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Top Choice Market in Haarlem

Grote Markt

Haarlem is at its liveliest during its regular Monday and, especially, Saturday market, when its namesake square fills with stalls selling fresh produce, cheese, preserves, spices, nuts and ready-to-eat Dutch and in…
Chocolate in Texel

De Texelse Chocolaterie

The heavenly aroma here of melting chocolate made from fresh Texel milk will make you go weak at the knees. Its exquisite pralines and bonbons are laid out like jewels, and come in shapes such as the island's outlin…
Market in North Holland

De Bazaar Beverwijk

Every weekend up to 80,000 bargain hunters flock to the covered De Bazaar Beverwijk, one of Europe’s largest ethnic markets with 2000-plus vendors and 69 food stalls. Piled high are Arabian spices, Turkish rugs, gar…
Design in Haarlem

Wei Design

Dutch designers whose works are stocked at this design shop include Elke van den Berg (porcelain clocks, vases and bowls), Dirk Vander Kooij (3D-printed furniture and lights), Fenna Oosterhoff (ceramic jugs, candles…
Cheese in Haarlem

De KaasKampanje van Haarlem

Premium Dutch cheeses, such as Roomano (a hard Gouda-like cheese from Friesland) and Zeekraalkaas (sheep's-milk cheese with samphire from the West Frisian island of Terschelling) are the speciality of this enticing …
Toys in Monnickendam

Avontuur in Miniatuur

Dolls houses (and everything you need to furnish, decorate and populate them) are the speciality of this miniature wonderland. When you visit, you may see craftspeople sitting around the shop's large table creating …
Design in Haarlem

De Mooiste Muren

Interior designers around the world source stunning contemporary and historic wallpapers at this specialist, which stocks prints from Kek Amsterdam, Piet Boon and other Dutch designers, as well as international bran…
Food in Texel

De Kade

Hundreds of Texel-made products from all over the island are stocked at this one-stop shop at Oudeschild's harbour: cheese, wine, jams and preserves, herbs, handicrafts, woollen blankets and clothes.
Cheese in Alkmaar

Kaan's Kaashandel

Fourth-generation-run Kaan's Kaashandel has a splendid selection of Dutch cheeses, including some 30 varieties of Edam. Cheeses can be vacuum packed for free.
Cheese in Edam

Kaaswinkel Edam

Along with stocking the town's namesake cheese, Kaaswinkel Edam has an adjoining deli/shop where you can pick up picnic ingredients including bread and wine.