The 31 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Zwolle

Around the Melkmarkt and the Nieuwe Markt in the centre of Zwolle you will find a wide variety of restaurants where you can enjoy tasty delicacies. You can also visit the many lunchrooms, restaurants and cafes at other locations throughout the city centre. Ideal places to grab a terrace are Café't Beugeltje aan de waterfront and Villa Suikerberg near Museum de Fundatie. A must in the summer is of course Stadsstrand Zwolle. To help you get started, we have collected the best places for you.

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Fancy a table full of delicious bapas? In other words, specialty beer and snacks. In the tasty Dutch, Belgian cuisine where they also cook a lot with beer.

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Swolsch Friethuys

The fresh fries of first class potatoes are served with a pinch of sea salt in handy tip bag with separate sauce compartment.

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't Pestengasthuys

It's a good place to stay in the Pestengasthuys. In the 15th century building you can taste dishes prepared with seasonal products in a cosy atmosphere.

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Brasserie Het Vliegerhuys

Relax with a special cup of coffee and a delicious house made piece of apple pie? In this brasserie you can do it.

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Smooth Fruit Therapy

Time for vitamins! The smoothies here are refreshing, tasty and also very healthy. Also for frozen yogurt, superfood and fruit salads.

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In De Buurt

Make yourself comfortable and feel at home In De Neighborhood. In this atmospheric place you can have a good conversation while enjoying a drink.

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IJssalon Salute

Ice cream parlor Salute is prepared exclusively with the best Italian ingredients. Enjoy this daily freshly made cooling.

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Café 't Beugeltje

Located in the Wijndragerstoren you will find this cozy pub. The terrace, located on the canal, is the ideal place for a drink in summer.

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Bij Hartje Zwolle

Because they can never choose, they have come up with a concept where you can put together your own brunch or dinner via a tick card.

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Lots & More Zwolle

Here you can go for 'all day brunch'. Flip down and taste yogurt, smoothies, salads, waffles and organic lemonades.

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Waanders In de Broeren

Much more than a bookstore; an unprecedented world where you can shop, eat and drink surprisingly or enjoy lectures and concerts.

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Restaurant Vidiveni

Here is mainly cooked with local, seasonal, honest and traceable products. Taste flavors from the region, artisanally prepared.

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Café de Gezelligheid

A brown cafe which is run with great pleasure by Jos and Hilde Piening. In the 17th century building and on the sunny terrace there is a cosy atmosphere.

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Hier en Daar

In the heart of Zwolle you will find this espresso and wine bar with the best coffee, the best wines, delicious specialty beers and fresh lunch dishes.

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Blauwdruck sells art by artists from Overijssel with an emphasis on Zwolle. You can also have a healthy snack at Deliroos.

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The bar where you not only eat a good burger but where you can drink a nice beer or a good glass of wine in a no-nonsense atmosphere.

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Het Weeshuys

The cuisine of this contemporary, industrially designed restaurant is best described as traditional, pure, burgundy and refined.

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Restaurant UNO

In the former post office of Zwolle you can enjoy the most beautiful dishes at restaurant UNO. Think Spanish tapas and various pastas.

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Villa Suikerberg

In the fairytale building of Villa Suikerberg you can have lunch and taste a high tea. Next to the inside, the sunny terrace is beautiful.

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De Lunchwinkel

The atmospheric Lunchwinkel is a place to have a cup of coffee or have a delicious lunch. But also for an original gift.

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Het Konkeltje

This craft coffee and tea shop has an assortment which consists of no less than 25 types of Mocca d'Or coffee and 150 types of tea.

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Restaurant Poppe

In the warm atmosphere of Restaurant Poppe, the chefs prepare delicious contemporary dishes in a centrally located open kitchen.

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Stadsstrand Zwolle

During the summer months, part of the Rodetorenplein is transformed into a city beach. Complete with sand, palm trees and beach chairs.

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Engel Winkelcafé

A shop and a cafe in one. Here they are happy with (h) honest products with a good background. Be surprised by original items.

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Het Wijnhuis

The specialty here are the wines but also for a nice lunch or dinner, fresh bread, fresh salads and a good glass of beer you are right here.

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Vaca Negra

Taste, atmosphere and service. At Vaca Negra, count on authentic dishes and pure quality. Think, for example, of buttery Argentine beef.

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A special cocktail bar where you can order a delicious fancy hot dog next to an original cocktail. A very surprising combination.

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De Gillende Keukenmeiden

A mangerie in Zwolle with homemade, pure, organic products. Perfect for breakfast, coffee with pastries, brunch, lunch or full High Tea.

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Kota Radja

Taste modern Asian cuisine at this restaurant. Here they present authentic and innovative dishes from various Asian cuisines.

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Os en Peper

Food on a culinary level, but without too much sterallures. The team of Os en Pepper presents you with an internationally oriented cuisine.

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De Buik van Parijs

A cosy no-nonsense bistro where you can enjoy good French cuisine at good prices, located on the edge of the city centre.

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