The 15 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Leeuwarden

From regional cuisine to world dishes. In the cozy heart of Leeuwarden there is plenty to taste. From regal dining to eating healthy sandwiches on a green hotspot, and from having lunch in a former post office to having a drink at a long bar. In the city centre and along the canals of Leeuwarden there are many nice restaurants and terraces hidden. We have collected the best places for you. Save your favorites and let Leeuwarden excite your taste buds.

blank Photo Kattencafé Poespas in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Coffee, tea & cakes

Kattencafé Poespas

The cat café offers a house for 8 to 10 especially domestic and cuddly addicted cats. Want to cuddle them over a cup of coffee or tea?

blank Photo Het Broodhuys in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Snack

Het Broodhuys

For a nice sandwich, a good burger or a tasty soup combined with a cup of coffee you are at the right place at Het Broodhuys.

blank Photo Keukencafé TOTT in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Lunch, Drink

Keukencafé TOTT

The tastiest satay in Leeuwarden is served at Keukencafé TOTT. Also for fish lovers and vegetarians there are tasty dishes on the menu.

blank Photo Barrevoets in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink


Barrevoets is a fresh, cozy place where you can enjoy a delicious special beer, lunch and cup of coffee. You feel welcome right away!

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blank Photo Blokhuispoort in Leeuwarden, View, Lunch, Sight, Activity, Event


There is always something to do in this historic place. Discover the creative businesses, visit an exhibition or a cultural event.

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Double B

In the mansion of Double B you can create your own burger by choosing things like the sandwich, the burger and toppings.

blank Photo Paddy O'Ryan in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Enjoy nice drink, Experience

Paddy O'Ryan

For a pleasant evening of drinking, eating and enjoying live music in a nice atmosphere, you should definitely visit Paddy O'Ryan.


Restaurant Us Heit

Enjoy royal in an 18th century palace at Us Heit. The delicious culinary delights are provided by chek-chef Jelmer Haga.


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IJssalon La Venezia

At IJssalon La Venezia you come for the tastiest scoop of ice cream. The secret recipe and the loving method of preparation create the most delicious flavors.


Restaurant Eindeloos

At Restaurant Eindeloos you will enjoy a culinary evening of pure dishes with surprising taste combinations and always full of conviviality.



Here you can enjoy a tasty lunch or a delicious High Tea in historic atmospheres. The atmospheric decor and the lovely terrace complete it.



Kelder65 has a unique look due to the low ceiling and the atmospheric décor. Here you can have a nice drink or lunch with your company.


Recommended for an overnight stay in Leeuwarden

Eetcafé Het Leven

At Het Leven you will experience a casual, cozy atmosphere thanks to the smooth service and the delicious lunch and dinner dishes that are on the menu.



In this old post office it is very special to have dinner or lunch. The grand and atmospheric décor make it a unique place.


Restaurant By Ús

An evening of enjoying delicious organic dishes at By Ús. Thanks to the cooperation with regional companies, the products are fresh.

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