Top Choice French in Breda

Dames Pellens

This cosy wine bar has a superb selection of well-priced, well-chosen wines, but the biggest draw is the food. Any evening you can have salads, coq au vin or the meal-of-the-day. But Thursday to Sunday things turn g…
Top Choice Bistro in Den Bosch


Fun and funky, Dit ('This') is a total delight for drinks, snacks or offbeat meals, some of them imaginative flights of fancy including goat's-cheese eclairs with caramelised hazelnuts – a delicious work of art.
Top Choice Dutch in Bergen op Zoom

Restaurant Hemingway

Attached to De Draak with a terrace on the main square, Hemingway is one of the region's finest purveyors of modern, locally sourced Dutch food. famed especially for its drakenei ('dragon egg') dessert.
Top Choice Dutch in Breda

Den Boerenstamppot

Joyously life-affirming proprietors Fred and Marloes van Weerd have been serving up good old homestyle Dutch dinners here for 45 years. The classic meal is a vast plate of stamppot (potato mashed with veg-of-the-day…
Top Choice European in Tilburg

De Burgerij

In the expanded living room of a Tilburg townhouse, this lovable restaurant offers modern Burgundian food with a touch of old Dutch or, in their words, everything from kale to caviar. So you can order a stamppot tha…
Ice Cream in Breda

De IJssalon

This modernist flavour palace offers almost 50 varieties of ice cream that you can watch being made at the glass-walled IJslaboratorium at the back. Sit down to enjoy with a good coffee, fresh Belgian waffle or cook…
Cafe in Den Bosch

In de Keulse Kar

This great-value pub-cafe counterpoints beer signs and religious images, while the narrow street terrace has fine cathedral views. Unpretentious but high-quality food (tuna melts, oversized burgers, Indonesian dish …
Bakery in Den Bosch

Jan de Groot

With its pink-and-white love-heart decor, this otherwise unassuming patisserie-cafe is the place to try the local speciality Bossche bol (Den Bosch ball), an overgrown profiterole the size of a softball, filled with…
Brasserie in Den Bosch

Brasserie Ome Bernard

Popular since 1838, this enticing brasserie doesn't attempt the nouveau cuisine of several other superpricey restaurants nearby but you get remarkably well-cooked, nicely presented meals at sensible prices in a deli…
Vegan in Den Bosch


This little rainforest of hanging, potted plants is both garden shop and vegan cafe, noted for its selection of smoothies and chai lattes, salads and gluten-free wraps.