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Restaurant De Hoop Op d'Swarte Walvis

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Sun, 2/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, International

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews mustard soup oysters the river zaanse schans fine dining surprise menu weather was great excellent dining experience touristic place service was excellent fish of the day main course traditional dutch great lunch cooked to perfection course dinner good quality food
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here as they had an offer on the blackboard outside - bitterballs and beer and apple pie and hot chocolate for €5 each. We left our bikes outside and asked about the offer and were shown to the bar area which was small...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nm598
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice location, we had a table outside at the water. Food was nicely served small portions. On that day the waiting time until next course was really long even with company of several colleagues. Advise: if it is a busy day do take the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kerstin m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere, lovely lunch with a very nice soup and a few drinks. Service was awesome. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sasha122156
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here with 4 friends for lunch while visiting the Zaanse Schans. The mustard soup was very good. The bathrooms are nice too. The building which houses the restaurant was once an orphanage.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EscondidoGirl
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We were hungry and freezing and needed someplace with gluten-free lunch, so we were grateful to find this place with nice hot options. Charming and cozy atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, and accommodating of gluten-free needs - they even brought delicious gluten-free rolls to go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank astimac1
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

We ate here with four on Christmas Eve and had the 5 course Chef’s Surprise Menu. All courses were nicely presented and tasty. Service was professional yet not to formal, and very supportive. Location remains superb. All in all a nice Christmas Eve.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DeKokkies
Reviewed November 22, 2018

located close to the canal. it is a small cottage lot. very traditional dutch resto. the food was average and since it is in a tourist area prices are a little high as expected. service is also average.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed November 20, 2018

I was there with a tour guide who knew the town but not the restaurant. We went for lunch after a morning of seeing the town and we both liked it very much. Very Dutch, very quiet, very relaxing. It was not crowded as it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom G
Reviewed November 17, 2018

The restaurant was in the past a well known high quality place. Atmosphere in the restaurant is nice, in the middle of a super touristy area. Food though is very average for the price you pay. We had a four course dinner, and nothing was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank worldtravellerTom
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

So I noticed a mix of reviews when we booked, but noticed that the trend seems to be good for dinner and take your chance for lunch. We booked for dinner and I actually thought it was a steak place. Couldn’t have been more wrong!!!!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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March 28, 2015|
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Response from Paul R | Property representative |
As one of the owners I have answered your question 5 days ago but apparently this didn't come through. But we do serve lunch with local dishes and classics as well as local craft beer etc. Hope to see you around, best... More
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