Oudenaarde has always been a true beer city and since 2009 even more!
The city has a rich brewing tradition with many regional breweries. Four of them are still active today: Roman, Liefmans, Cnudde and the new brewery Smisje.
Especially well-known and typical are the brown ales and fruit beers.
The grain distillery Braeckman offers a wide product range of young and old genevers, fruit and cream genevers, fine liqueurs …
Oudenaarde offers far more than just beer and genever. If you are fond of sweets and other delicacies, you should absolutely taste the following local specialities: ‘Lekkies’ from confectioner Jan van Gent, Adriaen Brouwer pastry and cheese, Ename ham,…
There is definitely something for everyone's taste!