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De Vijfde Smaak

Hoogstraat 4, 1541 KX Koog aan de Zaan, The Netherlands
+31 75 628 5588
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
CUISINES
Dutch, European, French, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Hoogstraat 4, 1541 KX Koog aan de Zaan, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed June 7, 2017

we were with a group of 6. all of us were disappointed by the quality of the diner. the meat was not tender, de fish was dry and there were hardly any vegetables with is.

Thank simone V
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Staff were attentive and considerate. The flavours were exceptional, and the wine pairings spot on. Overall memorable experience. If I didn't live on the other side of the world will come back more.

1  Thank Bas G
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I was invited for a good-bye lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the ambience as well as the excellent cooking. Nice touch are the Nepalese items on the menu. The attention of the host was alert. My party had Zaanse soup, steak tartare, and various...More

2  Thank X10Amsterdam
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Interesting experience. The first impressions were not good, we walked past the restaurant to see one of the kitchen staff looking very scruffy, with trousers not covering his butt, and smoking a cigarette at the side of the building. We Started with one dish of...More

Thank WDxDangermouse
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Had lunch here with my wife, very nice French cuisine, local and organic products, great taste, friendly staff and nice ambiance. Absolutely worthwhile!

1  Thank Dennis L
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I have no clue what some of the other reviewers are talking about! I have been born and raised in Koog aan de Zaan, familiar with all other restaurants in the area, the local standard. I have had dining experiences spanning 5 continents of the...More

Thank globalnlp
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Restaurant is in the koog de zaan area, close to the Olam Cocoa factory. It is beautiful restaurant with a stylish and sort of dock looking interior. Energetic and friendly staffs. We choose a 3 course meal. I wasn't impressed with the started, and the...More

Thank nishadalavi
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

The name of the restaurant refers to the Japanese word "umami"; a savory taste. It is one of the five basic tastes (together with sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness). We had a 3 cours menu. The portions were good and the food was nice.

Thank zandtp
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Last week we had a diner in your place and we were very disappointed with the quality of the food. it was not busy, so that can not be the excuse.

Thank Robert v
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Beautiful restaurant, stylish interior. A warm welcome from the lovely staff. We chose the 3 cours menu and that was a great choice, all courses were tasty, from the first to the last. And this accompanied by excellent wines. We Belgians will definitely return!

Thank stev_cris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $53
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoogstraat 4, 1541 KX Koog aan de Zaan, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Koog aan de Zaan
  • Phone Number: +31 75 628 5588
  • E-mail
Description
De Waakzaamheid is the oldest wooden building hospitality of the Netherlands and by construction Somass completely restored.

Restaurant DeVijfdeSmaak ensures the excellent cuisine and friendly hospitality that the ancient and glorious history of the hospitality industry Vigilance revives a more contemporary feel.
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