5 of the city's best places for lunch in The Hague

1) Pompernikkel

The owner is very passionate about homemade organic breads, patisserie, pizza and top-quality products. The result is a hip neighbourhood place where you order at the counter and can have lunch inside or outside. Also open for breakfast and coffee. We love this place!

window front at night of Pompernikkel bar

2) Haver

Since its opening in 2016, this hip neighbourhood cafe has been a hit. So much so, that it’s almost always busy with locals. The lunch menu contains many healthy options, homemade and fresh, loaded with veggies. Haver also serves superb vegetarian and vegan sandwiches, like the one with avocado, mango, mint and a pepper-cashew spread.

restaurant interior of Haver in the Hague

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3) Baardman

This street might not be the most romantic street of The Hague, but lunch (or dinner!) at Baardman certainly makes up for it. At this cool restaurant with minimalist design and old ornamental plaster ceilings they serve modern Mediterranean food. Think inventive sandwiches, some fabulous egg dishes (tortilla de bacalao with glazed onions), as well as salads.

people enjoying food at Baardman The Hague

4) Le Petit Quartier

This somewhat quiet neighbourhood really needed a relaxed place like Le Petit Quartier. A lively place where you can bring your kids or where you can meet friends for lunch. On the menu are many sandwiches (the baguettes), as well as salads, and a homemade soup of the day. Le Petit Quartier also serves a simple but good pasta menu for dinner.

window of lunch bar Le Petit Quartier

5) Bartine

In the heart of the shopping area, Bartine is a great place for lunch. The Middle Eastern dishes are an explosion of flavours and a feast for the eye. Do not expect the average avocado sandwich here, but invented dishes such as burrata with caramelised fennel and burnt leek.

people enjoying coffee at Bartine

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