Plan your visit

How to get to the festival? Where to eat, drink and sleep in Namur? We tell you everything here!

From lunch to dinner, Namur offers beautiful gastronomic discoveries, from French cuisine to exotic specialities. Make your choice.


To relax after a hard day, nothing beats a cool lager in the favourite places of the Namur people. The city welcomes you to many bars, where you will certainly find something to quench your thirst!

B&B hotel

To enjoy the Festival to the fullest until the end of the night, various places for all budgets are available in Namur: hotels, apartments, cottages, youth hostels, Airbnb, etc.



Namur is a city on a human scale, you can easily walk through it and go to the festival’s venues concentrated in the old city.


There are trains to Namur from any Belgian station. From Brussels, it will take you 1 hour (2 trains per hour). The main festival venue is 15 minutes walking from the station. You can book your international train tickets and national train tickets on :

Belgian Rail


Reach the Pavillon exhibition, at the top of the Citadelle, or the historic centre of Namur and the rest of the KIKK in Town trail in less than 5 minutes!

Thanks to our partnership with the Téléphérique de la Citadelle de Namur, you can take advantage of a preferential rate: €3.5/single journey, €5/return.


The buses of Namur are taking you anywhere.

More info on the prices :



At the confluence of the Sambre and the Meuse rivers, the Capital of Wallonia invites you to come and explore, stroll around, relax or enjoy an adventure! You are sure to be captivated by its generosity, its gastronomy and its rich heritage.

Want to know more? The Tourist Office is open 7 days a week to give you the best advice!



Fusion dishes, at the intersection of Italian, French and Asian cuisine. Epicure is a charming little restaurant in the centre of Namur. Lunch or brunch, the plates are healthy and refined for any appetites looking for fresh products. Another highlight: its sunny terrace during the summer months.

Coffee & More

Two steps away from KIKK you will find this peaceful haven perfect for a coffee, a fresh juice or one of the delicious homemade pastry. A comfy tea room for breakfast or lunch if it’s rainy outside, a nice terrace as well if the weather is kind to us.


Fancy a sweet touch to brighten your afternoon? Forget about your diet and head straight for this cupcake bar in the pedestrian area. Loads of attracting flavours: whipped cream, litchi, bounty, chocolate, salted butter caramel, … You’ll have to chose which one you prefer to go with your homemade lemonade. The two chefs are regularly updating the menu with surprising novelties. They also serve breakfast and lunch.


Planchas, bruschettas, tapas, pastas… The choice is difficult in this small mediterranean restaurant of the pedestrian area but all the dishes are worth it. You can taste the best Italy and Spain have to offer in one meal! The plates are appetizing, full of savours and quite abundant. Very good service and reasonable bill. Count between 15 to 20 € for a board of fine meat, mozzarella, tortilla, tapenades, delicious pastas… We advise you to book in advance.

Restaurant Cafés Delahaut

The contemporary universe of the Cafés Delahaut restaurant highlights a cuisine that reflects the local bistronomy.

A dynamic, young and talented team for an even more extraordinary experience.


A quick and tasty bet for woks, curry, soups, salads, or spring rolls. You can either eat in this tiny Thaï restaurant or also take your food away. You never wait long, take away food between 6 and 8 €.


Fancy a simple and cheap lunch? Head for the Peanuts! This bar and restaurant well known by local people is perfect for having a drink or a dinner with friends. Pasta with scampi, goat cheese salad or steak tartar with fries are among the numerous dishes the menu has to offer. Peanuts has a relaxed vibe with its warm atmosphere, subdued light and wooden decorations. Enjoy the heated terrasse when the weather allows it.


This beautiful tapas and gastronomic restaurant with a cosy atmosphere is located in a tiny street at the bottom of the Citadel of Namur. Owned by our friend Catherine and a young chef, Pépite associate the best qualities of each partner. While the chef is in the kitchen letting his creativity go wild, Catherine, a fine wine connoisseur, advises the clients on best matches for a complete gastronomic experience.


This Japanese restaurant is the best in Namur proposing extra fresh sushis, exquisite sashimis and surprising tempuras. Not so fond of raw fish? Don’t worry, you’ll also find yummy hot dishes on the menu! Ogawa’s decoration is pretty sober and the atmosphere is… well, Japanese! For more genuineness, eat alone at the counter. Try out the sparkling saké for finishing your meal on a funky note!

Le Temps des Cerises

A typical “cuisine du terroir” restaurant, a tiny place with a lovely warm atmosphere which is definitely a contrast from the neighborhood’s brasseries. Sit down and look around, discover the tribute to the local celebrities and other curiosities proudly exhibited by the owner. Sweetbread with morels or oven roasted knuckle of ham grated with mustard sauce, let yourself be tempted by a tasty traditional dish.


