THE HAGUE FOR THE CURIOUS

The ultimate list of cool spots in our hood


All good in the hood: local spots you must check out around the city

This is The Hague, a bustling modern metropolis full of art, history and fantastic food. Scroll down to see a mix of local spots to visit while you're here. From unique vintage shops to sky-high dining – our guide has it all.

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  • Coffee

  • Hometown Coffee & More


    A wonderful place to stop and grab a brew while exploring the city. With beautiful latte-art and an adorable swing bench outside, Hometown Coffee & More is as beautiful as it is delicious.


  • Pim Coffee, Sandwiches & Vintage

    Coffee Shop

    This quiet and cosy cafe is a perfect relaxed start to the day. Pop by for breakfast before your day in The Hague! Alternatively, try one of their delicious smoothies to get a head start on your 5-a-day.


  • Filtro

    Coffee Shop

    This speciality coffee bar is a hotspot for freelancers and students in The Hague. With a gorgeous minimalist interior and beautiful single origin coffee on offer, you can see why.


  • Café Blossom

    Coffee Shop

    Café Blossom is a beautiful, bright start to the day or a great place to relax in the evening. Serving fantastic coffee and filling food, this delightful spot makes for a great pause in the centre of the city.


  • Food

  • The Penthouse

    Lounge
    open

    This sky bar and restaurant is a great place to admire The Hague's cityscape. With cocktails, food until late, and a cosy atmosphere, this is perfect for an intimate evening in the city.


  • The Commons

    Food
    open

    The space within The Student Hotel bringing students, travelers, freelancers, entrepreneurs and neighbourhood locals together over the joy of food and drinks. It is the every-bar/restaurant/café for everyone: laptop and coffee workspace for students, cocktail-bar for friends, lunch spot for business meetings, date night for lovers, and a casual group dining space for families of all kinds.


  • Eten bij Werelds

    Restaurant

    Serving modern Dutch and European cuisine, Eten bij Werelds offers a considered and sophisticated meal. In the summer, they open up their huge water-side terrace for dining al fresco.


  • Cloos

    Café

    Swing by Cloos for a delicious lunch with an intriguing interior. Here you'll find something for all tastes and appetites!


  • Little V

    Vietnamese Restaurant

    On your way down to 1646, grab lunch at Little V. This is The Hague's best Vietnamese restaurant, offering a fantastic meal at a reasonable price.


  • Burger Bar

    Burger Joint

    Start your evening off at a bar, but with a difference. Burger bar offers some of the city's best burgers to fuel your night out on the town.


  • Garoeda

    Indonesian Restaurant
    open

    Garoeda is one of the Hague's oldest restaurants, with a fantastic selection of Indonesian dishes to try. This cross-cultural encounter will certainly fill you up!


  • Culture

  • 1646

    Art Gallery

    This project space for contemporary art shows off what the creatives of The Hague have to offer. Here you'll find new and surprising exhibitions from The Netherlands' best artists.


  • Paard

    Concert Hall

    The Hague's go-to music venue with a constantly changing set of gigs, concerts, and club nights in a whole range of genres. Swing by in the evening to hear something new.


  • Mauritshuis

    Art Museum

    This treasure-trove is home to the world-famous 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' by Vermeer, an absolute must-see while you're here. You'll also be able to see other big names in Dutch art, like Rembrandt and Fabritius.


  • WAUW

    Flower Shop

    The WAUW Warenhuis is full to the brim with weird and wonderful vintage finds. It's the perfect place to pick up something entirely unique to remember your trip by!


  • Fotomuseum Den Haag

    Check out the Hague's museum of photography and explore the development of picture-making throughout the years. This museum is always packed with special exhibitions and hosts both classic and contemporary artists.

    From €10

  • Dürst Britt & Mayhew


    This garage-turned-gallery is home to some of the latest developments in The Hague's contemporary art scene. They take an experimental approach to helping artists develop their practice and reach wider audiences.


  • Present Living


    Present Living is home to all kinds of weird and wonderful objects. It's a real cabinet of curiosities, so you're certain to find something beautiful to bring home.


  • Nightlife

  • Syndicaat

    Bar

    This charming speakeasy cocktail bar promising a sophisticated evening out in the city. Here you'll find experienced mixologists and a range of drinks on the menu.


  • BINK Rooftop

    Other Nightlife

    This hidden spot features a rooftop restaurant and bar for some of the best views in The Hague. The building is a huge former post office with bags of 50s charm. Make sure you take in the panoramic view of the city.


  • Danzig

    Nightclub

    One of The Hague's most popular nightclubs, you can dance the night away at Danzig. Playing crowd-pleasing hits across a range of genres, Danzig promises a huge night out.


  • Outdoors

  • Japanese Garden


    The Japanese Garden is one of the most beautiful spots in The Hague. Come here for a stroll in the morning or the evening for a stunning, serene experience.


  • Paleistuin

    Garden
    open

    Serene city garden with walking paths, ponds and fountains. Perfect for an afternoon break.

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