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Grand Cafe Brinkmann

Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands (Centrum)
+31 23 532 3111
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Ranked #19 of 200 Restaurants in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $23
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Bistro
Neighborhood: Centrum
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

At the Grote Markt this is an oldtimer grand café with the usual dishes. Fast service but not very special lunch dishes fairly high priced. Conveniently at the Grote Markt in a Nice etablissement with typically old fashioned tables and chairs.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Situated in the Grote Markt, by the magnificent church, this restaurant is among many but stands out as the most busy. Always a good reason to choose when in a new city. Despite most tables being full the waiting staff were very quick and attentive. Very friendly and patient. Amazingly so when they were so busy. Stayed for drinks and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stepped in here for lunch on a rainy day in Haarlem and found a warm and cosy atmosphere waiting inside. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was good quality and good value for money served in generous portions. Wouldn't hesitate to go back next time I'm in Haarlem.

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

After sightseeing out in the cold, this was a convenient and pleasant place to have lunch, right at the Grote Markt. Soup and sandwiches with hot coffee in a cosy restaurant. It was nice because it was not crowded, but perhaps that is because it is not during the tourist season.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I love the look of Grand Cafe Brinkmann and the location is just fab. But the place is mainly filled with day-tourists and the likes. For a local like myself, it is not a nice crowd. The service and the F&B is also quite touristy. Not my kind of place.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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218 reviews 218 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stopped here for an early dinner after a tour of the Corrie Ten Boom museum. The service was good--it was full of locals, which is a good sign. The interior was a little worn, (the booth I sat in was totally shredded and needed replacing), but the atmosphere was nice and warm. Typical restaurant for this area, and on... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

City trip in Haarlem and dinner at Grand Cafe Brinkmann. Very cosy restaurant on the main square in Haarlem. Staff very friendly and food good.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Evening with some family in Haarlem. First relaxing drinks outside with efficient and friendly service. After that dinner inside. One of the party needed gluten and lactose free food which was handled in a very pleasant manner. Most of us had burgers or sate which we can recommend. Service inside absolutely friendly and swift. Good value for money too.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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176 reviews 176 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Spend a few days in Haarlem and had late afternoon drinks here, as well as breakfast and a few more drinks later the next day. The service is here is friendly and extremely efficient and fast. Believe it or not: a rare combination in the Netherlands! Drinks were great as well, with seasonal bockbeers. Breakfast was average but ok. Recommended... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The first place we had drink in Haarlem and thay have a VERY delicious gehaktballen. Proper homemade I believe, even if not it's very very tasty. Nice wine selection and awesome coffee. Next day we went back for more wine and cheese. Staff is cool and nice. Liked it a lot.

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Additional Information about Grand Cafe Brinkmann

Address: Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 23 532 3111
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 23
Cuisine: Bistro

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