin Cathedral stands nearby, with its squat 13C tower topped by an 18C spire. The nave and side aisles were built in the 15C and gradually enlarged with the chance..

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Hotels Hasselt

  • Hotel De Ploeg

    Steenweg 184 B - 3590 Diepenbeek

    Set within a 5-minute drive from the town of Hasselt, Hotel De Ploeg is a family-friendly hotel offering rooms with free WiFi. The property features a 24-hour reception, free parking and a garden terrace with a barbecue. The modern rooms at De Ploeg..

  • Dai Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Genkersteenweg 352 B - 3500 Hasselt

    Prix Prices from : 60 €

    Only 3 km from the city centre of Hasselt, the Dai Hotel offers elegant rooms featuring earth tones and a flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi is available. All air-conditioned rooms have a desk, sofa and minibar which several free drinks. The bathroom has a ..

  • Charmehotel Villa Saporis

    Kuringersteenweg 124 B - 3500 Hasselt

    Charme Hotel Villa Saporis offers guest rooms in an Art Deco-style villa which includes free secured parking, a terrace and a swimming pond. Guests can also benefit from free Wi-Fi access throughout the property and a free shuttle from or to Hasselt ..

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Restaurants Hasselt

  • Hassotel Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    St-Jozefstraat 10 B - 3500 Hasselt

  • Nano Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Lombaardstraat 12 B - 3500 Hasselt

    "Nano" cannot be faulted for its generous welcome. Whether it is Marijn's delicious culinary repertory, that mingle classical and modern inspirations (treat yourself to the three course menu), or Peter's excellent selection of wines, it is ..

  • Aan Tafel bij Luc Bellings Very comfortable restaurant  Excellent cooking, worth a detour

    Luikersteenweg 358 B - 3500 Hasselt

    Traditional French villa modernised for the pleasure of true gourmets. Find a contemporary decor dotted with works of art, an open-view kitchen and delicious, creative dishes. Solicitous service from aperitif to coffee.

  • JER Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Persoonstraat 16 B - 3500 Hasselt

    JER meaning Just Eat Right! Modern cuisine served in a neo-classic setting with dimmed lighting. Fireplace and candlelit atmosphere in the dining area; leafy terrace at the back.

  • 't Kleine Genoegen Comfortable restaurant 

    Raamstraat 3 B - 3500 Hasselt

    Three good reasons to choose this restaurant: it is lively, brightly decorated and serves well-prepared French cuisine. Whet your appetite beforehand with an aperitif at Bubbles, the champagne bar next door.

  • 't Kookpunt Comfortable restaurant 

    Hemelrijk 13 B - 3500 Hasselt

    This historic city centre building is home to a restaurant that mingles designer and traditional details, with the bonus of a pleasant terrace. The modern cuisine will set your taste buds tingling: tuna tartare with avocado, wasabi sweets and spinach..

  • Vous lé Vous Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Wimmertingenstraat 76 B - 3501 Wimmertingen

    Before creating the Vous lé Vous (say it out loud to appreciate the pun - voulez vous), Giovani Oosters was Peter Goosens' sous-chef at the Hof Van Cleve. Here he signs well-balanced dishes subtly mingling traditional and more unusual recipes. The ol..

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