Informal setting restaurant located in the port of Scheveningen. Location is a little bit further down on the same road (just after the bay-like waterfront). Three course vegan meal costs around 8-10 euros. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan, Organic, Dutch, Western, Beer/Wine
Hellingweg 127, Scheveningen
The Hague, Netherlands 2583DX
+31703997455

Wed-Sat 5:30pm-9:00pm

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  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations required
  • Cash only
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Reviews

First Review by Sten Oomen
Sarita
Sarita
  • vegetarian
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+130

Good food, good price

4 Posted on 05 / 21 / 2014

I liked the food very much. You get a whole menu and you can choose between a small or normal portion. Even for people with a gluten free allergy, they do their best and prepare a very good dish. For the price you pay, you get value. The only negative is that after some time, people started to smoke and while eating, dogs were running around.

Pros: Price/value, Good food, Friendly
Cons: Smoking after some time, Dogs around while you eat
Maakun
Maakun
  • vegan
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+47

Great vegan/organic food

5 Posted on 05 / 08 / 2013

Great, informal vegan and organic restaurant.

The style leans a bit towards the classic organic or health-food. Menu's are composed of vegetables, some sort of grain, tofu or tempeh, salad and sometimes a deep-fried bite. It's not my favorite style of food, but it's done very well here.

Like other reviewers said, the quality of the food can differ a bit depending on the people working that night. But I've never had a bad meal here. If the range goes from good to great I'm not complaining!

Prices are very good. This place is more about sharing ideals, puting them into practice and the love of good food than it is about making money. And you'll definately notice that.

The place is so popular that on days with good weather you'll have to make reservations early, because otherwise they'll be full. Which also says something about the quality of the experience here... Nothing better than sitting outside on a nice day, looking out over the harbour and sea, and having great vegan food.

The only downside is that it can be a bit crowded and loud inside on some nights when the weather is not good enough to eat outside. Since a year or so the restaurant is non-smoking though, so at least the air is fresh.

Overall my favorite place in the city.

Pros: Vegan , Cheap, Nice informal atmosphere
Cons: A bit out of the way
Alynda
Alynda
  • vegan
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+55

Nice food

3 Posted on 04 / 09 / 2013

A bit of an alternative place, though not like others. For about 11 euros you'll have a 3-course meal and a drink. Portions aren't large, but they're neither small. Quality of the food differs very much though, sometimes I've been disappointed, sometimes they served very inspirational food. Best to visit in summers, when you can sit outside and visit the beach before or after your meal.

Pros: inexpensive, organic ingredients
Cons: far away, hard to reach without a bike, quality of the food differs

hanswurst
hanswurst
  • vegan
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+24

Food and a beach walk

4 Posted on 03 / 23 / 2013

Water and Bread is an alternative place in The Hague (Scheveningen). They have good (organic) food for a fair price (< €10,-, 3 course menu), for everyone.
Great thing about this place is the view when you sit outside. You look into a part of the harbor, and during summer evenings with a sunset this is a great view to enjoy with a beer and a meal.

Food tastes good, and the service is good. They don't come to the table, you have to order at the bar.
You have to make a reservation and they don't accept cards, cash only.

Pros: great view, alternative, close to the beach
Joloco
Joloco
  • vegan
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+92

Alternative place down by the docks

4 Posted on 08 / 17 / 2012

If you've checked out this place on Google Streetview then you'll be forgiven for concluding that it doesn't exist - the address doesn't show anything resembling a restaurant, just sparse docklands. But I can assure you that it does exist - it's around the back - and it's quite nice.

We called to make reservations (as instructed to on here) and turned up at 8pm to find the place full of people dining. At first, we were ignored by the staff, which we found off-putting. There we were, two confused foreigners in a restaurant in a strange location, where the usual restaurant system doesn't apply, and we had to wait for several minutes to get someone's attention and ask how it all works. Essentially, you place your order at the bar (there's only one set meal anyway) and then sit down, and they bring it to you, except drinks (which you collect yourself).

The range of drinks on offer was good, including coffee, hot chocolate and juices, and everything is guaranteed vegan. The food was very nice - soup for starter, a seitan-filled pancake with green beans and salad for main course, chocolate and coconut pudding to finish - and the staff warmed up after their initial coolness, too.

The prices are very low - you can eat and drink like a king for ten euros per person.

The feel of the place is very alternative - informal, lots of political stuff, customers bring their dogs inside, the Clash on the stereo, etc. - so it's not a traditional restaurant, but very nice all the same. It's a bit out of the way but it's the only all-vegan place for miles so it's worth the journey out there.

Pros: all-vegan, very cheap, good food and drink
Cons: location, could be a bit confusing, only one set menu per day
  • Joloco Joloco

    UPDATE: It's no longer the only all-vegan place in this part of the world, there's a new restaurant in The Hague called Veggies on Fire. Price-wise it's at the other end of the scale, but it's more up-market too. I'm sure the two restaurants will co-exist peacefully, as they each have a very different style.

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Lars Lange
Lars Lange
  • vegan
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+21

Very nice!

5 Posted on 06 / 03 / 2012

Nice place! It is quite alternative, please don't expect a proper restaurant. Smoking permitted, so don't go there, if this is a no-go for you. food is excellent.
it's a place for political activists.
they have no website, because house is a squat.

Pros: excellent food, big portions, nice price
Cons: smokers
Kenworthey
Kenworthey
  • vegan
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+16

great spot

5 Posted on 05 / 22 / 2012

Note: not open on Mondays. This place was an oasis amidst a desert. Well, not "amidst"--I had to walk 2 miles/3 k each way to get there. But it was worth it. Very generous portion size for my vegan entree. Entree plus one bottle of beer was less than 15 euros (before tip, which I don't know if I'm supposed to do here--but I did give about 3 euros).


Sten Oomen
Sten Oomen
  • vegan
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+27

An unexpected big surprise!

5 Posted on 03 / 22 / 2010

This is a restaurant you won't believe, yes, it's THAT good. The ambiance is simple, but wow, the food is delicious and 100 % vegan. Been there twice, but plan to go regularly now. The price is very modest compared to what you get.
This is no simple food, it comes from cooks who know what they're doing.
You get a three-course menu, and every part of it is worth while. The soup, the main meal, the cake (or whatever they're offering).
This cake was really a piece of heaven...

So go there, find it, eat it. You won't be sorry!

Pros: Delicious food!, 100 vegan!, Cheap
Cons: Sober ambiance

 

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