Restaurants & cafes

Dining in The Hague

Everything is possible in culinary The Hague. Trendy and authentic melt together in the great variety of world cuisines. Enjoy a drink in one of the secluded courtyards, take a culinary or sample delicacies at the hip restaurants in Prinsestraat or at the beach.

The Hague city centre

Eating and drinking in the Hague means enjoyment alongside historic canals, on squares, terraces on boats, from kitsch, smooth lines and minimalistic to Old Dutch conviviality. The ever-expanding gastronomic scene is based around the city centre. In The Hague, most restaurants combine an informal atmosphere with high-quality cuisine. From Indonesian to Dutch, Japanese to Italian, you are sure to find a restaurant that caters to your tastes.

The place to be when the sun goes down

The Hague's oldest inn

The coolest place to drink coffee: Lola


Authentic Cantonese cuisine in Chinatown

Steak restaurant BIT Grill and Café

Scheveningen beach

The Hague's beach resort Scheveningen is the perfect place for a spot of sunset dining. There are dozens of beach restaurants where you can kick back and chill with your friends. Of course, being a seaside resort, seafood is a definite specialty. Especially in the Scheveningen harbour, there are some excellent seafood restaurants serving fresh seafood dishes. If you want to truly emerge yourself with the locals then you should try eating raw herring.

Restaurant Waterproef at Scheveningen harbour: a "jewel on the quay" according to Michelin

Dining with a fantastic view on the Scheveningen harbour

Enjoy the authentic taste of the Thai cuisine

Restaurant Oceans Square

Beautiful pavilion in the garden of the Gemeentemuseum

Kijkduin beach

Family resort Kijkduin provides ample opportunities for dining out throughout the entire year. From March to October the beach is filled with lovely beach clubs and in the winter months there is plenty of choice on the boulevard at Kijkduin.

Beach club Titus is know for its excellent dishes, warm welcome and friendly service


Beachclub At Sea

La Galleria: great Italian atmosphere at the Kijkduin boulevard

La Fontaine offers a wealth of delicious dishes from the French cuisine

Enjoy the sunny terrace with sea view at Hudson Bar & Kitchen in Kijkduin

Great for kids: City Farm Pluk is also a lunchroom

Food events

The Hague boosts numerous food festivals and events year-round. From Flag's Day at Scheveningen Harbour and the Tong Tong Fair in The Hague's city centre to trendy little food truck events in parks and at the beach. Below we've selected some highlights on The Hague's culinary calendar.

A first in The Netherlands: Dinner in the Sky (Friday August 18)


Rrrollend Den Haag: great food, drinks and the ultimate festival feeling

The ultimate English spoken food tour experience by Bites & Stories


Take a peek behind the scene of Europe's largest rooftop farm

More food events Check out The Hague's complete culinary calendar here!

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