Food and drinks in Waddenland

Dine in a mill or enjoy an evening filled with culinary surprises at the Molenrij inn. Many Waddenland entrepreneurs use fresh local ingredients. Go to the tea factory for a wonderful tea experience, or enjoy some fresh fish from the Wadden at ‘t Ailand.​

De Molenaar

Onderdendam – Come to the Molen van Onderdendam to enjoy a delicious meal at their hospitable gastronomic restaurant. You don’t even have to go home afterwards: simply spend the night in the granary. With their surprise menus, Restaurant de Molenaar ensures all of their dishes are ultra-fresh – all the time. Enjoy!

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't Ailand

Lauwersoog – Restaurant ‘t Ailand is located by the Wadden Sea, at the tip of Lauwersoog harbour. Enjoy all the sea has to offer in an informal atmosphere. In addition to the restaurant that serves dishes prepared from their own catches, ‘t Ailand also functions as an operating base for fishing expeditions. They hold workshops, after which you can set out and catch your own meal. Fresh to the max.

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Tea factory

Houwerzijl – The Theefabriek tea factory is located in Houwerzijl and is something of a Valhalla for tea lovers. Located in a converted church, this is where you find a tea museum, tearoom and teashop. Once you have worked up an appetite, go for one of their delicious lunches, such as the Grunneger Wadd’n lunch.

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Herberg Molenrij

Kloosterburen – Enjoy a meal at the Herberg-restaurant Molenrij made mainly using fresh, regional and organic ingredients. They obtain their cheese from Klein Wetsinge, fresh fish and shellfish from ‘t Ailand in Lauwersoog and beer from the Zotte Kalf from Winsum. Choose from their inn menu or go all the way with one of their culinary tours de force. They also have overnight accommodation.

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The church of Klein Wetsinge

Wetsinge – With options for delicious meals and cooking workshops, this humble renovated church is also perfect for meetings, lectures, concerts and receptions. Its location and interior, with a blend of modern and ancient elements, is simply stunning. And all this is complemented with a wonderful view of the Reitdiep area.

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