We have selected the Must Go spots of Delft just for you!
For the real Sapori D'Italia - flavors of Italy, Il Peperoncino is the perfect location. Il Peperoncino offers authentic Italian dishes and gives you the real Italian atmosphere. Moreover, the food is freshly prepared every day! Do you choose Tagliolini with fresh truffles and sage or Linguine with seafood? Buon Appetito!
It is safe to say that Kek has the best homemade cakes, coffees, lunch and smoothies! This cozy coffee bar has a colorful fruit stall - for fresh homemade juices, unique selection of products you can buy and excellent service!
Get away from the city and relax with a good lunch, dinner or a good piece of apple pie at Café Dumidi. With the large terrace in summer it is lovely to sit outside and thanks to the nearby field with goats the children won't get bored for a second. Tip: rent a bike at Casa Julia and cycle to Dumidi!
Spijshuis de Dis
On one of the nicest squares in Delft, the Beestenmarkt, sits Spijshuis de Dis. This typical Dutch restaurant serves the most delicious authentic and traditional dishes for its guests. They certainly take the season into account! Think asparagus, mussels or game dishes.
Barbaar is nice, cozy, and convenient: it is located very close to the station. Ideal for anyone who is not from Delft. With the large indoor terrace it is also possible to enjoy a good cup of coffee, lunch or dinner in summer.
In 1988 Kobus Kuch opened its doors for the first time; a place for every Delfter. Meanwhile, this living room cafe has become one of the best known in Delft. It is sometimes said that a visit to Delft is not complete without a visit to café Kobus Kuch. And not least because of the delicious homemade apple pie. Did you know that no less than 60,000 pieces of this apple pie are sold each year?
The Stads-Koffyhuis is much more than just pouring a cup of coffee. The Stads-Koffyhuis is a modern, spacious and complete hospitality company, which aims for its guests and employees at the highest level. In summer seven days a week and in winter six days and Sundays not. Did you know that the 'Alex' choice sandwich was voted the most delicious sandwich in the Netherlands in 2002 and in 2008 the most delicious sandwich since 1984? Visit this 'place to be' for yourself!
Everyone likes to come to Moeke. For a cup of coffee, a sandwich or to sit down for dinner in the evening. Moeke takes care of the snacks and drinks. And of course a cozy atmosphere. I'm at Moeke's place for a while' is the best excuse to make it a bit later. To enjoy a little longer, to dine or to order a last drink. A place where you meet each other and where you take your friends with you. At Moeke it's always a party!
De Centrale is a quirky restaurant where you can dine delicious and relaxed. At De Centrale they make almost everything themselves; from the coffee cookie to the furniture. There is a lot of cooperation with suppliers from the area. So they keep the lines short and the quality high. Come along quickly, and let them guide you and surprise you!
LEF Restaurant & Bar in Delft is a favorite of Delft residents. LEF is a famous eatery with cheerful service and it is always crowded. You can go there for a delicious lunch, dinner or small dishes to share. Enjoy delicious salads, delicious lunch dishes, fresh fish or the famous confit de canard. Outside on the most beautiful terrace of LEF you can enjoy the sun, the view, the trees and the choice of many delicious drinks and snacks. Did you know that the terrace has even been voted the best terrace in town? The Doelenplein is located just behind the famous "Street of Vermeer".
City Vibes | TO DO
The Nieuwe Kerk is a special church and above all the resting place of many celebrities. Father of the Netherlands' William of Orange was buried here and since then all members of the Dutch Royal Family have found their final resting place here. It is also possible to climb the Nieuwe Kerk (376 steps).
Recreational area Delftse Hout is the nicest place to be outdoors. Delftse Hout offers beautiful hiking trails, deer meadows, farm and water playground for the kids. Tip: Rent a bike at Casa Julia and discover this beautiful landscape!
Vermeer Centrum Delft
Even more curious after seeing The Girl with the Pearl Earring in the garden shed of Casa Julia? Then go to Vermeer Centre Delft and discover everything about the life of Johannes Vermeer, his paintings, his working methods and even love messages!
At Seven Days at Oude Langendijk 7a you step inside to experience the most adventurous living concept of Delft and surroundings: The Art of Living. In a very special building you will experience the new living. Where contemporary and vintage come together. Where design, comfort and green determine the image. Where color, shape and character set the tone. With accessories and gadgets like cherries on the cake. Stop by and enjoy...
Groene Vingers is an experience that wants to inspire, amaze and surprise you. The store is full of green and special plants, combined with beautiful home & lifestyle accessories. At Green Fingers you will find everything to style your home! Green Fingers takes you into a world of green, living and outdoor life. You can find them in the cozy old center of Delft, at the Burgwal 23.
Chocolaterie Gelaterie De Lelie
De Lelie is one of the top ten chocolatiers in the Netherlands. You can see it. You can taste it. Since 2013, De Lelie also prepares 'the most delicious ice cream in Delft' using traditional methods and natural products. Gelaterie de Lelie has made a name for herself with her fantastic ice cream far beyond Delft. It is the taste, but also the creaminess and mouthfeel that proves irresistible. Once you've tasted it, you won't want it any other way!
The Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles/Royal Delft is the last remaining pottery factory from the 17th century. Here the world-famous Delft Blue is completely hand painted according to centuries-old traditions. At the Royal Delft Experience you will discover the complete history and production process of Delft pottery. Experience the painters' passion during a painting demonstration, admire the Delft Blue museum and walk through the factory where craftsmen are still producing.
Ice cream parlor Luciano
Ice cream parlor Luciano sells master ice cream made by master ice cream maker Luc Blok. They work with honest and seasonal products. The ingredients come from all over the world, chosen by master ice cream maker Luc Blok. Think of real vanilla from Madagascar, Hazelnuts from Piedmont Italy and pistachios from Sicily. Did you know that you can even come here if you have allergies such as gluten and for example lactose intolerance? Besides delicious ice cream, they also sell high quality coffee of a compound blend and a wide range of Macarons and Cannolis.
When you ask a real Delft raptor about his favorite spot in Delft, you hear nine times out of ten the answer 'the Beestenmarkt'. This cozy square is a real gathering place for everyone. Sit on any terrace and you will bump into someone you know. The square is filled with the nicest tents. Fancy some good wine? Stop by wine bar Ron. More appetite for specialty beer? Biercafë Bélvedère is your answer! Also at Kobus Kuch, Moeke, Bar Sil and Sis you can enjoy a nice drink with a good snack.
Planning a visit to Delft? Then take into account that every Thursday there is a commodity and flower market in the heart of Delft, the Brabantse Turfmarkt. You can also visit the Burgwal and Brabantse Turfmarkt every Saturday for a nice market. Because say it yourself, the various markets in Delft make shopping extra cozy?
NIGHTLIFE & DRINKS
Thank God It's Friday! The weekend starts best with a fresh cocktail/mocktail! Cocktailbar Luna has been making the tastiest cocktails for over 20 years. Will you choose an original Mojito, Piña Colada or Long Island Iced Tea today? Get out of your comfort zone with the Jolie Blue or be surprised with the cocktail of the month. Cocktailbair Luna is open from Wednesday to Saturday.
Having a carefree drink at 't Postkantoor is always a party. Be pampered with a good glass of wine, which is best enjoyed during the sultry summer evenings in the garden of 't Postkantoor. Does the cold kick in? Then there are plenty of cozy, warm places created inside.
The Doelenplein is called by some the most beautiful square in Delft. In addition, this square is also partly the terrace of bar & restaurant LEF, voted the best terrace in Delft by the TU. In short: nice drinks at LEF, Open Air Cinema, Jazz festivals & salsa evenings is what makes the atmosphere here cozy.
Eating- and Tasting Room the Kurk has been a household name in Delft since 1974. A unique combination of cozy and vibrant cafe until the late hours and cozy middle class restaurant situated in a covered courtyard garden. A cozy evening is guaranteed when visiting the Kurk!
Huszár is a cozy café - brasserie where you can eat and drink. We work as much as possible with honest and organic products. Huszar is known as a cozy and hospitable meeting place in a beautiful location! Enjoy an honest lunch, dinner but above all a drink! Go experience it yourself!
Jazz Café Bebop
Jazzcafé Bebop is a cozy old cafe with a beautiful courtyard garden where you can stay with many at night and during the day. Here you can enjoy a beer from the tap or bottle. They have more than 90 different kinds of beer(!) You can also often enjoy live music. The Bebop is also known for its large assortment of Whiskey's.
The original doors from the time of the city dare bring you in to eatery The Waag. The beautifully lit bar immediately gives you a warm welcome. A grand space, lively, yet intimate at any table. The Eetcafé is also a great place to sit outside. On a unique location behind the town hall, you can see the shoppers passing by, and you can see the historical elements on the facade of The Waag. Absolutely worth a visit!
With friendly staff and an attractive location, this is the ideal place to enjoy homemade apple pie, a delicious lunch, an extensive dinner or of course a delicious drink! Against the back of the authentic town hall of Delft is the terrace. Shielded from the wind, with delicious blankets to keep warm in the evenings. They really have something for everyone, from special beers to Gin-tonics!
The Bierfabriek is a brewery, cafe and restaurant in one. They brew their own beer and serve burgundian dishes. They are very proud of their signature dish: the charcoal grilled farm chicken. They think it's most important that you feel at home! Of course you can go there for the most varied kinds of home-brewed beer. They even offer beer cocktails!
Café de V
Café de V is located in the center of Delft. Café - Restaurant de V is located on the beautiful canals of Delft, right next to the famous church the Oude Jan. You enter it in a cozy warm cafe with a brown interior. From the café you have a view of the spacious restaurant with a pleasant light. The restaurant looks a lot like a conservatory, because of the beautiful glass roof. They offer every day a changing dish of the day and an extensive seasonal menu. You can go there every Saturday for the coziest live music.