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De Gelaarsde Kat

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Hooftstraat 81, 2406 GE Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
0172-491401
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice food, nice atmosphere

This is a big restaurant which has quite a few different seating areas over two levels. The décor could be called dark, with dark wood furniture and rafters/beams and lots of decorations crammed in. But to me it felt rather cosy and gave off a nice atmosphere. We ate dinner there and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2013
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Service is terrible, kitchen is out dated. I will not go there anymore. Recipe of the spareribs is not tastefull and when we complained the did not want to accept this or do anything about it.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This is a big restaurant which has quite a few different seating areas over two levels. The décor could be called dark, with dark wood furniture and rafters/beams and lots of decorations crammed in. But to me it felt rather cosy and gave off a nice atmosphere. We ate dinner there and it was already dark when we arrived, so... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Nothing wrong with the food here but the prices are way to high!some prices increased with 40% in 5 years. The other minor point is that there are to much tables for th espace in the restaurant so you got little space. They have seats facing the river Rhine and that is very nice! If you go there take the... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Reasonable food, reasonable staff and reasonable price. Always packed full, that's gotta mean something, right?

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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198 reviews 198 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Not my favorite place. It is too dark. The food is reanably good for the price paid.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

We went with a group of 12. The food was good, if you got it warm. 2 of us got the spare ribs when the rest of us were done. Waited for almost 1 hour. Then when we wanted to pay they were fussing over the bill, and they had made some mistakes.

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Koutouloufari, Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

Best spare ribs I ever had. Great place, great atmosphere. I have been coming the last 15 years that I visit Alphen a/d Rijn. Peter is fantastic guy!!! Strongly recomended!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2008

Best restaurant in town! Great food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hooftstraat 81, 2406 GE Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Alphen aan den Rijn
  • Phone Number: 0172-491401

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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