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De Hoofdtoren

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French, Belgian, Dutch, European
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Hoofd 2, 1621 AM Hoorn, The Netherlands
0229- 215487
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simple & delicious food and wine in a nice setting.

We asked a guy at the tourist information desk for a good restaurant for dinner, and this restaurant was recommended, and we are so happy that we (my husband and I, and a couple-friend) gave it a try. It was really a fantastic dinner with delicious dishes, good wine and good service in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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Tokyo, Japan
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We asked a guy at the tourist information desk for a good restaurant for dinner, and this restaurant was recommended, and we are so happy that we (my husband and I, and a couple-friend) gave it a try. It was really a fantastic dinner with delicious dishes, good wine and good service in a old/historic building with a nice view... More 

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Kaplice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I highly recommend you this restaurant. Mostly they offer fish. Staff very nice. Good food for good price.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This 16th century fortified tower was completely renovated - in the 17th century. The setting is fantastic, right in the most atmospheric part of this old Dutch East India Company (= pirates to the rest of the World) port. Went for dinner with my wife on a Saturday night. Not our first time, and it was more in hope than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The beautiful located Restaurant De Hoofdtoren in a nice historical building made our day perfect. After visiting the museum 20e (20th century), we stood here for a lunch with beverages and found everything to be perfect. Great taste and very nice and gentle waitresses. A definitive recommendation!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I was actually hesitant to go here because it seemed like a location-over-quality type place, but I was pleasantly surprised. We climbed the dark stone staircase to a small wooden door and - though we wondered if the restaurant was closed or if we went the wrong way - we opened it to a charming little one-room restaurant overlooking the... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I came here for a dinner with a friend, attracted of the nice reviews I saw on the internet. The food was great: we ordered sole fish with Belgium style fries and it was very delicate and perfectly cooked. The taste was delicious. We then moved directly to the dessert: we take macaroons with strawberries and a mix of chocolate... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a late Sunday lunch here, around 14. We were happy to find the kitchen open anyway and even happier to be able to seat in one of the tables closed to the windows. The view is amazing and so it is the old building where the restaurant is located. The waiter has been very kind... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

it is authentic toren inside! very dark. ideal for couples. view is good from the tower on a good weather day. food was good. i enjoyed it very much.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went to this restaurant during a "Restaurant week". That means that you get a 3 course diner for a special price. You get a few choices (meat/fish) but not as many as the normal menu. I have chosen the meat menu, my wife chose the fish menu. Both were very tasty and prepared nicely. The ambiance inside the Hoofdtoren... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My wife and me walked around the beautiful small town, down the sea side, we found a very interesting building, then decide to walk in. It was in the noon, the restaurant has just opened. My wife ordered one shrimp and salmon, I ordered cool beef. Of course, at beginning we don't realize that all we ordered are cold food.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hoofd 2, 1621 AM Hoorn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Hoorn
  • Phone Number: 0229- 215487

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, Dutch, European

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