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All 93 Alkmaar Restaurants

The Hielander

Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
072-5120015
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Ranked #1 of 93 Restaurants in Alkmaar
Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

As a pair of Scots staying in Alkmaar we gave the Hielander a go for a taste of home. The bustling restaurant was filling up quickly when we arrived just after opening on a Sunday night but they managed to squeeze us in. The food and service were both excellent with a good range of traditional Scottish regional dishes served... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Amazing foods are served in an excellent environment. We appreciated courtesy and kindness of the owner and sampled a good Scottish beer! Recommended! !

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We did not plan on staying in Alkmaar but the town is so nice we decided to stay. We went for a strawl and ended up in this Scottish restaurant. There was a guy playing the guitar, Wullies daughter (very friendly) was serving. The guitar player (every 2nd Saturday) played us some songs and the Wullie came by and told... More

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This restaurant just gets better and better, the food is excellent and the staff so friendly, definitely worth visiting when you are in Alkmaar. We went with family members who where vegetarians/ vegan, and they had a fantastic 3 course meal prepared by the great Chef in this restaurant, they had been travelling in Belgium & the Netherlands and this... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

My 3d visit to this restaurant (16.07.14) was as enjoyable as my previou. A wonderful experience again! Congratulations Wullie. Reliable menu with recurring specialties and teasing new suggestions. The Scottish patron acts as an execellent ambassedor of his beautiful homelnad: a mix of wit, discretion and quality.The Hielander menu is surprisingly varied: if you go for a modest meal or... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Specially selected meat, well prepared and made, funny owner and friendly service. Price is a little too high for what you get.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I highly recommend ordering the chef's surprise three course meal with paired scotch. It is astounding how each different scotch compliments the course (food) with which it is served. One of the best restaurant meals I have ever had.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is a first class restaurant in the hart of Alkmaar, food is great and the owner is a Scot with a great sense of humeur, and always has time to have a chat with the customers.

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

It was in celebration of my wife’s birthday that we decided to venture to a small well known Scottish restaurant in Alkmaar – “Hielander”. The expectation was high, you were able to view the restaurant and menu online, and oh what a promising selection of whisky’s to choose from. Now the reality of the situation was certainly something very much... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

over 500 whiskies on the wall! the boss is the most stereotypical scot you have ever seen - kilt, sporran; the whole 9 yards. Lovely guy always makes you feel so welcome. This place is a pillar of the community in Alkmaar. We have been going as a family for 10 years and I always visit when I go home.... More

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Additional Information about The Hielander

Address: Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 072-5120015
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: British

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