Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Den Bosch

Robbies Cafe

Perfect for a coffee, fresh juice, croque-monsieur or lunchtime baguette, Robbies is a prizewinning 'concept store' in a former bank building – look downstairs in the kids' area to see the old vaults, now used to ho…
Top Choice Bar in Breda

Beer & Barrels

Unlike many male-dominated beer specialists, this is a big, hip yet family-friendly place with lots of low-lit atmosphere and decent international food. To really get the sense of the place, climb to the top floor w…
Top Choice Brewery in Tilburg

La Trappe Brewery

Brewed in the leafy surroundings of Koeningshoeven Monastery on the outskirts of Tilburg, La Trappe was, until 2012, the world's only non-Belgian Trappist beer. The monastery's proeflokaal (tasting room) is a modern…
Top Choice Brown Cafe in Maastricht

In Den Ouden Vogelstruys

Right on a sunny Vrijthof corner, this classic brown bar features swords, medals and portraits of 1950s' patrons on the dark panelled walls. Seven draft beers include two Trappists (La Trappe Blond and Westmalle Dub…
Top Choice Brown Cafe in Breda

Café De Beyerd

The Beyerd is a superb, traditional-style beer cafe with more than 120 brews including six of its own. Most popular is the reincarnated Breda classic, Drie Hoefijzers, tasting like a richly over-flavoured midstrengt…
Craft Beer in Tilburg

RAW

Hipster industrial chic pervades this former railway repair workshop. A superhelpful beer sommelier can help you find the best brew for your tastes, whether international or local (including double IPA from LOC Brew…
Brown Cafe in Tilburg

Burgemeester Jansen

With 22 beers on tap and at least 100 more by bottle, this evocatively traditional wood-panelled cafe stands out from the other mostly modern restaurants of the Piushaven waterfront regeneration. Sit on classically …
Cafe in Maastricht

Brasserie La Bonbonerie

Despite toweringly high ceilings with mirrored panelling and a large central chandelier, this grand cafe isn't unduly upmarket. Outside peak mealtimes it's often relatively quiet making it an indulgent place for a r…
Craft Beer in Venlo

Cafe De Klep

Atmospheric but buzzing, Venlo's star beer-bar also harnesses summer sunshine – its tables spill out across the narrow laneway to a yard that fills spaces left by the exterior brick walls of an attractive old church…
Beer Garden in Valkenburg

't Koetshoes

Beside the river Geul at the start of Valkenburg's most attractive network of walks, this historic former castle coach house contains an ever-popular pub-cafe with a large tree-shaded garden where hearty, well-cooke…