There are café's, bars and restaurants just around the corner and also spread over the whole city.
Schouwburg Deventer, theatre, Leeuwenbrug 2 Deventer
Theater Bouwkunde, theatre, Klooster 2-4 Deventer
Every Friday morning and Saturday the whole day there is market on the Brink. Recently it got the title 'best market in The Netherlands'. It is at 50 metres from my house.
Havana Bay (lovely food, romantic ambiance, also good vegetarian food), Grote Overstraat 58, 0570-610 697
Goesting eten en drinken (urban bistro), Brink 15, 0570 645511