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Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 3841
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Lusaka Province, Zambia
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here early December and been treated for a special 5 course menu with paired wines. Needless to say that the chef burst with creativity and each course was 'a walk of life'. As a chef myself I can only appreciate such level of cooking. Well done!

Thank Travelindar1973
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service are just perfect! We came from Amsterdam jyst ti try the food and it was worth it. The waiters are so friendly and welcoming. We had a great experience and most importantly our tummies were perfectly happy ☺

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Thank sis701
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Specktakel for business dinner. Place has very nice paintings on the walls and decoration is just fantastic. Food is nice however I heard great reworded of food and nowadays they did not score so much as my friends told ... nice anyway and worth to visit if you are in city center!!

Thank Magdalena Z
Thalwil, Switzerland
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is a very nice surprise with a mix of food from every part of the world. I ate a very good fillet and nice appetizers.

Thank andreasY6095UO
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I don't normially write reviews for restaurants but Specktakel deserves it, the food was absolutely amazing and the atmosphere and staff really add to the experience! I highly recommend the veal carpaccio and Korean prawns and squid!!! Highly recommend the restaurant if you are in Haarlem or nearby!!

Thank Charlotte S
Lima, Peru
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I love this restaurant. The service was good. And the food was great. We had a four course menu each with its own wine. Excellent!

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Thank Adriana M
Vancouver Island, Canada
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

They do a three course menu you can build from one each of an appetizer, main and desesrt. I was not doing any carbs at the time so they allowed me to choose two mains instead and took all of the starchy sweet things off and replaced them with options I could enjoy. he Iberico pork chop is unbelievably good..plenty... More 

Thank daddynuke
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

When in Haarlem check this restaurant: especially the amumi menu, based on the fifth taste. Enjoy even more with the wine arrangement. Great staff very knowingly completes a wonderful evening!

Thank Bas V
Parksville, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We tried Specktakel based on others' reviews and enjoyed every single dish that we ordered. We were walk-ins and were able to get a table at around 7pm but it was fillig up fast with reservations. My husband and I chose the 3 course meals and each made different choices and all of them were a treat to the palate... More 

Thank TriExploring
Haarlem, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Best restaurant i ever visited, amazing food, better wine. Great service. Overal experience 5 stars!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$66
Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 3841
At Specktakel we work with the best ingredients from all over the world with a born understanding of combining flavours of food & wine. Here there is no such thing as eating silently, not just by the volume of laughter and enjoyment brought on by the company at the table, but more so by the food and wine that is being enjoyed. Its colours, aromas, and flavours, so simple together creating a wonderful feast to talk about…Let us guide you how to enjoy the flavours and atmosphere in our world of food & wine....

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