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Wijncafe de rijke jansen

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Daalhemerweg 7, 6301 BL Valkenburg, The Netherlands
+31 43 601 4444
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We booked this because we saw the previous reviews on Trip Advisor. Our expectations, therefore, were high! We arrived to a warm welcome from our hosts and went down to the small wine cellar for our first glass of wine. We were asked if there were any dietary requirements or anything we didn't like to eat. A little later we... More 

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Thank RubyandTawny
Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

Thank You Verry much for You kind words. Hope to see You again in 2016. With regards, Hennie More 

Bakewell, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My daughter and I visited this little gem of a restaurant at the beginning of December . From the first greeting to our last goodbye the evening was amazing. Yes the place is small but that adds to its charm. Sitting in the cave whilst drinking a very nice aperitif was oh so magical. The host was more than charming,... More 

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Thank 446cath
Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

Thank you, you have received the recipe by mail and I hope we hear from you next time we meet how it tasted. With kind regards, Hennie. More 

Germany
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My friends and I were in Valkenburg on a girl's weekend. We wanted to do something unique. I read about the wine tastings in the private cave on the Wijncafe's website. I made a reservation with Hennie via email and he was very happy to have us. The cave is decorated with little white lights and holds 6-8 people. We... More 

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Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

Indeed it was a very nice wine tasting with you all. Thank you for visiting us. Hennie More 

Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I was just recommending this lovely restaurant to a friend and realised I hadn't written a review! My husband and I visited Valkenburg last December to enjoy the Christmas caves and decided an evening at the Wjincafe was a must after reading the reviews. It did not disappoint! In fact, if possible it was even better than the reviews make... More 

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Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind words on FB. Hennie More 

Blankenberge, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were guided here by Tripadvisor and we had a very great night overall! Firstly I'd recommend their special menu. Appetiser + 3 courses with 3 ( greatly ) matched glasses of wine + coffee. The rest is a surprise, I'd say trust the owner Hennie ( great host btw ) on this one! But don't be afraid to tell... More 

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Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

It's Nice to het a compliment, but You make me blush. Thank You very much. Hennie Wijncafe Valkenburg More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My partner and I had a fantastic meal here on Saturday night. Hennie is a terrific host, welcoming us with a glass of wine in the cave before serving a delicious three-course meal with matching wines. The philosophy of the Slow Food Movement was evident in the preparation and presentation of our meals. The atmosphere was very convivial - we... More 

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Thank 500Kitty
Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, thank you very much for your compliments. And thanks for the walk along memory lane, New Zealand revisited :) Kind regards to your husband too. Hennie. More 

South Wales
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We booked in the morning, and we're told that the evening was quiet for bookings. We arrived at 7.15 and discussed what we would like for the four course meal with wine. We then sat in the cave with a glass of wine while the smoked trout salad was prepared. When this was ready we went to the table and... More 

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1 Thank SouthWalesMattie
Hennie J, Eigenaar at Wijncafe de rijke jansen, responded to this review

We too had a great evening thanks to your good company! We hope you enjoyed the Rieu concert the following evening. Whenever you are in the Valkenburg area, please be welcome. More 

Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

After reading the reviews in Tripadvisor, we decided to try this restaurant. We were not disappointed, on the contrary we were very pleased with the food, the service, the atmosphere and the price. The restaurant is very small, I think it has place for a maximum of 20-25 people tops. The owner Hennie Jansen explains that you can order you... More 

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Newcastle
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

We were in Valkenburg for a weekend in order to attend the Andre Rieu concert. While we were walking around we saw the Wijncafe. Not knowing what to expect we went in and talked to the owner who explained what the cafe was all about. We were interested so arranged to go that evening. We were really pleased with everything... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

This restaurant is very special. The owner and his wife run the place. It only has place for about maximum of 20 to 30 guests. You choose your wine and the owner serves a menu (which suits your wines). The food is all from the local farms and shops (most biological). The owner has a superiour feeling for humor. He... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $25
Cuisine
French, Dutch, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Daalhemerweg 7, 6301 BL Valkenburg, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Valkenburg
  • Phone Number: +31 43 601 4444
Description
Welcome! Our kitchen can be characterized as 'real cooking' according to the spirit of the Slow Food movement. Bread, cookies and everything inbetween is homemade with regional and seasonal ingredients. The atmosphere is friendly, a relaxed 'living room' where socializing just happens, making friends, even if it's just for one evening. According to our guests "de rijke jansen" is a unique experience in Valkenburg, best to be checked by yourself. But only open on Saturdays, it is best to make reservations in time.

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