Restaurants

Top Choice Belgian in Maastricht

Witloof

A decade after hitting the New York Times' list of world's trendiest restaurant concepts, Witloof still cuts the mustard with top-quality Belgian traditional food, an astounding beer-cellar (do take a look!) and a t…
Top Choice Bakery in Maastricht

Bisschopsmolen

A working 7th-century waterwheel powers a vintage flour mill that supplies its adjoining bakery with the spelt that is used to bake its 100% spelt loaves and vlaai (seasonal fruit pies). You can dine on-site at the …
European in Venlo

De Loft 23

Upstairs on an initially unpromising central street, De Loft has a modern, semi-industrial vibe inside plus a wide open-air terrace overlooking a rooftop where it grows its own veggies. Rather than ordering a starte…
Dutch in Maastricht

Eetcafé Ceramique

A local dining favourite for decades, Ceramique's relaxed, unfussy interior is always buzzy and low-lit by candles in paper bags. The wide-ranging menu mixes traditional home cooking with international dishes and fl…
Fusion in Maastricht

Kantine De Brandweer

The vibe is friendly and casual in this former firehouse turned hip dining hall and activity centre. Sit at amply spaced Formica tables beside a long book-lined counter and watch the young chefs work their wizardry …
Dutch in Maastricht

Café Sjiek

This cosy spot is a great place to try traditional zuurvlees (sour stew) made with horsemeat and served with apple sauce. But there are also fresh fish dishes and cafe-classics like stroganoff, steaks, chicken and c…
French in Maastricht

Petit Bonheur/Hotel Au Quartier

As the lights start twinkling on the delightful courtyard dining area, the Petit Bonheur feels like the filmset for an idealised French village square. Food is very satisfying if not especially adventurous and if yo…
Mediterranean in Maastricht

Marres Kitchen

Adjunct to a gallery for contemporary art, dishes span the Mediterranean spectrum with a fair variety of meat-free options especially among the beautifully crafted Middle Eastern mezes. The semiwild garden is an app…
Bagels in Maastricht

SAP

Predominantly vegetarian with many vegan options, this contemporary low-key cafe specialises in fresh juices as well as stuffed buns, bagels and salads.
Indonesian in Maastricht

Gembira

Predominantly a takeaway but with a couple of two-person stool-tabes, Gembira provides superb, precooked Indonesian fare at very sensible prices that you select from the display and pay by weight.