The team’s favourite one : the ramen’s palace (amen), to consume with closed eyes (except that opening them is more practical). A true gustatory and affordable journey. Whether you choose chicken, pork or duck and its miso or paitan in broth, you’ll probably go back anyway.

Vivo restaurant

In an authentic and charming setting, VIVO invites you to discover its fusion cuisine with classical, Asian or Mediterranean inspirations.

Brasserie François

Best brasserie of Namur, chic atmosphere “à la française” to pronounce with the accent of Namur (not quite the same 😉 It’s a safe bet to taste classical brasserie dishes served by waiters dressed in smart costumes. The high ceilings, decorative moldings and chandeliers will make you forget where you are the time of a meal. The place is also a good location for a drink in the evening.

Chez Gaby

The place to be for the real belgian fries! Crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside. Try out the “mitraillette” if you dare or the fries with “sauce riche”, pretty heavy shit! You might bump into the owner’s son carrying a basin full of potatoes just peeled by his mother. Authentic “fritkot” Gaby is one of the last ones to cut their own potatoes by hand!

Bistro Bisou

Bistro Bisou is a “trendy” and “modern” brasserie. We see a small organic restaurant, probably influenced by the former owners of the place. There are simple dishes, inspired by the traditional bistro, made with quality ingredients and from the region. If you are in a hurry, remember to report it, here the chef also takes the time to kiss during the shooting…

L'huile sur le feu

Located just in front of the Market, the Oil on the Fire showcases the flavours of the Mediterranean. Penne, tagliatelle, ravioli, orechiettes… all pasta is fresh. If you prefer meat or fish, you can also find your happiness there. A small corner of blue sky in the grayness of autumn…

Gaston & Co

A bar serving fresh homemade pasta, to eat in or take away.


L’amore passa, la fame no!

Neapolitan pizza, pasta, gelato, vino… all the pleasures of Italy in the centre of Namur at the foot of the cable car.

Le Panorama

A charming place, a warm atmosphere and a breathtaking view. Le Panorama is the ideal setting for your getaway to the Citadelle of Namur, just in front of the Pavillon.

Le Château de Namur

The “Château de Namur” is a hotel and restaurant run by the Namur hotel school, located in a quiet, leafy setting at the top of the Namur Citadel.


Located next to the Caméo cinema in the heart of Namur, Caféo benefits from its exceptional architectural setting. Come and have a drink before or after your film, sample a dish from a menu featuring organic and regional produce, not forgetting the vegetarian suggestions, or surf the net in peace and quiet using the free wifi network.

O Nuages

A warm, intimate place where you’ll have a great time thanks to Ombline’s tasty cuisine and friendly atmosphere.

La Veuve Bila

A small sitting area with soft armchairs, an original decor around you, laughter, a little music and a table filled with original gourmet dishes : an unusual restaurant with dishes to share.

La Brasserie de la Confluence

A new space that is as gourmet as it is responsible in Namur.

Located at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers, the Brasserie de la Confluence offers a local, seasonal and sustainable menu for all tastes and ages.



A cocktail bar that takes you to the heart of liquid gastronomy.

Located in the centre of Namur, the bar is an ode to botany and mixology.
Syrup, herbal teas and juices are also homemade, but the bar goes even further, as the plants and herbs grow on site. Walk through the door and become a special witness to the creation of your cocktail from A to Z.

Le Bouffon du Roi

From the outside, it doesn’t look special but once inside you will not want to leave. A nice bar for spending an evening with friends: dark lit atmosphere, comfy sofas, beer of the month on the tap, board games, football table and a petanque field in the back courtyard for the sunny days!

Le Piano Bar

Bar located on the Place du Vieux. Chill atmosphere, good music and often live music on Saturday night. A good choice for a nice evening!

Cafe du College

One of the last bistros of Namur, masters at serving beers. And the master in question is quite a character! A typical belgian bar where you’ll get mingle with the locals.

Place du Vieux

A square with a handful of bars, the perfect place to relax with a fresh Belgian beer after an intense day of conferences. One of the local’s favourite spots for going out. Officially named “Place du Marché aux Légumes”, La Place du Vieux is also the KIKK unofficial HQ for late evening drinks.

Vino Vino

For wine lovers (as you can tell by the name), a place to try out some wines and hear about their story, their region and their taste. The passionate owner of this wine bar is captivating. He has a wide selection that he regularly renew. For hungry folks, you can taste one of the delicious appetisers, often typical from the region.


