Catcafe Groningen

Welcome to catcafe Op z'n Kop (upside down)! In our cafe you will find 10 lovely cats who live in the catcafe. Our catcafe is a warm and comfy place where you can sit and relax, and enjoy the presence of our furry friends.

Drop by for some coffee/tea, sweets/breakfast/lunch or dinner and relax with a cat by your side!

Tip: Make a reservation

You can visit us without a reservation, but we can be fully booked, especially on saturdays and during holidays. Want to make sure there's a table available when you're visiting? Book your visit in advance! 


Lovely (hot)drinks, homemade cakes and freshly made sandwiches. Perfect for you and your date or friend! Check our menu:


Don't feel like cooking, or just want to spend your evening with the cats? Come and enjoy our daily Daghap and have a lovely dinner date with the cats!
Everyday from 5.00 PM | €8,95

High Tea / High Coffee

A perfect arrangement of sweet and savory snacks, together with the best teas and/or coffees. Also Vegan High Teas available!

Booking form

the catcafe 

the cats

The cats are the star of the café. They all have their own little personality.  Read more about them here: 


We are not an ordinary cafe, so we have some houserules ro ensure a healty environment for the cats. Read them here:

visiting with kids

Are you planning to visit the catcafe with kids? Make sure you are prepared and read more about How To:

catcafe STORE

The coolest cat merchandise, perfect for gifts, or to treat your self. Check it out in our online store! (also available in catcafe)

Opening Hours

Monday: 11.00 - 19.00
Tue, Wed: 10.00 - 19.00
Thu, Fri, Sat: 10.00 - 20.30
Sunday: 11.00 - 19.00

cash & debit card

We accept cash and debit card (no credit).

holiday opening hours

Easter/Ascension Day/Pentecost:
regular opgening horus apply
Kingsday (april 27th): 12.00-18.00
Liberation day (may 5th): 10.00-18.00
Christmas (dec 25/26th): 12.00-17.00
New Years Eve (dec 31st): 10.00-18.00
New Years Day (jan 1st): 12.00-19.00

Location catcafe

The catcafe is situated in the city center, only 1 minute walk from the Grote Markt (Oude Ebbingestraat 57, see map). 

No entrance fee

We don't have an entrance fee but consumptions are mandatory.



Except for just a coffee, tea, lunch or dinner, you can also join one of our relaxing activities, while enjoying the company of our cats! 

Cats & Yoga

Want to enjoy the cats' company during a relaxing (and hilarious) Yoga session? Then join our Cats & Yoga class! (for all levels)

Movie Night & Cats

Popcorn, cats and movies. The perfect ingredients for a relaxing night out. Check out the agenda here! 

cat bingo

Cuddling cats, winnig cat gifts, being among cat people. Sounds like the perfect night out, doesn't it?