Breda is a fun-loving town as is illustrated by its many squares lined with cafés and restaurants with great terraces. When you visit the city, spending some time people-watching over a glass of good wine or a cup of coffee should be on your to-do list. We have lined up the best squares and cafés with terraces for you.
- Spend time people-watching on a terrace on the best squares in Breda, such as Grote Markt.
- Enjoy a good beer on De Bommel’s terrace.
- Discover Breda’s best cafés with terraces.
Breda’s best squares
Breda is a fun-loving city and boasts a great variety of cafés and terraces. The best squares lined with terraces are Grote Markt, Havermarkt, Vismarkt, de Haven and ’t Ginneken.
We have collected the five best and most popular cafés with a terrace for you..
1. De Bommel
De Bommel is one of Breda’s best-known cafés whose fame has spread far beyond the city. Find a place on its great terrace or mix with people of all ages and convictions in the old-fashioned pub. At weekends Bommel is open until the early hours so if you like dancing, this is the place to go.
Address: Halstraat 1, Breda
2. De Beyerd Café
De Beyerd Café is a household name in Breda. Serving no less than 125 different beers, of which it brews at least 5 itself, De Beyerd is famous even outside the Dutch borders. Its owner has even been knighted by the brewers of Belgium, receiving the title 'Ridder in de Orde van de Roerstok', or 'Knight of the Order of the Stirring Pole', which is - especially for a Dutch innkeeper - a great honour.
Address: Boschstraat 26, Breda
Bruxelles is located on Havermarkt square and is a popular, bustling old-fashioned pub. Try one of the many specialty beers they serve or choose from the comprehensive whisky and rum collection. Thursday night and in the weekend it is a much-loved dance club where you will meet many young people and students.
Address: Havermarkt 7, Breda
Grote Markt square is where you will find Zeezicht, a name known throughout Breda. Settle down on the lovely terrace to enjoy a drink and great snacks or attend one of its live performances. The first-floor restaurant has an excellent menu.
Address: Ridderstraat 1, Breda
Parc is a stylish, trendy location on Grote Markt square. It boasts a wonderful terrace and a sober, modern interior. Parc serves excellent drinks and snacks. On the first floor you’ll find a cocktail bar whose crew prepares the most amazing cocktails for you!
Address: Grote Markt 20-22, Breda