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Cafe Colette

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Oude Groenmarkt 22, 2011HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
235329357
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4:00 pm - 12:00 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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  • 1
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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
Favorite place in Haarlem

Colette is one of my favorite restaurants in town. Excellent food and great staff!! Always very busy, yet staff never loses their cool and remains friendly and relaxed. Quality of food is excellent and very consistent, do try their famous Spring Chicken ("piepkuiken"). Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
michielh
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Colette is one of my favorite restaurants in town. Excellent food and great staff!! Always very busy, yet staff never loses their cool and remains friendly and relaxed. Quality of food is excellent and very consistent, do try their famous Spring Chicken ("piepkuiken"). Highly recommended!

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had dinner at Cafe Colette on a very warm evening so were lucky to find a place on the outside terrace that faces the Great Church St. Bavo. Good start to the meal with oysters for me, and rillettes du canard for my husband. Our mains of mussels, and melazane (aubergine bake) took a long time in coming, but... More 

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The Netherlands
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I've been meaning to eat at Café Colette for a long time. I've finally made it there and enjoyed everything except for my main course: "the confit de canard", for the duck was not really tasty, quite blend actually and also it was sitting on a tone of green vegetables: greens beans, mange-tout, a bit of asparagus etc. It was... More 

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Boston, MA
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18 restaurant reviews
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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
4 restaurant reviews
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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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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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 restaurant reviews
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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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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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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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20 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

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