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Oude Groenmarkt 22, 2011HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
235329357
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1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: french bistrot in Haarlem

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great for happy hour!

Was here for business and stopped at Cafe Colette for a glass of wine at the end of the day. Ordered a couple Bitterballen, Charcuterie (cheese and ham plate) and some european bread. It was enough for 5 of us to munch on. A quiet, relaxing, modern and elegant restaurant with clean lines, great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Boston, MA
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English first
Boston, MA
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Was here for business and stopped at Cafe Colette for a glass of wine at the end of the day. Ordered a couple Bitterballen, Charcuterie (cheese and ham plate) and some european bread. It was enough for 5 of us to munch on. A quiet, relaxing, modern and elegant restaurant with clean lines, great lighting, lots of windows and a... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great food, service and ambience , highly recommended for a couples evening out. Busy restaurant with a nice atmosphere.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

After a disastrous meal last night elsewhere, Cafe Colette was a wonderful treat. If only we had come here first! I had the menu Colette: beginning with sweet breads in a very refined, velvety cream sauce with a small portion of pasta... Delicious... followed by perfectly grilled lamb on a bed of creamed potatoes with chard... Absolutely couldn't be better...... More 

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barcelona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had a great evening. Will be back to Colette on our next trip to a'dam! Friendly staff that recommended us a great selection of fresh fish and superb wines ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Good food, fabulously friendly service! One of our fave places to grab a snack, dinner or just drinks and oysters. The guys waiting the tables are absolutely spot on.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We ended here for a quick late diner after a stroll through Haarlem. Surprised by the very quick service we still got (rare in this country). Food was good, not too big portions, and nobody insisted when we only had a caraffe with water to drink. A. It on the pricey side.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The place to be if you ask the locals. Well since we are locals and didn't know it we gave it a try :-). Well it is true it is great food. Pricing is above average but worth it. It is not special decorated inside but just nice and feels welcome. The staff is friendly and is always available for... More 

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Dormston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We wandered in to the centre of Haarlem on a Sunday night, wondering if we would find any life as the town seemed deserted. Fortunately we found the Cafe Collette which was full of life and people enjoying themselves. Just what we needed. We both had the Tournedos which was served with a basket of vegetables and looked lovely. I... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The mediaeval heart of Haarlem looks wonderful, but it is not exactly endowed with many fine restaurants. Fortunately, Cafe Colette is an exception in the positive sense of the word. The mackerel with pickled vegetables tasted quite good, followed by a more than pleasant chicken. The portions were not generous but acceptable, though I am a fairly moderate eater. The... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is more a brasserie than a restaurant, food was tasty, served with attention and a smile, no long waiting time between dishes. Better to make a reservation (place was full). Only downside was the noise. When booking, make sure to ask to be placed in the separate 'restaurant' room. I will be back.

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Additional Information about Cafe Colette

Address: Oude Groenmarkt 22, 2011HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 235329357
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: French

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Oude Groenmarkt 22, 2011HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: 235329357

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

french bistrot in Haarlem
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?