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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Dutch, European, Central European, Seafood
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Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Truro, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A stylish, romantic restaurant with good value food but in all we were there for over two hours as it took ages for the food to arrive. Luckily we had the time to wait and we did enjoy the surroundings but it did get slightly aggravating waiting between courses. Would recommend if you have an evening to spend. Maybe a... More 

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Vancouver BC
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is a little restaurant along the edge of the canal. Although the food was okay (average), we found the service to be extremely slow. We had to ask and ask again for everything. We saw another table that came in after us that got served before us - so we asked again if we could get our meals. Still... More 

Thank BarbaraJVancouverBC
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice place by the canal. Great tasting food and pleasant staff. Food was packed with flavor and the wine list is quite good.

Thank Klas B
Southwell, null, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

We come here every time we are in town with work it's just amazing, the food,wine and staff are all 5* if we lived in Holland I would be here every week. I would truthfully say it's one of my favourite place to eat in the world, can't wait for my next visit.

Thank Trudy O
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

This one of those places you could just walk past. The best meal we have had for a long time. Service is excellent. Every item on the menu sounds great and tastes fantastic when it arrives. Could not fault this place in any way. Will be going back soon.

Thank Holly76543329
Wells, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is consistently our favourite restaurant anywhere. Chef delivers consistently excellent food and we always schedule a visit when we are in the Netherlands.

1 Thank Theovanhensbergen
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2015

Over in Holland on a business trip. This superb restaurant was advised by a Swedish lady. We had the fish dish with curry sauce and vegetables. Best food I've tasted in a long time. George and the other staff were very friendly and attentive. Thank you for a great evening.

Thank sharonbarker
Gouda, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

here you can eat for a low price, made by one of the best persons in the Kitchen of the neighbourhood. in summer you can have dinner outside, there where the fisherman brought their fish.

2 Thank wijnartistJacques
London, United Kingdom
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1,329 reviews
605 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a very old style brasserie/restaurant with very friendly service, good atmosphere and a great menu. Everything is recommended, but specially de Grilled Albacore tuna was exceptional. One of the best I tasted. Recommended

Thank Ricardo B
Limerick, Ireland
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136 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The starters of beef carpaccio, sweet potato soup and the scallops were excellent as was the homemade breads accompanying them. Mains of beef tournedos and sea bass were again top quality rounded off with a lovely bottle of Viognier wine that was very reasonably priced at €22.50. Coffee and desert was also very good and the staff were very friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Dutch, European, Central European, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Gouda
  • Phone Number: 0182-518979

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