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Belgian, Dutch, European, Continental
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Weversgildeplein 1, 8011 XN Zwolle, The Netherlands
038-4233986
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic surprise.

TA already had a good rating for 't Pestengasthuys, but we were amazed at how good the food was. This was on par with a one star Michelin restaurant. We had a tasting menu with the wine pairing. From the bread through desert, everything was fabulous. Service was excellent. The atmosphere was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Califon, New Jersey
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Califon, New Jersey
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

TA already had a good rating for 't Pestengasthuys, but we were amazed at how good the food was. This was on par with a one star Michelin restaurant. We had a tasting menu with the wine pairing. From the bread through desert, everything was fabulous. Service was excellent. The atmosphere was nice. Assuming you can't get a table at... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We went 5 times in this place when we lived in Zwolle.... it was alway a nice, pleasant and tastfull experience. The best is to order the menu very good balance between prize and quality. Peaceful atmosphere .... and food with very nice flavors combinaison.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

we ate there during Christmas holidays and we all together agreed on one: this was for sure one of the best foods we ever had. Perfect service, nice designed and presentation and most importantly very delicious! Just notice that the place is not the cheapest :)

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants. Excellent atmosphere and ambiance in a beautiful old building. Excellent service and food.

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Gouda
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We have had a great evening. Good room down stairs close to the fire. Tried the Wagyu, but expected more taste. Wines are impressive but prices too serious. The staff could be less formal to make the impression even better.

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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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390 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Those were the days - that you turned into this house only for an attempt to get relief from one of the most terrible diseases at that time. Now, in the 21th century, the former hospital has turned into a very cozy, small-scale restaurant that serves high-quality meals. We came in by car and one of us was handicapped -... More 

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Utrecht, Netherlands
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109 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We went tot his restaurant last minute and found it on trip advisor. We were pleasantly surprised with the restaurant with the food and service. Only downside is that the weather was lovely and they don't have a outside to have drinks. Would visit again.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

No Michelin Star but I think very close not. The food is special and delicious.The staff very friendly. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

It's a small cosy restaurant, with friendly, knowledgable staff, and let yourself surprise, alternatively, make your choice. It's a very good alternative to the Librije and her sister.

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Ireland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Hi all, finally decided to start passing on some reviews considering I've been using all yours for years, so it's payback time. For work reasons we have been spending some time in Zwolle recently. Following reviews of the site we decided to try this restaurant and what an experience. Firstly the room, if possible ask for a table downstairs especially... More 

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Additional Information about 't Pestengasthuys

Address: Weversgildeplein 1, 8011 XN Zwolle, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 038-4233986
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Overijssel Province  >  Zwolle
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch, European, Continental

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Weversgildeplein 1, 8011 XN Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Overijssel Province  >  Zwolle
  • Phone Number: 038-4233986

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch, European, Continental
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?