A menu of 300 different beers, a pleasant terrace, a friendly atmosphere, that’s all it took for the KIKK Festival to decide to make its unofficial HQ of it. Go there if you wish to meet festival lovers on Wednesday, on the eve of the festival as well as on the following days.

Chez Juliette

A warm welcome awaits you at this café offering a superb selection of beers and wines, to the sound of a great musical programme.

L'Antiquaire Bar

Back to the 20s, the Roaring Twenties, and their gentle eccentricities!

Arsène Café

A meeting place offering local beers, craft spirits and alternative soft drinks, as well as a wide range of events and activities. All with a breathtaking view of the citadel, a winter garden, a shared library, cosy sofas, a games cupboard…

O Flaherty's

O’Flaherty’s is a brewery just across from Namur station, in the purest tradition of Irish pubs. It serves breakfast in the morning, where you can enjoy a drink and a pleasant choice of beers on tap, as well as a fine selection of meat and fish dishes. Live music on a frequent basis.


The oldest café in Namur, since 1616, located on Place du Vieux.

Le Chapitre

Le Chapitre is THE historic beer bar in Namur, tucked away behind Saint Aubain Cathedral.


Fancy a good coffee… and a flea market ? This is the place !


B&B hotel

B&B Hotel

A very comfortable hotel right next to Namur station.

Grand Hotel de Flandre

Small hotel perfectly located just in front of the train station. Built in 1904, it’s the oldest hotel of Namur as you can tell by the decorations of another time at the entrance but with a touch of modernity in the rooms.

Ibis Hotel

The closest hotel to KIKK, it’s always full of participants of the festival. Simple and functional, it’s the closest hotel to the festival main venue. The best to arrive just on time for the start of the conferences.

Les Gîtes du Vieux Namur

Located in the center of the pedestrian area, this 4 flats are perfectly furnished with fully equipped kitchens. They can accommodate from one to two people in their contemporary setting. These flats are located in a very quiet street at night while being in the heart of the city.

Hôtel Vedette

Calm, charm and authenticity by the riverside.

La Petite Ferme Bleue

Located in the middle of the countryside, this cosy farmhouse can accommodate up to 12 people, perfect for you and your mates or colleagues! The building dates back from the 18th century with original floor tiles and parquet flooring. Ideal for cocooning next to a warm fire after an intense day of festival! It’s time to gather your KIKK team and go for it!

Les Tanneurs

This charming tiny hotel with apparent bricks on the indoor walls proposes some elegant rooms. Just a block away from the KIKK and with a royal breakfast, it’s the ideal place to be on time at the festival. Be careful, it’s a true maze inside.

Ms Elisabeth

Sleeping on the water on highly comfortable barge is an awesome experience! More than a hotel, the kind owners will give you a warm welcome. They’ll serve you a substantial local breakfast that will get you up and ready for a day at KIKK! For another experience sleeping by the water, there are also two other houseboats péniches Ange-Gabriel and La valse lente.

Namur Energîte

Small studio with all commodities. A large living room, a sofa bed and a small kitchen to cook on location. To go from the station to the studio or to KIKK, you can walk or take a Libia velo (the city’s bicycles).

The Royal Snail

Luxurious hotel, designer’s rooms, beautiful view on the river Meuse, definitely a good bet for having sweet dreams during KIKK! If the 15 minutes walking you need to get to KIKK seem too long for you, you can simply rent a Libia velo (the bicycles of the city of Namur) on Place Maurice Servais near the Théâtre and then drop it off at the station just in front of your hotel. Pretty handy!


This oasis of tranquility in an old typical house of the region will welcome you at the heart of the Citadel. Beautiful setting, charming and well decorated rooms and local breakfast. You can even relax at the spa after an intense day of conferences.

Auberge de jeunesse de Namur

A classical youth hostel, beautiful villa typical of the region, normal or shared rooms with views on the Meuse river. You have access to the kitchen, you can also go to the restaurant or the bar of the hostel. This villa used to be the workshop of famous artist Félicien Rops who painted there many paintings including his famous Pornocratès. (20 min walk from city center)

Le Château de Namur

At the top of the Citadel, this magical haven of peace is our favorite hotel in Namur. Built at the beginning of the 20th century, this real castle proposes very comfortable rooms. This 4 stars hotel is surrounded by a large garden, a park and a terrace. You’ll definitely sleep very well in these beautiful surroundings.

Villa Valentine

The Villa Valentine has 3 apartments to rent.


No more rooms available in the Namur hotel park? Try your luck on Airbnb or join the Facebook group “Finding Accomodations” to propose or find a room during the event.

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