The 103 best places to visit during a city trip in Delft

In Delft, the city of Willem van Oranje, Johannes Vermeer and of course the Delft blue pottery is plenty to do. A walk along the canals, the ascent of the Nieuwe Kerk, a visit to the Vermeer Centre and much more. Delft also has a lot to offer in the field of shopping with unique shops in beautiful historic buildings along old canals. There are also many cosy lunchrooms, cafes and restaurants in the city centre.


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Rondvaart Delft

Admire Delft from the water. During the tour you will find out all kinds of nice anecdotes and details about the history of Delft.

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Van Waay & Soetekouw

A special home shop and design office with a very modern, mostly Italian, furniture collection. To be found in a beautiful monumental building.

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Winkeltje Kouwenhoven

With an assortment of nostalgic products, toys, Old Dutch confectionery, poetry cards and postcards you imagine yourself back in time.

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Delfts Brouwhuis

Three connoisseurs, a mug and a boys' dream. That's how it started. Now you're welcome for a beer. Inside or outside in the atmospheric beer garden.

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Maltha Sport

Do you like to run a round or do you regularly hit a ball on the hockey field? Then a time-out in this sports shop is definitely recommended.

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Koos Rozenburg Antiquiteiten

The location is atmospheric, the property is beautiful and the assortment is unique. Here you will definitely find the perfect souvenir after a nice day in Delft.

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Maria Van Jessekerk

In this church you can admire a rich interior, consisting of beautiful murals, old framework and the Marschalkerweerdorgel.

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Miss Morrison Koffiebranderij Delft

Dream away from the scent of artisanally roasted coffee. Discover that coffee is so much more than just a good drink. Also for tea and something delicious.

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Belgisch Bier Café Belvédère

In a striking monument on the Beestenmarkt you will find this cozy café. The ideal place for a drink, a snack in between or a nice dinner.

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Science Centre Delft

In this interactive museum you can get started yourself and you will get a glimpse into the kitchen of TU Delft through various research setups.

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Leonietje's

For homemade, original maternity gifts, a large assortment of wooden toys for children between 1 and 7 years and much more.

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De Blauwen Hont

Next to the church 'De Oude Jan' you will find this shop full of nice clothes, jewelry and accessories. They also give workshops and personal colour advice.

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Restaurant van der Dussen

This restaurant is nicely situated in the corner of the old Bagijnhof. The competent kitchen brigade will gladly provide you with delicious dishes.

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Hummus

As the name suggests, you can eat delicious Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes with hummus and much more!

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De Etalagefabriek

This unique shop in the heart of Delft has the best stuff on the shelves of entrepreneurs, artists, creative people and attic cleaners.

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Hotel de Plataan

In the heart of Delft lies Hotel de Plataan where the rooms are originally decorated with an Ancient Egypt, Atlantis and Jungle theme.

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Voorlopig

For the time being, original products from 70 makers bring together in a space full of inspiration. Discover trendy design, but also gifts, clothing and more.

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Malee

Enjoy a delicious Thai experience at Malee. Each meal is prepared with fresh products from Thailand. Taste and experience the oriental flavors.

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Hotel Johannes Vermeer

This hotel is located in an old cigar factory where Johannes Vermeer is central and where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast and spacious rooms.

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De Visbanken

Remarkable is the building where this fish shop can be found. Thanks to its central location, you never have to walk far for a portion of bickering.

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Nieuwe Kerk

A church with a royal allure. In this church is the royal crypt where the Oranjes find their final resting place.

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Bij Best Breakfast, Lunch & Coffee

Enjoy surprising sandwiches, international breakfasts, street food dishes, high bites, salads and delicious juices inside or on terrace boat.

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Royal Delft

Discover the history and authentic production process of the world famous Delft Blue in this 17th century factory.

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Bakker Suikerbuik

Konditorei and pastry shop where tasting is central. Fresh pastries daily, delicious Italian coffee. Try the High Tea.

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TheFinalTouch

In this store you will find an exclusive range of trendy fashion accessories of excellent quality. From bags and belts to scarves and jewelry.

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OfJeWorstLust

Food like you're on vacation. For delicious sausages, beautiful wines and delicious bread you are right here.

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Stadhuis

Visit the medieval prison in this old town hall. Discover torture tools and the place where the murderer of William of Orange has been.

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De Pelicaan

Delicious dining and cosy dining, indoors or during the summer on the beautiful terrace boat. Here they cook with passion with fresh products.

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Museum Prinsenhof

Learn a lot about Dutch history through an extensive collection of paintings, pottery and utensils.

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Pleck

On the beautiful Voldersgracht you will find Pock. Lifestyle, fashion and food are central to the beautiful, open building. Discover what there is to do.

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De Winkel

For more than 30 years De Winkel is full of nice gifts and colorful gadgets. Sometimes a bit kitsch but always fun and original.

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Lazuli Creations

Lazuli stands for inspiration and creativity. In the beaded and jewelry shop, the competent, helpful and friendly staff will be waiting for you.

