An atypical place, if ever there was one, Le Cadran, an events and cultural venue in the heart of Liege, was created in a disused tunnel. Previously in service on the line to the Liege Palais station, this place has retained an urban and functional atmosphere that is also slightly retro and resolutely cool.
On a regular basis, hip or off-the-wall events are organised in one of the complex’s three rooms (La Rotonde, le Cadran and Studio 22).
Inaugurated in 2012, Le Cadran is today one of the essential venues for nights in Liege, and long shall it remain so!
A perfect example of rehabilitated urban heritage, Le Reflektor was created in a former bus station! Renovated by the book in terms of acoustics, this venue welcomes renowned musicians of all styles, from electro to blues, via folk to pop. Its eclectic programme appeals to all.
Its ideal location in the city centre, a stone’s throw away from the Carré district, is a guarantee of a perfect evening, from its start until after-hours.
Les Ardentes Club
The famous Liege summer festival no longer needs presenting. The organisers have had the wonderful idea of continuing the party and musical discoveries all year long. Whether via Transardentes (a winter electro festival) or the organisation of occasional concerts, they provide the public with many moments of musical pleasure in both winter and summer.
The venues change, as do the ambiances, but never the quality of the programme! To keep up to speed with what’s on, check out the posters on their web site.
Enjoying an almost legendary status in Wallonia, Le Carré in Liege is THE district for going out for students. In dark cafés or on lively terraces, the district is at its most effervescent during the periods of student parties (from September to September…) and after the end of exams (December, January and June).
Sometimes derided due to its disreputable past, Le Carré is today generally a safe area thanks to a district-wide safety and security campaign.
Place du Marché
This is the most picturesque of the squares in Liege to enjoy a drink. In the shade of the Perron monument and hundred-year-old trees, opposite the City Hall, the square is entirely surrounded by high quality terraces, cafés and restaurants.
Under the summer’s first rays of sunlight, the people of Liege flock to these terraces for a parade of summer-wear and sunglasses. After the cocktails and extravagant summer drinks, patio heaters and the famous mulled wine follow in the winter.
Also, it is in this square that the Christmas Village is held each year.
Place des Carmes
A short walk from Place Cathédrale square, Place des Carmes square has become, over the last few years, the place to be for post-work drinks and evenings out on a weekend, both in summer and winter.
Several establishments are specialised in wine tasting, but there are also traditional taverns and an ice cream parlour for when summer arrives.