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De Oude Gast

Certificate of Excellence
Dutch, European, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kroonstraat 45, 1781 GA Den Helder, The Netherlands
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we entered the little restaurant we were welcomed by a friendly young waitress. The drinks arrived as soon as we ordered, we got some bread with 2 different spreads for free, which was a nice surprise. The waitress asked (in english) if she could help us with the translation of the dutch menu. The food arrived also... More 

Thank micello
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Was walking around looking for a nice meal given my long day of bike riding. Nothing in the area that was open looked interesting then I stumbled on this place making my way to the hotel. I'm so glad I stopped and eat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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191 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The staff were super helpful after a long bike ride up from Amsterdam in helping me finding something yummy and filling for dinner. I went with the 400 gram steak and texel skummkoppe to wash it all down. It was fairly packed inside as it was a little cool but I braved the July evening weather and sat outside on... More 

Thank David I
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

At Thursday evening we wanted to have a simple smal dinner..like an omelet or a club sandwiche. It seems they didn't serve that at anymore at 7 o'clock in the evening but we did want to see the menu and have drink. We decided just to have a drink when the waitress came she had a plate with bread with... More 

Thank BrigenEd
Nairobi, Kenya
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Decent comfort food, lovely and cozy on a winter day. Not really a kid place, but nice to pop in for lunch or tea after a bit of shopping.

Thank Mbvanwees
Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our greeting was friendly, the food was lovely and the atmosphere is comfortable. The menu is not in English, therefore it is not aimed at tourists so we assume it is good local food. The staff are really pleasant and they will help with translation if needed. Definitely a favourite place in Den Helder.

Thank Richardt1008
Paignton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a fantastic place to eat. A fantastic menu with excellent steaks! I really do advise booking at weekends as it is a very popular restaurant and with celebration dining and parties. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank David W
South Africa
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215 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

There are not many restaurants in this lovely little town. But I really feel De Oude Gast could try harder..... Had a Caesar salad. Full full full of crostini .... Terrible. Ask for salad without the crostini...

Thank desparatehousewife07
los angelos
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We ate there twice. It wasn't bad, always full and I would recomend a reservation. Nightly specials were good.

Thank michaelhopper3
Den Helder, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We like to go there for the great food and good service. Very nice dishes, thoughtfuly presented and very tasty, and staff that ask you if you want your main course right after your starter or if you prefer to pause a bit. Only downside is that it is not always easy to get a table as they are popular.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dutch, European, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kroonstraat 45, 1781 GA Den Helder, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Den Helder
  • Phone Number: 0223-619183

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