North Side of the Square
The north side of the market is characterized by houses of traditional
Flemish style with stepped gabled roofs.
See the Neoclassical building to the left of Aart Geer
Street which was formerly the St. Christopher Church before being demolished in
1786. You can clearly see where the church was
situation as the buildings situated there now are more
advanced than the houses on the other side of Aart van de Geer Street. In this
last row of houses now include Le Panier d'Or , the guild house of roofer tilers, and
La Civiere d'Or , the guild house of the fishermen and fishmongers who were so
important historically to the city.
There are also many restaurants with open air tables, a
great place to have a meal or a drink and watch the life of
the city go by. At Damario Restaurant and Pizzaria you
will find traditional Pizza, Pasta and salads. While
at De Beurze Restaurant and Tearoom there is a set priced 19
euro menu in the traditional style of the region.
The Hotel Central on this side offers rooms with great
views of The Markt, and of course also a restaurant serving