The 28 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Alkmaar

The city centre of Alkmaar is full of taste. It's just what you want. Spread around the city you will find plenty of nice lunchrooms, restaurants, coffee shops and cafés. You can also drink in the sun at squares such as the Waagplein and the Platte Stone Bridge. De Mient is again the perfect place for dinner. You will find a variety of restaurants, from Japanese to French. Discover your favorite spots and save them on your city guide. You can easily find and experience the tastiest flavors of this historic city.

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Het Kruithuisje

Hidden under large chestnut trees lies the Kruithuisje. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in this small gallery measuring 5 by 5 metres.

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Heeren van Sonoy

Lunch or dinner at this historic place in the middle of Alkmaar. Dining in higher spheres? Then book the turret and enjoy the view.

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Friethuis De Vlaminck

The best artisan fries of Alkmaar can be found at the Vlaminck. Delicious with mayonnaise, joppie, samurai or one of the other sauces.

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Plunge down at the IJKgebouw, located in a historic building on the canal where you can enjoy the sun, breakfast, lunch, dinner and delicious drinks.

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Kowalski comfort store

At Kowalski you can go for a good cup of coffee, delicious lunch but also for contemporary art and design. A place full of winks and humor.

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At this breeding ground for talent they hold a tasting every month on Thursday, a Friday afternoon drink and on Sunday quizzes or live music.

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't Friethuys

What could be better than well-baked fries with a delicious sauce of your choice or homemade stew? They know what to do with this.

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Platte Stenenbrug

Around the Platte Stone Bridge you will find cozy cafes and you can enjoy the sun on the terrace. From here you walk into the Old Town.

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Stadsstrand De Kade

With your feet in the sand, you'll feel like you're on the beach. During the summer months, the enthusiastic staff will let you experience the real summer feeling.

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The Scrapyard

Enjoy the most special beers of Brewery de Moersleutel on the 1500 m2 sunny terrace at Hal25. Nice to relax with friends.

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Enjoy a good breakfast, coffee, homemade cakes, a healthy lunch, extensive High Tea or a High Wine at Anne&Max.

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DigiBeet en Katten Café

The cats are cheerfully hopping around in this unique cat café where people with disabilities have a workplace and you can go with computer problems.

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For 50 years this vegetable trade has been found in Alkmaar. On this healthy spot you will find vegetables, fruits, complete meals, salads and juices. Delicious.

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Rue de la Plume

In the middle of the old town of Alkmaar you will be welcomed and enjoy dishes with fresh seasonal products and unique taste combinations.

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During the summer, let yourself be surprised by a concert or performance on this cultural square or rest at one of the restaurants.

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IJssalon Laan

Taste the famous Laan ice cream. They've been selling one type of ice cream for almost 70 years: vanilla ice cream. Delicious with fruit, nougat or chocolate on top.

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Bakkerij Raat

To get hungry! You can see here real craftsmen with love to prepare organic loaves, egg cakes and apple pie.

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Alkmaars Koffiehuis

At the Alkmaars Koffiehuis it is always cozy thanks to the accessible homely atmosphere, good food & drinks and fun musical activities.

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Proeflokaal De Boom

In addition to cosy indoors, you can also enjoy a delicious specialty beer on the deck boat that is docked in front of the tasting room.

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Saladebar Oogst

Walk into Harvest for healthy, organic meal salads, a soup, juice, smoothie or coffee with something delicious. Delicious and responsible.

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De Binnenkomer

A cosy eatery with a casual and personal atmosphere. The dishes are fresh and affordable. From the Bigbanger burger to changing dishes.

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IJssalon De Mient

Taste the artisanally prepared ice cream of the Mient. Can also be ordered from the water. Loud the bell from your boat and order.

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Organic soups, honest coffee, vintage furniture and sugar-free pastries. SouPP is 100% vegetarian and always offers vegan options.

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De Koffiemolen

Here passionate coffee makers make the most delicious coffee with great love. For breakfast, lunch, delicious cakes and pastries you're also good here.

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Here they pay attention to everything that grows and blooms and cook as much as possible with the seasons. Delicious, pure food and drink.

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Hielander Scottish Restaurant

The first Scottish restaurant in the Netherlands. The dishes are as authentic as possible and prepared with fresh ingredients.

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Living Roots

Stroke around at Living Roots between the beautiful living collection and taste a nice sandwich and a good cup of coffee in the nicely furnished lunchroom.

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Sencha Lunchstore

A home store where you get a second living room feeling. Here you can also enjoy breakfast, lunch and homemade cakes.

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