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1) Gember

This daytime restaurant belongs to the museum building where also the GEM and the Photography Museum are located. The sun-drenched terrace of this modern museum restaurant is just splendid! Drink a coffee or have a glass of wine while overlooking the pond and the adjacent Kunstmuseum, one of the best works of architect Berlage.

two women sitting on the terrace of Gember restaurant in The Hague
Tal Maes

Stadhouderslaan 43

+31 (0)70 358 68 91

2) Room

As soon as the sun is out, the terrace of Room is filled with cheerful sun lovers. This relaxed cafe-restaurant with terrace is located on the charming Anna Paulownaplein. Under the trees, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or just have a drink accompanied by a plate of delicious appetisers.

people on the terrace of Room restaurant in The Hague

Anna Paulownaplein 16

+31 (0)70 363 00 02

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3) Palmette

Until the 18th century, Plaats was the square where public executions took place. Now it’s a cheerful place with shops and restaurants, like Palmette. In summer, the terrace of this bar-restaurant is one of the most historical places for a coffee or a drink, while admiring the façades of the surrounding old buildings and the medieval prison gate.

terrace of Palmette restaurant during the night in The Hague

Plaats 27

+31 (0)70 412 75 12

4) La Rana

This Spanish wine bar with a modern take on tapas has a beautiful large terrace on the Huygenspark. La Rana has been there for ages, but was recently taken over by new owners who have unrecognisably updated it in every aspect. On the menu are interesting dishes, such as fennel salad with a yoghurt-limoncello dressing and fried cauliflower with romesco sauce. Great vibes!

young people enjoying a drink on the terrace of La Rana The Hague
Tal Maes

Stationsweg 42-44

+31 (0)6 15 66 57 09

5) Greens

In a newly built greenhouse in the middle of Westbroekpark, you can enjoy coffee, drinks and organic dishes made with veggies from the vegetable garden, also to be found on the property. The lush secluded terrace is one of the best places to relax. Greens also organises ‘green’ events, like organic theatre dinners, barbecues with garden salads, and garden days.

a woman sitting in front of Greens greenhouse bar
Tal Maes

at: Westbroekpark, Kapelweg 18

+31 (0)70 369 53 73


By Lala