The holidays are just around the corner and that means: buying presents! If there is one place in The Hague where you are sure to succeed, it is the beautiful Haagse Passage. With his 79 year the oldest shopping center in the Netherlands. You can do Christmas shopping in the new and historic part in style and the cozy catering industry will complete your shopping day. Here we recommend beautiful things in De Passage for you.

Christmas shopping in De Oude Haagse Passage

In the Oude Haagse Passage (the part between the Spuistraat and the Buitenhof) you will find very nice gift shops. PW Akkerman for example, the store for luxury stationery. It is not without reason that they are royal purveyors to the royal court: the range of exclusive (fountain) pens and other stationery is enormous here.

At Hop & Stork you will find delicious chocolate and other goodies, to give as a gift or to enjoy yourself. to eat. Immediately drink a fresh coffee, made by one of the professional baristas. Speaking of coffee: we must not forget Simon Lévelt, the famous tea and coffee shop.

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Looking for a real gift from The Hague? Pop into Hamilton. From Haagse Hopjes to home deco items and Victorinox pocket knives: you’re in the right place at this family business. At Gallery Yellow Korner you will find special art and you can look around. Are you looking for a very special gift? Then you have to be at Jura Jewelry , where you will find the most beautiful handmade jewelry and jewelry.

Christmas shopping in the Nieuwe Haagse Passage

In the Nieuwe Haagse Passage (the part between the Spuistraat and the Grote Marktstraat) you can also do excellent Christmas shopping. Pandora for example is perfect for that one special bracelet, that beautiful ring or extra charm. Also at

Xenos you will find a lot of gifts for years. And for the kids you should of course be at


The New Passage. Photo: Frank van den Burg

Time for a cup of coffee or lunch

Shopping out or in need of a break? In De Passage you can have a delicious lunch, at Stan & Co for example. In this beautifully decorated restaurant you will find sandwiches, soups and snacks. Or go for tasty bites such as empanadas with your drink. You can also eat well at De Luca and the Italian coffee is famous there.

Should you be so tired of shopping or do you just want to spend a really special night? You can also sleep in De Passage! 31102020Novotel The Hague City Center has already made the beds for you 🙂 .

Gift tip

Tip: De Passage now also has its own webshop . With a book, miniature and key ring of De Passage. A super Christmas present for the real residents of The Hague! You can also buy this book from PW Akkerman and Hamilton in De Passage. Lots of shopping fun!

Photo: The Passage

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