Take care of the inner man

There is a large variety of restaurants and cafés on the Waagplein cheese market welcoming you for a drink or bite to eat, and there are various outdoor cafés on the Canadaplein and the Platte Steenen Brug.

Travelling with a group?

Travelling with a group? The VVV will be delighted to arrange a lunch or dinner for you in a variety of locations in and around Alkmaar. You can also book a 'Eten en iets van de stad weten' tour for parties of 8 persons and above. A well-informed and talkative guide will lead you on a tour of the city, with stop offs for refreshments at various restaurants along the route. Click here for more information about this guided tour

For a complete list of restaurants and bars check out the website https://www.visitalkmaar.com/en/great-terraces-in-alkmaar


In verband met het Coronavirus is het nog onbekend wanneer de Kaasmarkt weer zal plaatsvinden. Houd deze website in de gaten voor informatie en updates omtrent de Kaasmarkt van 2021.

Due to the Coronavirus, it is still unknown when the Cheese Market will take place in 2021. Please visit this website again for more information and updates about the Cheese Market in 2021

Aufgrund des Corona-Virus ist noch nicht bekannt, wann der Käsemarkt wieder stattfinden wird in 2021. Für weitere Informationen und Aktualisierungen zum Käsemarkt 2021 raten wir Ihnen, diese Website nochmal zu besuchen.