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De Librije

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Spinhuisplein 1, 8011 ZZ Zwolle, The Netherlands
+31 38 421 2083
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food, hospitality, service, building, art, wines, everything is brought to you with such a passion and eye for details. We had a dinner experience we will not forget! Unfortunately Jonnie and Therese Boer were not around, but Jan Willem, Stefan & colleagues made sure we had the true Librije experience.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to quiet some Michelin star restaurants, but they all fade away when you compare them to the Librije. Everything is just right! We started with champagne in the lounge while they served different amuses and bites. We loved the textures and elegant flavors. When we got the menu's they explained that we had to choose individually four... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

safe some money and give yourself this experience.. you never forget! its not only about taste.. but for sure thats more then ok to!!

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Laguna Beach, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is ART. Absolutely amazing sights and tastes from the second you walk through the door. Lunch is just as incredible as Dinner, and THE SMART MOVE is to spend the night and then OVERDOSE on Breakfast the next day. OMG.The rooms are ALL chic and well thought out as the meals... 15 stars and 2 snaps up! Just do... More 

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abu dhabi
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We did the Taste of De Librije dining experience on Holland America and it was absolute perfection from start to finish. The flavor combinations were out of this world. I can only imagine the actual restaurant is just as good or better. Amazing food. Well worth it for those who appreciate food as an art form.

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Deurne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We were 2 couples. We had selected the package inclusive of a dinner and an overnight stay including breakfast. We enjoyed the whole evening, it was bliss : the atmosphere, the staff, the wine and, of course, the food ! Feast to the eye and taste buds. Eating at the Librije is like enjoying a play, a piece of art.... More 

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Deventer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Known for its beautifull courses and artfully menu. Staff is skilled and friendly offering a full dining evening

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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Chef Jonnie Boer and Sommelier Therese Boer of the Librije are such an art piece. And the whole world is curious about their succes as leaders. The taste of this restaurant is more than food, the team at your table is effective, kind, sensitive an very well trained without the traditional 3 *** stiffness...In their store I found a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We had the perfect evening at De Librije to end our honeymoon trip in Europe. Everything was perfect, the atmosphere, the staff, the wine and most importantly the food. It was a theatre and the full experience, not just the dinner. All the staff was very welcoming and accommodating,

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I selected the package inclusive of a dinner and an overnight stay. Johnnie and Theresa Boer are no doubt great hosts as well as entertaining personalities. A stay at their carefully curated hotel and restaurant is stepping into their mindset of the hospitality experience they would to present. Everything is selected to subtly enhanced and define their brand. Say hello... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spinhuisplein 1, 8011 ZZ Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Overijssel Province  >  Zwolle
  • Phone Number: +31 38 421 2083

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?