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Waterproef

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French, Seafood, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Dr. lelykade 25-27 | 2583 CL, 2583 CL Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 358 8770
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Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thu - Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Good for:
Doing business
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Excellemt food. Not cheap but worth every penny

This is a top quality restaurant. Good wine and great food. Small portions, so not for all you can eat fans ;) This costs more than average, but when you can afford it, go there and try it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Ron S
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Willemstad, Curacao
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Willemstad, Curacao
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a top quality restaurant. Good wine and great food. Small portions, so not for all you can eat fans ;) This costs more than average, but when you can afford it, go there and try it!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Hi, it has been the 3rd times we have been to this restaurant on the Scheveningen Harbour (between Mediterraneo and the Belgian place). Easy to park, and chic essential ambience with the warm touch of the owner and his team (the kitchen is open to see....) always professional with a smile. Food is excellent, the Menu' changes with the season... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant has excellent food, but the real highlight is the sommelier. With an extensive knowledge about the many surprising wines they serve, for example we had an Indian wine as a dessert wine, he helped make a good evening great. Wonderful place for a romantic evening or to enjoy with friends. If it’s warm enough make sure you reserve... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you are in the area I can genuinely recommend Waterproef restaurant in the harbor. The food was wonderful, although the menu wasn't extensive, the quality was outstanding. The seats on the harbor were wonderful and best of all were the gin and tonic drinks prepared with and slice of cucumber.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I would recommend everyone to have dinner here sometime. I visited the restaurant with my family in september. We had a lunch menu of the chef, which consisted of 2 or 3 courses. The entree, main course and dessert were all very good. The food was well prepared, the servants were really nice and the view outside, and there is... More 

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Leidschendam-Voorburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Waterproof is a enjoyable place with very good food and an extensive wine list. The menu is not that extensive, but whatever is served is done in a very imaginative way. The service is very friendly and attentive.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We arrived at 1900 hrs without a reservation, not smart, even on a Thursday, with a restaurant that is so highly rated. We were greeted warmly, but told if we wanted to eat at Waterproef we would have to leave by 2000 hrs and only be able to have a main course, or come back tomorrow. Since this was our... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely tabel for 3 at the waterfront. Nice selection of the menu. My sister and I both had 2 starters and a desert, no problem at all. Lovely service, very cheerful and dear, but never too much. Very good selection of wines.

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The Hague
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

The food was to die for. The service was excellent. Although it was very busy the servers took plenty of time to explain the various menu choices. We sat upstairs with a lovely view ofthe harbor. My dinner companion had a beer brewed in the Hague, "Kompaan" that was very tasty and I a wonderful housewine. One of the unusal... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

If you are looking for a nice restaurant with perfect food & wine, look no further as this is it. The hosts Yves & Lendl give you a perfect night out and make sure your table gets full attention. The interior is really nice and they have an enormous amount of wine (over 1.000). Every month also a monthly menu.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dr. lelykade 25-27 | 2583 CL, 2583 CL Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague  >  Scheveningen
  • Phone Number: +31 70 358 8770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32 - 71
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Contemporary, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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