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Otelli Gelateria and Caffee

This luxury ice cream shop is open all year round. In addition to the many cream and sorbet flavours, you also have a wide choice of coffee, pastries and other delicacies.

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Bonne Vie

This attractively decorated boutique has besides women's clothing also a wide range of bags, jewelry and accessories.

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Spyck

Spyck visit you for handy kitchen accessories, nice home decorations and exclusive design items. This is also a nice place for gifts!

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Drogisterij De Salamander

Go back in time and experience De Salamander. Here you will find remedies from grandmother's time, but of course also modern products.

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Strellson Delft

For a business outfit you have come to the right place at Strellson. Think of beautiful blazers, shirts and the most beautiful suits.

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Flink Gegist

So much variety can make it difficult to choose which specialty beer suits your taste. Fortunately, the store is nicely arranged and they will be happy to help you.

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Ray Brandstore

Urban fashion from all over the world knows how to find its way to Ray. A special store where design, fashion, music and creativity meet.

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Pottenbakkerij De Mallemok

In the shadow of the Old Church you will find this workshop and shop. Ankie Bonnet makes unique jugs, vases, mugs and bowls.

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DINMAR fashion store

DINMAR was founded by two best friends with the same passions. Words like trendsetting, daring and hip fit perfectly with this fashion store.

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Plexus alias 't Platenmanneke

A store that breathes music. You will definitely find your favourite album here. And if not. Then owner Martin will be happy to help you with your scavenger hunt.

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Bij Marlies

This is a typical shop that makes everyone happy. In addition to a nice mix of fashion, interior and accessories, you will be enthusiastically helped here.

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't Postkantoor

In this former post office they now deliver you the best drinks, lunch and dinner dishes. All this in a unique ambience.

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Kookwinkel Het Pauwtje

Let yourself be surprised by the ever-changing shop window of Het Pauw. A case with a diverse assortment. From cooking and dining to living and jewelry.

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Jans Lunch Koek & Gebak

Experience the pastry cream they cook in the sunny terrace garden, the airy whipped cream and the mouth-watering mocha acrème.

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Koos Bertels Groenten- en fruit

The beautiful colors of the fruit and vegetables radiate to you in this shop. Always of the highest quality and fresher than fresh.

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A-Tembo

Lego lovers of small and large end up here in heaven. Among all the beautiful sets, you'll probably find the one you've been looking for a long time.

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Galerie Terra Delft

At Galerie Terra they offer a wide range of contemporary ceramics. The collection consists of works by around 50 renowned artists.

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Jorrit Heinen Royal Delftware

The store is almost a museum. The difference is that you can take home the beautiful porcelain and Delft Blue. If you can choose.

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Oostpoort

Admire the towers and iron drawbridge of Delft's last remaining city gate, built around 1400.

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Groene Vingers

Experience a unique shopping experience at Groene Fingers and score one of the many trendy plants, home accessories or join a fun workshop.

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KEK

This is where art and coffee come together. Besides coffee, sandwiches and cake, you can also find lifestyle items from talented entrepreneurs.

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Steendam Herenmode

On one of the oldest canals of Delft you will find this real family business. In this great men's fashion case, the third generation will gladly advise you.

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Bloemen en Meer

At Bloemen and Meer you can go for 50 years for beautiful bouquets, plants, flower pots and nice home accessories.

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Neef Rob

Nice place where they sell fine coffee and tea but where you can also sit in a kind of big living room. Don't forget to buy/taste the chocolates

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Moodz eten & drinken

In this eatery with an authentic look, located in 2 monumental buildings, you can go for lunch, drinks, various finger food and dinner.

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Milo Design Gifts

In this cheerful shop you will find special and affordable design. Home accessories, gadgets, kitchen products, art objects, jewelry, bags and more.

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Hostel Delft

Hostel Delft is there for everyone. From families to backpackers and groups. The hostel is not only advantageous but also comfortable and cozy.

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Café Zondag

Walk into Café Zondag for perfect coffee, delicious cakes, farmland sandwiches, specialty beers and the real Delfste feeling.

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Beestenmarkt

After many functions, this square is nowadays mainly a cozy place where you can eat and drink. Plenty of terraces and restaurants.

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Gemeenlandshuis

This late Gothic house was built around 1505. Behind the beautiful façade is the headquarters of the Delfland Hoogheemraadschap.

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Unfold

Like new, walk out of the Unfold store after scoring a beautiful outfit from high-quality brands and minimalist accessories.

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M edelsmeden & design

A beautiful studio with own work by goldsmith Claire Marks and other renowned goldsmiths from the Netherlands and Germany.

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Microtheater

In the Microtheater, the Delft theatre association De Flash has been standing at the Bühne for years. You can go there for theatre of different genres.

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Rossio

You can go here all day long. For a fresh cup of coffee to a simple and pure dinner or a luxurious and extensive dinner.

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Boerderijzuivel & meer

Cheese, farm dairy, jams, chutneys, honey, eggs and much more. Everything small-scale produced by farmers from the Netherlands.

