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Bistro de 13 Balcken

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Sun, 9/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$15 - $28
Seafood, European, Central European, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food in a very nice and relaxing atmosphere with very good service and very reasonable value for money

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank rkigervaron
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely loved this place. Having eaten there once on Wednesday we immediately booked again for Friday. Every course beautifully balanced and perfectly cooked. Steak and duck tender and properly rested. Great flavour combinations. We had the wine pairings on the second occasion and they were...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Lopsock
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We came to the restaurant having no clue what to expect. But everything was amazing: starting with super hospitable and nice waiters, cosy terrace and ending with delicious food that is made of the most highly quality products and cooked with heart and creativity.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Annabasina
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening and the restaurant was fully booked with locals (usually a good sign). As we had not reserved, we were seated outside. It was dry weather, so we had no issues with that. I had the sweetcorn soup and it...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank theleedsgirl
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I had only an hour available before a concert in the St Laurenskerk and chose the nearby Bistro de 13 Balcken on spec as it was close by. I was given a friendly welcome and had the special, which was grilled haddock fillets with samphire,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank GraemeKay
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Dropped in without a reservation. Managed to fit the 4 of us but was busy. Food delicious, catered for vegetarians too. Serves alcohol. Service excellent. Reasonably priced and clean.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Curiosity801656
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Well place, good food and cheeper price. I suggest this experience. they have also drink for pet and pet zone

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank simonesemplici
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

We don't go there as often as we want but everytime we enjoy the food and the wine there. It is one of our favourite place in Alkmaar!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank joannak433
Reviewed January 2, 2019

This restaurant is slightly at the edge of the historic centre, meaning removed from the tourist crowds. The staff was welcoming and very accommodating. We started with drinks (great beer from the island of Texel) and they prepared us a special cheese platter. We then...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

in general a really cute restaurant with a nice selection of wines offered by glass, good food and charming service

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from Foxdog11 | Reviewed this property |
I think they accept most Defiantly Visa and MasterCard I’m might be there tomorrow night so I’ll check
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