The 25 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Zwolle

Around the Melkmarkt and the Nieuwe Markt in the center 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 in other locations scattered around the city centre. Ideal places to grab a terrace are Café't Beugeltje on the water and Villa Suikerberg near Museum de Fundatie. A must in summer is of course Stadsstrand Zwolle. To help you get started, we have collected the best places for you.

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Engel Winkelcafé

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

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De Buik van Parijs

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

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De Gillende Keukenmeiden

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

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Lots & More Zwolle

Here you can go for 'all day brunch'. Pop down and taste yoghurt, smoothies, salads, topped waffles and organic lemonades.

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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 good here.

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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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Het Weeshuys

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

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Swolsch Friethuys

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

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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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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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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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Os en Peper

Food at the culinary level, but without too much sterallures. The team of Os en Peper presents you an internationally oriented cuisine.

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Bij Hartje Zwolle

Because they can never choose themselves, they have come up with a concept here where you can compose your own brunch or dinner via a checkcard.


Restaurant UNO

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


't Pestengasthuys

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



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


Vaca Negra

Taste, atmosphere and service. Count on authentic dishes and pure quality at Vaca Negra. Think, for example, buttery Argentine beef.


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.


Kota Radja

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


In De Buurt

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


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.


Restaurant Poppe

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



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


IJssalon Salute

Ice cream IJssalon Salute is made exclusively with the finest Italian ingredients. Enjoy this freshly made daily cooling.


Brasserie Het Vliegerhuys

Relax with a special cup of coffee and a delicious huys made piece of apple pie? It's possible in this brasserie.

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