Weekendtip: Designkwartier in The Hague

Yesterday I went to the annual, and 4th design festival 'Designkwartier' (translation: design quarter) in The Hague's lively quarter the 'zeeheldenbuurt'. This annual event lasts 3 days, from 19-21 May, so there's still one more day to go. The quarter 'zeeheldenbuurt' is transformed into a design quarter with over hundred inspiring expositions, pop-up shops, galleries, open houses, workshops and other activities. Novel talent and renowned designers showcase new and popular home decor designs. … [Read more...]

Must-see: Hubert de Givenchy: To Audrey with Love exhibition

Givency to Audrey with Love

Being a major Audrey Hepburn fan, I couldn't be more excited about an exhibition than about Hubert de Givenchy: To Audrey with Love. From 26 November 2016 till 26 March 2017, the Gemeente museum The Hague is home to this awe-inspiring showcase. Legendary French couture designer de Givenchy pays tribute to his muze and style icon Audrey Hepburn. The exhibition is a retrospect of his work and was curated in close collaboration with the man himself. He even selected some of his most beloved … [Read more...]

The Hague Favourite: Jamey Bennet

The Hague has a new kid on the block: Kitchen & Bar Jamey Bennet. A few weeks ago I went to check out this new hot spot and I was pleasantly surprised. My verdict? Jamey Bennet is definitely a keeper with its hip interior, great ambiance and delicious food.  On a weekday night the crowd is a mix of expats, 30-50 year-olds, and a few students. The setting is like a living room with an international and brasserie-like vibe. The name Jamey Bennet derives from a British undercover … [Read more...]

Restaurant Waves at the Kurhaus celebrates Oosterschelde lobster week

Restaurant Waves Kurhaus

Restaurant Waves at the Kurhaus celebrates its first anniversary with an Oosterschelde lobster week from April 7 - 17, 2016. On April 4, 2015 restaurant Waves at the Kurhaus opened its doors with a modern bar, a unique panoramic terrace and a new restaurant on the seaside of the renowned Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus. The restaurant is led by chief cook Marc Smeets. To celebrate this unique milestone, Smeets puts the Dutch Oosterschelde lobster in the limelight. Due to the location of the Waves … [Read more...]

The Hague Favourite: Pistache Café

Pistache Cafe Den Haag

ALLE FOTO'S ZIJN COPYRIGHTED EN MOGEN NIET GEREPRODUCEERD WORDEN. BIJ DIEFSTAL ZAL IK AANGIFTE DOEN BIJ DE POLITIE, ONTVANG JE EEN FACTUUR EN ZAL IK GERECHTELIJKE STAPPEN ONDERNEMEN WEGENS SCHENDING VAN COPYRIGHT. INDIEN JE MIJN WATERMERK ERAF PHOTOSHOPT ZAL IK TEVENS VERMINKING VAN INTELLECTUEEL EIGENDOM IN MIJN AANKLACHT MEENEMEN. Earlier this week I discovered the newly opened Pistache Café in The Hague, and I love it! It is definitely a new hot spot in my book. A sorbet coloured … [Read more...]

The Hague Favourite: Restaurant BIT

restaurant BIT Den Haag

Juicy Irish steak, stacked gourmet burgers and fingerlicking rib roasts are only a few examples on the menu of restaurant BIT Cafe & Grill in the heart of The Hague's city center. BIT, which is an abbreviation for Best In Town, is a place to have a breakfast meeting, a leisurely lunch, or cocktails and dinner before a night on the town. The quality of the different meats is so distinctive because of the use of a Josper grill which really brings out the flavours and makes it extra tender and … [Read more...]

7x Events not to be missed this December to enhance the holiday cheer

It's getting to be that time of year where it's impossible to stay inside. With all the Christmas shopping, dinners, and end of year cocktail parties, my social calendar is packed for December. Not that I'm complaining because I like all of it. December is one of my favourite months of the year. I'm also going to a lot of spectacular events this months that are bound to enhance that holiday spirit!  I would like to give you a heads up so you can also mark your calendar and score a ticket before … [Read more...]