Enjoy a meal at Hotel Restaurant ten Cate

Going out to dinner in a cozy location filled with hospitality and culinary treats? Come and visit Hotel Restaurant ten Cate. We are located within walking distance of downtown Emmen as well as Wildlands Adventure Zoo. Our remarkeble concept will surprise you in numerous ways. In a trendy yet classic ambiance you are treated to a surprising menu made from mostly local produce.

We make going out to dinner in Emmen unique 

Our passionate team will give their all to make your dining experience unique. This means you can enjoy unprecedented hospitality and culinairy quality in a soothing environment. Our French oriented “Dutch cuisine” are made with mostly local produce. Whether you are here for lunch or dinner, all meals have a highstanding quality. Tickle your tastebuds and visit Restaurant ten Cate.


Diverse dishes: dining out in Emmen

All our tasty dishes for both lunch and dinner can be found on our online menu.online menukaart For lunch you can choose between a virariety of soups, salads, sandwiches and hot dishes, like our delicious fried eggs, omelets and several combi meals called “Twaalf uurtje”. The lunch menu is even more extensive because of different “plates” added to it. The same level of versatility can be found in our dinner menu and our surprise menu’s. All main courses are served with seasonally changing garnishes.

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Monthly menu with seasonal dishes 

When you decide to dine in our Emmen based restaurant you can choose a monthly menu, composed completely of seasonal products. Every month our culinary staff  put togehter a surprising menu made from fresh ingredients. The monthly menu contains of 3 or 4 courses for an affordable price. For vegetarian guests or those with dietary restrictions, we are more than happy to adjust the menu accordingly. If possible, inform us before visiting us, to make sure your dinner can be arranged according to your wishes.

Decently priced hotel arrangements

At Hotel Restaurant ten Cate you can combine your dinner in Emmen with an overnight stay. On Sunday nights you can book our special Sunday Arrangement. Check in is on Sundays from 15.00h. to enjoy the rooms’ facilities. In the evening a culinary 3 course meal awaits in our restaurant. After a good nights’ sleep you can enjoy the breakfast buffet before checking out at 11.00h. The day can be filled with activities like visting Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen or the many beautiful spots in the Hondsrug region. Our front desk can help you with getting entrance tickets, and offer you tourist information and bike routes.

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Drink and a bite in cozy Brasserie ten Cate

In Brasserie ten Cate you can enjoy a relaxing drink at the bar. Many family or business drinks have been held here, each of them being a great hit, due to the comfortable atmosphere and helpfull staff. The view from the Brasserie is second tot none, overlooking the beautiful courtyard with ample seating. Weather permitting, the courtyard is the perfect place to settle down with a nice glass of wine.
The brasserie is open daily from 07.00h-12.00h, reservations are not needed. If you wish to use the brasserie at other others for lunch, dinner or a drink, contact us at any time. Almost everything can be arranged.

Combining a visit with our solarium

Besides staying overnight and having dinner, Hotel Restaurant ten Cate also offers several relaxing facilities. We have our own solarium, which you can use for 10 minutes (€4,50) or 20 minutes (€7,50), giving you a nice tan. The facial tanner and wether of not you would like to listen to music can all be set personally.  You can also use the solarium when you are not a guest of the hotel or the restaurant. Check with the front desk for availability and more information.


Combining your dinner with a massage beforehand? Even a massage room is part of our wellness facilities. Our massage professional Yanissa offers both relaxing massages as well as sports massages. Massages need to be reserved in advance. You can contact Yanissa directly via phone or WhatsApp +31 (0)6 153 07 344.


Complete work-out in our modern fitness area

Dinner in Emmen, overnight stays in Emmen, wellness in Emmen, is there even more? Definitely, because also for a healthy work-out we offer facilities on our fitness area TC Health Centre. Here you will find everything you need for a good work-out, like cardio, rowing, weights and more. As a guest of the hotel you are free to use any of the equipment. If you are not staying at the hotel our front desk can inform you about possibilities and costs.

Reservations at Hotel Restaurant ten Cate

Would you like to have lunch or dinner, to stay for a few days or use our wellness facilities?  Please email to [email protected] or call us via +31 (0)591 617 600.  do you have any dietary restrictions, allergies or are you a vergetarian/vegan? Let us know and we will make sure your meal(-s) will be made according to your wishes. Need more information about special arrangements, activities and sights in the region or are you planning a business conference? We are at your service.