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Homemade comfort food

Which beer should you drink with your meal?  It is not only wine that enhances specific dishes.  This applies equally to beer. Food and drink go hand in hand with us: our menu is seamlessly coordinated with the beer on tap.  Beer is often used as an ingredient in our dishes.  You can have lunch, dinner or a nice drink with us.

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Comfort food: food that makes you happy!

Is there a specific snack that would get you out of your bed at night? Everyone has a favoritemidnight snack, a real guilty pleasure. One that you absolutely loved when you were a kid. We would not be a gastropub without delicious comfort food. The term comfort food was created by British chef Jamie Oliver. All sorts of different dishes or snacks fall into this category: a tasty club sandwich, homemade nachos or a juicy beefburger. These dishes all have one thing in common: they make you happy, can be prepared quickly and leave you licking your fingers!

Are you adventurous?

If you like to try new things, you’re in the right place at Helst. A wine connoisseur can quickly decide which wine will complement a particular dish. In the case of beer, this skill is much less common. Have you ever tried cheesecake with a cherry beer? Every day we have new combinations. With our expertise in beer and the know-how of our chefs, we can make the perfect match between food and drink. All our dishes are prepared in our own kitchen. Our menu is also rich in vegetarian dishes. Do you have your own ideas for a dish? We’d love to hear from you. Food that can be made in relatively small quantities and that allows us flexibility is our priority.

Come for lunch, dinner or drinks

Do you have a date tonight? Or a family dinner with grandpa and grandma? There is something for everyone on our menu. On the following days you can have lunch, dinner or drinks with us:

Lunch 10:30 am to 4:00 pm – Thursday to Sunday
Dinner 18:00 – 22:00 – Friday and Saturday
Comfort bites 15:00 – 22:00 – Friday and Saturday

Gluten-free meals

Do you have a food allergy? Please let us know so that we can give you the best advice. On our menu are several gluten-free options.

Do you want to be sure that there is space available? Then reserve a table!


  • Bitterballen A tradition dutch bar snack made with beef ragout rolled in breadcrumbs and deep fried €7,5/6pcs
  • Vlammetjes A spicy dutch bar snack made with minced pork €6,5/6pcs
  • Cheese sticks Fried pastry filled with cheese €6,5/6pcs
  • Bread and aioli Toasted bread with homemade Aioli €5,5
  • Calamari Squid pieces deep fried in batter, served with aioli €7,5
  • Loaded Fries Fries chopped with cheddar and bacon €5.5
  • Posh Fries Fries tossed in Parmesan and truffle oil €5.5
  • Nachos Corn nachos with pico de gallo, gaucamole, cheese and sour cream €7.5
  • Vegan Nachos Corn nachos with pico de gallo, gaucamole, vegan sour cream and pulled king oyster mushroom. €8.5


  • Soup of the day Fresh homemade soup €6,5
  • Butternut Noodle Salad Nashi pear, pomegranate, walnut, pumpkin noodles and rocket salad with a sesame dressing €8.5
  • Hot Wings Marinated chicken wings with homemade Gorgonzola mayo €11.5
  • Helst Burger 100% MRIJ beef burger with cheese, bacon and a red onion jam on a brioche bun €13,5
  • Ribs Babyback ribs marinated in honey and bbq spices served with coleslaw €15,5
  • Tacos 2 Homemade corn tacos served with pico de gallo, guacamole, cheese, minced beef and sour cream €9.5
  • Vegan Tacos 2 Homemade corn tacos served with pico de gallo, guacamole, pulled king oyster mushroom and vegan sour cream €9.5
  • Popcorn Chicken & Waffle Chicken pieces marinated in dark beer, rolled in cornflakes, served on a buttermilk waffle €11.5
  • Veggie Lasagne Classic homemade vegetable lasagna served with a green salad €12.5
  • Sides Fries (frites van zuyd), onion rings or Mixed salad €3,5


  • Sticky pudding Sticky fig & date pudding with butterscotch sauce, cream and fresh fruit €6
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Comfort food is soothing and heart-warming, it’s food you’re happy with. To comfort yourself or to join the family with friends and family. Think of Grandma’s chicken soup! In addition, comfort food is often easy and quick to prepare.