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Oude Kerk

The beautiful stained glass windows bring you back to the early Middle Ages. Discover the graves of a number of celebrities here.

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Hotel Grand Canal

This family hotel is situated on the beautiful canals in a monumental building that served as a warehouse for the VOC and 150 metres from the train station.

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Biercafé Doerak

12 beers from tap and 170 from bottle. From traditional Belgian to new styles. Every day you can taste on the terrace or inside in this brown café.

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Stadscafé De Waag

A historic, atmospheric café where you can have a drink. But also for a nice lunch or dinner outside on the terrace you will be fine here.

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Seven Days Store

The combination of relaxing coffee and shopping among all the beautiful products makes Seven Days Store a unique store in the heart of Delft.

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Kobus & Saartje

If you walk along the Beestenmarkt you might already smell the freshly baked apple pie at Kobus & Saartje. Time for a stopover!

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Sevenhills

Immerse yourself in the cool atmosphere of New York and enjoy the refined cuisine with a contemporary touch served here.

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Uit de Kunst

Oit de Kunst has both old furniture and a cozy coffee house. Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee with homemade apple pie.

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Hotel Leeuwenbrug

On the canal between museums, restaurants and shops lies Hotel Leeuwenburg where you wake up in a unique room and by the smell of fresh croissants.

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Koffie & Zo

Besides coffee, pastries or lunch, you can also find vintage furniture and original gifts and gifts with a nice story.

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Chocolaterie Gelaterie de Lelie

You can walk into De Lelie for handmade chocolates and delicious ice cream. Belongs to the top ten chocolate series. You can see that. You can taste it.

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Stads-koffyhuis

During your visit to Delft, rest at the Stads-Koffyhuis. An atmospheric place where you are kindly provided with more than just coffee.

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De Centrale

In the Koornbeurs, a historic building that once used to be a meat hall, you can now find De Centrale. Where they serve a varied 4-or 5-course menu daily.

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No13

Internationally renowned fashion brands find their way to the historic building of No13. The collection here is trendy and changes regularly.

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Zinderin

Are you looking for a special gift or something nice for yourself? Nose around at Zinderin. A unique shop full of craft products.

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Hills & Mills

Chef Papa Kazmi combines authentic Indian cuisine with Western. Sincere, healthy and tasty. A special experience in taste.

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Bakkerij De Diamanten Ring

Here, the smell of freshly baked bread immediately caters to you. Every day they bake bread and pastry in a traditional way. And since 1796.

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Barbaar

De Barbarian connects, is innovative and has a fresh look at themes such as art, culture and technology and combines them with good food and drinks.

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Boulangerie Michel

Enjoy traditional French artisanal products here. Here they believe in local products that go with the seasons.

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Markt

A large and historic market square where you can enjoy on a terrace with the beautiful view of the Nieuwe Kerk and the town hall.

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Il Tartufo

Located in the historic center of Delft, on one of the most beautiful canals, behind the old church you will find a piece of authentic Italy.

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Huszár

You will find Huszár in a beautiful location. A place where you feel at home and where honest products, quality and service are of paramount importance.

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Poppedijn

Toy shop full of responsible toys made of wood and natural textiles

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Knotten

If your heart beats faster when hearing words like knitting, crocheting, wool and cotton... then a visit to Knotten is definitely recommended.

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INSTORE conceptstore

This mini department store is a new shopping experience in Delft full of quirky fashion brands, original items and eye-catchers for your interior.

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Boekhandel De Omslag

In a beautiful historical building you can go for Dutch and English literature. Here they help you personally create your new favorite book.

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Paul Tetar van Elven

Let the beautiful authentic interior amaze you. In addition to the work of the painter and art collector, you will find much more special here.

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De Style Kamer

Combine in De Style Room the finest ingredients for the perfect outfit. You will find a unique mix of fashion items.

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Expositieruimte 38CC

At Exposition Space 38CC, be inspired and marvel at the contemporary visual arts in which social themes emerge.

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Hotel de Emauspoort

This 3-star hotel is located behind the Nieuwe Kerk, with individually decorated accommodation overlooking the city or the courtyard.

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Vermeer Centrum

In the Vermeer Centre Delft you can explore the life, work and city of this 17th-century painter Vermeer.

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Parkeergarage Zuidpoort

At this large parking garage on the south side of the city centre there is usually a place available. You walk directly into the city centre from here.

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Parkeerterrein Woonboulevard Leeuwestein

In the parking lot at the residential boulevard on the south side of the city you can park for free. The city centre is around 15 minutes away.

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VVV

The Tourist Information Point is not to be missed right next to the Nieuwe Kerk. Here they will be happy to tell you everything about activities and events.

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NS Station Delft

This beautiful train station is located a bit south-west of the city centre. Walk north-east towards the city centre in over 5 minutes.

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Parkeergarage IKEA

The IKEA east of Delft is easily accessible and offers free parking. It is 15 to 20 minutes walk to the city centre.

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