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What is there to do at STEK?

    At STEK in Breda, all aspects of creativity come together. It is the place for new unique ideas, sustainable initiatives, working with your hands, and above all, a lot of passion. Here you will find a wide variety of businesses but you will feel the atmosphere of connection and collaboration. That is the strength of STEK.

    De Kolenmeesters

    De Kolenmeesters Erny and Thuan have known each other for 25 years. They share a passion for local and animal-friendly food (preferably in season) and for grilling. Here you can enjoy the most delicious snack platters, shared platters and BBQs from the masters, including meat, fish and vegan options cooked over fire: sustainable and pure!

    Vinyl & Skating

    Across from De Kolenmeesters you will find two vinyl shops: Green Vinyl and Unit. At Green Vinyl, you can find records in all shapes and sizes. Old and recent, classics and newcomers. You can find it all. In addition, they also have electronics such as record players, speakers, turntables and amplifiers. In short, a music lover will be amazed here.
    Unit is a real store with an urban vibe. Here you will find a large amount of vinyl, parts of or complete skateboards, and the coolest printed T-shirts and hoodies.

    Unit is open from Wed to Sat from 12:00 to 18:00. 
    Green Vinyl is open from Tue to Sat from 10:00 to 17:00. 


    Various entrepreneurs at STEK design and create themselves:

    • Houtje Touwtje Strogebouwtje is a house made of reused materials. Maker Erik helps you with ecologically-minded DIY.
    • Furniture maker de Steenbeuk creates sustainable and circular furniture from new and recycled wood.
    • Klus voor Kaatje creates steel objects. Welding, sawing, jewellery making. Kaatje does it all.
    • Stam Indoor is a sustainable interior designer/upholsterer who reuses fabrics for cushions, bean bags, pouffes, curtains, boat upholstery, canopies, clothing and more. 
    • From PlaSTiEK, Kristel and Jilles give plastic waste a new long-lasting life by creating something new from it. They make anything from reusable plastic wall tiles, vases, lamps to building materials. Read more about PlaSTiEk here. 
    • Looking for a bike or need your bike repaired? Fiets van Bas is the right, sustainable place for you.
    • Matti Kop is the owner of the metal processing company Kop & Co Metaalwerken. He designs and creates metal parts and also teaches about these crafts. Read more about Kop & Co here.
    • Thijs Touwhaar has a great passion: keeping historical vessels sailing and restoring them as best as possible. You can also get custom ironwork at Loods om oud ijzer. Click here for more information.


    • Smokehouse is the BBQ catering company of Rob, offering beautiful meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes from the BBQ or Smoker.
    • PROOEF is a place where you can not only enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch but also where the studio of studio NVK is located.
    • Ron from The Beanery roasts coffee on a small scale in his unit at Stek. After twenty years of experience in various roles for large coffee roasters and franchise organisations, he decided it was time to share his passion more locally with a focus on Breda.
    • Miss Meliz gives tarot readings in her cosy vintage Constructam caravan from 1967, completely decorated in a tarot theme. Take a look at Miss Meliz's website!
    • At the old-school barbershop 'Licht Verknipt', you can have a professional haircut and shave in a relaxed manner and unique setting. Michel creates objects and lighting from old tools, which he sells in his shop at STEK.
    • Groenboekers is an accounting office for companies with a green, socially responsible, or sustainable focus.
    • Joost Meeuwissen of Meeuw.nu design is a graphic design agency at STEK. In his workshop, Johan also creates small furniture or wall decorations from leftover wood.
    • Ko van Weeshout takes care of heartlessly abandoned wood and gives it a new lease of life.
    • Remko from Gouden Handjes repairs anything with a plug or that is wireless.
    • Nachtbrood is the organic bakery at STEK. Xavier mainly makes sourdough bread, also on request. Nachtbrood regularly organises events, such as pizza evenings.
    • BredaPhoto has a romney shed at Stek. It is used for storing exhibition materials and also for making things for the festival.
    • Hard Wok Kitchen is a catering company specialising in Asian cuisine. Every Monday you can pick up an Asian meal at Hard Wok Kitchen or have it delivered within Breda. Take a look here!


    If you are celebrating a romantic weekend for two, a family day, a company outing, or a stag/hen party in Breda, book a bike or walking tour with SeeBreda. During the original city tours of SeeBreda, you will see Breda from a different perspective! Learn more about the Nassaus or cycle past the highlights of Breda. If you really want to experience the Burgundian life of Breda, then the Breda Beer Walk is perfect for you. It's great fun to do with a (group of) friends! Check out here the tours.

    Open by appointment.

    Activities at STEK

    STEK Market
    Every now and then there is a STEK market. This market usually focuses on circular and sustainable entrepreneurship. It is a cosy market where not only various small-scale entrepreneurs offer their products and services, but also organise various activities in the context of sustainability and circularity.

    STEK Tour
    STEK Breda offers tailor-made tours. As a group, you can indicate which places you would like to see or which topics you would like to learn more about. A real "Stekker" will guide you and tell the story of STEK Breda. The guides are well-known at STEK and have good connections with the entrepreneurs, which makes the tours even more interactive and enjoyable.

    STEK Events
    Throughout the year, STEK organises various events with themes such as circular economy, sustainability, and local focus.

    Check out STEK's agenda here.

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