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“Soup in the Sunshine” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Vogelhuis Oranjerie

Vogelhuis Oranjerie
Dorpsstraat 204, 1796 CH De Koog, Texel, The Netherlands
0222-317279
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Ranked #7 of 31 Restaurants in De Koog
Cuisines: Belgian, Dutch
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
“Soup in the Sunshine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic take on mosterd soep with the bite of the gerookte zalmen mixing in with the mustard and a few garnel for interest. Partner had Schinken, kaas en ui pannekoeken which was nicely caramelised. Service was swift, polite and genuinely jolly. Nice windbreaked terrace on the main winkel straat...Dorp. Just down from the post huys and it's adjacent intriguing art gallery. Hot drink quality could be improved...coffee was bitter and tea not leafy, fresh enough, brood rolls std. Loos good and clean and fresh tra la la...electronic entrance!?

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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89 reviews 89 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Good food busy tourist street”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

If you want to have some nice food in de koog, this is a good location. Also do not forget to try the local Texel beer. A must if you like beer!

Visited August 2013
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Good restaurant in De Koog”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had some very good seafood here. The service was good and the price is right! So we recommend you trying Vogelhuis Oranjerie

Visited June 2013
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Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great with young kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

We had a quick lunch here at the end of our stay on Texel. The menu is quite extensive and well priced. The kids got a very cool soft toy as part of their kids meal (a super souvenior). The jumpy castle and playground just off the big sunny terrace meant we could sit and relax and enjoy the sunshine. Good, quick service. All in all a recommended stop.

Visited May 2013
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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“The best restaurant on Texel island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We've just spent a great weekend on Texel Island with my fiancee. At this time of the year (November - off season) the summer-holiday island was clearly deserted. There were only a handful of good restaurants open, but we've been lucky enough to find the Vogelhuis Oranjerie in de Koog.

Food is great, the restaurant looks really neat, and there is a central fireplace to add to that. The waiters are really friendly and adwise you based on your likes vs. trying to offer you the priciest dishes.

Try the starters, with some extra helping of a side, if you're really hungry. These straters are huge, nicely presented and offer a local touch - shrimps / lamb / cheese from the region.

The prices are also the best compared to the other restaurants around. A must try, if you're on Texel.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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