Looking for cool restaurants for an impressive date? That can be quite a challenge among all the exquisite options…. To make it a little easier for you, here is a selection of special restaurants. From the center to Scheveningen, from classic to modern: these are the impressive pearls of the Hofstad.
Restaurant Bøg – Prinsestraat 130
With its beautiful Scandinavian interior and New Nordic Cuisine, Bøg offers a truly unique experience. With an original and unusual menu, you’ll eat five courses made up like special works of art. At Bøg they use eccentric ingredients that they really ferment, smoke and brine as they do in Scandinavia. Even for vegetarians, they know how to conjure up unique dishes here time after time.
Restaurant Zheng – Prinsestraat 33
Zheng Restaurant provides you with an evening where all your senses are stimulated thanks to its fusion cuisine and special traditions. Here you will experience one of the most important culinary traditions in China: the Zheng banquet. Served in five or seven different “chapters,” serving not only wines, but also impressive tea and food combinations. Enjoy, you will at Restaurant Zheng.
Villa Coucou – Laan van Meerdervoort 6
An undiscovered gem that you’ll definitely want to have on your mind: Villa Coucou. For many still (undeservedly) unknown. Villa Coucou is a fantastic French restaurant and cocktail bar. The young chef Alexandre cooks deliciously refined dishes for lunch or dinner. And in the basement is a real wine bar, where you can even play a game of petanque. Perfect address for a nice date night.
BlueBlood – Zeestraat 35
Another chef who makes a difference: Luis Rojas at BlueBlood. Join Luis on his journey into the culinary world of Peru and Japan, the “Nikkei” cuisine. At BlueBlood you will taste an adventurous combination of the smooth, clean flavors of Japan and the spicy, playful palette unmistakable in Latin America.
Portfolio – Prinsestraat 36
At Portfolio, they cook next level! The changing menu consists of several courses, in which fish, shellfish and seafood play the main role. The cuisine is characterized by its Asian influences, light digestibility and fresh acids. And sommelier Remco matches the most fantastic natural wines with the delicious food. A must visit!
Yuzu dining – Bierkade 6
On the beautiful Bierkade houses the Japanese dining bar Yuzu. Here you drink the best cocktails and enjoy top-notch dishes prepared on the Robatayaki grill. This allows the traditional flavors of Japanese cuisine to come into their own. Shared dining with a cocktail or sake next to your plate makes this a particularly delicious place for an impressive date.
Lapsang – Oude Molstraat 11A
Lapsang is a household name in The Hague and can be found on the Oude Molstraat. During the day you will find delicious teas, cakes and just different sandwiches. In the evening the building changes hands and is transformed into a real wine bar with the most delicious dishes to share. The destination for unforgettable memories and long dinners.
Nona – Mauritskade 67
At Nona, Julia Nona serves Fine Sicillian food. Julia herself grew up in Sicily and the Netherlands and was raised by a family that celebrates life. At Nona, she serves Sicilian family dishes in a new twist. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. with four courses and you can add courses of your own (up to a maximum of seven courses). Julia cooks intuitively and with lots of love. Slide in and dream away.
Restaurant Ñ – Nobelstraat 22
Restaurant Ñ is in a beautiful historic building on Nobelstraat, just off Prinsestraat. This fine spot is a bar and restaurant in one where they take you back to Spain. With classic tapas (think Pimentos de Padrón or Boquerones en vinagre), delicious wines and a small but nice and cozy terrace.
Café Constant – Neptunusstraat 2
At Café Constant, it’s just nice and relaxed. The food at Café Constant is funky, the interior exceptional, and no stiff service or white table linens here either. This is where you go for a fun night out, with really good food like Quail with boudin blanc, bacon, sauerkraut and sherry-black pepper sauce. Or a Chocolate ganache with blueberry coulis, coffee mascarpone and walnut The place to be for a romantic date at Scheveningen.