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Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper

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Address: Gravestraat 5, Lo-Reninge 8647, Belgium
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+32 58 28 09 33
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Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper: Geluk zit soms in een klein koekje....

Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper: Geluk zit soms in een klein koekje. Kwaliteit, authenticiteit, natuurlijke ingredienten en bovenal een nooit aflatende passie voor koekjes...

Toen Jules Destrooper in 1886 zijn gelijknamige Biscuiterie oprichtte, zal hij nooit vermoed hebben dat precies 125 jaar later fijnproevers in meer dan 75 landen de koekjes weten te apprecieren.In dit gloednieuw bezoekerscentrum wandel je letterlijk doorheen de rijke geschiedenis van dewereldberoemde koekjes uit West-Vlaanderen. Aanvullend zal je heel wat opsteken over hoe de familie Destrooper vandaag haar verfijnde koekjes bakt.

In de proefbakkerij krijg je een deskundige uitleg van een van onze bakkers en vanzelfsprekend staat proeven hierbij uitgebreid op het programma.

Open Iedere werkdag en zaterdag van 9u00 - 12u30 en van 13u30 - 17u30 (op vrijdag van 13u30 tot 16u30)laatste toegang een uur voor sluitingstijd

Let op: op zaterdag is er geen productiegesloten op vrijdagvoormiddag, zon- en feestdagen gesloten van 21 december 2013 tot en met 1 januari 2014

Toegang volwassene (€ 5) - kinderen ( 12 jaar (€ 3) - kinderen ( 6 jaar (gratis)prijzen geldig tot 31/12/2013 individueel zonder begeleidinggids op aanvraag - supplement 30 €groepen vanaf 20 personen - steeds op reservatie gratis gids !

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Excellent cookie history lesson

Excellent way of telling the history of the world's best cookie and it's brothers and sisters. You can take nice photos and enjoy a tasting of different types of their home made... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2014
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Roeselare, Belgium
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Roeselare, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Excellent way of telling the history of the world's best cookie and it's brothers and sisters. You can take nice photos and enjoy a tasting of different types of their home made cookies.

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Destrooper, Public Relations Manager at Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper, responded to this review
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Glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Tessenderlo, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The visitor centre is interactive and equiped with modern media. The nice and friendly atmosphere and smell of fresh baked cookies is pleasant. Not to be missed is the cookie tasting at the end of the visit!

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Destrooper, Public Relations Manager at Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper, responded to this review

Glad you had a great excursion and loved our cookies :-) More 

Diksmuide, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

In their bakeries in Lo and Ypres, the family De Strooper, fabricate probably the best cookies in the world.A stop over at their visitor centre in Lo,a small town in Flandres Fields ,near Veurne,Diksmuide,Poperinge and Ypres, is worthwhile. After visiting an historical overview of the production process you can taste their different brands with a cup of coffee or thee.... More 

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Destrooper, Public Relations Manager at Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you had a great time :-) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We've been to this attraction a number of times as it is a. interesting b. you get superb biscuits and coffee as part of the visit and c. you can buy the whole range of Jules' biscuits at attractive prices (much cheaper than in the local tourist shops of Ieper etc.) We always come away laden with products for ourselves... More 

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Destrooper, Public Relations Manager at Bezoekerscentrum Jules Destrooper, responded to this review

Thank you for your post about our visitors centre. We're glad to hear you had a good time :-) More 

Kortrijk, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

I visited the center when I was in the area for a weekend. The exhibition is very interesting, nice pictures from the beginning of the firm, real material from that time, ... But the best is the tasting itself. You get the chance to taste different cookies with a lovely coffee. The people were very nice. At the shop you... More 

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Mechelen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We visited the 'Visitor Centre' for Jules Destrooper as a side trip from Ieper (Ypres). These biscuits are a Belgian favourite, so it was interesting to see/hear the history of the place. Make sure you get the address right. My quick google search sent us to their other Production plant about 20minutes away!. Fortunately, a friendly young lady provided us... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 13 February 2013

The visit takes around 1 hour and it is possible to see the cookies being produced. A movie is also presented and the visitors can learn about the history of Jules Destrooper (the creator and the factory). At the end, you can taste some cookies and buy some boxes (cheaper than at Brussels stores).

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