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“Beautiful location, nice food!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Vork & Mes

Vork & Mes
Paviljoenlaan 1 | 2131 LZ, 2131 Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
023 5572963
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Ranked #12 of 63 Restaurants in Hoofddorp
Price range: $7 - $44
Cuisines: Dutch, International, European
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Our restaurant located in the Haarlemmermeer Pavilion is a special building designed by Hani Rashid of Asymptote Architects from New York. From spring to autumn there flows a waterfall on the roof, which is spectacular down at the entrance. The pavilion is located at the edge of the Haarlemmermeer woods, 'floating' on a lake and surrounded by our vegetable garden. This beautiful place you just forget everything. Every moment is different, sometimes the building disappears in the dew of the morning, an hour later, the shining in the sunlight. This property emphasizes how close we live with nature. Eye to eye with water, air and endless green.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Beautiful location, nice food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This restaurant is located on a little lake, which makes it especially nice in the summer. The entrance (you walk through a waterfall) is also quite nice.
More important though: the food is very, very good! Mostly organic and home-grown, presented in a creative way. Service is friendly.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent food every time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We live close to this restaurant and we have been here many, many times and the food has always been excellent! We have always chosen the 3 or 5 course surprise menu's and the chef always uses local and seasonal produce and anything we don't like is taken into consideration. We have not had a bad meal here yet. Sometimes if it is busy it can be a bit slow, but the location is amazing and so we don't mind having a long and leisurely meal.
In the summer they have a lovely outdoor area for eating and in the winter, the restaurant is upstairs, so unfortunately not suitable for taking a baby in a pram. They do offer to put the baby in a room downstairs if he/she is sleeping and you can use a baby-monitor, but no space to have the pram upstairs, although we did manage to do this once when it was quite quiet. We carried the pram up the stairs, our baby was around 3 months old at the time. It was fine.
The staff are all very friendly and helpful and any questions you may have, they always have a answer or will find out for you. All in all I would highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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