Food & Drink Awards 2017 52 LUX - Food & Drink Awards 2017 Coffee Shop of the Year 2017 - Leuven Situated in Leuven center, SWARTEHOND is renowned for their exceptional hospitality, great food and high quality coffee, they give great importance to fair and quality coffee. As such, the firm work with FairChain and coffee company Moyee to ensure that their coffee is of the finest possible quality. That means, among other things, that their coffee beans are processed where they are harvested and picked by hand, and that employees get a fair wage. They stand for 100% organic coffee that is tasty and fair, all this together with an aim to offer a relaxed and enjoyable experience. The establishment serves a variety coffee drinks, American bagels for lunch, weekend breakfast and other tasty drink options, and as well as being able to sit inside surrounded by the trendy style decoration, known in Leuven as one of the most beautiful salons; it also offers a takeaway service. There is also an outdoor seating area for those who would like to enjoy the clement weather and take in the scenery during the summer months, with their colourful beach shares for customers to take and seat in any spot under the sun on the beautiful square. As its name would suggest, dogs are welcome at SWARTEHOND and staff are always keen to make a fuss Coffee Shop of the Year 2017 - Leuven SWARTEHOND is a boutique coffee shop based in Leuven, Belgium, serving a vast array of beverages and light snacks. We profile the establishment to gain a fascinating insight into how it has achieved the success it enjoys today. Company: SWARTEHOND Contact: Marjorie Trivick Contact Email: info@ Address: Joris Helleputteplein 1, 3000 Leuven, Belgium Phone: 00 32 492912744 FO170061 of any four legged guests just as much as their human customers. Everyone receives a truly warm welcome. Having recently moved to new larger but not less cosy premises, the café is definitely enjoying a period of growth and even brighter future as it strives to meet the ever increasing demand for quality coffee and service from tourists and locals alike. Overall, boasting an array of pastries, dedicated staff and a variety of seating options to meet every need, SWARTEHOND is the ideal location for a relaxed, informal break in Leuven. “...strives to meet the ever increasing demand for quality coffee and service from tourists and locals alike.”