Drinking and nightlife

Club in Leeuwarden

Club Hemingway

Various themed music nights ensure the dance floor rocks at the premier club in town; Thursday most weeks ushers in the International Freak Out party. Check its Facebook page for the month's events.

Pub in Leeuwarden


In this spot for 30-odd years, this music and sports cafe lures a faithful older crowd with its 1950s sounds and pavement terrace that scarcely changes from one decade to the next. If you want to hear Frisian...

Cafe in Leeuwarden

Grand Cafe De Brass

Outdoor tables fan out in all directions at this canal-side cafe, including across the canal bridge strewn with tubs of summertime geraniums. When the weather is even vaguely sympathetic, half of Leeuwarden seems...