Thanks for joining us for this discussion about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Antwerp. There are numerous dessert shops selling sweets around town and you will be learning about the top options as this blog progresses.
The best ice cream shops in your area will kick things off. Those that love vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights have numerous options to choose from.
Bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats will be up next. After that we will focus on donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Then we will pivot to healthy dessert options like Antwerp gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Restaurants that are known for their must have desserts in your area will round us out.
A local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it will be shared at the end. And the curious types can find all of our other posts on this area at that link.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
The best Antwerp ice cream shops or some healthier frozen yogurt can be found at:
- Gelato Factory at Verschansingstraat 57
- Compagnie Belge at Grote Markt 16
- De Zoete Verleiding at Vlasmarkt 27A
- Désiré de Lille at Schrijnwerkersstraat 14/Het 18de-Eeuwse Leeskabinet
- Moochie at Melkmarkt 27
- Munch Me at Meir 78
Ice cream with flavors like vanilla, chocolate, stracciatella, caramel, black cherry, and pistachio are some of the favorites at Gelato Factory.
Compagnie Belge has been offering Ice cream sundaes, iced coffee, frappuccinos, smoothies, organic tea, and waffles since 2018.
Moochie is an organic yogurt shop near you with your favorite toppings that is a healthy alternative for ice cream.
As you can see from our next section De Zoete Verleiding could have also been listed as a dang good bakery too.
Bakeries In Your Area
Great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more are available at these great bakeries:
- Domestic Bakkerij at Lange Gasthuisstraat 5
- Goossens at Korte Gasthuisstraat 31
- Aux Merveilleux de Fred at Huidevettersstraat 26
- Bread and Confectionery Kleinblatt at Provinciestraat 206
Bread and Confectionery Kleinblatt is a great place to buy bread, buns, cakes, pastries, cookies, and chocolates in your area.
Domestic Bakery carries a variety of breads, pastries, and sweet treats.
Local Donut Shops
Donuttello at Beddenstraat 2 is a gourmet donut shop with unique toppings like pistachio or lotus speculoos.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
We highly recommend these cupcake shops around town:
Mooy Bakery specializes in cupcakes while providing catering services.
The Swirl Bakery offers a variety of cupcakes some of which are vegan along with layer cake, whoopie pies, cookies, bund cake, and brownies.
Candy Stores Near You
Kids will love all the options at these local candy stores:
- Olleke Bolleke at Beddenstraat 2
- The Munchies at Sint-Katelijnevest 15
- Akiba Station at Pelikaanstraat 3/1220
Candy balls, pass, piñatas, American candy, old school, lollipops, chocolate kisses, and more are some of the most ordered items at Olleke Bolleke.
The Munchies has been offering balls, candy cakes, and sweets since 2017.
Sweets, cookies, chips, nibbles, chocolate, candy bars, breakfast goods, and drinks are all available at Akiba Station.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
When you want to buy homemade chocolate or fudge visit one of these shops:
- Pierre Marcolini at Schrijnwerkersstraat 25
- Neuhaus at Korte Gasthuisstraat 1
- Leonidas at De Keyserlei 28
- ChoFleur at Maalderijstraat 3
Boxes of chocolates, bars, truffles, macarons, cakes, jams, spreads, sweets, and artisan ice creams are some of the more popular items at Pierre Marcolini.
ChoFleurs are fat-free and made entirely of natural sugars creating 36 different flavors in bite-size-filled chocolates.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries can provide some healthier options:
Eugène has been a gluten-free artisan bakery serving bread, cookies, and pastries since 2002.
Lila Sweets is a wholesaler that offers only natural or healthy ingredients in their gluten-free, sugar-free, lactose-free, organic, and biscuit products.
For a tasty yet healthy choice consider these smoothie shops:
- Joe & The Juice at Wiegstraat 21
- Waffle And Juice at Klapdorp 42
- Zest Fresh Juice Bars at Antwerpen Grand Bazar Shopping Center Beddenstraat 2
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Must have desserts near you can also be found at restaurants like:
- Shuk at Minderbroedersrui 64
Malabi coconut milk puddings, babka butter cakes, almond cakes, chocolate chip tahini cookies, and knafeh cakes are among the best desserts near you available at Shuk. If you have any other restaurants with great desserts to mention please tell us in the comments, thanks.
You might also want to read our:
- Brussels Local Dessert Business Information
- Amsterdam Local Dessert Business Information
- Rotterdam Local Dessert Business Information
- Luxembourg Local Dessert Business Information
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies & Cakes In Antwerp
That is all we’ve got for now but visit us again because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if any shops have closed down or if we posted anything that is incorrect in the comments. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Antwerp.