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Southern Cross

Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
+31 23 521 9992
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we entered the restaurant and the owner welcomed us until the end of the evening and we went home, we had an amazing evening. The knowledge of the wines, the enthusiastic stories, the fantastic food and the brilliant attendance of the serving...More

Thank EdLazet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great pleasure to visit this restaurant! Delicious Australian mixed with Asian fusion food. Choose the 6 course surprise menu and every course is a huge pleasure to taste, see and experience especially with the well chosen wines! Excellent staff! Great professionals and very...More

Thank Nelly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Southern Cross always delivers on quality in food and service. If you are into modern Australian with oriental influences this is a great place. After several visits we are always pleased to return to the warm and personal welcome of the host, of a level...More

Thank Alonso63700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a 7-course menu tonight. It was fantastic. From the start with a sparkling shiraz on the terras until thw coffee with sweets. Beautiful entourage, super friendly staff and the food and wines are just perfect. We are looking forward to our next visit!

Thank Ries_Jo
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We discovered this fantastic restaurant thanks to friends of us who live in Heemstede, and we have been here many years over the last 10 years and we love it every single time. Fantastic food with great wines in a beautiful setting, and highly recommendable...More

Thank Jules D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

It's often hard to reserve a table. I often tried but failed. This time I was lucky to book my birthday dinner there with family. The food is truly excellent and original. Would you have ordered soft shell crab? Take the surprise menu, it is...More

1  Thank Scotman_Holland
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favourites since 2002. The cuisine, the service are perfect, never had a mediocre experience, always high level and absolutely consistent, thanks to the focus of the owners and the very very determined staff that make this place so loved!

Thank CeesLeenders
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this wonderful establishment last night, and I am still glowing from the memory of the experience. Upon arrival we were immediately greeted and seated, and then our host provided us with a overview of their fine selection of wines, even guiding us as...More

1  Thank daniel f
Reviewed 12 April 2017

On of the few real Australian restaurant in the Netherlands. Owner Peter, his wife and the rest of the staff make you feel very welcome. Food is out of this world, perhaps from another planet. On warm evenings you can dine outside.

Thank lad52
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Although acoustics are not great, this is a restaurant to come back to, for the quality of the food, the excellent service and the nice atmosphere! Every dish on the menu is composed of very tasteful ingredients. Nicely balanced, well seasoned. Specialities like emu, kangaroo...More

Thank Captain_Cee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Heemstede
  • Phone Number: +31 23 521 9992
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Australian chef Peter Edwards, together with his wife Natasja and their team have been serving Modern Australian Cuisine for over 14 years. Qualilty seasonal produce both local and imported are of utmost importance. We have long standing relationships with our suppliers to Ensure we get the products we require. Grainfed Black Angus from the Clare Valley, Kangaroo from Western N.S.W tot Hiramassa Kingfish from South Australia are just a few of the ingredients sourced from Australia. The menu is constantly evolving to take advantage of each ingrediënt in its prime. Guests are invited to choose from our 3-course a la carte menu or take a culinary trip through Australia enjoying our 5-course degustation menu. Together with our sommeliers we have individual tailor made wine pairings with our food. All wines we have imported ourselves or come from one of our specialists suppliers.
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