Sometimes you feel like really having a good time in a restaurant. Than The Hague is the right place, because the city has a lot to offer in the field of fine dining! No less than seventeen restaurants have been included in the Michelin Guide of 2021. Fine dining is a culinary experience that goes beyond food: in addition to delicious dishes made from good ingredients, the restaurants are all about the atmosphere and experience.
In addition to a Michelin star restaurant, several restaurants in The Hague have been awarded a Bib Gourmand by Michelin. This is the Michelin Guide's acclaimed award for great value restaurants (up to € 39 for a 3-course menu). From 2022, the link with the 3-course menu will be released for a fixed maximum price.
A wonderful evening (or lunch) is guaranteed at these fine dining restaurants in The Hague and Scheveningen.
Calla's - Laan van Roos en Doorn 51a
Restaurant Calla's was named after the Calla flower, which is of Mexican origin and is also the Greek word for 'beautiful'. This restaurant is housed in a 19th-century building at Laan van Roos en Doorn, a small street between the charming Denneweg and Koninginnegracht. Rewarded by the Michelin Guide with a Michelin star: "A memorable meal awaits you here; sober and deliciously refined."
Zheng - Prinsestraat 33
Zheng is a new restaurant at the location which used to house the Chinese-French fusion restaurant HanTing Cuisine, run by Chef Han Ji and hostess Ting Ji. Everything at Zheng evolves around the age-old Chinese rituals, art, culture and health.
Tapisco - Kneuterdijk 11
Tapas, petiscos, [Tap-isco] cocktails, Spanish and Portuguese wines, these are the ingredients of restaurant Tapisco! Restaurant Tapisco opened its doors after an intensive renovation in this beautiful building, which has been home to the 'De Vijf Vocalen bookshop' and Mees Pierson Bank. Tapisco is in the list of Michelin's Bib Gourmand 2021!
Restaurant ñ - Nobelstraat 22
Oysters, piemientos de Padrón, Spanish cheeses and iberico ham ... At restaurant ñ you can choose from the most delicious Spanish and Mediterranean dishes. The small square with the yellow facade of the restaurant and the cozy lighting in the trees add to the atmosphere. And this fine restaurant has also been awarded a Bib Gourmand by Michelin in 2021!
6&24 - Nobelstraat 13
Around the corner from restaurant ñ is 6&24: a unique restaurant operating at a spectacular level. A restaurant with passion and love for food, wine and hospitality. The most important thing is you as a guest. It is all about the total experience and what hospitality has to offer. The atmosphere is homely and relaxing and they cook at a high level with top quality products.
Oogst - Denneweg 10B
Restaurant Oogst on the Denneweg was rewarded with a Bib Gourmand in 2021. As a neighbourhood, the Denneweg is famous for its cosy restaurants and many lifestyle stores in the vibrant area of The Hague city centre. With its modern European cuisine, Oogst is the bistro/brasserie of Restaurant Calla's.
Catch by Simonis - Dr. Lelykade 43
Catch by Simonis is located right beside the water in the Second Inner Harbour and boasts a fantastic view of the yacht harbour and sea. Enjoy top quality fresh fish here. Tip: you can enjoy the sun and the best view all day long on the terrace of the top floor of the restaurant.
Waterproef - Dr. Lelykade 25-27
Located at the heart of the Scheveningen marina you will find one of the best restaurants in The Hague: Waterproef. Thanks to the refined French cuisine with Mediterranean and Asian influences, the award-winning wine list, the informal service and the fabulous location, Waterproef is regularly tipped in various dining guides.
Bøg - Prinsestraat 130
New Nordic Cuisine combines the open, freethinking Danish culture and the natural power and purity of the North. At Bøg you will enjoy special, simplistic dishes and maybe just a little different than you are used to. You can choose from a 5-course meat & fish menu or a vegetarian menu. New Nordic Cuisine at a high level!
Publique - Anna Paulownaplein 4
Publique is located on this beautiful square in the Zeeheldenkwartier in The Hague. This restaurant is known for its dishes with French and Mediterranean influences, delicious wines and the pleasant atmosphere. Not surpisingly, it has received a Bib Gourmand by Michelin in 2021! In good weather you can sit on the terrace on the lively Anna Paulownaplein.
Villa Coucou - Laan van Meedervoort 6
Imagine yourself in a French atmosphere at Villa Coucou! The beautiful building, the sunny spacious garden and of course the delicious French dishes from La Cuisine d'Alexandre. The entire atmosphere, including the staff, breathes Paris. Take a seat in Franky's bar for a cocktail and don't forget to take a look downstairs. You end up in a wine cellar where you can play a game of petanque!
De Basiliek - Korte Houtstraat 4a
In the past, Basiliek was located next to a church, which explains the name. It is an honorific for a church, such as St. Peter's in Rome. You will find the Italian influences on the menu. Basiliek is new on the list of Bib Gourmands 2022!
Basaal - Dunne Bierkade 3
Newly added to the list of Bib Gourmands 2022 is Basaal. Located on the Dunne Bierkade, one of the most beautiful canals in the center of The Hague.