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Restaurant Hout

Wagenweg 214 | Wagenweg 214, 2012 NM Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Ranked #22 of 179 Restaurants in Haarlem
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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
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Dining options: Reservations
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
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Amsterdam, Nederland
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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168 reviews 168 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Frankfurt, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Amsterdam
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

After reading multiple positive reviews we decided to give Hout A try, and had a "late seating" dinner there last friday! The Atmosphere is good ,although we felt a little cramped up by the set up in the restaurant,there is barely room between the tables to walk. The menu is pretty straightforward with a few nice surprises!The food tasted great... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Me and my wife visited your using a Group on offer. We ate a 4 course menu for 55 Euro's all together. (1 glass of win, 1 bottle of sparkling water and 1 espresso). All the dishes were very well made. There was such a nice balance in the ingredients. The wine they served accompanied the dishes well. Size of... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

This review is a summery of 5 dinners I had in this restaurant. What you can expect here is really friendly service and good knowledge from the staff about the dishes on the menu. The food is International / French and now and then there is some humor in it like a small tube with cola taste on the rim... More

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