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Broerenkerkplein 13, 8011 TW Zwolle, The Netherlands
038-4212083
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Ranked #2 of 102 Restaurants in Zwolle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Belgian, French, Dutch
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Maarssen, The Netherlands
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115 reviews 115 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed at Librije just a week after they re-opened the restaurant in the new location, the courtyard of Librije's hotel. From reception until breakfast next morning was a marvellous experience! Both the restaurant as well as the hotel are superb and the service is outstanding. We enjoyed an 8 course dinner: exquisite food accompanied by very nice wines. Probably... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is another level of dining. We went for the lunch which was an excellent choice as it lasted till +/- 17.30. After that we enjoyed Librije's hotel which is also awesome...

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Cologne, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

perfect food in a perfect place and atmosphere! stayed at the hotel and the service was just cool. Hans the Butler is really worthwile going there. The dinner at de librije is outstanding. Restaurant is closing by the end of year and will reopen at the hotel in Januar 2015! will go back as soon as possible! Jonny Boer is... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I f you want have make a fantastic experience You ahve to go to the Librije. Tastefull food, nice decoration and for this quality, it wasn't so expensive.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have had diner here on two occasions @ De Librije as well as Librije's zusje. On both occasions the food was excellent, the wine and atmosphere perfect. Will absolutely return!

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had only a few hours because of the train timetable. So next time is already booked in November and the hotelstay aswell. Now this being the number one restaurant in Holland I had high expectations. Because the menu's had five to eight courses we safely picked the a la carte dishes. Starting with a tea of fermented red cabbage... More 

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Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The service was fantastic, our waiter and the sommelier hit the balance between casual and professional spot on. The meal was well paced, the ambience beautiful. As for the food it was very good overall, the highlights including sole, steak tartare and monkfish. Our main (but minor) complaint was the level of acidity through a number of dishes. A "comfort... More 

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Yarm
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I visited here end Aug 2013 so a little late in writing the review!! Myself and a fellow chef that are interested in the Michelin scene decided to eat here and travelled from UK for dinner. Upon arrival, chef Boer knew exactly who we were as we had had some correspondence via twitter. We sat outside in the warm and... More 

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Ostend, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

As gourmet fan I enjoy great restaurants. This restaurant and its chef are renowned and awarded with 3 Michelin stars. We booked a table for lunch on thursday which ment that there was a special 10 year Michelin stars-Menu. Superb food for a super price. The food was Original, local and presented in a art-fashioned way. The service was out... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

De Librije manages to balance excellent service with a friendly smile and a warm atmosphere, not an easy thing to do. However they do it so well that you instantly feel at home and ready to enjoy the meal, and what a meal. The tasting menu with wine was fantastic, simply first class. Thank you.

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Address: Broerenkerkplein 13, 8011 TW Zwolle, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 038-4212083
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Overijssel Province  >  Zwolle
Cuisine: Belgian, French, Dutch

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