• Rijksmuseum

  • Clock Tower
    Clock Tower

  • De Wonne
    De Wonne

  • Fabrieksschool

  • Willem Wilmink Square
    Willem Wilmink Square

  • Old Market Square
    Old Market Square



  • Beautiful self-guided walk between courses
  • Three course meal served in three great restaurants
  • Choice of at least two dishes at every course
  • A glass of wine (or beer/soda) is included with every course
  • Route map and description highlighting the sights
€ 69,95 per person
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Enschede is a city and municipality in Twente and a lovely place to stay. According to the most common explanation, the name goes back to 'An die Schede': the Old Saxon scethia meant 'separation' or 'border' which in this case probably referred to a swampy border area.

Enschede was founded as an agricultural settlement in the early Middle Ages. When Enschede received city rights in 1325, the bishop of Utrecht also granted the right to strengthen the settlement. Before 1325, however, Enschede was already surrounded by a moat, the so-called Stadsgraven. The city remained relatively insignificant until the eighteenth century, when the textile industry was developing. After the independence of Belgium in 1830, the textile industry in Twente was strongly stimulated by the government. The third city fire of 1862, in which almost the whole city was destroyed, caused this development to gain momentum. Enschede became the most important center of textile production in the Netherlands.In the sixties of the 20th century the textile industry completely disappeared. There are now a number of important healthcare institutions, a university and several museums.

 Although Enschede has a long history, its roots are still shrouded in mystery...

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De Ouwe Compagnie

De Ouwe Compagnie

Booking information

Once you have booked your Walking Dinner Tour, you will receive a confirmation e-mail within 5 minutes. This has your  booking reference which is your reservation number at each of the three restaurants.

The following information can be found in the confirmation email:
Order number
Route description
Estimated time schedule
Information about the starting point
Information about the highlights

During your evening Walking Dinner, you may receive a chef's specialty and there may be no choice. Of course, dietary requirements will be taken into account at all times.

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Your walking tour

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