Due to Delfts vibrant student culture, it’s impossible to walk for more than two minutes in the city without stumbling across a bar or restaurant. And whether you’re after soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional Dutch brown eatery or looking for something more cocktail chic, Delft has something for everyone, no matter what budget, dining style or cuisine!
Mingle in Mediterranean atmospheres at Rossio for a nice drink, tasty lunch or dinner. The menu is varied, the servers are friendly and the food is balanced and well prepared. Find a spot next to the charming canal and you couldn’t have asked for a better view! The place fills up fast so be sure to make a reservation.
Oude Delft 78
Tue, Wed 17-22, Thu-Sun 12-22
This monumental meat hall nowadays hosts one of the most beautiful restaurants of the inner city. The Tuscan pillars from 1650 are combined with a modern interior and create an attractive atmosphere. Have a drink in their lounge chairs on the entresol or enjoy some good food prepared with local products from the region.
Mon 15-24, Fri-Sat 11-01, Thu,Sun 11-24
This warm and welcoming café-restaurant, overlooking the historical canals of Delft is the perfect place to spend your evening. Here they serve classical Italian dishes in an informal atmosphere, where all the food is home-made and most guest are local. Visit this little food temple for a true Italian experience!
This lovely restaurant is situated next to the Theatre De Veste and cinema and has a beautiful terrace for people’s watching. Their extensive menu offers dishes from all over the world, so there is a variety of flavours to discover. Try their truffel soup for lunch or go for a Poke bowl if you fancy a healthy diner!
Sun-Thu 11-24 Fri, Sat 11-01
This genuine family restaurant serves delicious dishes inspired by the rural Mediterranean cuisine. Known for their surprise menu, everything here is prepared fresh and with the best seasonal products available. When it comes to food, the chefs at La Tasca know how to make you happy!
Named after the ‘Old Jan’, the bell in the nearby Old Church, this is a typical local tavern that happens to serve delicious food. Drop by in the evening hours and you’ll find the place very lively and full of locals. In the winter the bar is a great spot to taste their own brewed beer.
Heilige Geestkerkhof 4
Mon 10-01, Fri-Sat 10-02, Tue-Thu, Sun 10-05
LEF is a favourite of urban residents and students. Located at one of the most charming little squares of Delft, LEF is the perfect place to have a nice drink or bistro style dinner. Here you’ll get a warm and relaxed ambiance, friendly service, and great value for money.
Mon-Wed 14-23, Thu-Sun 12-24
A great place to enjoy drinks and good food while being surrounded by the history of Delft. Enjoy a warm welcome in their living room while they treat you with delicious food. De Delf is open from dusk till dawn so make sure to catch some sun and enjoy the views over the canal from their boat terrace.
Oude Delft 113
This must-visit local secret in the middle of Delft offers a tasty menu for any time of the day. From nice sandwiches and salads for lunch, to lovely food and fine wine in the evening. De Beierd’s busy, cosy, and laid-back atmosphere will make you want to spend the entire day here.
Mon-Thu, Sun 12-01, Fri 12-02, Sat 10-02
Go check out this new hotspot in the very heart of Delft where you’ll and yourself spoiled with culinary delights. Enjoy the super friendly and casual atmosphere where you order directly at the chef. The tapas sized dishes are available all day and you can choose to share or not. An experience to behold!
Mon-Thu, Sun 09-01, Fri, Sat 09-02
Beerlovers look no further: the best beers in town are brewed right here. At the same place as where 800 years ago the oldest brewery of the Netherlands was located, you’ll now find a beer garden, cafe and restaurant. They have more than 20 beers on draft, so there’s always a new beer to discover!
Opens in June, check: delftsbrouwhuis.nl