The 89 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 there is plenty to experience. A walk along the canals, the ascent of the Nieuwe Kerk, a visit to the Vermeer Centrum 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, cafés and restaurants in the city centre.

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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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Bakkerij De Diamanten Ring

Here the smell of freshly baked bread will meet you immediately. Every day they bake bread and pastry in a traditional way. And it's been since 1796.

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

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Recommended for an overnight stay in Delft

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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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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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Science Centre Delft

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

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Nice B&B's in the city center of Delft

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Delfts Brouwhuis

Three epicureans, a mug and a boy's 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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De Visbanken

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

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De Barbaar connects, is innovative and has a fresh look at themes such as art, culture and technology and combines these with good food and drink.

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Winkeltje Kouwenhoven

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

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10 places in Delft where you can have a delicious lunch

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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 this brown café.

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Van Waay & Soetekouw

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

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Vermeer Centrum

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

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Voorlopig, original products from 70 makers are brought together in a space full of inspiration. Discover trendy design, as well as gifts, clothing and more.

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Koos Rozenburg Antiquiteiten

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

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Expositieruimte 38CC

At Expositieruimte 38CC, be inspired and marveled by contemporary visual art, where social themes emerge.

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Café Zondag

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

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Koos Bertels Groenten- en fruit

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

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Bakker Suikerbuik

Konditorei and confectionery where tasting is central. Daily fresh pastries, delicious Italian coffee. Try the High Tea, too.

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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, something in between or a nice dinner.

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Visit the medieval prison in this old town hall. Discover torture tools and the place where William of Orange's assassin sat.

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Walk out of the Unfold store like new after you've scored a gorgeous outfit of high quality brands and minimalist accessories.

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De Centrale

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

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Royal Delft

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

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Maria Van Jessekerk

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

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In the Microtheater, the Delft Theatre Association De Flash has been on the Bühne for years. You can go there for theatre of different genres.

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Here art and coffee come together. Besides coffee, sandwiches and cake, there are also lifestyle items from talented entrepreneurs.

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

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

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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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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 are good here.

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

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Plexus alias 't Platenmanneke

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

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Miss Morrison Koffiebranderij Delft

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

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Koffie & Zo

Besides coffee, pastries or lunch, you can also go here for vintage furniture and original gifts and gadgets with a beautiful story.

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Chocolaterie Gelaterie de Lelie

You can walk in to De Lelie for handmade chocolates and delicious ice cream. Belongs to the top ten chocolateries. You see that. You can taste that.

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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 feel, located in 2 monumental buildings, you can go for lunch, drinks, various finger food and dinner.

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Drogisterij De Salamander

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

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Are you looking for a special gift or something nice for yourself? Then nose around Zinderin. A unique shop full of artisanal products.

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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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Maltha Sport

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

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

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

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

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

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Hotel de Plataan

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

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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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Hotel de Emauspoort

Located behind the Nieuwe Kerk, this 3-star hotel offers individually decorated accommodation with city or courtyard views.

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De Style Kamer

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

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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.


Rondvaart Delft

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


Boulangerie Michel

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



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


Bloemen en Meer

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



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


Bij Marlies

This is a typical store that makes everyone happy. Besides a nice mix of fashion, interior and accessories you will be enthusiastically helped here.


't Stoffig pakhuis

Dusty lives up to her name. The store is small in size, but filled to the ridge with fabrics and haberdashery. From standard to very special.


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.


Shanghai Hotel Holland Delft

A 4-star hotel that combines Chinese hospitality with Western luxury and comfort. You will find the hotel on the edge of the historic centre.

Galerie Terra Delft

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


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.


Boekhandel De Omslag

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


Casa Julia

Casa Julia has 24 comfortable rooms, all of which are unique in themselves. Thanks to the fresh and light shades, they create a positive atmosphere.

Hampshire Hotel - Delft Centre

The comfortable Hampshire Hotel is just a stone's throw from the city centre. From Restaurant Swing you have a unique view of Delft.

De Bieslandse Heerlijkheid

A beautiful, converted farmhouse that has been transformed into a few luxury apartments, with names such as the hooitas, wagon shed and countryside views.

Otelli Gelateria and Caffee

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


Uit de Kunst

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


Juuls B&B

At Juuls you have an entire floor at your disposal. With a living room, dining room and a luxurious bathroom with bathtub. Juuls is located in the Hof district.

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.


Kobus & Saartje

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


Hotel de Koophandel

This 3-star hotel is located on the Beestenmarkt, one of the most atmospheric squares in the country. Everything is within walking distance of your hotel.

M edelsmeden & design

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


Steendam Herenmode

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


Hotel Grand Canal

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

My home in Delft

Stay in a completely renovated house from the early 19th century. Inside, comfort is combined with authentic details. Feel at home.


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


Strellson Delft

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


Groene Vingers

Experience a unique shopping experience at Groene Vingers and score one of the many hip plants, home accessories or participate in a fun workshop.


NS Station Delft

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


Parkeergarage IKEA

The IKEA east of Delft is easily accessible and offers free parking. The city centre can be reached within 15 to 20 minutes on foot.



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


Parkeerterrein Woonboulevard Leeuwestein

You can park for free at the parking lot at the residential boulevard on the south side of the city. The city centre can be reached in about 15 minutes.


Parkeergarage Zuidpoort

This large parking garage on the south side of the city centre is usually a place available. You walk right into downtown from here.

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