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Things to do in Heemstede

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.
Playground
“The biggest playground in Europe! Great to go with kids. Bring your swimming gear cos when it’s hot there are plenty of water games”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bridge
“This museum is an old water “pump”. Back in the days it regulated the water level of the lower parts of the area. If you like water this is a must see!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Women's Store
“Small city centre of Heemstede to enjoy a breakfast at the bakery "van Maanen", do small shopping at "Labels by Daane" or find other local shops.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Special dinner ? Try the Australian cuisine in this restaurant. Nice menu available. This restaurant is bit more expensive but you’ll not regret!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature
“a nice play garden to stay for a few hours. You can visit a petting zoo as well. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Groenendaal park lies at the center of Heemstede, Netherlands. And is the perfect location for a nice Season-walk. By yourself, with your loved one or of course with your pets which are also welcome at our Cozy Lofts. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Chocolaterie Van Dam is famous for its chocolate, but did you know the most delicious ice cream is also sold here? Its Marzipan flavour is definitely a must-try for every sweeth tooth!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Route
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“We love this place. Great atmosphere, great style, terrific coffee and a lovely owner. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Nice place for a coffee and sandwich. With nice weather the terrace is very pleasant”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Maybe the best bar in greater Haarlem and just 1 block away so you can walk back.... You feel at home with owner Kees serving you. Just ask him to surprise you with a selection of his beers. But don't drive!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Anything you need when you like to eat fresh mediterrenean / Morcoccan food for fair prices”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Special dinner ? Try the Australian cuisine in this restaurant. Nice menu available. This restaurant is bit more expensive but you’ll not regret!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“We love this place. Great atmosphere, great style, terrific coffee and a lovely owner. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“If you like the Indonesian kitchen, go to this place. Great variety of spicy and non-spicy food. And Bintang beer!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Only 3 minutes walk. Besides pancakes a nice choice of other dishes. And typicaly dutch styled. Very nice atmosphere.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bistro
  • 1 local recommends

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