The 33 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Nijmegen

The Grote Markt, with the Waag and a number of other historic buildings, is a cozy square in the city centre of Nijmegen where you can eat, have a drink or have a terrace. Visit the lovely bars, bars, cafes and restaurants at the back of the Stevenskerk and enjoy the friendly atmosphere in the sun. During shopping you will find on the Lange Hezelstraat several nice lunchrooms and spots for a delicious ice cream, fries or other snack. But also during a round through the Betouwstraat, Van Welderenstraat and Van Broekhuysstraat you will find nice places to have lunch, drink coffee or relax. Save your favorite spot for a tasty round of Nijmegen.

blank Photo Bistro de Bok in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy lovley diner

Bistro de Bok

Bistro de Bok is world famous in Nijmegen for their meat. Which is high quality and prepared with love. Taste it in a nice, cosy atmosphere.

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Do you choose a nice tip cake, a salad or a sandwich? At Fresca the choice is huge and you are good for breakfast and good lunch.

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De Meesterproef

Where in the past bags with E-numbers came from, nowadays there is De Masterproef where delicious, fresh dishes are prepared with passion.

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Grote Markt

Stroke down on one of the many terraces on the Grote Markt and take a look at the beautiful buildings and Rijksmonumenten while enjoying lunch or drinks.

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De Fabriek

Hidden behind large industrial gates you will find De Factory. Formerly a warehouse for wood, now a very nice lunchroom and concept store.

blank Photo Stadsbakkerij De Bie in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy delicious

Stadsbakkerij De Bie

Make a stop at Stadsbakery De Bie during a fun day in Nijmegen and buy a delicious traditional sandwich or pastry for the go.

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Stadscafé Jan

Stroll down at Stadscafé Jan and drink a delicious specialty beer or enjoy delicious lunch dishes and a good cup of coffee on the beautiful terrace.

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Restaurant Ivory

Fancy an evening enjoying delicious culinary dishes, fine wines and your company? At Restaurant Ivory this is guaranteed!

blank Photo Nostra Lunch Winebar in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy delicious lunch, Enjoy nice drink

Nostra Lunch Winebar

They have a large collection of wines, almost all of which are served by the glass. You're also good for lunch, high tea and high wine.

blank Photo De Kaaij in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy nice drink

De Kaaij

What started with a truck and folding bar has grown into De Kaaij. Relax during the summer on this cultural city beach at the Waalbrug.

blank Photo Kattencafé Balthazar in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Drink coffee tea

Kattencafé Balthazar

The (naked) cats at Balthazar live permanently in the café. Enjoy their company over a nice cup of coffee or tea with delicious pastries.

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512 Nijmegen & Bleshyou

512 Nijmegen is a unique combination of fashion, design, plants and tea. Relax in 'Our Tea Bar' and wander around among the beautiful items.

blank Photo Fika in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy delicious lunch


Imagine yourself in Scandinavia at the always cozy Fika and go for a nice breakfast, lunch or evening bite inspired by the Northern cuisine.

blank Photo Ristorante Merano in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Dining

Ristorante Merano

Imagine yourself in Italian atmosphere at Ristorante Merano and choose one of the delicious authentic dishes prepared with organic products.

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Restaurant Wally

Enjoy an evening with your company at Wally. Here you will eat the most delicious burgers made with great love and respect.

blank Photo Blonde Pater in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink

Blonde Pater

They have won many awards with their coffee, many top barista learned the trade here and the coffee is prepared with love and passion. You can taste it!

blank Photo Bistro Bar Ivory in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy lovley diner

Bistro Bar Ivory

Let the hosts and chefs of this bistro pamper you. Enjoy delicious robust steaks and other balanced dishes.

blank Photo STOOM beer & food in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Drink

STOOM beer & food

STOAM is located in an old factory where you can enjoy delicious domestic and foreign beers, good food and the special atmosphere.

blank Photo Prikkels in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Lunch, Snack, Drink


Fancy a nice ice cream? Or a drink, sandwich or delicious soup? That's gonna be hard to choose because at stimuli they have it all.

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Stadsbrouwerij de Hemel

During the weekend, visit this city brewery and learn all about the process of distillation and brewing. Tasting is of course part of this.

blank Photo Nibbles in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy delicious lunch, Enjoy lovley diner


Hip Nibbles has a menu full of delicious snacks and tapas from Mediterranean cuisine. Taste and share the many different dishes.

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Café Daen

Beautiful brown Café in a monumental building (the old Laeckenhal) on the Grote Markt of Nijmegen with extensive specialty beers menu.

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First Things First

Where previously used to be animal feeders, you now drink coffee of superior quality in a fine atmosphere. Experience coffee shop First Things First.

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MUNT Saladebar

Enjoy delicious, healthy meal salads, soups, snacks and juices made with pure and organic products in the cosy lunchroom MUNT.

blank Photo Patathuisje Piccolino in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Enjoy delicious

Patathuisje Piccolino

Did you get hungry during your day in town? At Patathuisje Piccolino you can enjoy delicious fries made from the best raw potatoes.

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Arsenaal 1824

Right in the center of Nijmegen you will find Arsenaal 1824, a beautiful catering company consisting of a modern hip Grand Café and atmospheric restaurant.

blank Photo Smaakrijk in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Coffee, tea & cakes, Lunch


Craft, pure and rich in taste, that's how you can describe lunchroom Taste. Stroke down and taste a delicious, pure lunch and fresh coffee.

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Bistro Flores

With beautiful dishes on the menu, fine wines and a fine ambience, Bistro Flores is guaranteed to enjoy a culinary evening.

blank Photo Philipse Koffie & Brocante in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Lifestyle & cooking, Coffee, tea & cakes

Philipse Koffie & Brocante

Looking for a nice base in Nijmegen? Philipse Koffie & Brocante is the perfect place to relax, eat and score brocante.

blank Photo CALI in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink, Diner


Slap down at CALI, sack down and enjoy delicious home-made snacks and tasty drinks. The fun thing is that all the food is shared socially.

blank Photo Strik Patisserie in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Delicacies & specialties, Snack & inbetween

Strik Patisserie

At Strik Patisserie you enter the world of delicious pastries, creamy chocolates and crispy bread. Everything is of top quality!

blank Photo Bairro Alto in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Coffee, tea & cakes, Lunch

Bairro Alto

At Bairro Alto you feel the peace as you step over the threshold. In the creative setting, you can eat delicious lunch dishes or choose for a picnic.

blank Photo The Fuzz Coffee & Tunes in Nijmegen, Eat & drink, Coffee, tea & cakes, Lunch

The Fuzz Coffee & Tunes

At The Fuzz Coffee & Tunes you will feel right at home thanks to the cozy atmosphere, the good food and drinks, not to mention thanks to cat Bert.

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