Bakery Victor Driessen | Pick up bread at the jewelry store


  • Foto door Ivo KnubbenFoto door Ivo Knubben

The Hague’s best bakery Victor Driessen is coming to you this year, his products can be picked up at his own pick up points.

In the beginning of 1900 it was a famous streetscape. Victor’s grandpa started delivering the breads of the Driessen family by literally jumping on his cargo bike. Bakery Victor Driessen relives old times, there is only a small difference. lees verder

Pop-up IGLOOS | On which rooftop terrace in the Netherlands next winter?


  • Pop-up IGLOOSPop-up IGLOOS
  • Pop-up IGLOOSPop-up IGLOOS
  • Pop-up IGLOOSPop-up IGLOOS

In London it’s possible to diner in pop-up igloo’s until the end of the winter at the Coppa Club. The pop-up structures host smaller groups (up to 8 people at a time) and are fully-heated. To make it even more comfortable for the guests, there are  sheepskin blankets and speakers in the IGLOOS. Which rooftop terrace in the Netherlands will install these kind of igloo’s next winter? lees verder

Capriole Café | Restaurant and coffee roastery


  • Capriole Cafe Exterior
  • Capriole cafe Bar
  • Capriole cafe Giancarlo Roaster
  • Capriole cafe Interior
  • Capriole cafe Interior
  • Capriole cafe Interior
  • Capriole cafe Lounge
  • Capriole cafe private room
  • Capriole cafe roasting

Recently opened in The Hague: Capriole Café. A restaurant and roastery in one. Capriole Cafe is located in an old industrial building on the waterfront at the Fokkerhaven (a port) in The Hague. Their guests are able to visit the restaurant during the whole day, for a cup of coffee in the morning as well as for a hamburger during dinner. They also give coffee workshops. lees verder

Bierboutique Rotterdam | First beer boutique in the Netherlands


Especially for those special beer lovers who live in or near Rotterdam, the first beer boutique in the Netherlands will open its doors early February. A joint with the look of a boutique resambling the time of The Great Gatsby. A great place to relax and enjoy a special beer. Naturally, the old familiar lager remains on the beer menu. lees verder

Trends we spotted this week | week 1 2017


  • Trends in het kort

At Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week amongst others is the new ‘just walk out service’ at Amazon Go going to change the way we shop? And in Sweden they spotted tiny restaurants for mice.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! lees verder

The Ark | Partying at festival on a luxury cruise ship


By the end of August the first edition of the The Ark Festival will take place. The special feature of this multi-day festival is that the party isn’t at a normal festival ground but on ‘The Freedom of The Seas’, a luxury cruise ship. The tour starts and ends in Barcelona after visiting Ibiza and Marseille. It seems that the festivalgoer loves special occasions and locations. We spotted festivals at bungalow parks, thermal baths and of course the fitness festivals.

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Best read articles in 2016


  • Best gelezen

At the end of 2016 we are not going to publish the ´Trends we spotted this week´. Instead of that we have collected the best read articles of last year. The top five articles are published below. We hope you will get inspired in 2017 just as you were in 2016 by our trends.

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Blink | The ultimate custom designed pop-up hotels


Blink and you’ll miss it, the statement of Blink. Blink from travel experts Black Tomato provides the ultimate custom designed pop-up hotels for guests in search of rare, one-of-a-kind travel experiences. The kind traveling you’re looking for if you get bored and have a high level of ‘been there, done that’. Blink is a new travel service that offers the most personalised luxury travel experience imaginable; the chance to design your own pop-up hotel room or room at private and untouched locations. As they’re working with a lot of tents it better to speak of glamping.

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Workout-powered gym boat to cruise the Seine in Paris


  • Gym Boat in Paris by Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Gym Boat in Paris by Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Gym Boat in Paris by Carlo Ratti Associati

We think it would be great to have a workout-powered gym boat in the canals of Amsterdam as well. But for now the International design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati has teamed up with fitness equipment manufacturer Technogym, architecture group Terreform ONE and the urban regeneration institute URBEM to present the Paris Navigating Gym. This will be a fitness vessel that moves along the Seine River by harnessing energy from the workouts of their passengers.

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Hotelnacht 2017 | Inspiring initiatives by the hotels in Amsterdam


  • Hotelnacht
  • Conservatorium HotelConservatorium Hotel
  • Hotelnaacht
  • Greg ShapiroGreg Shapiro

Already the fifth edition of the Hotelnacht! (Dutch, meaning hotelnight) Because there are so many great Hotelnacht parties, Hotelnacht diners and touristique activities organized, we thought we had to write about it again. The people from Amsterdam can again enjoy a great weekend holiday in their own city in the weekend of January 14-15 against reduced prices. lees verder

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