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10 Places to Buy Unique Souvenirs in The Hague

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Updated: 3 August 2017
Nothing beats finding a perfect souvenir to memorialise time well spent abroad and in The Hague, there are plenty of places to pursue this objective, including several stores that stock super local products or other items that are associated with North-Holland.

Kompaan Brouwerij

Kompaan Brouwerij began brewing beers in the Hague around five years ago and has since amassed a considerable following. Their delicious craft beers are available at stockists throughout the Hague and inside their main plant on Saturnstraat which also features a popular taproom.

📍 Kompaan Brouwerij, Saturnusstraat 55, the Hague, +31 70 762 2494

De Delftse Pauw

Although this charming ceramics workshop and showroom lies just beyond the Hague’s official borders, it is definitely worth making a trip to de Delftse Pauw as the company is among the last Delfware producers to hand paint their pottery. It is also possible to participate in guided tours around de Delftse Pauw’s factory.

📍 De Delftse Pauw, Delftweg 133, Rijswijk, +31 15 212 4920

Hand painted delftware plates at Delftse Pauw
Hand painted delftware plates at Delftse Pauw | © Marie Thérèse Hébert & Jean Robert Thibault / Flickr

Hop en Stork

Hop en Stork are renowned for their artisanal coffee and luxurious chocolates. Many of their delicious creations are handmade onsite at their open-plan chocolatier in the Hague’s historical de Passage shopping arcade.

📍 Hop en Stork, Passage 82, the Hague, +31 70 345 2273


Mauritshuis’ incredible collection includes many masterpieces from the Dutch Golden Age, such as Johannes Vermeer’s magnum opus Girl with A Pearl Earring. The museum’s gift shop stocks many awesome products that feature reproductions of its collections and many other items that perfectly capture Mauritshuis’ enduring charms.

📍 Mauritshuis, Plein 29, the Hague, +31 70 302 3456

Mauritshuis | © pixabay

Van Kleef

Van Kleef distillery was founded in 1842 and has continued to produce fine liqueurs and jenever ever since. The distillery makes many varieties of jenever and has refined the spirit into perfection. There’s even several limited editions available at Van Kleef including an aged jenever called Old Chap that has been aged inside bourbon barrels.

📍 Van Kleef, Lange Beestenmarkt 109, The Hague, +31 70 345 2273

De Pier Shop

Scheveningen’s newly renovated pier contains many awesome attractions including a huge ferris wheel, bungy jump tower and a dedicated souvenir store which stocks classic beach items and other paraphernalia associated with the Hague.

📍 De Pier Shop, Strandweg 150-154, The Hague

De Haagse Markt

The Hague’s biggest market has plenty to offer visitors to the city and always features a diverse range of stalls and kiosks. The market takes place four times a week and regularly attracts over 10,000 patrons.

📍 De Haagse Markt, Herman Costerstraat, the Hague

De Bijenkorf

De Bijenkorf is a famous chain of department stores that are based in the Netherlands. Their location in The Hague features many fashion brand stores including Burberry, Alexander McQueen and Gucci as well as many others. The store itself is architectural masterpiece and was designed by a prominent member of de Amsterdamse School, Piet Kramer in the early 20th century.

📍 De Bijenkorf, Wagenstraat 32, The Hague, +31 800 0818

Holland Souvenirs

As its name suggests, this charming souvenir store in the Hague mainly stocks items that are associated with Holland and the Netherlands, such as novelty clogs, fridge magnets and Dutch chocolate.

📍 Holland Souvenirs, Korte Poten 13, the Hague, +31 70 444 9660

Kado om de Hoek

Kado om de Hoek stocks a wide array of gifts, gadgets, and other fun items. The store’s colourful collection features many delightful kitsch or cutesy items, including bicycle shaped pizza cutters, dinosaur night lamps and de Stijl cutting boards.

📍 Kado om de Hoek, Hogewal 1, the Hague, +31 70 392 0818