The Zeeheldenkwartier in The Hague is my favorite part of town! It has become even more fun since Van Kinsbergen opened its doors in mid-2018. This gastropub is located in the heart of the district, on the famous Prins Hendrikplein. Fun fact; they are in a historic building – and used to be a bank!…

Breakfast at Palmette Having breakfast outside is the new trend. How wonderful is it to begin the weekend with fresh croissants or pancakes without having to lift a finger? That is why, I went for breakfast in the city this weekend at the hot spot Palmette. Palmette is a fine little place where you can…

Visiting Encore by Simonis means that you’re about to taste and experience everything they have to offer. Whether this means a fresh cocktail – with or without alcohol – on Friday night, when a DJ is playing funky beats, or during peaceful day time, when it is an excellent place for a laid-back lunch or…

Waterproef is not just about fine dining and good wine: it’s about experience. This becomes evident from the incredible attention that has been paid to detail – from the selected plates and the type of wine glasses, all the way to the temperatures of the wines being adapted to the courses. But it’s much more…

Nan Deardorff-McClain from Smashing tiles has been beautifying walls of Delft which were littered with graffiti through colorful mosaics since 2008. She involves people from the community from all age groups and walks of life in her workshops. In 2018 she is partnering up with Delft Ceramist Colja De Roo for a large mosaic that…

On Saturday, July 14 and on Sunday, July 15 2018 the 14th edition of the International Ceramics festival ‘Delft Ceramica’ will take place in the lovely historical centre of Delft. All participating artists of the Delft Ceramica have to meet certain criteria, i.e. professionalism, quality, originality or innovation. This year over 50 ceramists come from…

On Sunday, April 15 from 12 noon till 5:00 PM, Delft store owners who are part of the Blue Sunday association put together a lively programme of activities for children in the historic centre of Delft.   Children can spring on a bouncing castle, do some arts and crafts, or meet Frozen characters Olaf and…

This year Delft celebrates its 20th edition of the spectacular Delft Blues Festival with 70 performances at 36 different cafe’s and public places from Friday, February 16 till Sunday, February 18. It is the largest Dutch indoors blues festival and has many fans. Delft is famous for its cafes ,hotels, boutiques, cultural institutions and restaurants…

  Delft has always been a hot spot for cafes and restaurants, unique souvenirs and antiques but did you know that Delft has a new wave of shops with creations by promising young Dutch designers and international brand names for clothes and home accessories? They have united to provide entertaining shopping, fashion and beauty events…

To Cafe, or not to Cafe…. As a teenager we used to slip out of school and nip to the local cafe (Greasy Spoon) to enjoy a bacon or sausage and egg sandwich (sarnie) a mug of tea (builders’ style) and a quick glance over the daily paper or tabloid press. Alas, there are no…

“Dinner is not what you do in the evening before something else. Dinner is the evening.” ― Art Buchwald So, where to spend your evening in The Hague enjoying dinner? I would like to start off with a disclaimer / confession, and the intention of clearing the air first on a couple of important matters.…

If, like me, you face the dilemma of planning for summer holiday (though it could be a weekend of other time of the year) with children at home then the likelihood is that there are several questions that your mind has raised with yourself. The consideration of the what the weather will be like is…