The 16 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Leeuwarden

From regional cuisine to world dishes. There is plenty to taste in the cozy heart of Leeuwarden. From regal dining to healthy sandwiches on a green hotspot, and from lunch in a former post office to an evening of cosy drinks at a long bar. Many nice restaurants and terraces are hidden in the city centre and along the canals of Leeuwarden. We have collected the best places for you. Save your favorites and let Leeuwarden tickle your taste buds.

blank Photo Stadswaag in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink, Sight


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

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


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

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Restaurant Eindeloos

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

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

Het Broodhuys

For a nice sandwich, a good burger or a tasty soup in combination with a cup of coffee, Het Broodhuys has come to the right place.

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.

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


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

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

Keukencafé TOTT

At Keukencafé TOTT the tastiest satay of Leeuwarden is served. Also for fish lovers and vegetarians there are delicious dishes on the menu.

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Restaurant Us Heit

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

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

Kattencafé Poespas

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

blank Photo Restaurant By Ús in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Dining

Restaurant By Ús

You can enjoy an evening of delicious organic dishes at By Ús. Thanks to the cooperation with regional companies, the products are fresh.

blank Photo Broodje Bewust in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Enjoy delicious lunch, Enjoy delicious

Broodje Bewust

Broodje Aware has an attractive interior, a cozy small terrace and the most delicious sandwiches, fruit juices, biscuits and whole loaves.

blank Photo Eetcafé Het Leven in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Lunch, Dining

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.

blank Photo IJssalon La Venezia in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Snack & inbetween

IJssalon La Venezia

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

blank Photo Kelder65 in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Lunch, Drink


Kellder65 has a unique appearance due to the low ceiling and the atmospheric decor. Here you can have a nice drink or lunch with your company.

blank Photo Post-Plaza in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink, Diner


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

blank Photo Double B in Leeuwarden, Eat & drink, Drink, Dining

Double B

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

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