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The food looks pretty much the same on each stand.
The sellers are adding extra work in decorating the way the seafood looks like. You can find a variation of raw to cooked food. All very tasty and fresh. Exhibits of dry fish look cool...More
I had no idea how many people came to buy fish at the Fischmarkt People had to wait for their turn. I liked to see fish that was drying in the open air. It's quite popular.
Interestingly enough, seagulls were quite interested in these activities.They...More
In the port of Ostende you can admire a nice fish market with the freshest fish and seafood all mornings the fishermens are selling all sorts of fishs and excellent shrimps, a regal for the eyes and for the many restaurants on the East coast.
I really wanted to visit the fish market. It is small size, but very nice. You can get there with car, or tram, or with a boat. We took the boat - which I loved, and also it is free. Than you walk a bit....More
If you have a house/apartment nearby, you should at least go once to this fish market to try the fresh north sea shrimps. You can eat them on the go or bring back your kitchen as an starter for diner.
We bought also "tong" fish,...More
It took some time but the fischmarkt finally has a new and modern place on the fisherman's wharf.
The blue roof representing a seawave is a landmark.
The fresh fish is nicelly displayed end priced.
It is definitely a new attraction for Ostende
"De Trap" is an institution in Ostend. Fisher boats used to arrive very early in the morning to sell their catch here. Fish weren't just fresh, they were alive. These days, the place has become just another tourist trap. The renovation, actually rebuilt, is just...More
This was our second visit to ostend and the fish market was an highlight in our short trip last time and also this time they serve up fresh hot fish soup to you aswell as a large ammount of different fish on sale the children...More