9x places to eat by the water in Aalsmeer

Bar Bistro Joseph 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. Here are the places where you can eat and drink by the water in Aalsmeer!

Brasserie Nieuwe Meer is only accessible by boat

Brasserie Nieuwe Meer, located on the edge of the Kleine Poel, was only accessible to members of the Nieuwe Meer water sports club until a few years ago. The striking wooden historic structure can only be reached by the water which makes eating here even more unique in Aalsmeer. Rest assured, there are enough moorings for your boat, sloop, sailing ship or speed boat.

10. Restaurant in Aalsmeer: Brasserie Nieuwe Meer

Geoff’s Eetcafe offers plenty of variety

After a day of sailing, you will be in your element at Geoff’s Eetcafe Aalsmeer. There are lots on offer at Geoff’s. Not only on the lunch, dinner and wine menu but also different concepts and events. At the weekend, this brasserie serves special cheese fondues, with Roquefort or with cumin cheese for example. This restaurant by the waterworks with De Vaarderij Boat Company, a canal cruise company, in the Haarlemmermeer and Aalsmeer sailing area.

Joseph aan de Poel with world-class culinary treats

Eating by the water in Aalsmeer can be done at Joseph aan de Poel with culinary highlights from all over the world. Here ‘every day is a beautiful day’. A day at this bistro starts at 11:00 on the vast terrace with a typically Dutch view. There is ample free parking in the immediate vicinity of Joseph aan de Poe restaurant. Are you coming by boat or sloop? This bar-bistro is in the Dragt Marina and has moorings on the terrace and the jetty.

Bar Bistro Joseph Aalsmeer

View of the islands at Brasserie de Haven

At Brasserie de Haven you can have a nice dinner or a drink, with great views of the water and the nearby islands. Enjoy watching boats, enjoying a snack and drink. This terrace is very popular with locals from Aalsmeer, a real insider tip. Atmospheric, attractive and within walking distance of the centre.

Brasserie Café Oevers on the Westeinderplassen

A true hospitality hotspot in Aalsmeer, full of wonderful atmospheres and flavours. Brasserie Café Oevers is situated, as the name suggests, on the banks of the Westeinderplassen in the charming village of Kudelstaart. A unique location for a restaurant by the water, which feels like a holiday resort.

Brasserie Cafe Oevers Aalsmeer

Lunch by the water in Aalsmeer at Het Tuinhuis

Het Tuinhuis is in a beautiful location on Praamplein in Aalsmeer, with a terrace on the water. You can moor your boat right outside. In this charming teahouse, you can enjoy a heavenly high tea, a delicious lunch or a relaxed drink. Many of the products come from farmers and other suppliers in the region. You can also visit the famous Historical Garden which full of flower history.

Tuinhuis Historical Garden Aalsmeer

Proef en Meer: restaurant by the water in Aalsmeer

How does a menu tasting overlooking the water sound? Do you want to enjoy a delicious meal on a rooftop terrace, or sit indoors in a modern setting? Then Restaurant Proef en Meer is the place to be! The idea behind the famous Proef en Meer tasting concept is hearty dining, without the price tag.