Enjoy an outdoor lunch on a terrace in Aalsmeer

What about a delicious lunch on a terrace in Aalsmeer on a summer afternoon? There are plenty of options for you to choose from! Whether you’re in the mood for a cup of coffee with cake or an extensive healthy lunch, the area offers a variety of options. In this article we share the five best lunch spots with a terrace in Aalsmeer.

1. De Oude Veiling

The Oude Veiling is also called the living room of Aalsmeer. The restaurant is located in a historic building that was part of the largest flower auction in the world: De Oude Veiling (Dutch for “the old flower auction”). In addition to the pleasant living room atmosphere inside the restaurant, guests can also enjoy the sun outside. On the cozy terrace of the Oude Veiling, you can enjoy an omelet, toast, salad, or soup. In short, there is something delicious for everyone on the extensive lunch menu here!

2. Geoff's Eatery

At Geoff’s Eetcafe in Aalsmouderbrug you will find honest and tasty products and a terrace on the water with a private jetty for your boat. This restaurant is one of the best places to enjoy a delicious lunch on the terrace in Aalsmeer. Nothing is better than enjoying the beautiful view while enjoying a well-filled lunch plate. In the summer, Geoff’s organizes fun outdoor events, including a beer garden where you can bake your own pizza in the stone oven.

Geoff's Café Aalsmeer
Geoff's Eetcafé

3. Restaurant De Jonge Heertjes

In the center of Aalsmeer you will find Restaurant de Jonge Heertjes. You can go here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but also for a drink, on the sunny terrace in good weather. De Jonge Heertjes is not only a restaurant but also has a three-star hotel. Perfect for a longer stay in Aalsmeer and to discover the surroundings of Haarlemmermeer and the Westeinderplassen!

4. Café Op de Hoek

When you go out, the spacious terrace of Café Op de Hoek in Kudelstaart is the ideal place to take a break from your bike ride or walk. Here you can enjoy various dishes and ingredients from local producers, such as the eel from Theo Rekelhof and the beers from brewery De Bezwooren Kerf. It is a friendly, cozy, and accessible café, where you can relax in the sun.

5. Brasserie Café Oevers

Brasserie Café Oevers is situated on the banks of the Westeinderplassen, in the pleasant village of Kudelstaart, where this catering facility has been located since 1938. Café Oevers is a unique place for waterfront dining in the Aalsmeer area. Certainly during a summer afternoon, when you can enjoy the view over the water on the spacious terrace.