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De Pimpernel

Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
023-5615970
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Ranked #2 of 58 Restaurants in Hoofddorp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bistro De Pimpernel opened its doors back in 1985. Over the years, the restaurant has grown into a true concept in Hoofddorp and the surrounding area, under the careful management of Raymond and Tanja Ruijg. The bistro is an informal French specialities restaurant with a menu which changes with the seasons. The restaurant also boasts a very extensive wine list. De Pimpernel is open every day from 17.00 pm except Sundays.
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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This classically decorated restaurant in the centre of Hoofddorp has been here for years. Friendly owners, good food. A bit pricey, good wines.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

What a find. the host was delightful, and very knowledgeable about the food, asking our likes and recommending dishes accordingly. We ordered the braised steak and the rack of lamb and both were delicious, and there were plenty of side dishes to go with it. Also one of the nicest bottles of Malbec I've had in a long time. Also... More

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Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Just ate there tonight and couldn't wait to write a review. We had an exceptional dining experience. The food was great. Both of our plates had exceptional sauces. I was surprised to get 2 kinds of potatoes and veggies included. The service was great as was the house wine. Loved the cozy atmosphere. Been in Europe 10 days. Best meal... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very nice food, ambiance and warm service ... In a small cosi typical old wood dutch house right in the center of Hoofddorp

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Boskoop, The Netherlands
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207 reviews 207 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Had dinner with my family for a small celebration. Got a nice table for seven. The owner is also the waiter and he provides good service. Food is excellent had shrimps for entree and salmon for main course. The dessert coupe pimpernel was yummie and the different types of coffee ended an excellent meal. You get value for money.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

During a fleeting visit to lifelong friends who live in Uithoorn, we were taken to this restaurant for an evening meal. We found the room to be an eclectic mixture of interesting things and it was very clean and well furnished. All four of us had a starter and a main course, and each of us had something different for... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was ok, service not so ok. I ordered an Irish coffee for dessert and i got a normal coffee without any whiskey in it. When i complained to the waiter (who is also the owner) he started a discussion with me. In the end he wanted to taste it to see if i was right. And i was...... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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190 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This restaurant is a household name in Hoofddorp managed by the ever-witty Monseigneur Raymond serving pretty decent French-Dutch food for over a decade. This time as starter I had the chicken salad with a lot of smoked chicken and tiny bits of lettuce. Not bad, but nowhere near haute cuisine. The main dish of king prawns with fries was competently... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Whilst the service was a bit on the slow side the owner / waiter was a very charming fellow and looked after us. The food was worth the wait, been in Europe for 1 month and apologies to friends and family, this was the best food we ate all month! The entree was fresh and full of flavour (asparagus season!!)... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Makes you feel at home. Raymond is always a good host and the value is reasonable. I will eat there again if in the area.

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Additional Information about De Pimpernel

Address: Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 023-5615970
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlemmermeer  >  Hoofddorp
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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