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Vis & Ko

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Spaarne 96, Haarlem, The Netherlands
00315127990
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Today
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Vis en Ko is a top-class fish restaurant set in a grand French-style...
Vis en Ko is a top-class fish restaurant set in a grand French-style building. The great expertise of the sommelier make you want to taste the wines even more.
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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfectly cooked seafood ...

This is a large modern fish restaurant on a canal near the centre of town. In keeping with modern restaurant design the kitchen is in full view of the diners. The waiters are very professional and helpful. Prices are fairly high but the quality and presentation of the food is well worth the outlay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
oldbirder
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Paris, France
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128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Imko (the chef) is wellknown for his fish cooking and is most probably one of the best fish chefs in the Netherlands. So we were looking forward to a nice dinner. When we arrived in the restaurant we were promptly seated, drinks and a nice mackarel "gado gado" amuse was served. So far so good. Then we got the menu's.... More 

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Paris, France
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132 reviews 132 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a large modern fish restaurant on a canal near the centre of town. In keeping with modern restaurant design the kitchen is in full view of the diners. The waiters are very professional and helpful. Prices are fairly high but the quality and presentation of the food is well worth the outlay. I chose the three-course menu (EUR... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

An outstanding meal. Had a surprise tasting menu which included mackerel, which I normally dislike, and even it was tasty. Everything was fresh and creative, highly recommended.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant in Haarlem. If you love fish and fine dining, and appreciate value for money, this is a great place. Because most fish dishes are quite light, it's a nice place for an evening out with several courses without feeling completely stuffed afterwards.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to this restaurant with a group of 9 colleagues after visiting Vis en Ko with my wife late last year and having a fantastic experience. Maybe a bit risky to go back, as one often finds places never live up to your hype. No need to worry, my friends and I had a wonderful time. We had the... More 

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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My wife and I tasted the sea fruit menu, it was amazing, beside the freshness of the sea fruits, service and presentation were impeccable and made the evening for us 1 to remember.

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Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I really recommend this place for fish-lovers. Exellent combination of wine and the fishdishes. Nice staff.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

For the third time, we took the Christmas Eve special at Vis & Ko. As in earlier years, we were treated very well: a multi-faceted, well prepared menu, and a fitting wine choice. Mr, Binnerts and his team certainly know how to deal with seafood. The supporting courses were delicious and balanced, the main course was -in our humble opinion-... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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136 reviews 136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Vis & Ko lived up to all expectations except for one little thing. We took the menu where you can choose 3, 4, 5 or 6 dishes. The only negative thing is that even though you have choices of starters, and then between cheese and dessert, you have only one "choice" for the main course. It was good and tasty,... More 

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

If you do not like fish. Don't go to this restaurant, because that's only thing what you can eat here. Luckily, I love to eat fish! Very good restaurant, with fantastic food. It is located in a old "pakhuis" (warehouse) and changed the inside to modern with very good atmosphere restaurant. It has nice open kitchen, we the chef Imko... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Spaarne 96, Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: 00315127990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55 - 81
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Vis en Ko is a top-class fish restaurant set in a grand French-style building. The great expertise of the sommelier make you want to taste the wines even more.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?