Welcome to Henry’s Bar

The Botanic Taste

In Antwerp’s buzzling city centre, Henry’s Bar is where you’ll find the height of style, a convivial atmosphere and a gloriously good drinks menu. Excellently located within the walls of the 13th century monastery, Henry’s takes its name from Henri-Ferdinand van Heurck, the 19th century botanist and director of Antwerp’s Botanical Garden. The bar mirrors his delight in the plant world, and pays homage to the cultural heritage, life and joy of the Botanical Garden.

A place for keen connoisseurs, dynamic networkers and the cosmopolitan crowd, it makes an auspicious setting for happy interactions, of both a personal and business nature. Devoted to delight, this is where a magnificent mix of experiences awaits your pleasure, such as live jazz every Thursday. You’ve come for a drink. We’re giving you a sightline to the farthest horizons of hospitality.

A Fine Tipple

Unsurprisingly, Henry’s Bar is a favourite among the bar cognoscenti. It sets the standard for sophistication with a glamorous prospect of wood-panelled walls, wooden floors, the finest marble accents and a sublimely designed interior. You are instantly transported to the Botanic’s amazing world of wonder.

Passion and personality describe the tempting bar food. Offering an eclectic selection of bites presented in lacquer boxes as well as classic bar favourites, all are made using market-fresh ingredients of the highest and purest quality, complemented by an exceptional selection of local and world wines.

Feminine Elegance
Masculine Strength

Henry’s Bar combines a series of eclectic rooms with richly textured seating. The contrast between straight lines and elegant curves, feminine elegance and masculine strength defines the bar’s sophisticated style.

Enter via the salon, a high-ceilinged room with a huge fireplace, low tables and inviting decor. This leads into the cosmopolitan buzz of the main bar – already a firm favourite with Antwerp’s glitterati. The next room offers a relaxing wine and dine area, while the final, Burgundy Room, is a dream of velvet and plush, perfect for small gatherings in luxury and privacy.

In addition to superb wines, Henry’s offers a comprehensive selection of spirits and liqueurs, and a menu of classic cocktails and signature drinks that changes every month. For expert advice, you only have to ask. The blueprint for Henry’s Bar is the brainchild of Jurgen Lijcops, one of the key figures in Belgium‘s high end gastronomy and cocktail scene.

Signet Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
The Unique Vinariam

The vaulted cellars of the monastery are a treasure trove of fine wines: the Botanic’s Vinariam.


80 covers

Opening Times

Henry’s Bar
Monday–Sunday, 10am–1am

Open for lunch, light bites and dinner (vegetarian dishes also available)

Book your table – food only

Henry´s Bar
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
Lange Gasthuisstraat 45, 2000 Antwerp

Tel +32 3 269 0000
Email reservations@botanicantwerp.com

Henry´s Bar
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp
Lange Gasthuisstraat 45, 2000 Antwerp

Tel +32 (0)3 269 0000
Email reservations@botanicantwerp.com

Stargazing Restaurants
at the Botanic
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  • Jacob Jan Boerma & Thomas Diepersloot with Michelin-starred restaurant Fine Fleur
  • Roger van Damme with Michelin-starred Het Gebaar
  • A second Bar Bulot in Belgium

  • Restaurant 1238 showcasing the best of Belgian cuisine