BROUWERIJ HOF TEN DORMAAL
16 OTHER INTERNATIONAL CRAFT BREWERIES
with a focus on innovation
The Leuven Innovation Beer Festival brings 16 innovative breweries together from around the world to meet each other, to create a setting where new ideas can grow, where collaborations can spring, where visitors meet the brewers and where you can taste unique and innovative brews from all over the world. All of this in the authentic setting of De Hoorn Brewery.
Tour operators: contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and special offers for your group.
Here’s their Carnival of Delights:
HTD’s BEER TEX-MEX CHILI CON CARNE (V)
Tex-Mex chili with loads of Hof Ten Dormaal’s Tempelhof imperial stout beer. Served with rice, nachos, fresh veggies and jalapeños.
BRAZILIAN STYLE CHICKPEA BOBÓ
Coconut and freshly cooked cassava root processed into a irresistible cream with typical Brazilian seasonings and whole chickpeas. Served with rice, potato chips and fresh veggies.
BAHIAN PLANTAIN "MOQUECA”
Typical northwest Brazilian delicacy revisited with PLANTAINS marinated for days in special seasonings + seaweeds, fresh coriander and “dendê" (red palm oil from sustainable sources). Served with rice, fresh veggies and banana chips.
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For the festival they treat you on…
CROQUE HOEVEKAAS / BREYDELSPEK
(cheese / bacon)
CROQUE HOEVEKAAS / CHAMPIGNON / BALSAMICO
(cheese / mushroom / balsamico)
CROQUE NOTENKAAS / HAM / WITLOOF
(cheese with nuts / ham / Belgian endives)
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Our Grand Café, aka the living room of our Hoorn family, is the right place to have a nice meal or drink.
You can choose between various dishes with 100% organic meat and delicious vegetarian, pasta or fish meals.
As host venue of the Leuven Innovation Beer Festival we’ll offer some special suggestions accompanied with beers of Hof Ten Dormaal.
Besides, where can you find a more perfectly poured Stella pint, than this place, where it was first brewed?
Open during the whole festival!
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Across the park from De Hoorn you find Rossi’s pasta atelier at De Smidse.
Rossi makes the best Slow Food pasta and risotto in town! They handmake the pasta on the spot!
For the Leuven Innovation Beer festival they prepare you a special risotto made with Hof ten Dormaal beer and asparagus.
Saturday open: 10 AM – 6 PM
Rossi Atelier @ De Smidse, Sluisstraat 10, Leuven
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Next to the water Café Entrepot in OPEK welcomes you.
Café Entrepot is the place to be for a daily soup, a sandwich, salad, burger or their changing suggestions of delicious dishes inspired by food from all over the world!
Saturday – Sunday open: 12 AM – 10 PM
Café Entrepot @ OPEK, Vaartkom 4, Leuven
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Besides for the Leuven Innovation Beer Festival there are many more beer activities to experience in Leuven throughout the Leuven Bierweekends in April. Leuven is true to its reputation as Belgium’s beer capital and serves you a itinerary overflowing with hoppy goodness, ranging from beer tastings, beer walks, beer workshops, and brewery visits to surprising pairings with tasty treats and of course 3 great Beer Weekends: The Leuven Innovation Beer Festival 13 & 14 April, followed by the Food & Hops weekend 19 & 20 April and the Zythos Bierfestival 27 & 28 April.
Drive home safe - call a Taxi
20 min walk to the train station
5 min by bus to the train station:
Saturday: Bus 601 - leaving from bus stop ‘‘Engels Plein’
Sunday: Bus 333/335 - leaving from bus stop ‘Vaartvest’