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The MendiniRestaurant, right beside the Groninger Museum, and the railway station, is a unique location for a coffee, lunch, or to have a drink in stylish surroundings. Excellent Dutch cuisine, often themed to the exhibitions, is accompanied by or made with typical Groningen products and fare. Enjoy a delicious lunch, or simply lounge in a striking interior designed by Dutch maestro Maarten Baas.


Maarten Baas

The MendiniRestaurant interior was designed by Maarten Baas. The furniture and fittings featured are from the Clay series. The tables, chairs, and settees are made from synthetic clay and designed by hand. Every piece in the MendiniRestaurant is thus unique.


Cup of coffee or tea with Museum Pastry
€ 6,00
Cup of coffee or tea with muffin
€ 4,90
Groningen mustard soup with bacon, puff pastry
cheese bites, bread to tear and butter
€ 6,50
Changing soup of the season with bread to tear and butter

€ 6,50
Rosemary focaccia baked in the oven with basil pesto,
mozzarella and roasted red pepper
€ 8,75
Farmhouse roll with warm goat’s cheese, toasted nuts and
sweet heather honey
€ 9,50
Rosemary focaccia baked in the oven with
marinated chicken, cheese and sweet chilli sauce
€ 10,95
Waldkorn roll with roasted ham and honey-mustard sauce
€ 9,50
Classic croque madame: a toasty with ham, cheese, fried
egg and tomato ketchup
€ 8,25
Waldkorn roll with smoked piri-piri salmon with capers,
green herbs and sweet onion chutney
€ 12,95
‘Twelve o’clock’: Waldkorn bread with a fried egg,
homemade beef croquette, ham, cheese and salad
€ 10,50
Spelt bread with smoked trout and piccalilly from the
Green Heart region of the Netherlands
€ 8,50
Salad of smoked chicken, bacon and apple with mustard
and honey dressing
€ 12,50
Salad with vegetables from the Wadden Sea salicorn,
sea lavender,prawns, sesame and soy dressing and
seaweed crisps
€ 12,25
Vegetarian burger: portobello with salsa on dark Waldkorn
roll with fries and salad
€ 11,75
Chef’s burger: beef burger with coarse pesto, tomato,
rocket, onion, Provolone cheese, fries and salad
€ 12,75

Two homemade beef croquettes with sliced

organic waldkorn bread and mustard

(beef croquettes can be substituted by

vegetarian croquettes)

€ 9,50
Asian noodles with snow peas, bean sprouts and soy sauce
€ 9,50
Nachos, melted cheese and crème fraîche
€ 7,25
Eight homemade traditional Dutch beef ‘bitterballen’
with mustard
€ 6,75
Warm cheese straws with Aioli dip
€ 6,50
Lentil crisps with Peppadew and onion sauce
€ 4,25
Dried sausage from Groningen with pickles and mustard
€ 5,25
Traditional Dutch Rotterdam ‘bitterballen’ made with beetroot
and dip (6)
€ 7,75
Dame Blanche
€ 6,50
Two warm all-butter croissants with sweet marmalade
and chocolate sprinkles
€ 4,50
Pasta with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes
€ 5,75

If you have dietary/ vegetarian wishes or if you want to view the allergen description, please notify this to the staff.

The MendiniRestaurant, right beside the Groninger Museum, very near the Groningen Central Train & Bus station. The MendiniRestaurant is also the place to discuss the Groninger Museum exhibition you just visited. It is a unique location for a coffee, lunch, or to have a drink in stylish surroundings.

With sunny weather the terrace of the MendiniRestaurant is one of the best in Groningen, situated on the route station - inner city.

Het MendiniRestaurant is the ideal place for receptions, parties, drinks and other private meetings. There are lots of catering possiblities. Please contact the restaurant staff for options.

For your catering wishes we make a tailored proposion. Please ask us for more information.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday10AM - 6PM

The MendiniRestaurant is closed on 25 December and 1 January.


Museumeiland 1, 9711 ME Groningen, +31 (0)50-3603665


Bos&Bos Catering b.v., or by phone via +31(0)50-5253326