Tips: a voyage through the flavours of the world
Sittard-Geleen has quite a surprising range of restaurant offerings. We have lined up a few tips here to give you a first impression. You can take a trip through world cuisine right here in Sittard-Geleen.
At El Faracha, 'the butterfly,' enjoy truly delicious and authentic Moroccan cuisine with a matched non-alcoholic beverage, beer, or wine (with several Moroccan choices available). The furnishings, atmosphere, friendly service, and aromatic dishes will transport you to another world.
After 20 years empty, life has returned to this beautiful former monastery. And what a life it is! Completely renovated on the outside, transformed into a stunning brasserie on the inside.Enjoy the specialities of the house. Be sure to poke around and see everything. The ideal starting place for hikes through a breathtaking nature area. A real gem!
At De Limbourg, it's about creative ideas and passion for delicious food and drink. The menu has everything, whether it's a light bite, a dinner for two, a meet-up with friends, or cocktails and snacks in the lounge. You'll find the tenderest steak, scampi with creamy risotto, Limburg asparagus in season, and pasta and meat dishes prepared with love. Accent is heavy on the local recipes and seasonal vegetables.
The owner of SOL Steaks & Grill personally imported the cast-iron charcoal grill here from Barcelona, and the menu relies heavily on it. This is the type of grill that Spanish restaurants revolve around. Don't miss the chance to dine in one of the narrowest historic buildings on the Sittard market square. The menu is a beef-lover's delight: Black Angus, Irish Shannon, Dutch dikbil, and more. Also a wide selection of steaks, finger food, fish dishes, appetizers, and desserts.
Contemporary Australian cuisine is a fusion of elements of a diversity of cuisines into a new, exciting mix. Mainstays are English, Indian, and Italian, to name just a few. The wide range of herbs available creates an interesting taste experience with many fish and meat dishes. A unique formula on the market square in Sittard.
DODS Food Bistro Italiano
Walking into DODS it is like walking into a piece of Italy. The menu is very Italian, with the timeless classics prepared just right, but you will also find surprising seasonal specials. The picture-postcard view of the market square adds a uniquely Sittard touch to your enjoyment of la dolce vita.
De Kroon Wine & Dine
A contemporary French kitchen with a wink and a nod to the new age of the artisan dining experience. Chef Roger Zelissen and his white brigade prepare a dazzling menu every afternoon and evening. His devotion to the craft and passion for cooking will please even the most discerning diner.
A contemporary and charming restaurant in the heart of Geleen. Intimate atmosphere. Surprising and delightful creations with an eye to the details; new menu every six weeks. Notable wines. An inspiring experience.
De Biesenhof is a quaint and authentic 750-year-old Limburg courtyard farmhouse in the middle of a beautiful hiking area in the Gelenbeek valley, now restored and converted into a restaurant. For an amazing dinner or cocktails and snacks on the patio, in the brasserie, or in the sun lounge with panoramic terrace. Did we mention that you can also spend the night in one of the five bedrooms in the romantic tenant's residence? Consider this your ultimate getaway.
Mediterranean restaurant in an exquisite old doctor's surgery with a spectacular view of the market square from both the restaurant and the terrace. Lovely wine cellar and delicatessen shop. Walled garden with sun lounge. All the good things of Italy, the South of France, and Spain: the ingredients, the wines, and most definitely the ambience. Always interesting surprise menu.
Restaurant D’n Aezel
Furnished in the style of an English sitting room: warm, homey, yet contemporary. Menu is Dutch with a Mediterranean accent. A wealth of choices for lunch and dinner. Meat, fish, mussels, and game specialities. Breakfast available for delivery.
De Ophovener Molen
The restaurant is in a restored and functioning water mill, dating from the 14th century and registered on the national historic buildings list. Located in the majestic Sittard city park, also a piece of natural heritage. Brasserie and garden restaurant. Stop by for a quick bite, or reserve for an extended dinner in beautiful surroundings.
Awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin guide in 2009, just one year after receiving the price-quality award from Gault-Millau. Winner of SpecialBite's Top Terraces category in 2009 and 2010. Must-visit for those looking for honest cuisine of outstanding quality at an attractive price.
Oldest dining café in Sittard. Colourful, charming Mexican cantina with popular and affordable 'Dutch-Mex' menu. Very original combination of food, drinks and swinging live music all year round. Relaxed, congenial, delightful.
Ernesto's Cantina Mexicana
De Auw Pastorie
Establishment in a 300-year-old building, once a rectory (pastorie), but now a café for over a hundred years. At the "Tapastorie", have a tapas with your cocktail, or if you're a bit hungrier, combine a few different tapas for your appetizer and main. For a larger appetite, try the Raciones.
De Auw Pastorie
A new restaurant in the picturesque Grevenbicht. Opened its doors in 2012. A restaurant with an unusual story, in that it is run by a group of 'pensionados' - people who have taken up the restaurant in their well-earned retirement - and 'passionados' - devoting their passion to the restaurant alongside a career. They include a doctor, a butcher, two managers, and a restaurant owner, combining their passion for all things culinary into a new purpose in life. Of course, the 'P' stands for pensioner - as well as passion, pure, perfection, and pleasure. Irresistible Mediterranean food at an attractive price in a relaxed atmosphere. Good press started pouring in in the national newspapers barely 2 months after launch.
Other notable restaurants
Café ’t Sjterfhoes
De Wok van Limburg
Eetcafé de Buren
Ich & Dich
Luna eten & drinken
’t Kleine Verschil
Tapas Restaurant Isabella