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De Oude Gast

Belgian, Dutch
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Kroonstraat 45, 1781 GA Den Helder, The Netherlands
0223-619183
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely little bistro restaurant

Our greeting was friendly, the food was lovely and the atmosphere is comfortable. The menu is not in English, therefore it is not aimed at tourists so we assume it is good local food. The staff are really pleasant and they will help with translation if needed. Definitely a favourite place in Den... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Richardt1008
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Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our greeting was friendly, the food was lovely and the atmosphere is comfortable. The menu is not in English, therefore it is not aimed at tourists so we assume it is good local food. The staff are really pleasant and they will help with translation if needed. Definitely a favourite place in Den Helder.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a fantastic place to eat. A fantastic menu with excellent steaks! I really do advise booking at weekends as it is a very popular restaurant and with celebration dining and parties. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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South Africa
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145 reviews 145 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

There are not many restaurants in this lovely little town. But I really feel De Oude Gast could try harder..... Had a Caesar salad. Full full full of crostini .... Terrible. Ask for salad without the crostini...

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los angelos
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We ate there twice. It wasn't bad, always full and I would recomend a reservation. Nightly specials were good.

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Den Helder, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We like to go there for the great food and good service. Very nice dishes, thoughtfuly presented and very tasty, and staff that ask you if you want your main course right after your starter or if you prefer to pause a bit. Only downside is that it is not always easy to get a table as they are popular.... More 

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Villarta de San Juan, Spain
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Very good place to have dinner. Very good meal at good price. Nice decoration and lovely staff. Side dishes are great, and the main courses also worth

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Best, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We had been strolling through the city centre of Den Helder and this was sort of our last hope/option: nice ambiance, the food was good, had a lovely steak and my bf had a chicken tandoori. Yes, it's a bit cramped and noisy, but the waiters were very friendly and they were responding directly at questions. Our food arrived in... More 

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

So let's start to be absolutely honest: if you are looking for a Michelin strar restaurant then don't go here. However if you are just looking for good food, service with a smile, a menu that can be adjusted on the spot to meet your needs and this all at an incredible reasonable price - this is the place to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We had dinner here and the staff was just lovely. The food was great. We both had the Chicken Diablo and it was a large serving of chicken in a lightly spiced sauce and we really enjoyed it. It came with salad, vegetable and potato. We look forward to going back and trying more of their dishes and enjoying the... More 

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Annecy, France
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115 reviews 115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Wow, if this is as good as other people write here, they need to get out more :-) This is not even average. Lots more better restaurants in Den Helder, even though this is really in the country side. Had a steak. Poor quality meat and hard to thew. Very cramped and noisy restaurant. Only menu'es in Dutch. Classic Dutch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kroonstraat 45, 1781 GA Den Helder, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Den Helder
  • Phone Number: 0223-619183

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

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