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Grand Cafe Brinkmann

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Dutch, European, Contemporary, Bar, Central European, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 3111
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place to stop and grab something to eat, wonderful for just watching the world go by. Food was fantastic and drinks really hit the spot.

Thank Dawnmarie O
Edmonton, Canada
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is not often that we eat at a cafe on a square when travelling, as the atmosphere is usually great, but the food can be lack lustre. The Grand Cafe was well reviewed, so we gave it a try, and were not disappointed. We were there mid-afternoon, and the service was excellent considering how busy it was. Shared the... More 

Thank Michael S
Ashdod, Israel
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe/restaurant is located in the city center, just in front of the big church and local market so seating outside if weather permits is great. Food is very nice and service is great. Gin and Tonic is recommended

Thank Moshe_Kara
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of sightseeing we sat outside in the sunshine enjoying a drink The Cafe has a great position in the square and it is very popular with locals & tourists alike The drinks are reasonably priced and service is quick They have a full menu of food available This is a lovely place to enjoy a drink whilst... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice location, right in the middle of Haarlem. Sit outside so you can enjoy the view. Service was great. Food was average. It was good, but I expected more reading the other reviews.

Thank Rutger_Evija
Madrid, Spain
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to go to the "Grand Cafe Brinkmann" in the beautiful city of Haarlem to get the most complete and healthy breakfast in town... You have a cool menu that gives you the choice to taste the best of the holland cuisine...!!! And the views in the terrace are maxing just a few meters of the church in a... More 

Thank Juan Carlos G
Cologne, Germany
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super location (very nice place indoors and overlooking the square outdoors). Good food. Far better than expected. Very friendly staff.

Thank Hardy Z
Edmonton, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Neat old building, great service, good food. Enjoyed classic Dutch cuisine here, twice while in Haarlem. Excellent views of street action. Good for people watching.

Thank trekdigest
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on the outside terrace looking out on the main square on a lovely summer evening. We had the special burger and it was very good. Excellent service in the sunshine. The cafe building itself is glorious inside. I'm desperate to try the upstairs next time. We will be back next month.

Thank FWTraveller
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

My husband and I stopped here having read the recommendations on Trip advisor and were not disappointed. The Grand cafe is very well located on the main square and ideal fro people watching and a spot of lunch. We both ordered the Brinkmann burger; I don't usually choose a burger but this one was lovely with the addition of cheese,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $21
Dutch, European, Contemporary, Bar, Central European, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 3111

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