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Cuisine of Kerkrade for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Schacht Nulland in Kerkrade bij avondlicht The traditional cuisine of Kerkrade is very simple and devoid of rare delicacies. The local gastronomy is based on fish and other types of seafood, meat, potatoes, dairy products, and cheese. Traditional food is prepared with almost no spices, while cooking methods themselves remain quite simple and fast. Herring is one of the favorite foods among locals. Sandwiches with salted or marinated fish can be tasted literally in every local restaurant or cafe. Small kiosks selling herring sandwiches are among the favorite tourist attractions.
One of the favorite recreation spots among visitors to Kerkrade is GaiaZOO located in the picturesque surroundings of the city. This is one of the most beautiful zoos in the Netherlands, … Open
The region is also famous for its cheese-making traditions - a mix of various cheeses remains one of the most common snack options. To try the rarest types of cheese, be sure to explore local markets where farmers present their best products.
An important component of the regional menu is soups; recipes for some first courses have remained unchanged for over a hundred years. An excellent example is "Snert" pea soup - besides peas and vegetables, a little-smoked ham or sausage is necessarily added to it. Fans of lighter dishes will love mashed vegetable soups, while celery soup is considered to be a classic of the regional menu. Copyright
1. Residents of Kerkrade are good at English, while some of them are also fluent in German. To show your respect for locals, be sure to learn a few simple phrases in their native language. … Open
Meat lovers must try Bitterballen veal croquettes in Kerkrade restaurants. Chopped nutmeg that is necessarily added to the minced meat makes the dish taste very piquant. These croquettes can be served both hot and cold as the most popular beer snack among locals.
The most popular potato dish that can be found in local restaurants is “Stamppot” - a special recipe of mashed potatoes with vegetables. Besides potatoes, the dish may contain carrots, onions, broccoli, and other seasonal vegetables ground into a mash during cooking. Stamppot can be served as the main dish or as a garnish to meat dishes.
For most of its history, modern Kerkrade was part of the historic city of Herzogenrath. South Limburg was a constantly disputed territory between different duchies, and Herzogenrath passed … Open
The most common dessert among locals is sweet pastries - wonderful cakes with fresh fruit and jams are prepared here. The simplest and most common dessert is Hagelslag - white bread slices sprinkled with chocolate chips or jelly beans. Such a simple and unsophisticated dessert looks very impressive and can be tried in any cafe.
Cozy Grand Cafe Jules invites travelers to try some popular regional dishes. It is characterized by moderate prices and a very pleasant casual atmosphere. Most of the visitors to the cafe are local residents. It serves the simplest and most widespread regional specialties: meat stews, croquettes, fresh seasonal vegetable salads, and popular herring dishes. In the same cafe, you can taste the best Dutch beers.
In miniature Kerkrade, there are many attractions and entertainment centers that will be fascinating to visit with children. With the kids it is worth taking a walk around the GaiaZOO. This … Open
In De Wieetsjaf restaurant you can taste the most popular Dutch and classic European dishes. All the dishes are spectacularly decorated here, chefs choose the best products of local production for their preparation. The restaurant is sure to please those who love seafood and exquisite desserts.
De Posthoorn is especially popular with beer lovers who are offered several dozen of its varieties. Its design is reminiscent of a typical German beer restaurant, its menu contains popular dishes of the Dutch, German and European cuisines. In the warmer months, guests are provided with a spacious terrace with sun umbrellas. This restaurant is a great choice to relax as a large group.
Locals are known for their love for their hometown and historical traditions; they are very hardworking, caring about cleanliness and environment. Just take a walk along the city streets to … Open
Happy Italy specializing in Italian cuisine is in high demand among budget travelers. You can try different kinds of homemade pasta, enjoy authentic Italian pizza and signature desserts. In this vegetarian-friendly restaurant, meat is not used for cooking most dishes. One of the main Happy Italy's attractive features is affordable prices.
One of the most luxurious restaurants in Kerkrade is Erenstein. Housed in a historic building, it is distinguished by a chic interior in the style of past years. This restaurant serves exquisite French, Dutch and classic European dishes, here you can taste rare seafood, as well as vintage wines brought from various countries. This is the best place to organize a romantic dinner.
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♥   Restaurant 'Pirandello' Kerkrade. Type - Italian. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pomerol' Landgraaf. Type - Classic cuisine. 4.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Schloss Schönau' Aachen-Richterich. Type - Classic French. 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bellevue' Simpelveld. Type - Modern cuisine. 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cucina del Mondo' Heerlen. Type - Modern French. 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alte Feuerwache - Podobnik’s Bistro' Würselen. Type - Country. 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De Leuf' Ubachsberg. Type - Creative. 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kasteel Ter Worm' Heerlen. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Reuters House' Aachen. Type - International|Mediterranean cuisine. 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'One & Only' Aachen. Type - Classic cuisine|International. 10 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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