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Grand Cafe Brinkmann

$$ - $$$, European,
Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 3111
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish stew” (4 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“apple cake” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Contemporary, Bar, Cafe, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No surprises. Service was poor comparing other cafes around. Not worth of money. Location good. Once seen and no more.

Thank Markku S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely Sunday lunch sitting in the huge square looking at the magnificent church with the bells ringing often. The blondy waitresses were calm and kind in the midst of locals, tourists and bikers. The hamburger was well cooked with some worchester sauce. The...More

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty classic bistrot right in the middle of the historic part of Haarlem. Nice atmosphere. Food is ok. I would probably recommend it more for having a drink and some quick food. For full lunch/dinner there are better places in walking distance

1  Thank pascaldeboer
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The old business town of Haarlem has this restaurant in one of the main spots - the Grote Markt (big market). We had lunch - a goat cheese toast and a beef carpaccio toast. Food was good, service was fast and efficient, prices competitive and...More

1  Thank Ednitram
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at the Grand Cafe Brinkmanship. Great Service. Everyone's meal was delicious. Don't miss the Apple Cake. A little different than a strudel. One of the best deserts I have had in a long time. Lots of variety and many healthy...More

1  Thank srabnavy
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The location as well as the Cousy cafe is one of the best in Haarlem, where in most of the local in down town one can either drinke or eat! But here you can spend your time, enjoy drinking or eating; see & been seen....More

1  Thank Nnima1
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had good service. The hamburger was delicious. My husband and I split it along with an order of french fries 🍟 between the two of us and it was perfect. Along with two Heineken's and a coke, life is good

1  Thank Wess7000
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Great interior and the sevice was excellent. We were with friends after we came off a liner in Amsterdam port. Would recomend the Cafe to anyone looking for a calm atmosphere and excellent coffee.

1  Thank HOWARD R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We sat on the terrace a couple of times. The spot is perfect to admire the Groote markt and the crowds passing by. The service was as good as one can wish for. Quick and precise. The first time we had a bear. The second...More

Thank Arlene5826
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Terrace is large. 3 different people at your table. swearing from one of the young PT. Drinks and food are good. Feeding the birds is not my way of spending quality time.

Thank AlbadaJelgersma
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7 May 2017|
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Response from Andmc2014 | Reviewed this property |
We only had 2 evenings in Haarlem, so didn't get chance to try out many places. We particularly enjoyed the Cafe Brinkmann though, for food quality, service and atmosphere. You'll have a fab time!
3 March 2017|
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Response from Brinkmann_1879 | Property representative |
Jazeker! Meer dan welkom. Hartelijke groet, Jim Schuit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Dutch, European, Contemporary, Bar, Cafe, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 13, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 3111
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