Leimuiderbrug: discover this cozy village on the Ringvaart

Leimuiderbrug is a small village in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, just above the village of Leimuiden. Leimuiderbrug is located on the southeastern edge of the Ringvaart. Thanks to the provincial road N207 that runs through Leimuiderbrug, the town forms the connection with Leimuiden and Nieuw-Vennep. To give you an idea of ​​how small this place is: in 2021 Leimuiderbrug had only 55 inhabitants. Fun fact: there is a bridge of the same name in Leimuiderbrug that crosses the Ringvaart.
Ring canal at Leimuiderbrug with Grand Café de Parel in the background.

Black dukdalven 

In the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, every place of residence has its own iconic building by which you can recognize the place. Leimuiderbrug is officially so small that it is actually a hamlet instead of a real village. You can recognize this place by the dukdalven. These are the heavy poles that you can see in the water. A dukdalf is a standing heavy pole or construction to which vessels can be moored, as a kind of anchor. 

Restaurants in Leimuiderbrug 

Despite the fact that Leimuiderbrug is a small town, there is plenty to do. For example, you can enjoy a snack and a drink with a view over the water along the Ringvaart Grand Café de Pearl in Leimuiderbrug on the Leimuiderdijk. Whether you fancy a lunch, a high tea or an extensive dinner, you can all go to De Parel for this. 

A little further you will find it cozy Café Spacious view. Bands with musicians from the area often perform at this well-known cozy brown café on the Ringvaart. Do you feel like dancing on a Saturday night? Then you've come to the right place at Café Ruimtezicht. 

In short, there is plenty to do in Leimuiderbrug! Visit this unique village in Haarlemmermeer and enjoy the tranquility along the water or the cosiness in one of the local cafes.