Cafés & Lunch

“Are there nice places to eat and drink?” Yes, there are. Aalsmeer has numerous friendly cafés and bars with varied menus. Would you like to soak up a little culture while enjoying your drink? Then go to the Cultural Café Bacchus. Would you like to moor somewhere for lunch after a morning of sailing? You will be in your element at Geoff’s Eetcafé Aalsmeer. Discover all the places to quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger in Aalsmeer here.

1. 9x places to eat by the water in Aalsmeer

Do you want a drink and something to eat in a beautiful spot next to the water? There is plenty to choose from in Aalsmeer, because the Westeinderplassen is the setting for countless brasseries, cafes and restaurants.

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2. 13x delicious lunch places in Aalsmeer

In Aalsmeer you will find a delicious lunch in all directions; at the waterfront, in the old town and during a walk or cycling trip. There is a large variety of places to have lunch in our village, both in terms of setting and the food on offer.

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3. 4x nice cafes in Aalsmeer

After a day of water sports, flower art, cycling, walking or exploring art and culture in Aalsmeer, it is nice to pause or finish the day in one of the many cafes. Warm up in the pub or enjoy the sun on the terrace.

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4. Westeinder Pavilion

Breathtaking views over the Westeinderplassen and the French-oriented kitchen with a modern twist. Welcome to the Westeinder Pavilion in Aalsmeer. A restaurant for lunch, drinks and dinner. A dream by the water.

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5. Tuinhuis

With the Praamplein on one side and the water on the other, the Tuinhuis in Aalsmeer is the place to take a break while walking, cycling or sailing.

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6. Steiger 28

Have you heard about a restaurant on the water with a beautiful view of the Ringvaart from the terrace that serves French cuisine? The locals who are reading this know we are talking about Steiger 28.

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7. Restaurant Jones

Would you like to enjoy culinary delights in a cosy living room atmosphere? Do you like a restaurant that is the real deal, from the background music to the after-dinner drinks? Then Restaurant Jones in Kudelstaart is definitely for you.

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8. Restaurant In de Zotte Wilg

Do you want to discover one of the best kept (and hidden) secrets of the Westeinderplassen? At Restaurant In de Zotte Wilg you can have a drink and something to eat overlooking the water and the nearby islands.

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9. Restaurant de Dorpshoek

Lobster, oysters, turbot, scallops and shrimp. And much more, if you have a taste for classic French cuisine at Restaurant de Dorpshoek. This French restaurant in Aalsmeer offers lunch and dinner at a high culinary level.

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10. Geoff’s Café

Geoff's stands for honest and tasty products. Delicious lunch and dinner, five days a week. In the summer, you can sit on the terrace by the water. With its own jetty.

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11. The Old Auction

The Old Auction in Aalsmeer was the base for the largest flower auction in the world. Today, this former flower paradise is called the living room of the flower village of Aalsmeer. There is no such thing as a coincidence.

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12. Cultural Café Bacchus

Do you enjoy going to cultural events? Do you want to go to a literary evening, cabaret or jazz performance in Aalsmeer? Then you have come to the right place at Cultural Café Bacchus.

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13. Café Op de Hoek

Do you want to break up your bike ride for a nice cup of coffee? Have you stumbled into Kudelstaart and are looking for something nice to do? Café Op de Hoek has become a household name in Kudelstaart.

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14. Café Lunchroom Vleghaar

"We are now switching live to Studio's Aalsmeer", goes the well-known saying on Dutch television. From the television studios you can switch to Café Lunchroom Vleghaar in Aalsmeer.

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15. Café Bar Joppe

Do you want to end a day of exploring Aalsmeer with a visit to the pub? Are you and your friends looking for somewhere friendly to? An evening of partying or just enjoying a drink? Café Bar Joppe is one of the most popular nightlife venues in Aalsmeer.

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16. Brasserie Nieuwe Meer

A rich history, but still shiny and new. Brasserie Nieuwe Meer is a restaurant with a story. There is so much to see at this unique spot on the Westeinderplassen. A wonderful place to enjoy lunch, drinks or dinner.

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17. Brasserie Café Oevers

As the name suggests, Brasserie Café Oevers is situated on the banks of the Westeinderplassen. This cafe has been in the lovely village of Kudelstaart since 1938.

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18. Bertram & Brood

Are you looking for a traditional bakery in Aalsmeer? A baker full of character, with authentic products prepared according to a special family recipe. Then visit Bertram & Brood at Punterstraat 8 in Aalsmeer. 

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19. De Praam Bar Restaurant

Join us for a sandwich for lunch or for a culinary dinner with dishes such as Black Angus steak or tuna steak, served with matching wines. Enjoy a drink at this hip bar and shake your stuff on the dance floor on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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20. Bar Bistro Joseph

Do you like French bistros and the atmosphere of the Côte d'Azur? Does the luxurious allure of New York appeal to you? And do you like to be surprised by culinary delights from all over the world, with a quirky twist from the chef?

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21. Ab Müller Patisserie and Lunchroom

Try the bread freshly made by the Müller family during lunch in Aalsmeer. Go home with homemade delicacies after a chocolate workshop. Or enjoy a cup of coffee and a delicious slice of cake on the heated terrace.

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