8 options for a delicious lunch in the city

Whatever you fancy for lunch, be it a sumptuous spread or a little break from your all-time favourite sandwich, you have come to the right place in Groningen city. This is where you enjoy an authentic Italian lunch, Asian street food or a fancy 4-course lunch at a superb location. Following are some options you really should try.


J.C. Kapteynlaan 29 - Wonderfully located just outside of the city centre, Sepia serves lunch that is definitely worth making time for. Their 4-course surprise menu – prepared using as many local ingredients as possible – changes every three weeks. Vegan dishes are naturally an option here. After lunch is over, simply come in and enjoy a drink and some delicious snacks.

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TOET het TOETjesparadijs

Gedempte Zuiderdiep 85 - If you have a sweet tooth, this mouth-watering paradise is definitely the place for you. This is where the best sweet treats and cakes are made. Ingredients are carefully selected and mostly come from organic and local alternatives, or Fair Trade. In addition to a delicious little something to go with your coffee, in the afternoons they serve up a TOET meal: a 7-course dessert menu with lots of confectionery, a cheeseboard and quiche.

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Oosterstraat 3 – Italy is a country famous for extensive lunches, so naturally Gustatio is open for lunch. Run by a family from Rome, their entire kitchen team consists of Italian chefs from various Italian regions, all of whom bring in their culinary specialities to the table. Come sample them for yourself: their Italian classics, mouth-watering antipasti, and the best homemade pasta you have ever tasted. Enjoy lunch the Italian way.

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Florentin Brunch Club

Langestraat 66 - Restaurant Florentin draws inspiration from the lively Tel Aviv district of the same name. In the former Oude Gasfabriek, sample ‘Balagan-style’ food and drinks and immerse yourself in the creative city atmosphere where cultures blend together. On the last Sunday of each month, they hold The Brunch Club, which features a table filled with the favourite flavours of Tel Aviv, a delicious cava, unlimited homemade lemonades and relaxed music.

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Ouzerie De Olijfboom

Steentilstraat 28 – This ouzeri serves the best Greek snacks and bites in a friendly and pleasant atmosphere. Start your experience here by checking out the display case filled with delicacies. From their salads to delicious authentic pastries, everything is prepared using fresh ingredients. Whether you feel like meat, fish, a vegetarian dish or a taste of many things, anything is possible here. Enjoy your Greek lunch in Groningen.

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Konbu Streetfood

Oosterstraat 10 - If you feel like some authentic street food from south-east Asia for lunch, you have come to the right place. Order a table loaded with delicious Asian bites to share. If you have built up a good appetite, sample one of Konbu’s specialities, such as Japanese ramen, or pho: delicious Vietnamese comfort food. Be sure to try one of their special drinks with the food and imagine yourself in Asia.

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Het Concerthuis

Poelestraat 30 – The Concerthuis is the place to go for a long, extended lunch. Order anything you like at any time of the day: a meal, lunch or breakfast, anything is possible. Their central theme is food sharing, so you can order a wide selection of snacks and bites to share with your party. Feel free to stay after lunch for a drink and a game.

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Stadsbar Het Mauritshuis

Astraat 1 – Enjoy a lovely lunch at the Stadsbar Het Mauritshuis with a view of the warehouses at the Hoge der A and Lage der A and take in the lively environment. Be sure to also keep some focus on the table in front of you, because their extensive lunch boards with various delicious snacks certainly deserve your appreciation. Whether meat, fish, vegetarian, or all on one plate, Het Mauritshuis has options for everyone.

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