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Bistro De Pimpernel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Dutch, European
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Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like the food and ambiance so much we came back the week after. Best choices on the menu are the beef. Our group order the different beef choices on the menu and they are all tender accompanied by excellent sauces. The potatoes cooked in goose fat is superb! We are served by the owner who is a pretty jovial... More 

Thank Holeekow
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Closer to the airport's hotels, with a very, very good food. The "waiter" is also very friendly and amazing as all that they offer to eat... from the starts until the deserts.

Thank Joao Luiz O
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This is the kind of eating place I like! Owner run and very welcoming. Great food, varied menu, good wines, nice desserts, good service and no fuss atmosphere. Been here a few times and never disappointed. Perfect for big or small groups and for breaking the inevitable ice on work functions. I recommend this for anyone stuck in hoofdodorp for... More 

Thank Rebekah F
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Returned to OUR best restaurant in Hoofddorp and am happy to report that there has been NO CHANGE in the quality of food, service, and attention offered by this restaurant. It is in our opinion the best in the area bar none for a fine dining experience!

Thank Eric1940
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

Came here for dinner with my brother quickly before going to Schiphol. We're both not familiar with Hoofddorp so found this place on tripadvisor. It was a very quiet evening somehow in the restaurant, but we were lucky with the weather and could sit outside. Very nice a quiet out there, comfy chairs. The host (and I guess the owner)... More 

Thank Ralph M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting this restaurant frequently for the last eight years with collegues! This time I brought my family and as always De Pimpernel does not dissapoint my expectations. Great food, great surroundings and exceptionally friendly and welcoming atmosphere by the owners Raymond and Tanya.

Thank Guðjón G
Warwick, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Main meal very good and very agile due to size of business group thank you. There was 12 and meals was hot and delicious Thank you. Guys.

Thank RBEW
Community of Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

We were for the weekend in a Hoofddorp hotel and wanted something better than a hotel restaurant.we just found the Bistro Pimpernel and went in to see if we could get a table.the inside is charming,tasteful,decor.the owner immediately seated us and took care of us.we felt at home and we felt we were welcome. The meal was very good.it was... More 

Thank Anthony J
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

We have been coming in this restaurant for many years, it is always consistent. Bunches of fresh roses welcome you. The menu always changes according to season, but quality stays the same with excellent food well presented. Only 10 minutes from Amsterdam airport in the lovely village of Hoofddorp it is an oasis of old fashioned hospitality in the middle... More 

Thank Albert B
Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I have been comming here eight years and it'a always a pleasure. Raimond always takes very good care of us and the food is excilent.

Thank OliGeorgs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlemmermeer  >  Hoofddorp
  • Phone Number: 023-5615970
Bistro De Pimpernel opened its doors back in 1985. Over the years, the restaurant has grown into a true concept in Hoofddorp and the surrounding area, under the careful management of Raymond and Tanja Ruijg. The bistro is an informal French specialities restaurant with a menu which changes with the seasons. The restaurant also boasts a very extensive wine list. De Pimpernel is open every day from 17.00 pm except Sundays.

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