The 28 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Groningen

In the bustling student city of Groningen there is no lack of nice pubs, restaurants and eateries. From relaxing lunch in the shade of the Martini Tower to coffee with cheesecake, and from a dinner full of seasonal produce to drinks in an artists' café. Spread around the inner city is a variety of flavours to experience. Discover the best places for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can quickly find your favorite spots by saving them on your own city guide.

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De Soepwinkel

Soup lovers pay attention! This is the address for delicious home-made soups in all colors and scents. Deliciously warm and with a good piece of bread.

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Café de Sleutel

This café has a rich history and has been expanded with love and attention over the centuries. Enjoy a dish or drink in the atmosphere of 1659.

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De Belg Waterloo

Let the fresh Flemish fries taste good at the Grote Markt during a nice day of shopping in the centre of Groningen.

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Het Pakhuis

The Warehouse started as an artist's café. You can still feel this in the ambience of today. Taste delicious dishes and drinks.

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Imagine yourself in a dessert paradise with passion for pure & nature and let the delicious coffee, tea, desserts and cake taste good.

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De Pintelier

Enjoy a special beer along with a mixture of students, teachers and towners. During the summer you can sit here in the sun.

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At the futuristic looking DOT, everyone who loves good food and drinks, film, culture and in fine weather, the city beach is welcome.

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Het Feithhuis

In the shadow of the Martinikerk you will find't Feithhuis, the meeting place of Groningen. Here you can relax, eat and drink.

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Croissanterie Pigalle

If you're in the Stoeldraaierstraat chasing your nose, chances are you'll end up in here. The freshly baked croissants smell delicious.

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At World Citizens you can taste good, responsible and affordable food in a relaxed atmosphere. Everything is homemade with pure ingredients.

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Kattencafé Op z'n Kop

The perfect place for a cup of coffee and lots of cat love! Sit down and before you know it, there's a kitten on your lap.

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De Pijp - Wine & Dine

In the heart of the city, on the most beautiful canal in Groningen, you will find this restaurant where you can taste honest food prepared with seasonal products.

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Florentin Groningen

Enjoy a drink and delicious food in a casual atmosphere. The cuisine is inspired by Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and North African flavours.

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Broodje van eigen deeg

Delicious bread, viennoiserie and patisserie of french quality, it's like you made it in France.

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Dine here according to the French table d'hôte principle. Voilà serves a daily changing five-course menu based on French cuisine.

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Here you will find a traditional and modern cuisine with a Turkish heart. Taste the wide variety of flavours of Turkish cuisine.

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Enjoy a good cup of coffee, extensive lunch or delicious dinner in a rustic setting at this almost 400 year old monumental building.

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Eetcafé Ugly Duck

Enjoy a delicious lunch, dinner or one of the beer dishes at the Ugly Duck diner. Picking up a terrace is also fine at this tasting room.

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Coffee fanatics step into the sky here. The complexity and quality of Black & Bloom coffees is unmatched.

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The curves are inspired by Gaudi's Parc Guell. With the coffee they serve homemade cakes and chocolates.

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Het Bakkerscafé

Passion for craftsmanship and love for pure and natural ingredients are 'bailing' here. Taste of original, mostly organic, flavors.

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Grand-café De Betere Tijden

In this Grand-café you can go for a cup of coffee or a drink from four o'clock. Then the varied menu comes on the table.

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Here you can quietly sniff among the many books. The experience is complete if you can also have a delicious cup of coffee in the shop.

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Brussels Lof

Every day they work here with the finest indigenous products. This has given them joy, pleasure and inspiration at Brussels Praise for 30 years.

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Grote Markt

The centre of Groningen where the view is beautiful thanks to the Martini Tower and the town hall adjacent to the square.

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Coffee Break

Enjoy the best coffee in a modern setting. Delicious blends that remind you of the coffee from the best Italian coffee shops.

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Bakkerij Blanche

Everything here is freshly prepared, the staff is customer friendly and the ambience is beautiful. Breakfast and lunch here in luxury.

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The Pool

A Mediterranean restaurant and cocktail bar with a cosy ambience. Share and taste tasty, small dishes together with your company.

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