Besides the beach the harbour is one of the most visited attractions of Scheveningen. With more then 3.5 million visitors a year the harbour is a popular area amongst the locals and tourists. Until the 1960's the harbours main purpose was the fishery. Over the last years it grew into a lively attraction. Scheveningen harbour (haven in Dutch) is known for its excellent (fish)restaurants and cosy cafés.
Reserve a good spot with a view of the harbour in one of the many charming restaurants. The menu proves that despite modernisation, the harbour still lives and breathes fresh fish. Simonis has well-known spots, where young and old can enjoy different types of fish. A little further you will find the more luxurious little brother, Catch by Simonis. In this elegantly decorated fish restaurant you eat the tastiest oysters and lobster with a beautiful view of the sailing boats and even the sea. Waterproef is also a part of this row of restaurants in this area: due to the refined French cuisine with Mediterranean and Asian influences, the award-winning wine list, the casual service and the unique location an absolute must!Tradition! Celebrate the catch of fresh herring at Vlaggetjesdag!