The 31 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Haarlem

Behind beautiful facades hide the most delicious spots. Discover the flavors of the versatile Haarlem during a day in the city. From a healthy boost at a juice bar to freshly roasted cup of coffee in a trendy setting, and from an evening of dining in a star restaurant to drinks in modern city brewery or on the cozy Grote Markt. We have selected the best places for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks for you. Save your favorites on your own guide and enjoy!

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Meneer Frans

Sit down in the conservatory, cosy courtyard or pink room of this trendy restaurant and order a salad, soup, flammkuchen or freshly baked cake.

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The Boardroom

Café and board games store in one. Hundreds of board and card games are waiting for you here. Play there while enjoying a nice snack and drink.

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Table 24

Set up a delicious plateau in this small restaurant with small bites full of flavour explosions or enjoy a delicious main course with fine wine.

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Fishbar Monk

The menu consists of by-catch and Dutch fish. So honest. The raw decor, oyster man and large wine list complete the experience.

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Restaurant Zuidam

At the Schaapmakersdijk you can have lunch and dinner. Zuidam plays with time, both in the appearance of the building and in the menu.

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Meneer Paprika

Playing is the most important thing and is central here. In the cafe children can have fun and you will find a beautiful and diverse range of toys.

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De Wereld van Jansje

The world of Jansje is a surprising gift shop and lunchroom with a beautiful collection of sustainable products from various countries.

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Fortuyn Haarlem

The Spanish authentic charcoal oven is the main thread of the menu. Let yourself be surprised by new flavors during lunch or dinner.

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De Kloosterkeuken

From the 15th century onwards, pilgrims have been cooked here on their way to Santiago de Compostella. Taste the atmosphere and the food at this unique location.

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You can experience the best Italian flavours in DIGA. The large open kitchen, glass wine room and modern decor make dining an experience.

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Pand 13

Enjoy Burgundy. That's what it's all about in Pand 13. On both drinks and food level, they are happy to give you a special experience here.

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Friethuis De Vlaminck

Always good for between. The Flemish fries are freshly cut daily and after the better juggling work is ready for the tip bag.

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Uiltje craft beer bar

Het Uiltje is a new brewery from Haarlem. Love for specialty beer led them to brew their own beer. Taste the delicious beers in this bar.

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Roast Chicken Bar

Chicken from the charcoal grill in combination with simple but good side dishes. The chickens used are free-range chickens and come from the Veluwe.

blank Photo Yoghurt Barn in Haarlem, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Snack

Yoghurt Barn

The Yoghurt Barn was born out of passion for nature, good food and enjoyment. It is delicious, organic and comes directly from the farmer.

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Fantastic 3-day packages with all the trimmings

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IJssalon Garrone

Since 1949 you can go here for the best ice cream. Much has changed over the years, but the quality of the ice has always remained the same.

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Frisk aan het Spaarne

You will find Frisk in a beautiful building: the old Droste chocolate factory. The cooking style is based on the Nordic Kitchen: simple, pure and healthy.

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StadStrand de Oerkap

Within walking distance of the Haarlem CS you will find the Oerkap. Enjoy homemade pizza, the nice atmosphere, a nice music and the sun at the Spaarne.

blank Photo Aangenaam in Haarlem, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink, Diner


The atmosphere is cozy and relaxed, the decoration colourful and warm and the dishes delicious and at a fair price.

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Klein Parijs in Haarlem

Besides lunch you can also go to Klein Paris for homemade cakes, beautiful brocante and enjoy French music.

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Lokaal - Dutch Beer Bar

A beer bar with a focus on Dutch specialty beer. Taste new styles from modern craft brewers and classics from established names.

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Jopen has restored the age-old Haarlem brewing tradition. A former godhouse has been transformed into a modern city brewery and grand café.

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Bar Boef

Stadscafé Bar Boef, also called the living room of the city center. Take a seat on a Chesterfield couch or at the bar and have a drink or eat.

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Taverne De Waag

At the Spaarne is perhaps the most famous music café in Haarlem. Musicians from all over the world are still performing here every week.

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Bar Wolkers

In a building of over 100 years old you can have breakfast, lunch and drinks. Enjoy the cuisine, ambiance, the view, the music and art.

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MICA Coffee bar

From Wednesday to Sunday you can go to the cozy and atmospheric MICA for good coffee, but also for a delicious breakfast and delicious lunch.

blank Photo Lunchroom Hofje zonder Zorgen in Haarlem, Eat & drink, Coffee, tea & cakes, Lunch

Lunchroom Hofje zonder Zorgen

In a 15th century monument overlooking the courtyard The Poveniershofje you can enjoy coffee, cakes, soups, sandwiches or a High Tea.

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Restaurant Morris

Morris goes back to base; nice pieces of meat, whole fish and tasty sides. Long tables, suitable wines, street art and plenty of conviviality.

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Cocktailbar Wigbolt

Cocktailbar Wigbolt has been named the best bar in the city several times by the Haarlem audience and a professional jury. Taste for yourself why.

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Bierlokaal in den Uiver

With 40 changing beers on the tab it is difficult to choose. Fortunately, the team knows all beers through and through and they are happy to advise you. Cheers!

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Grote Markt

In the heart of the center of Haarlem you will find the Grote Markt. The square is the ideal location to relax thanks to its many terraces.

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