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“High value”
Review of De Kale Pater

De Kale Pater
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Ranked #71 of 320 Restaurants in Haarlem
Cuisines: Dutch, European, Seafood, International
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Centrum
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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143 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“High value”
Reviewed May 20, 2014

Respect for the cook working in De Kale Pater, as the food is honestly amazing. Also the atmosphere in the restaurant was very good. It had a very 'bourgondic' Dutch / Belgian feel, where Dutch 'gezelligheid' is an imprortant aspect. Good beers and good wine, worth a try. Thanks, we will be back.

  • Visited February 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
kopenhagen
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106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Kale Pater, nice”
Reviewed March 27, 2014

Kale Pater is a nice small restaurant with an open kitchen. Dishes are pepared on an open fire. The cook stands literally next to the guests. The restaurant is situated in the center of Haarlem. Parkin is possible close by in an underground parking. The citu center is beautiful, especially the city square. I can recommend this restaurant to everybody. Outdoor seating is very limited.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank woefdram
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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312 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
“To stuff, not to enjoy”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

De Kale Pater is known in Haarlem for its generous portions and blue-collar(ish) atmosphere.

The fish platter came indeed in huge portions with the unavoidable fried potatoes. It was fairly OK and reasonably fresh, but nothing special. The Dame Blanche that I had for afters was not to be scorned too, but plain average again.

The service was slow but friendly in a fully packed restaurant. The prices were high given its rather average quality. We paid over 70 Euro for two persons for two courses including two glasses of beer.

For the greedy-guts.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Venneper
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Schagen, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good restaurant; eat and have fun”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

Nice restaurant in the city of Haarlem.
No terras to eat outside.
I would go again for a happy meal.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Myranda S
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Nice restaurant in the centre of Haarlem. The Kale Pater theme was continued inside with various statues, etc. Good food, standard enough steak and fish dishes. Service reasonable, I felt it was maybe a little overpriced for what we had but food was good, tasty, well presented. Would go back there.

Visited March 2012
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