The Stokstraat in Maastricht: a street with a story
From exclusive women’s fashion to culinary hotspots
The Stokstraat in Maastricht is the main street of the Stokstraatkwartier. One of the oldest parts of the city. In addition to beautiful women’s fashion, you will find cozy brasseries, the most beautiful jeweler in town, local boutiques and clothing by Dutch designers. Actually, a visit to the Stokstraat in Maastricht should not be missed. No matter how short you are in town!
Stokstraatkwartier: neighborhood with a story
The Stokstraat in Maastricht is a picture! If you’re not into shopping, visit the old street to marvel at the architectural details of the stately buildings. These are streets with a story. In fact, the history of the Stokstraatkwartier goes back to 333 AD! Years ago, NPOs Andere Tijden made a broadcast about the Stokstraat. You watch it here. You can see, among other things, that the luxury and allure of today were hard to find in the 1950s.
Luxurious and versatile range of shops around the Stokstraat
This is now the part of the city with the most exclusive shops. You will find few chains, but many local entrepreneurs, exclusive fashion brands and very cozy brasseries and restaurants. For example, you will find women’s fashion at Le Marais, one of the most beautiful clothing stores in the city. Fashionable gentlemen are not allowed to leave the Stokstaartkwartier without stopping by Masuka. Looking for a very special piece of jewelry or timepiece? Then Jeweler Heleven Boutique should not be missing from the list.
Gastronomy in the Stokstraatkwartier
After a round of Stokstraatkwartier it is wonderful to settle down at Brandsøn. This hip new place serves fantastic cocktails, has a modern menu and is beautifully decorated. Wine lover? Then we recommend Vino&Friends. Here they have no less than 350 different wines, which fit perfectly with the Italian menu.
You can read all about the Stokstraat, the Stokstraatkwartier and the offer on the website of this particularly fine part of Maastricht.