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Restaurant de Wandelaar

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Dutch, European
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Lange Annastraat 56 | 2011 XJ, 2011 XJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 534 1032
17:00 - 23:30
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Wandelaar is a nice and cosy bistro-restaurant. Value for money. good food. It has a nice location in the centre of Haarlem

Thank edbot
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

It had been a while since we had diner at The Wandelaar, but our longing for a good bearnaise sauce lured us to Haarlem. And no regrets. For ol' times sake we had the escargots and shrimp croquettes after we had tasted the lovely homemade labneh. Delicious!! My diner companions enjoyed the mussels (with cream garlic, yummy) and I had... More 

Thank X10Amsterdam
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

lovely restaurant - great food and service, very attentive staff. We enjoyed two evening meals here and can only praise the owner and hs wife for serving great food in a pleasant and cosy environment...a must try

Thank andrew p
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

After several months in Haarlem, this has become one of our favorite places for dinner or drinks. Fantastic dry aged steaks. Very nice owner. Lovely setting on the "new" church square. Highly recommended.

Thank mmT7968HN
Marken, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Last week we had dinner in the small 'De Wandelaar' restaurant before we went to a show in the Haarlem City Theatre (Stadsschouwburg). Food, wine, service and atmosphere were good and friendly. Walking distance to the theatre 5 minutes. Walking distance from parking garage 'Raaks' to restaurant appr. 10 minutes. Prevent to get lost in the narrow streets of Haarlem... More 

1 Thank MJVAMK
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was pre informed about dietary restrictions, but must have overlooked it. Dessert was freshly purchased pine appel from Albert Heijn, not ripe yet (so sour) and without any additives. Why am I visiting a restaurant for this?? A chance to present yourself, but too bad, we'll never return.

Thank Anne V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We happened De Wandelaar by accident; it is close to Museumplein. It is a terrific wine shop and cafe (coffee bar). We went in our last morning in Amsterdam hoping to get coffee and a roll and were thrilled to learn that they cook a fresh breakfast! It was wonderful! I had eggs and my daughter had pancakes. Staff from... More 

Thank 2PotomacTraveler
Haarlemmerliede, The Netherlands
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

I booked this restaurant because it is close to the Stadschouwburg. The food was very nice, and the restaurant looks great. Minus point, the staff, or the kitchen was not so quick. Although we informed them about our theaterbooking, we had to run to be in time.

Thank Irma2013
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

My favorite day in Haarlem was the one I got lost. It took me to the doorstep of Restaurant De Wandelaar, which is one of my best experiences in this extraordinary city. The place was positively charming on a quiet square in a residential neighborhood. The proprietor was also the server, a handsome Dutch gentleman offering all the friendliness characterizing... More 

1 Thank SNAW2L8
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We first came here 2 years ago on a busy Saturday evening when it was full of locals - We enjoyed it so much that we sought it our again on our visit last week. It's a small restaurant tucked away near a church on KerkStraat (Church Street, I assume). Another good alternative to the bigger restaurants in the main... More 

1 Thank Fyrishsunset

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Restaurant Details

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Dutch, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lange Annastraat 56 | 2011 XJ, 2011 XJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 534 1032
the website it in Dutch but they speak English well.

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