Restaurants

Top Choice International in Nijmegen

Fresca

With a pretty terrace overlooking a tree-shaded square and an all-day menu bursting with fresh homemade salads, super-food bowls and imaginative cakes, Fresca lures a savvy local crowd. Bread is organic with a glute…
Top Choice Seafood in Arnhem

De Zilte Zeemeermin

Hollandse Nieuwe or soused herrings (lightly brined, raw, young herrings), herring sandwiches, gerookte meervalfilet (smoked catfish fillet), oven-baked clams and freshly shucked oysters served with a variety of tan…
Top Choice Dutch in Nijmegen

De Hemel

This youthful bistro, at home in the historic Commanderie van St Jan, cooks up all-day food, including a stylish high tea, shared dinner plates and tempting between-meal snacks to accompany the 12 home-brewed beers …
Top Choice European in Hoge Veluwe National Park

Cèpes

With parasol-shaded terrace overlooking flowery gardens and grassy fields beyond, this on-trend contemporary address is particularly delightful in warm weather. Chef Robert Hartelman sources his fresh, organic produ…
Top Choice European in Arnhem

Caspar

When the name of the craftsman who created the bespoke wooden tables and bar is printed on the window like an art work, you know you’re in a special place. Modern Dutch and European cuisine is served alfresco beneat…
Top Choice Food Hall in Deventer

Fooddock

For something different, head east to the old harbour or Havenkwartier where an old industrial silo has been transformed into a funky food hall with a dozen-odd food stalls and rustic bench seating around shared woo…
Cafe in Kampen

Banketbakkerij Smit

Irresistible house specialities at this old-world cafe and tea room include Kamper slof (a rich, walnut and caramel biscuit-cake), vulkoek (almond paste enrobed in a spicy cinnamon and nutmeg biscuit) and the brilli…
Ice Cream in Hoge Veluwe National Park

Ijs van Co

Discover gourmet artistry at this humble ice-cream parlour in Hoenderloo, a 10-minute stroll from the park entrance. Ijs van Co has been making its smooth, soft and creamy vanilla ice-cream since 1938 and is a local…
Bistro in Deventer

Bouwkunde

Chef Pieter van de Pavoordt adds a French accent to local organic ingredients and sommelier Heleen Boom chooses the right wines at this polished eatery below a small theatre. Dishes include exquisitely tender confit…
Japanese in Zwolle

Blue Sakura

When Dutch or European cuisine tires, head to this Japanese and sushi grill which pulls in the crowds with its bottomless, 'all-you-can-eat-in-2½-hours' menu and absolutely breathtaking location inside the monumenta…