Hey there, fellow Happy Travelers! If you’re anything like us, you know that brunch isn’t just a
meal – it’s an experience. And let us tell you, Groningen serves up some of the most
unforgettable brunch experiences you’ll ever have!

But before we dive into the culinary delights of our city, we want to remind you that here at The
Happy Traveler in Groningen, we offer more than just cozy accommodations. Our hotel also
boasts a delightful lunch menu that’s perfect for satisfying your midday cravings. So, whether
you’re joining us for brunch or deciding to explore the brunch spots around town, know that
we’ve got you covered with a delicious lunch option right here at our hotel.

Now, let’s put on our brunch hats and embark on a culinary journey through four mouthwatering
spots that are guaranteed to leave your taste buds tingling with delight.

Food Matterz
At Food Matterz, they pride themselves on sourcing farm-fresh ingredients, including yogurt and
hangop from Neighbor Durkje, creating unique and delightful treats each time. Topped with fresh
fruit, nuts, superfoods, granola, and chocolate, their yogurt creations are a celebration of
wholesome goodness. Their sandwiches, made with bread from Bakker Luuk, offer creative
combinations and are served with rich Irish Relish from Ballymaloe. Every sip and bite at Food
Matterz is a flavorful journey made with love and served with a smile, inviting you to indulge in a
vibrant culinary adventure, not to mention the extraordinarily rich coffee.

The Chocolate Company
The Chocolate Company is your go-to brunch destination for satisfying that sweet tooth craving.
Imagine indulging in gooey chocolate waffles adorned with fresh berries, sipping on creamy hot
chocolate from oversized mugs, and savoring decadent chocolate croissants that simply melt in
your mouth. It’s a chocolate lover’s paradise, and the icing on the cake? It’s all affordable! So,
why hesitate? Treat yourself to a chocolatey bliss experience at The Chocolate Company today.


Barista Cafe Astraat
Next stop: Barista Cafe Astraat, where brunch meets caffeine heaven. This cozy cafe is a
hidden gem in Groningen, serving up delicious brunch fare alongside expertly crafted coffee
creations that will give you the perfect pick-me-up. From fluffy pastries to hearty breakfast
sandwiches, there’s something here to satisfy every craving – and with prices that won’t break
the bank, you can brunch to your heart’s content without worrying about your wallet. Lastly, the
friendly staff and vibrant atmosphere make it the perfect place to start your day with a smile.


Last but certainly not least, we have Pernikkel – a brunch spot that’s all about fresh, locally
sourced ingredients and bold flavors. Situated in a charming corner of Groningen, this laid-back
eatery offers a menu packed with wholesome brunch options that won’t disappoint. Whether
you’re craving a hearty sandwich or a refreshing smoothie bowl, Pernikkel has you covered –
and with prices that won’t break the bank, you can brunch here guilt-free. Plus, the cozy
ambiance and friendly service make it the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy a leisurely meal with friends.

So there you have it, fellow Happy Travelers – four fabulous brunch spots in Groningen that are
as delicious as they are budget-friendly. Whether you’re in the mood for classic brunch fare or
craving something a little more adventurous, these gems have something for everyone. So what
are you waiting for? Grab your fork and join us on a brunch adventure you won’t soon forget!