The best hidden gems of Delft

Delft is filled with many great cafes and lunchrooms, often in a traditional Dutch style making it a great cultural experience. As with any popular touristic city, the well-known places can be quite overcrowded. We tip these hidden gems in Delft to escape the crowds and to enjoy the city as a local!

#1 De Koperen Kat

Brewery De Koperen Kat is a local hero in craft beer and the oldest city brewery of Delft! While having a drink, you can watch the brewing kettles working their magic. The brewery also organizes tours, workshops and tastings.

Schieweg 15M, 2627 AN Delft

#2 Delftse Hout

Delftse Hout is a recreational park that let’s you escape the city crowd and relax in the green surroundings of the park. From bicycle tours to swimming, the park offers many activities.

Korftlaan 5, 2616 LJ Delft

#3 Café Du Midi

Just next to Delftse Hout, you can find the cozy cafe restaurant Café du Midi with tasty dishes and homemade pie! The restaurant is surrounded by meadows and has a pleasantly calm atmosphere. A culinary retreat!

Noordeindseweg 70, 2645 BC Delfgauw

#4 Voldaan Buitenkeuken

Voldaan Buitenkeuken (lit. satisfied outdoor kitchen) is a cool BBQ popup restaurant complete with foodtrucks. The kitchen is outdoors and the place is a perfect match with sunny weathers, but also offers covered seating when it’s rainy. Check their Instagram for the opening times and delicious presentations.

Schoemakerstraat 97, 2628 VK Delft


written by Marleen

I love traveling, exploring local cultures and trying out different cuisines as a true adventurous foodie! I get a lot of inspiritation when traveling, for my mind but also for my home interior. With our articles, I hope to inspire you as well.