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Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 3841
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at Specktakel. We went at the recommendation of our B&B owner, just a few blocks away. We were not disappointed. The menu is quite unique, and I think it would probably be a challenge to offer so many different types...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Really nice food from all over the world. Pleasantly surprised by all the flavors. Delicious deserts! Dont expect to be there alone, it is quite vivid, but with a reason. We definitely want to come back!

Thank suzannume
Reviewed 1 week ago

Specktakel is a must for dining while visiting Haarlem. Excellent food, atmosphere and service!There dishes are superb creations and I am never disappointed with anything I have ordered. I prefer the courses being served as a "surprise menu" as this just adds to the entire...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went based on a very strong recommendation from a friend. Started off well, but having been there for 90 minutes with only a starter to show for it, I had to ask where our main course was. Other tables around us had not been...More

Thank Arnold0105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is vivid, service is good, although I considered it a little slow. Food is good and there are unusual choices to spoil you. I had the crocodile to start with and kangoeroe for mains. Both dishes were tasty, well presented and just enough....More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing. For a big birthday coming up in few year I had wanted to go to a Michelin star restaurant in London, these plans have been scrapped as I want to come back here! It is the best meal I have ever...More

Thank farrasarah
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous 5 course dinner. We had the courses matched with world wines chosen by the chef and sommelier which were all excellent. Highly recommend.

Thank Alicia J
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We made a reservation only on the day of our visit, having just arrived in Haarlem and done a quick TripAdvisor search. We were given a table in the airy and pleasant courtyard. The three course deal at 35E is a no-brainer, as it costs...More

Thank G_M_NGlasgow
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner on tuesday night, it was early and not so busy. The waiter greeted us very friendly and brought us to nice terrace. They presented food very nice, my husband Love he’s menu that he selected. But I am vegetarians. They do...More

Thank Ni P
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had a quick 30 hrs un Haarlem, having visited before we were looking for a unique experience and happily found it. Situated near Grote Markt square i would recommend a table on the cover patio more of an atrium. The menu is global celebration...More

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19 April 2017|
Response from Team_Specktakel | Property representative |
Hi! We do not have aan official dresscode. Most of our guests dress casual or smart casual. Best regards, Paul - Specktakel
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James S
23 March 2017|
Response from Team_Specktakel | Property representative |
Yes, you can have a look at our website! Unfortunately it's not possible to include the link in this reply. But if you google us, it's easy to find. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$66
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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