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Saroleastraat 52, 6411LV Heerlen, The Netherlands
045-5743686
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
“A Heerlen Institution...”

BRACKE is an institution in Heerlen. It’s what the locals call a café, or, in English, could be called a pot-luck pub. In a way, it’s typical Dutch, or rather part of the “Limburg” tradition, surely the most charming province Holland has to offer (of course, perhaps, we’re a bit partial too, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2014
Joost H
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

BRACKE is an institution in Heerlen. It’s what the locals call a café, or, in English, could be called a pot-luck pub. In a way, it’s typical Dutch, or rather part of the “Limburg” tradition, surely the most charming province Holland has to offer (of course, perhaps, we’re a bit partial too, and some folks always exceptions to the rule).... More 

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The netherlands
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

many times we walked by , many people inside , so 1 day we allso sit on the terras , and it was not dissappointed

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is a popular eating venue throughout the year, with seating outside when it is warmer. The food is good, well priced and the menu is extensive. The staff are also happy to discuss and adapt meals to meet specific dietary needs

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We were 6 people and arrived at 20.45. No order could be taken after 21 but the staff allowed to order till 21.15. We really apprecited. Local beer too sweet for my taste, deer was tender but wild pig little bit too dry. Affordable prices but not cheap.

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Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

We went here with a group of 4 on a Saturday night. The food was very tasty and absolutely enough. The bbq dish was a bit disappointing ( way more salad than meat) but after a friendly comment to the waiter he deducted € 3 from the bill. They have a few good vegetarian dishes, nice to actually have a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Bracke is a very popular place, so you're packed into the cafe with little space between the tables. I have never seen so many main courses on the menu as in Bracke. Normally that's not a good sign, but the food is pretty good actually.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We often go there to eat. It's a very nice restaurant were you can eat a lot of different food. And the price for food and drinks is not too expensive! It's also very busy, so you can make a reservation. The service is very good and there's a very friendly staff. So go..... and visit this restaurant.

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I often go here with friends or when we want to have a quick dinner outdoors. Food (sate, wraps, spaghetti, schnitzel, everything is possible!) is good for what you pay. Also a nice lunchroom. It is always busy and I believe reservation is only possible with a group. You can wait at the bar for a table and it never... More 

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

A inexpensive place to eat a great meal. The service is great. This is one of the best places in Heerlen to eat

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

The food is good and not too expensive for what you get. The staff is friendly and it doesn't take too long to get your food. Just be on time because during lunch and dinner it can be quite full. So you might have to wait if you didn't make any reservations. It's easy to find, just walk into the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Saroleastraat 52, 6411LV Heerlen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Heerlen
  • Phone Number: 045-5743686

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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