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De Kastanje

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Seafood, European, Dutch
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Grote Kerkstraat 12-14 | 8601 ED, 8601 ED Sneek, The Netherlands
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sneek, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here one time. It's a bit expensive, but really worth it. The food was amazing and you could see the kitchenstaff really put an effort into it. It's a good place for a date or with close friends. Good service.

Thank EvaSneek
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in this place 3 times: - first time with collegues, I had the best spare ribs I ever had, was a Monday and was a special offer; - second time with a friend, unbelievable food; - 3th time with my girlfriend, food very good, cosy atmosphere! Food very good Service very good Price is very good compare... More 

Thank Redmonster52
Neutral Bay, Australia
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464 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked this place due to proximity and T/A reviews. Despite the menu being only in Dutch & German our waitress explained it all to us and was very patient.....as you'd expect. Service was prompt, perfectly charming and attentive, absolutely no complaints. Several of our party chose the smoked salmon starter filled with shrimp with the rest of us taking the... More 

Thank David R
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Visited the restaurant with a group of 9. The waiters were very, very, very kind. Besides that they were very knowledgeable about their menu and wines. The food was quick and good. They have a very nice garden were you can have lunch/ dinner.

Thank Tom V
Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My first meal in Nl on a snowy Feb evening and 14 yrs later my last under a Dutch sunset. Thanks for the good times and the great food!

Thank Nikki W
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I visited Sneek in March this year and reviewed this restaurant. So I went back this September to see if the March experience was an anomaly. It wasn't, again the food was spectacular. The service first class and the ambiance still firmly in place. It's a " must go" if you visit Sneek.

Thank John H
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When staying over in Sneek in the north of the Netherlands, we also went for dinner in this restaurant. The service is very good and the food offered of excellent quality and in more then sufficient quantity... We were seated in the small garden outside as the weather was excellent. Lucky for us because inside the music was a bit... More 

Thank VincentBrussel
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We are at this Restaurant the other day and probably had the best meal (and we had plenty of really good food) in Sneek. We ordered the Chateau Briande and OMG it was sensational, the sauce was prepared at the table and was exceptional. The service was equal to the food. You would do yourself a disservice if you visited... More 

Thank John H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

In Friesland vegetarians might have a bit of a harder time than in cosmopolitan cities. Finding a plate without meat / fish is always possible, but De Kastjane features are veg. starter and surprise veg. main course. It turned out to be an open lasagne, which was delicious! Their wine menu also featured some great wines, so all in all... More 

Thank MaartenDeGroot
Antwerp, Belgium
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Review: Multiple visits confimed the 4/5 rating according to me. Every time splendid, fresh and tastfull dishes were served. Good housewines, nice & cos terrace (handy for smokers), tastfull interior, just enough space between table balancing privacy & cosyness. Negatives: staff should be trained better (wine knowledge, menu/product knowledge) in order to keep up with the high-standard of the kitchen.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, European, Dutch
Restaurant features
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Kerkstraat 12-14 | 8601 ED, 8601 ED Sneek, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Sneek
  • Phone Number: 31515422387

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