We ate here on a Sunday night in May because it was one of the few places open in Enkhuizen but were pleasantly suprised with our meal. As English residents in the Netherlands we often find getting an exciting restaurant meal a challenge here, but the menu in Onder de Wester was very varied. There were several fish dishes, as well as stuffed lamb, steak and two vegetarian options. Disappoiningly of these only the vegetarian curry was available as the Linzertorte which my partner wanted to try was sold out. I chose a spicy chicken tagine with seasonal vegetables, which came in a traditional tagine pot. This was served with rice rather than coucous, but the tagine itself had plenty of juicy chicken in it, as well as lots of peppers, chick peas, beans, courgettes and roasted carrots. As his veggie choice was not available my partner chose several items from the tapas menu, which seemed to be a popular choice thoughout the restaurant judging from other tables. The blue cheese dish with brandy soaked fried apple slices seemed to go down a treat. We shared a Portugese orange cake with orange sorbet for dessert which was really good. The only complaint about the restaurant was that the wine choice was very limited. There was no wine list and when asked what white wines they had we were just told they would bring us some to try. Basically we were just brought two bottles of very basic house wines and told to choose between them. A bit more choice would have been good, particularly as they seemed to do a reasonable number of beers. Friendly staff and the good food mean that I still gave the place a good rating however, and I would definitely return.
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