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Restaurants in Haarlem

Haarlem is filled with establishments that make the taste buds tingle with delight. Only Maastricht has more cafés and restaurants but Haarlem takes the lead among cities located above the great rivers. Its rich culinary experiences are celebrated during ‘Haarlem Culinair’, an event that is held each year in August. Stop by and enjoy the specialties offered by several restaurants in the city centre.

  • From cozy eateries to attractive Michelin Star restaurants.
  • There is a restaurant for every taste in Haarlem.
  • Visit the Haarlem Culinair event in August and discover what Haarlem has to offer in the culinary field.
We have compiled a list of tips to help you navigate your way through the city’s overwhelming number of coffee bars, lunchrooms, cafés, restaurants, bakeries, and specialty shops.


The former Jacobskerk church is now occupied by a fully operational brewery, which offers a comprehensive breakfast and lunch, cocktail hour and a rich variety of beers.

Address: Gedempte Voldersgracht 2


With its top-quality French cuisine, Truffels’ cooks serve a new and exciting six-course meal each month at a fair price.

Address: Lange Veerstraat 45

Restaurant ML *

This restaurant was awarded a Michelin star and will spoil you with delicious food in a beautifully renovated 17th century national monument.

Address: Klokhuisplein 9

In ’t Goede Uur

Everything is about cheese and wine at restaurant In ’t Goede Uur. They serve the best cheese fondue combined with a glass of excellent wine.

Address: Korte Houtstraat 1

Café Restaurant Stempels

An excellent establishment with an excellent menu. Enjoy the wonderful food at this former printing house.

Address: Klokhuisplein 9

Hofje zonder Zorgen

One of the nicest places in Haarlem for breakfast, lunch or high tea.

Address: Grote Houtstraat 142a

Restaurant Zuidam

A contemporary restaurant on a historic shipyard with two terraces, which catch the morning and afternoon sun.

Address: Scheepmakersdijk 2a

Brasserie Van Beinum

You will definitely have a good time at Van Beinum, where you can go for a good salad, a juicy burger and fries, or a really good cocktail with some tasty snacks.

Address: Klokhuisplein 3


At Dodici you can order several small dishes which you then share with the rest of your table. Your dinner with friends will turn into a joyful exchange of flavours.

Address: Smedestraat 47

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