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Zandvoortselaan 24, Heemstede, The Netherlands
0235219992
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Crocodile and more

Kangaroo, crocodile or tropical fish. Southern cross always has very good Australian food. Exotic, but tasteful. Staff is friendly and helpful. Ample space and good seats.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Joost C
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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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English first
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Kangaroo, crocodile or tropical fish. Southern cross always has very good Australian food. Exotic, but tasteful. Staff is friendly and helpful. Ample space and good seats.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Southern Cross in certain ways is hidden from tourists, it is located in a little city 30min from Amstetdam. It is very typical and has very good food. I was amazed with the menu, literally. There was everything- duck, crocodile, kanguru, crab - between many others. Other comment about the food is that not only has a big variety but... More 

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Heemstede
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Every time we visit is great food, nice people excellent wine and a very good price GO THERE and ENJOY

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It was not the first time that we had a wonderful meal here. The food keeps a constant high quality and the menu is always surprising. We had steak tartare and chicken liver parfait for starters and as main course rack of lamb and the vegetarian goat cheese dish, all very good. Of course we finished with a great desert... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great food, unique food and a great experience. One of my favorite restaurants. It's possible to eat all kinds of different authentic Australian animals and it taste great. Only complaint that it is a bit noisy. But that is mainly because it so popular

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We went there based on the good critics on Tripadvisor, and were quite lucky to get a table for two on the Saturday evening, as the restaurant was packed. We wrote an e-mail in the morning, they called back and proposed us a table, very efficient and nice. We decided to try a 5 course surprise menu. The first course... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A little taste of Australia in Heemstede! We went with a group of friends and we all had the tasting menu... Absolutely delicious! Food & wine were great, service fantastic and the place itself had excellent atmosphere. Have recommended to several friends and we will most definitely come here again!

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great restaurant with an indoor garden, great food an wines and normal prices. In the weekend you must make an reservation otherwise you have to wait at the bar for a table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great value for money, very friendly service. The menu is unexpected and suits all tastes. The crocodile bitterballen are to die for...and the wines too. Make sure you book in advance.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

That is what the title of this review is. And Southern Cross definitely went beyond my expectations. I was with a friend who's from Ozzieland herself and she was surprised. All the food is imported from Australia and the chef gave a Dutch twist to the 'Bitterballen' with crocodile in it, and the kangaroo was also delicious to the fullest,... More 

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Address: Zandvoortselaan 24, Heemstede, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0235219992
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Heemstede
Cuisine: Australian

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  • Address: Zandvoortselaan 24, Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Heemstede
  • Phone Number: 0235219992

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  • Cuisine: Australian

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