Food and Beverages

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Clearly you can eat excellent seafood everywhere in Vlissingen, catch-fresh because fresh fish are landed in the port of Vlissingen and sold immediately. But the restaurants in Vlissingen represent a broad range of cuisines. You will find the largest concentration of restaurants at the Bellamypark and Nieuwendijk. Also in the same area there are restaurants on the esplanade: Boulevard Bankert and Boulevard Evertsen.

Bellamypark, Vlissingen

in Vlissingen you can enjoy the many Zeeland specialties. The mussels knows everyone, yet there is so much more. Zeeland oysters for example, praised by connoisseurs as ‘very refined taste’. And the delicious Oosterschelde-lobsters, which are beautiful fine, soft and slightly sweeter than other crustacea.

Kleine Markt / Walstraat, Vlissingen

There is also the sweet chewer the ‘bolus’. Soft white twisted dough, wrapped in a crispy, brown burnt caramel. Definitely not complete without a thick layer of unsalted butter. Every baker bakes them, like those delicious butter candy anyway.

Nollestrand, Vlissingen


For many people it is one of the greatest luxuries: not having to cook. With the holiday feeling fit it also nice to sit down in a pancake house, a restaurant or a cafe. will be no problem to the eating place of your choice to find, because we are rich with restaurants for every budget and every kind.

Most restaurants are open in the morning and breakfast is served in many hotels and other food outlets until 10:00. The Dutch usually eat lunch between 12:00 and 14:00 and dinner around 17:00 to 20:00. Although many restaurants close at 22:00, there is a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and bars that continue to serve selected hot and cold dishes and snacks.

For a list with information and opening hours of each restaurant , we refer to the websites: and/or

Beach Pavilions

The beach of Vlissingen is summer and winter an experience. On the sandy beach of There are several pavilions. You can go here for a little something to eat, drink. Whether you are awarded your day at the beach with a meal while the sun's last light on the now deserted beach shine.

Some also sell beach stuff for children as kites. Toilets are available to everyone staying on the beach. Often, too hiring instead of beach huts, beach chairs, windbreaks, etc. The beach pavilions into the summer a volley down.

Even in winter, especially on weekends, nowadays a number of pavilions open. Wonderful for a brisk walk through storms, rain and wind, along the roaring sea. You can then from behind the glass as the rough sea to watch. And you can while enjoying a glass, a cup of coffee or tea the fatigues of the distance traveled hiking route from your lower legs.

Cafes and terraces

Thirsty after a hot day? Tired of a trip? Or just fancy a drink? Does not. Throughout the day you can be whatever you want good drinks, soda, beer, cocktails, etc.

Ironing just down on one of the many terrace cafes or in the center of Vlissingen. Enjoying the sun, or in the shade or out of the wind. Or opt for a while out. Enjoyed at the bar or around the table. With friends or just to meet other people and make new friends. Enjoy the atmosphere and the charm and pamper yourself into the wee hours. Thirsty or not thirsty!



In Vlissingen there is plenty to do in terms of entertainment year round. Close to the shopping streets are the Nieuwendijk and Bellamypark. You can find many cafes at this big square. On the many terraces you can fully enjoy the summer sun, but also inside the cafes you can get something to eat or drink. At night most establishments transform into very cozy night time venues. The dynamic cafes, bars and clubs here are popular with the nightlife crowd far beyond Vlissingen.

Around the corner from the Nieuwendijk is the Arsenaal theater. This is the pop music podium in Vlissingen. There are often big parties and performances in many genres. From DJs to international artists, it's all here in the Arsenaal theater.

The nearby town of Middelburg is bustling with nightlife as well. In this provincial capital you can find many atmospheric bars cafes and restaurants right next to the Vlasmarkt, the Pottenmarkt and the Markt. Most of the cafes are open until 2 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. At the end of the Vlasmarkt is a night cafe that's open until 4 am on Saturdays.