In the Heart of Flemish Tuscany
Cycling or driving through the forested area northeast of Leuven, you might expect a small café or shop, but what you won’t expect – unless you already know about it – is the Bed Van Napoleon.
From the outside it looks like a standard pub or café, but inside you’ll find dressmaker’s manikins and old-fashioned dolls competing with wooden tables and old dressers. And no, this is not a badly arranged antiques store, indeed everything is thoughtfully placed, so much so that as I settled in for an aperitif the overriding feelings were warmth and hominess.
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