About NLBagels

Founded by a native New Yorker from New York City, Netherlands Bagels is here to bring proper bagels to Holland.  The founder, Karen, has been tinkering with her recipe for a few years trying to nail the perfect taste of a New York bagel. If you’ve been missing real bagels in the Netherlands, you’re in the right place. 

No more “inspired” bagels that are closer to toast with a hole in it. We’re certainly not your bubbe’s bagel shop, but your bubbe would definitely enjoy these bagels.

The owner, Karen, is a proud New Yorker with New York roots on both sides.  Her great grandfather was a member of the Bakers and Confectionary Union in New York around the turn of the century.  He made traditional Galician breads and although we’ve skipped a few generations, we’re proud to continue this legacy of bread making.  

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Native New Yorker. Favorite bagel: Everything bagel.



With Vegas as her last US residence, Diana is an experienced food professional who has lived all across the US, Central America, and Mexico. She serves as our manager!


Bagel Maker

Italian/Polish citizen of the world!


Assistant Manager/Bagel Maker

DC native turned Rotterdammer. Favorite bagel: Everything bagel.


Bagel Maker

Abigail is a true international who grew up in Hong Kong, but spent her formative years in the US!