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Hessenhuis *

Popular fun-minded café-bar in a former warehouse
Opened in 1993, Hessenhuis remains one of Antwerp's hot spots, known for its sprawling available drinks menu and its continued commitment to spirit and liveliness. Set in a reinvented 16th-century warehouse, the two-floor space has a capacity of about 300. The daytime clientele are mostly straight local workers looking for a drink, a soup or a croque monsieur, while the gay men arrive early evening to transform the atmosphere from quietish café to frisky bar, with DJs upping the club quotient from Thursday to Sunday.

Tags: Cafe-Bar , Mostly Men , 30-somethings , 40-something , Dancing , Cafe

Falconrui 59 (Hessenplein)
Antwerp, Belgium 2000
Het Eilandje

+32 (3) 2311-356
Mon to Fri 11am—1:30am (or later); Sat 5pm until late; Sun 6pm until late



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  • Kubbie92 loves

    Aug 25 at 10:14am ·

  • Kubbie92 gave this place *
    Zeer vriendelijk personeel en the place to be voor open- minded people. Tot ziens daar!

    Aug 25 at 10:14am ·

  • Jul 16 at 5:25am ·

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  • ndp1031 gave this place *
    Antwerp is Fantastic!
    Visited Hessenhuis twice while in Antwerp. Great staff and drinks in a wonderfully restored warehouse. Nice for a drink at happy hour or more elaborate entertainment in the evening! A must while in Antwerp!!
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    Jun 16, 2013 at 2:57pm ·

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    Feb 2, 2013 at 10:21pm ·

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