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Paviljoenlaan 1 | 2131 LZ, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
023 5572963
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Ranked #14 of 59 Restaurants in Hoofddorp
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dutch
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

For a night out with our family our kids always want to go here. The food is sustainable and some ingredients are homegrown. Although quite pricy, the kids can order their own 'wine' here and is served in appropriate glasses. Treat them like grown-ups and they will act that way so we had an evening-filled dinner with no fuss. The... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I went to this place with a groups of people I work with. It was an interesting experience. I think I would I have enjoyed the place more in the summer or at least during the day as the scenery seemed to be very nice. The food was interesting: It wasn't great but it was interesting. It was a set... More 

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Hoofddorp
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This restaurant is situated on the verge of the Haarlemmermeer forest, run by imaginative chef Jonathan Karpathios. Its building, set on a lovely forest pond, has a very special architectural design, which creates a light and breezy atmosphere. I love to have lunch here: it's relaxed, delicious and dishes are prepared with great attention to detail. The lovely, mostly homegrown... More 

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant is situated in a beautiful modern building at the former exhibition Floriande in the Hoofddorpse Bos. I have been here about 5 times for business. If you believe in the dream of organic and biologic food, this is the place. For me personally, I don't care a bit. A course of sliced carrot surrounded by 5 peas is... More 

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Amsterdam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you like different kind of food. Try this place. A bit expensive, but worth a try. Service is not that special.

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Definitely worth a visit, chef Jonathan has a mission and passion for real healthy food. Has its own vedgie patch in the surrounding gardens. Great location, beautiful lake. Simply loved it.

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South Pole
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I love Vork en Mes. Of course, the surroundings are fabulous. It's also nice in winter, but it is fantastic to sit outside on the lake in the summer. The building is fascinating as well. Service is great as well. Everyone is just great and helpful. And the food........ so original, so inspiring! Take the carpaccio of watermelon: who would... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We met Chef Jonathan as we entered with our Dutch friends. He was by the fresh herb gardens and spent some time talk about the eco-friendly, home grown atmosphere. The water flowing down the glass roof through the see through walls was amazing. Only out-done by the incredible vegetarian Pinkster meal that I was served. We had kids with us... More 

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Nl Woerden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

As a vegetarian I normally do not have much choice on the menu. This place is different! Many delicious vegetarian dishes, all very very tasteful. Small dishes, so if you're not very hungry you choose two dishes, if you are hungry you can choose more, it's all up to you. Biological too. Nice wines, and the desserts are heaven! The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Vork en Mes is hard to find and very difficult to get to on public transportation but don’t let that stop you. The restaurant is unique with a wall of water at the entrance and a great lakefront location. I came with a large group so we were served a set menu. Everything was fresh and either raised on site... More 

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Address: Paviljoenlaan 1 | 2131 LZ, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 023 5572963
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlemmermeer  >  Hoofddorp
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Dutch

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