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Feeling crabby? 5x Seafood take-aways

Yes, folks, the party is over. Carnival is a wrap. Traditionally, this is the start of Lent, which is ushered in by eating herring on Ash Wednesday. We've listed these excellent seafood spots for those who keep the tradition alive or anyone craving some omega-3 fatty acids.


Super fresh fish right in the center of town. At SeaBas on the Grote Berg, you know your red snapper was still swimming in the North Sea twenty-four hours earlier. Pop in for delicious kibbeling (fried fish) or a cone of calamari. This is also a great place for tasty poké bowls and ready-made paella.


At Merlin Seafood it's all about beautiful products from the sea. Everything on your plate is super fresh and of the highest quality. An absolute must-visit for the fish lover! Merlin is located opposite the railway station Eindhoven Centraal.


For delicious fish, fries, and salads, go to the Zeester on Kruisstraat. Order your favorite fish mix and sauce to taste, and enjoy at a great price.

Fish market

The weekly market

Simple, tasty, and always fun: eating fish at the weekly market is invariably a good idea. For example, on Wednesday morning, when fish stall Van Bakel is located at the shopping center Woensel: a household name in Eindhoven for five generations.


At Chajiä at Strijp-S, you'll surely catch a tasty fish. A casual (take-away) fish restaurant where the fish 'n chips, poké bowls, greek pitas, and sushi burritos are a must-try. Delicious veg options too!

PS Feel like grabbing a herring and officially wrapping up Carnival? Head over to café Wilhelmina at Wilhelminaplein this Wednesday afternoon! From 17:00 pm, the herrings will be on the table.