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Archibald Schimmelpenninck

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Brinklaan 25 | Brediusweg, 1404 EP Bussum, The Netherlands
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The netherlands
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Archibald is a well known spot in Bussum. Locals go there for lunch, drinks and a bite to eat. Their menu is based on French classics and is quite good. Do take into consideration the acoustics are not very good and you'll find your dinner conversation drowned in the background noise. Having said that, Archibald is located next to the... More 

Thank Jacob_van_Lennep
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

So far always good food choice at the Archibald. However the last time the food quality was disappointing. Halibut was serves on top of linguini. Both items were not properly cooked and overall not seasoned properly. Just blend and tasteless to me. Service is mostly done by really young waitress hence sometimes it did not seem well organised. After this... More 

Thank Marzetta
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Catch up with a friend by having a good, traditional Dutch lunch: two 'kroketten' on brown bread. With mustard! No surprises, just good.

Thank JLa54
Beirut, Lebanon
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167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place in Bussum, we went on a sunny day and the food was great.. We sat outside and the staff were very friendly and welcoming..

Thank Christine E
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Came here for a "family" meal for 6 adults. Staff were very friendly and food was excellent. It is always a good sign when they can make slight alterations to items on the menu at request. We were worried about parking beforehand, however there appeared to be adequate street parking around - we had no problem finding a space. Only... More 

Thank Engelsman57
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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251 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to have dinner with business relations or with your family if you do not feel to cook yourself. Not too posh, not too shabby. Exactly right for a relaxed meal. Good quality food.

Thank Henk58
Madrid, Spain
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

A nice restaurant en Bussum, with very nice atmosphere and attentive service. The food good as well as the wine.

Thank AndyTorre
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311 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is one of the nice restaurants in Bussum. It is not very far from the train station. The staff is friendly and jovial. The menu (luckily) is not very extensive, but has a number of good choices on there. Cuisine is mostly Dutch. Prices are decent (around € 35 for 3 coures) House wines are very acceptable, especially the... More 

Thank Alfred V
Portland, Oregon
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

One of those places with constant great food and great service with a smile. The only reason why I am not giving them 5 stars is that the prices are high especially for a brasserie.

Thank Reeijm
Tervuren, Belgium
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have been at this place several times, and always found it very pleasant, with decent food served. Do not expect haute cuisine, but solid and goodtraditional dishes, served in a nice and cosy, albeit it sometimes a bit noisy atmosphere, but this is what you exepect from a brasserie. A special compliment for nice service, waiters are always smiling... More 

Thank Filip V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dutch, European, Italian, French, Asian
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brinklaan 25 | Brediusweg, 1404 EP Bussum, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Bussum
  • Phone Number: 035-6943030

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