Top Choice Bistro in Texel


This petite, welcoming restaurant serves a daily changing set menu (à la carte) of contemporary Dutch cuisine along the lines of smoked duck breast with asparagus, herb-crusted Texel lamb with oven-baked potatoes, a…
Ice Cream in Texel

IJsboerderij Labora

At this working dairy farm, you can see the cows being milked (by robots) to make Labora's luscious ice cream. Each day there are 18 flavours, such as strawberry, made with strawberries grown on the farm, served in …
Dutch in Texel

Het Kompas

Behind a dark blueberry-coloured exterior, Het Kompas serves excellent – if pricey – modern Dutch dishes and really comes into its own as a whisky bar. There are more than 3000 different varieties; it also organises…
Modern European in Texel


At the Boutique Hotel Texel, this outstanding restaurant serves seasonal Texel produce such as Waddenzee platters with eels, prawns, cockles, fish and lobster, with an umbrella-shaded courtyard. It's 4.5km south of …
Bistro in Texel

Restaurant Topido

In the heart of the village, casual Topido uses island produce in its menus. Lunch is a light affair (soups, burgers, sandwiches), but dinner dishes are creative: Texel lamb with roast beetroot; sea bass encrusted i…
Dutch in Texel

Taveerne De Twaalf Balcken

The cosy 'Tavern of the 12 Beams' is a locals' haunt that specialises in lamb dishes. Its front section is dark and subdued – perfect for sipping one of the many Trappist beers on offer – while the rear conservatory…
Seafood in Texel

't Pakhuus

Seafood caught daily is the speciality of 't Pakhuus, inside this historic former warehouse, which also contains the Design Hotel Texel Suites.
Modern European in Texel


All-organic fare at the street-level, blond timber-panelled restaurant of Peek Lifestyle Lodges. The menu includes Texel lamb, beef and fish.
Modern European in Texel

Bij Jef

Boutique hotel Bij Jef's sumptuous restaurant has a constantly changing menu created from local produce, meat and seafood and is tipped for a Michelin star. Try for a garden table.
Modern European in Texel

Rôtisserie Kerckeplein

This cosy restaurant with loft seating has refined the art of cooking local lamb, with seven varieties of the tender island meat. Wash it down with a dark Texels Speciaalbier.