Lisa tells you about the hidden gems that you should visit as Alkmaarder.

City guide with 12 spots

I was born and raised in Alkmaar and I love shopping and good food. Thanks to LeukeTip, I got acquainted with new places and hidden gems that make the day in the city a completely unique experience. Since I like to share these spots with other Alkmaarders and new city visitors, this guide is dedicated to special places that give you a unique shopping experience. Go off the ground path and discover your new favourite spots.
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blank Photo KUHNE DESIGN in Alkmaar, Shopping, Gifts & presents, Lifestyle & cooking


Kuhne combines modern design with vintage. The shop is full of retro furniture, accessories, art and a special collection of vinyl and books.

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Apart Living

They combine the self-designed furniture collection here with a beautiful collection of retro lighting, separate home accessories and unique gifts.

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Samen in de Keuken

Samen in de Keuken is Emmy & Wilma, two friends with a passion for cooking, good food, special stuff and pampering.

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Het Kruithuisje

Hidden under large chestnut trees is the Kruithuisje. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in this small 5-metre gallery.

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10 tips for a lunch in Alkmaar - from lunchroom to salad bar

blank Photo Krop-Sla in Alkmaar, Shopping, Delicacies & specialties, Snack & inbetween


For 50 years this vegetable trade has been found in Alkmaar. In this healthy place you will find vegetables, fruits, complete meals, salads and juices. Delicious.

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Sencha Lunchstore

A home store where you get a second living room feeling. Here you can also enjoy breakfast, lunch and homemade cakes.

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Wim van Assem bloembinderij

The beautiful colors and delicious scents of flowers will meet you here. In addition to beautiful bouquets, you will also find beautiful, artful vases.

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Saladebar Oogst

Walk in to Harvest for healthy, organic meal salads, soup, juice, smoothie or coffee with something delicious. Delicious and responsible.

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d'Oude Stad

Let yourself be surprised by the unique character of the streets in this district. The old merchant and warehouses now offer space for creative shops.

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Hielander Scottish Restaurant

The first Scottish restaurant in the Netherlands. The dishes are as authentic as possible and made with fresh ingredients.

blank Photo Wildemanshofje in Alkmaar, View, Sightseeing


The entrance on the Oudegracht is not to be missed thanks to the 'wild Hercules'. Behind the door you will find a beautiful, symmetrically landscaped courtyard.

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Antiquariaat De Alkenaer

Books, books, books everywhere! Among the thousands of books you will surely find the one book that will make your heart beat faster.

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