VISSCH is a culinary fish festival taking place every year in the harbour of The Hague's beach resort Scheveningen. VISSCH invites you to try special sea dishes, like lobster burgers, oysters, exotic fishy delicacies and of course, Herring. During the festival you can learn how to fillet fish, enjoy being tugged along on a traditional Dutch fisherboat, or listen to the tall tales of the fishermen. The event also features workshops, demonstrations and performances by local pop bands and DJs. The festival location, with magnificent views of the harbour, the ships and the fish market, offers you a chance to experience the uniqueness of Scheveningen. Come see and taste the abundance of products the sea has to offer during food festival VISSCH!
Location The event takes place at the fish market in the traditional fishing village Scheveningen, with a great view of the harbour. Inside you will find lovely little eating stalls, food trucks and seating areas where you can enjoy all kinds of culinary surprises. Best of all, entrance to VISSCH is free of charge!
Scheveningen Harbour The port of Scheveningen is always a hive of activity. With cutters setting out to catch the very best fish, visiting yachts mooring, or day trippers finding their way to one of the restaurants along the quays - the port of Scheveningen is home to a number of special restaurants and cafes, besides being a hub for the fish trade. The fine view of the yacht harbour, the hustle and bustle at the Visafslag, and the fresh sea breeze all contribute to making the port of Scheveningen a unique spot in the Netherlands for dining out.