One of the best things to do when you’re in Giethoorn is to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in a beautiful cafe that will let you admire the view of the canals. Luckily, there are several great cafes in the village that will allow you to have a peaceful and relaxing time in Giethoorn. 

cafes in giethoorn

Grand Cafe de Fanfare

Binnenpad 68

Right in the middle of the Giethoorn, Grand Cafe Fanfare is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of wine on their terrace with views of the canals. They also serve lunch and dinner. The cafe is also known for the movie Fanfare, a Dutch comedy film. Don’t be surprised if you choose to spend a whole day here! Its cosiness and comfortable atmosphere would make you want to stay longer. 


Dominee T.O. Hylkemaweg 27, 8355 CE

If you’re in a rush and you need a coffee-to-go before you hop on a boat to tour the village, this cafe is the perfect place to go. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a place where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, you can go here as well. They also offer boat rentals. 

Het Wapen van Giethoorn

Dominee T.O. Hylkemaweg 10c, 8355 CD

Enjoy good coffee at this beautiful cafe. You can step out to their terrace so you can enjoy the views. During the winter, you can keep warm by the lovely fireplace inside. Aside from delicious food and coffee, you can also get beers here. There is also a souvenir shop here where you can purchase items you can take home with you. 

Cafe-Restaurant Smit

Zuiderpad 58, 8355 CC

After your boat trip, you might want to check out this cafe restaurant. Their ribs are popular that you can pair with a beer. It’s an excellent place either for lunch or dinner because of its beautiful ambience. 

De Landije 

Molenweg 2a, 8355 AT

Enjoy coffee and good food at their beautiful garden terrace under the shade of an old pear tree. If you have kids with you, you can keep them entertained in their small home cinema. This is one of the cafes in the village that is so peaceful. 

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