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Klein Java

Asian, Indonesian
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Wijde Noorderhorne 18, 8601 EB Sneek, The Netherlands
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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From Arnhem to Drachten on boat.

On the way from Arnhem to Drachten, via boat. Food was great, with a great variety of flavour. There was also a great service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

On the way from Arnhem to Drachten, via boat. Food was great, with a great variety of flavour. There was also a great service.

Thank Krens1
hong kong
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been in this location for many years and well established. They are proud to use the authentic way of cooking with only fresh and original ingredients. Well advised to pay a visit!

Thank sinbadHongKong
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It's Saturday night and we left our riverboat cruise in Sneek, Friesland, northern Netherlands, in search of either a pancake house or an Indonesian restaurant with a rijstaffel. The locals said there wasn't a pannekoeken but there was an Indonesian called Klein Java. One couple were walking that way and escorted us. I arrived via a small mobility scooter at... More 

Thank summer-izing
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with a group of 5 and having lived 10 years in Indonesia,I was hoping for authentic flavours. They did not let me down. Obviously the spicy dishes were not as spicy as they should be, but i expect that when catering to the general European taste that would be unavoidable. Personally I prefer more spice. Service was... More 

Thank Robert H
The Netherlands
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246 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Judging from all the good reviews we visited Klein Java with 3 people. We chose the rice table Bandung, with meat and 3 types of Satay. It took a while before the dishes came. As a starter were given a small Indian loempia: delicious to taste. On the menu is indicated that you should be in a hurry at Klein... More 

Thank gurt65
Antwerp, Belgium
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Review: Looking fine at the frond-view, the interior and restaurant setting is a bit basic and 'easy-done'. Staff is friendly but not always very attentive. Food is taste and divers if you order one of the menu/arrangements. The different sorts & tasts of dishes are served on a warmer. Product-quality is rather average. Housewines are ok. Negatives: Interior/atmosfeer is not... More 

Thank Verheyden_L
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Very good food! All ingredients are fresh!! This is worth to visit more than once! Personal attention and the best chicken soup ( soto ajam) ever.

Thank Robbiebcn
Aberdeen, Scotland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

Delicious, delicately flavoured dishes. Friendly staff. Not pricy. The culinary highlight of our visit to Friesland.

1 Thank Iain R
Hamburg, Germany
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We came with six people without reservation and they made it possible that we can sit together. The recommendation was a rice platter which we ordered. They brought 12 different dishes with lamb, chicken, fish and vegetarian. Beside this salad, two different kind of rice and before a yummy starter. Everyone of us had enough and they even asked to... More 

3 Thank Jervis_1963
Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
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154 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

The only true Indonesian Restaurant in Friesland. Superb Food, all freshly made, so you have to wait sometimes but it is worth wile. Kind and nice service. Recommended.

3 Thank Robbert007

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wijde Noorderhorne 18, 8601 EB Sneek, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Sneek
  • Phone Number: 0515-432498

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  • Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian

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