Eemskwartier within walking distance of center, university and UMCG hospital
Living in Eemskwartier is really a joy. The apartment is situated close by the center of this charming University city. Groningen is great fun to live, study or work and a vibrant city for both young and old. Living in the university city of Groningen means lots of choices of tasty and affordable restaurants, a lovely pedestrian city center and many entrepreneurs starting a niche shop or other business over here. Groningen is also famous for its fantastic infrastructure for bikers.
Many specialty shops in Groningen
Over the past few years, a lot of enthusiastic entrepreneurs started a specialty shop or café in Groningen. You will find charming bread shops such as “Broodje van eigen deeg” and “Bakkerscafé”. Also partnerships between lunchrooms and fashion stores such as coffee prizewinning coffee/tearoom “Doppio” together with the concept fashion store ‘Dimagini. There are even special hotspots for cat lovers or for cyclists. You’ll find most shops and restaurants in the streets like the Kijk in ’t Jatstraat, the Zwanestraat, Folkingestraat, Kromme Elleboog and the Steentilstraat.
Supermarkets in the Eemskwartier district of Groningen
The nearest grocery stores are the AH [Albert Heijn] on the Oude Boteringestraat (1.4 km) and Jumbo in the Oosterstraat (1.3 km). There is also a Jumbo XL at the Europa Park near the football stadium about 5 minutes by bike (1.6 km).
Fast food options near the apartment
Across the street you will find McDonald’s and KFC. A few steps further, towards the center, there is Sushi Mall and Subways.
Restaurants in Groningen
So many restaurants in Groningen. Different and with a big variety in specialties. We advice you to go out and just look around. In every street and every corner you will find a restaurant, bar or café. Still looking for a list of restaurants in Groningen? Take a look on this website.
DIY Stores in Groningen
The nearest DIY Stores are Praxis XL at the Damsterdiep near the Oostersluis (left (2x), cross the Berlage bridge, right) the or Bauhaus Groningen, just behind the IKEA.
Nightlife and events in Groningen
Groningen offers lots of festivals and events. Therefore, we hereby like to refer to the English OUT-calendar of the city of Groningen.