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“Lack of will to work”
Review of Grand cafe Fanfare

Grand cafe Fanfare
Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Giethoorn
Price range: $12 - $45
Cuisines: French, Dutch
Description: Dear Guest, First of all: a warm welcome in Giethoorn, known as the Venice of Holland. Giethoorn, with its picturesque canals and charming little bridges, Its setting is unmistakebly unique: Giethoorn is situated in watery reed-lands, which makes it an ideal starting point for idyllic daytrips. In the second place: we wish you a very hearty welcome in Grand cafe de Fanfare, the perfect complement to a perfect day out. Grand cafe de Fanfare will dedicatedly see to your food and drink, varying between a nice cup of coffee with cake and a delicious three-course dinner. The bar with the agreeable atmosphere of an old-Dutch pub and the large comfortable pavement, easily create a informal and relaxed ambiance. The team of Grand cafe de Fanfare does its utmost to provide you a perfect day! Yours faithfully, Arie-Willem and Natasja Vermeij, host and hostess of Grand cafe de Fanfare, and their staff
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Description: Dear Guest, First of all: a warm welcome in Giethoorn, known as the Venice of Holland. Giethoorn, with its picturesque canals and charming little bridges, Its setting is unmistakebly unique: Giethoorn is situated in watery reed-lands, which makes it an ideal starting point for idyllic daytrips. In the second place: we wish you a very hearty welcome in Grand cafe de Fanfare, the perfect complement to a perfect day out. Grand cafe de Fanfare will dedicatedly see to your food and drink, varying between a nice cup of coffee with cake and a delicious three-course dinner. The bar with the agreeable atmosphere of an old-Dutch pub and the large comfortable pavement, easily create a informal and relaxed ambiance. The team of Grand cafe de Fanfare does its utmost to provide you a perfect day! Yours faithfully, Arie-Willem and Natasja Vermeij, host and hostess of Grand cafe de Fanfare, and their staff
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

30 minutes tried to order.
Called for waiter out load twice.
One of them even said ok and that he'll be right back.
We left.
30+ min to try and order, imagine how long we would have waited for our food.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank 3adidas
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

Giethoorn is a lovely (but very very small) town that is so popular with tourists that several locals have become ignorant in respecting their visitors, let alone make it attractive to come their again. De Fanfare is one of them.

We had the bad fortune of wanting to go their one afternoon on the day of the boat show that was going to take place at night (from 8PM). Not only is it very annoying that the organisation of this event tried to force us to pay 5 euro per person in order to be allowed to walk to De Fanfare at 4PM, what is worse is that Den Fanfare did not warn us about this event when we made the reservation and were plain rude when we called them on the spot about how to solve this ("sorry, that's your problem").

So, we want back to the place where we had lunch before the boat trip, De Rietschulp (4* out of 5). Ignore De Fanfare: they don't care about their customers!

Date of visit: August 2016
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Thank Erik1959
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Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The food is very delicous, the lemon pie especially. The service is also good. We had a good time in the restaurant. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Miao-Fen J
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

This restaurant is as lovely as the city. Good food and nice tables in the sun.... definitely recommend it!!

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Lilian C
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Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a potato/leek soup, appetizer adventure and shrimp & salmon salad. Although they cost €30, food is ok & waitress is friendly.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank krieh
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