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Wagenweg 214 | Wagenweg 214, 2012 NM Haarlem, The Netherlands
235516358
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12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The restaurant has only been there for maybe 2-3 years. The site itself is...
The restaurant has only been there for maybe 2-3 years. The site itself is in Dutch and reservations can be made through seatme.nl
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice diner in a very friendly place

In the past 6 months we have dined here two times and ordered the surprise menu.Both times, was great.Also the vegetarian among us was happy. Higly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Valeriu P
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

In the past 6 months we have dined here two times and ordered the surprise menu.Both times, was great.Also the vegetarian among us was happy. Higly recommended.

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Amsterdam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Located just outside the centre of Haarlem, this restaurant serves very good food in a friendly ambience. The 4 course menu changes frequently and is worth tasting!

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Haarlem
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

On the night of Valentine's Day we had dinner here with 5 people. The special surprise menu was really surprise. Very original and good quality for not too much money. The atmosphere is good, staaf really freindly and professional. We will be back!

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Amsterdam, Nederland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant in a fancy neighbourhood. I expected it to be more posh formal than it was, so it was actually a nice surprise that it was a little more informal. It was a fixed 3 course menu, but they could cater for the 3 special diets in our 7 person party (vegetarian, no fish, and Paleo.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Had a good table at the window with view on the park. Surprise menu was really very good. Multiple flavours were well balanced and wine of good quality and reasonable price. Fish was nice and meat was exceptionally good. Very friendly service - and did not wait long at all. Will most definitely go back sooner rather than later.

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heemstede
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Perhaps expectations caused part of the disappointment but on the other hand that does not excuse extremely slow service. Two hours between entrees and mains is too long! Staff friendly but too many table to attend to on the night we were there. One should not have to ask for water and to wait an age for salt that was... More 

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usa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This restaurant has been mentioned in the Michelin guide and they have been serving top meals over the last 3.5 years that I have been visiting them. They have a private dining area upstairs including a bar area and you can also have a meeting up there...projector, screen etc. They specialize in the surprize menu. You tell the cook what... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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259 reviews 259 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This restaurant looks bright and modern, located in the vicinity of Haarlemmerhout, which is the oldest public park in Holland. Hence the name 'Hout', meaning wood in Dutch. The three-course menu that we had started with a fairly well-prepared ray wings. The main course of cod and (burnt) brussels sprouts were just OK and came in small portions. The accompanying... More 

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The service was excellent and we had a suprise menu that was really very special. The envirnemnt is good and the vieuw to the park, de Hout, is marvellous. We were with 8 friends all where very pleased also the ones who ordered another type of food. we had 3 courses all of a good taste and surpising as they... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My family and I had Easter lunch here during our visit to the Netherlands. The waiter suggested the 2 course "suprise" menu and asked us if there were any foods we did not eat. He also suggested a wine pairing for each course. We're so glad we took his suggestions, the food and wine were excellent! We started with an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wagenweg 214 | Wagenweg 214, 2012 NM Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: 235516358

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

The restaurant has only been there for maybe 2-3 years. The site itself is in Dutch and reservations can be made through seatme.nl
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?