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Hemingway

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Dutch, European, Seafood
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Heilige Geeststraat 7, 5911 JA Venlo, The Netherlands
+31 77 351 2349
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Gemunden, Germany
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146 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017

The outside is not particularly impressive, but the inside is. This café is what I would consider a very good example of a typical Dutch Brown Café. the inside is very inviting and comfortable, and you can sit and drink coffee and read the paper if you want and also get good food. We were in Venlo only for a... More 

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Grevenbroich, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

When it is full and you are foreigner, you can expect to be yelled at. you must be very polite and cautious there, better not speak German. The menu is in Dutch language only. If they can they cheat you, they do it. This is my experience. The quality of the food is below average.

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Berlin, Germany
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Been there first in the nineties when I studied in Venlo. Just aside the shopping streets in the heart of the city, it almost feels like an insider tip. Greatest beers at draft. Perfect meals. Happy people. Nice staff. But nothing beats atmosphere. It's just present.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The restaurant is pleasantly decorated and has an unpretentious, relaxing vibe. The staff were cheery and quickly took our orders. They offer a couple of dishes without meat or fish, a seeming rarity in Venlo. Our two dishes arrived 45 minutes later. Although it was a Saturday lunchtime the place was only about 20% full, some just taking coffee. Our... More 

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Bath
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

We visited Hemingway, famished after a long day's biking, and ordered a salad to share as a starter and two main meals. The food was pretty classic, but the size of the portions was something else entirely! Just what we were after on that night. The only thing that would have improved the experience would have been a warning about... More 

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Haverhill, MA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

When I am in Venlo, I typically spend at least one night dining at Hemingway. The food is not gourmet, but good and it, as well as the wine and beer are reasonably priced. Better than that, the atmosphere is very relaxed. When I am traveling alone, this is a great spot for reading my book, sipping a drink and... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Nice little place in a side street of downtown Venlo. Chilled out and welcoming everyone, from alternative types till families. The food is not bad at all and I can't wait till next summer so that I will be able to sit outside in their annex across the street.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

Found this little place tucked away in one of the back streets in Venlo and looked like a nice place to eat. How right we was food was amazing starters, prawns lovely and cambert yummy, mains steaks, grills and ribs all cooked lovely and also such friendly staff. We ended up going there twice on our long weekend visit to... More 

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London
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

We tried this eet cafe because the more central place we had intended to eat had some sort of function on and everywhere else was either busy or lacking staff. Unprepossessing exterior. They said they normally had notice if there was a function elsewhere and got more staff in, but the single person on the bar/waiting coped well. In the... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2012

Went for lunch one weekend and was pleasantly surprised, the look and feel is Parisian shabby chic and the atmosphere is nice. Food is pretty good as well

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heilige Geeststraat 7, 5911 JA Venlo, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Venlo
  • Phone Number: +31 77 351 2349

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