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Het Geheim van Edam

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Spui 5, 1135 Edam, The Netherlands
0299 371 070
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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 find!

We had the most wonderful experience at this little restaurant. There is a set menu although you can choose the number of courses. We had five courses which was an ample amount but we were tempted to have more as the food was so delicious. Not only was everything beautifully presented - the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
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Perth, Australia
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had the most wonderful experience at this little restaurant. There is a set menu although you can choose the number of courses. We had five courses which was an ample amount but we were tempted to have more as the food was so delicious. Not only was everything beautifully presented - the combination of foods and flavours of each... More 

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Holland
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268 reviews 268 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It is a small and very cosy restaurant with just 26 seats. Reservation is a must. We went for a 7 course dinner and all were extremely tasty. Not one single dish disappointed us. Most dishes were prepared in a way, you would not easily think of. All were very well presented. Henk, the owner is a guarantee for a... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Came here with my partner to splash out and was not impressed overall. Food was tasty and nicely presented but portions were tiny and we left feeling hungry afterwards. We were not given menus since they don't have any so we had to ask for prices. We enjoy drinking wine and again with no menus so we had no idea... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This restaurant certainly lives up to its name 'The Secret of Edam'. It is tucked away in a narrow canal house, with a 'secret' five- to seven-course menu. It is tiny, with seating for just 26 people. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the maitre d' Henk makes sure you are never bored. We went during the 'heerlijke tiendagse'... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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130 reviews 130 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I made a reservation for my wife and I at the Geheim on the penultimate night of a weeklong cycling trip as a bit of a splurge. I made the reservation using the restaurants reservation service which confirmed my reservation. On arrival we had no reservation and apparently were the second couple that night which were literally left out in... More 

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Edam, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Only able seating 26 guests, it is probably the smallest restaurant of the region. However the food is great. Henk and his staff takes care of all cooking. He is also a perfect host. Some humour and thoughtful for his guests. Most certainly a clear recommendation. Sure to check availability.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We had a secret dinner at this restaurant, with accompanying wines. The (many, but small) dishes were delicious, and the wines were very enjoyable too. The service was friendly and efficient. All in all a very pleasant experience.

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Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We found this little secret on the internet when searching for a place to have dinner in Edam. Good food, nice location, good service. Recommended! Only 26 or so seats, so it's good to make a reservation.

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amsterdam
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

It's not a secret at all - delicious food, nice location and kind personneel... Visit this restaurant and don't keep it secret :-)

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Edam, The Netherlands
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230 reviews 230 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Last Thursday we enjoyed a nice dinner for 8 persons in this recently opened restaurant. We were celebrating the 61st birthday of Marian, a member of the family. The restaurant is established in an old narrow house located along one of the most scenic canals of Edam. The establishment is supposed to be specialized in small tasty dishes. So you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Spui 5, 1135 Edam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Edam
  • Phone Number: 0299 371 070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 42 - 64
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?