This Italian trattoria and delicatessen serves simple, mouth-watering lunches and sells an assortment of authentic Italian products and traditional delicacies. That’s Amore is a small place, coveted by working locals who can’t get enough of their delicious dishes such as the meat and vegetarian lasagnes. Some enjoy their meals in house or on the back terrace, but many regulars will be seen picking up their meals to go.
Laan van Meerdervoort 188a, The Hague, Netherlands. +31 70 324 7090
Poertri Ajoe is one of the most renowned Indonesian restaurants in The Hague. The atmosphere is often busy and rather hectic, but never too much so. The extensive menu features a handful of rijsttafel options, rice and meat dishes, and the house’s signature Ajam Goreng. Wash it down with a glass of Bintang Beer and by the time to leave you may have forgotten you’re still in The Hague.
Boetzelaerlaan 134, The Hague, Netherlands. +31 70 355 3636
For over 20 years Mandarin Palace has been a neighborhood favorite. The Chinese food served here may not come in the biggest portions but it tastes truly authentic, with a couple of options added to the menu to accommodate less adventurous Western palates.
Nicolaistraat 35, The Hague, Netherlands. +31 70 360 6616
Serving dishes from every region of Thailand, either mild or spicy, Warunee places authenticity high on its list of priorities. Sourcing fresh ingredients and genuine Thai spices such as galangal and various chillies from the homeland, recipes are guaranteed to introduce visitors to a variety of regional cuisines and cooking styles. The venue is rather small but cozy, with an eclectic interior.
Laan van Meerdervoort 37a, The Hague, Netherlands. +31 704271225
The place for the city’s best all-round meat feasts rests behind an unassuming façade of a residential quarter. Since 1983, Le Borsalino has been serving unrivaled spare ribs and its popular unlimited meat fondue to generations of loyal customers.
Laan van Meerdervoort 196a, The Hague, Netherlands. +31 70 345 9858