During the day in Haarlem you can enjoy and have a drink on one of the many cozy terraces around the cathedral Grote of St. Bavo Kerk. Popular to gays and lesbians is cafe/restaurant "De Roemer" on the Botermarkt, situated next to the department store V&D and the Vijfhoek.

Haarlem is well known for its large variety of good restaurants. For intimate ambiance and good food visit restaurants in and around the cathedral, Lange Veerstraat and Kleine Houtstraat (city center).

In the evening you can have a drink in the only gay-pub of Haarlem, Wilsons. The Gay pub Wilsons organizes a number of theme parties throughout the year. There are special nights for women or youngsters. Take a look at Wilsons website: 

More clubbing and a mixed audience can be found in Club Stalker for the youngsters. Often very popular gay parties are organized, called "Anti Kinky". For more information

Tips for Dinner & Drinks

Brewery in a former church, for dinner and drinks.
Address: Vestestraat 1

"Café Koops"
Authentic cozy dutch pub, drinks and tapas.
Address: Damstraat 4

"Cafe Uiver"
Authentic dutch pub, often live-jazz on thursday or sunday.
Address: Riviervismarkt 13

Special restaurant with a sensational worldmenu! For lunch, dinner & drinks.
Address: Spekstraat 4


photo above: Nieuwe Kerk Haarlem©2011GAY-HAARLEM.NL