Weekend Trip to Maastricht

Maastricht is the friendliest city in the Netherlands. The Limburg hospitality and exuberant lifestyle makes it an ideal weekend destination.

In order for our guests to have a fun and memorable weekend we have put some tips and ideas together.

The first thing that came to our mind was shopping, of course. What better city in the Netherlands than Maastricht to spend a weekend shopping. For our tips, click here.

Furthermore, going out for dinner is a delight during a weekend in the city of Maastricht. Culinary traditions are deeply rooted in Maastricht. It is no coincidence that they call it the city of gastronomy or the Burgundy town! Maastricht counts no less than five Michelin star restaurants, displaying a total of 6 stars together on their façades. Locals and the many Burgundy visitors enjoy the trendy and modern restaurants as well as the romantic cafes, wine bars or tasty fare in the local pubs.

The many Maastricht restaurants offer hospitality and quality in every price range. All good reasons to come and enjoy Maastricht more often!

Going out to dinner in Maastricht, you can choose from more than 170 different restaurants, bars and cafes! The Burgundy lifestyle is a central theme and the culinary origin is mainly Dutch-French. Nowadays all parts of the world are represented. From traditional and classic to trendy and hip, the offer is very extensive. Maastricht also offers many grandcafes, where you can have a good meal at a good price.

In addition, local entrepreneurs and chefs use surprising locations in and around Maastricht to operate their restaurants. Castles, manor houses, farms, vaulted cellars, warehouses, churches and even the former 'wolwaag' have been transformed into modern restaurants. All Townhouse Hotel Maastricht employees know the city thoroughly. We would love to offer you advice and guidance. Of course we will also be happy to assist you if you'd like to make a reservation.

These are a few of our favorite restaurants in the Maastricht city centre:

Local tip: Café Sjiek serves 'grandmothers' dishes from the region : sour meat, poultry, black pudding and sauerkraut.

Surprising tip: As its name reveals Witloof (chicory) is all about Belgian food. It combines 3 different interiors typical of Belgian eateries. It offers a complete concept from the look and feel of the interior, to the crockery and accessories.

Trendy Tip: At Eetcafé Ceramique located in the  Rechtstraat, the central theme is old fashioned coziness: eating together.  Enjoy their local Limburg specialties like a traditional Maastricht rabbit.

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