Grand Café Esplanade

Esplanade is the Living Hub of the Tilburg University campus, where students, employees and friends meet. The well-visited Grand Café is open for a good coffee, a tasty lunch and dinner and is also a popular location for group dinners and cozy (graduation) drinks.

Deviations from regular opening hours

Because the COVID-19 measures are still affecting crowds on campus, a number of facilities still have different opening hours.

  • Cobbenhagen: temporarily closed
  • CUBE - Recharge yourself: 08:30 - 16:00 hrs
  • Grand Café Esplanade: 10:00 - 20:00 hrs
  • Faculty Club: Open by appointment
  • Restaurant
    • The International Kitchen: 08:30  - 19:00 hrs
    • TopCroque: 09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Building Outlet Opening hours
Esplanade Grand Café Esplanade

Monday - Friday 09:00 - 22:00

Esplanade feels like home!

Grand Café Esplanade is the perfect place for every situation with a wide range of workplaces, fast WiFi and more than 50 power points! Esplanade also has an impressive range of beers, including Tilburg University Craft Beers. The three beers, brewed by Stadsbrouwerij 013, are named after prominent positions at the university: Rector Magnificus (Tripel), Pedel (Blond beer) and Decaan (NEIPA – non-alcoholic beer).

Menu card  

Delivery or pick up?

Order easily online. Choose from the card, choose your time and pay directly and easily via iDEAL.

Ordering and collection possible from Monday to Friday between 09:30 and 19:00 hrs. Delivery only between 09:30 and 11:30 hrs. Our only condition is that you spend at least €9.50 per order. Please state your name, e-mail address and telephone number and of course the desired day and time.

Ordering online  

Special wishes?

In addition to meetings and discussions, Esplanade is the ideal location to organize receptions, drinks and graduation parties. For special and/or larger requests, please contact or call +31 13 - 466 8084.