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Zaboer Asian Food, shop Bruges

Shop review #1 – After our restaurant visit to restaurant Chang Ton Thai (review will follow) we accidentally stumbled upon this Asian shop just around the corner, next to ‘t Zand: Zaboer Asian Food. Quite a surprise, also because it was still open at 21:30 (which is quite unusual for shops in Belgium, most close at about 6 or 7 pm).
UPDATE: see below!

It’s not very big, but has some specialities which are not so common to find, and may interest vegans: a wide variety of dried beans and lentils, some brands of coconutmilk that I’ve never seen before, and a good collection of spices and herbs (eg, I saw different kinds of kardemon pods, which are not so commonly available in regular shops around here).


A bit messy and untidy place though, not all items were clearly labelled. Also noticed some items which were past their expiry date, eg a tiny flacon of coconut extract (yeah! never found this before!) which was a bit overdue, and as such I got it for free, thanks! Think they also get a lot of customers who come in to buy cigarettes (as it is open till 22:00).
But nonetheless, glad we discovered it!

UPDATE: CLOSED (in 2015?)

Zaboer Asian Food, location
Hoefijzerlaan 6
8000 Brugge
0476 42 39 52

See our list of shops in Bruges that may interest vegans: Click!

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