Dinercafe Diep

[Discount included] Great diner with a nice glas of wine in a relaxing atmosphere is what you can expect at Dinercafe Diep. Inside, on the terrace or even on their boat (make a reservation) delicious food is their top priority.   ESNS Special (for all visitors with a wristband): Sonic Stew with a glass of […]

Grand Cafe Time Out

[Discount included] Lunch, Borrel, Diner, High Wine and beer on the terrace, Grand Cafe Time Out has it all. Their well known spare ribs recipe has not changed in the last 43 years. Open till late every night this is a popular place to go for some people watching on the terrace.   ESNS Special […]

Grand Café Hooghoudt

[ESNS menu] A true classic at Groningens Grote Markt. You can come here all day, for coffee in the morning, lunch at noon and dinner at night. Hooghoudt has a great collection of beers, spirits and snacks as well so don’t miss this places cozy atmosphere right in the city centre.   ESNS Special: ESNS […]

De Groene Stoel

[Discount included] This cosy green restaurant is exactly what it looks like: green. Working mostly with biological and local ingredients you can find anything from coffee and cake to dinner and beer. You can come here for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The international outlook of their menu can also be found in their staff. De […]


[Discount included] A spot designed for and by youngsters that has evolved into a place enjoyed by everyone: a unique, fun and social atmosphere! You will find this cafe full of students who enjoy their break with a hot cup of coffee.     ESNS special: 20% discount on the whole bill  


[Discount included] Coffee. Scones. (High) Tea. Cake. P.S. has it all. Take a break and enjoy the relaxed environment of P.S. in one of the best streets of the city centre right between the university buildings!   ESNS special: Lunch 15,00€ A savoury pie, a small soup and a salad including apple or orange juice […]


[Discount included] Welcome to Wadapartja! An unique place where you can spent both day and night. Eat, drink, shop and enjoy good music. The best of all? Everything you see is on sale!   ESNS special: ESNS 3 course menu – 22,50€   During ESNS 2020 we have a special three course meal based on […]

Black & Bloom

[Crew tip] All coffee lovers unite! Black & Bloom is the very first artisan espressobar in Groningen. Some keywords: Single Origins, Espresso from the Synesso, Microroaster, Filter at the Brewbar, Hario, Kalita, Aeropress, Cosy Atmosphere, home-made cakes and bakes, Retro F1, Students, StarWars and more coffee tomfoolery… Beware; coffeegeeks are free to move at the […]


[Crew tip] Next to fair-trade and biological food there is one thing you can especially find at Kult – gezelligheid. This is a students favourite. People come to this “living-room cafe” to enjoy drinks, games, live musik and themselves. Open till late on most nights.   ESNS crew tip: Marketeer Lesley thinks you should check […]

De Uurwerker

[Crew tip] The Uurwerker is a students favourite in Groningen. In the summer one needs to be really lucky to find a free spot on their terrace. However, also in cold January we can recommend this bar. Boosting a great selection of bar snacks and beers as well as dinner, come here and integrate yourself […]