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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Museum
“A museum featuring the work of famous painter Frans Hals as well as Hendrick Goltzius, Karel van Mander, Jan Porcellis, Salomon van Ruysdael, Nicolaes Berchem and many more...”
  • 114 locals recommend
Park
“The oldest city forest of the Netherlands with trees in the age of 400 years.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This is just one of the best places for lunch. After lunch visit the beautiful courtyard of the Proveniershof original almshouse.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Church
“Although a bit further away from the center, a beautiful church. Very unique style, which I have not seen anywhere else. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“On top of a parking garage, offering a great view of Haarlem and its surrounding.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The name says it all. It is a Chicken Bar and they server good chicken. It is family friendly and affordable. Good value for money.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
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“Cafe Blender ★★★★ Kleine Houtstraat 138, Haarlem blender-haarlem.nl/ A cafe with a broad assortment of tasty food and a view of the water. Just 230 meter from the B&B. Recommended!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Trendy fish restaurant! Tends to be very busy so it is wise to reserve a table. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This is a world-famous ice-cream place that won numerous prices and serve a wide variety of ice-cream. It's also nice that the ambiance is good. On summer days there often is a line, but it is worth to wait a bit for your ice-cream.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Haarlem - Lots of delicious fondues in a truly unique and cozy atmosphere. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely place in the park to visit. Very small kitchen but very good dishes on the menu. Offcourse pancakes but also (vega)burgers and beers. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Very good restaurant, just around the corner. Serves excellent food in a cosy ambiance.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pop-Up Shop
“Great conceptstore, Scandinavian clothes and influences. Nice coffee. Love this place.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A fair trade restaurant with healthy and tasty food Een fairtrade restaurant met gezond en smaakvol eten”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“This should definitely be the first stop for anyone visiting the beautiful city of Haarlem”
  • 6 locals recommend
Not too much fuss, but just pure flavors from the classic French cuisine with exciting influences from Southeast Asia.
“Fris is located in a quiet residential area near the Frederikspark in Haarlem. At restaurant Fris, passion and respect for the product are paramount and you can taste that. Not too much fuss, but pure flavors from classic French cuisine with exciting influences from Southeast Asia. Especially flavors that suit the season. The menu changes every eight weeks so that new, surprising dishes are on the menu every time. Fris is located in a quiet residential area near the Frederikspark in Haarlem. At restaurant Fris, passion and respect for the product are paramount and you can taste that. Not too much fuss, but pure flavors from classic French cuisine with exciting influences from Southeast Asia. Especially flavors that suit the season. The menu changes every eight weeks so that new, surprising dishes are on the menu every time.”
  • 6 locals recommend