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Rijnkade 5, 2406 CA Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
+31 172 476 566
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for workrelated event. Food is very tasteful. In the summertime you can sit outside near the water. Would recommend this to anyone!

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Thank pauwou
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The location of the Proto restaurant is stunning. On a sunny day you can dine outside on the terrace with a view on the Rijn and the little bridge. Very lively with al the boats passing. The food is great, something for everyone.

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Thank Barbet K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Our meal was absolutely excellent! The salad was perfect and our steak was cooked perfectly! The presentation was perfect as well! Very good choice!!!

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Thank MIchael A
Netherlands
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178 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Tapas restaurant on the waterside (but they serve other dishes too). We've been here a few times and usually chose one of the tapas menus. All dishes are good, but I really love their soup! One of the few restaurants where you can sit outside in the sun in the evening!

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Thank M0rrighan
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Not a new place for me, I keep going back. Not always steady in quality, but overall a good value for money. Yesterday we had the special menu for the 'Alphense restaurant week' and we liked it, also service was excellent. Although we had the feeling the chef was in a sort of trial week for spices ;). The pork... More 

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Thank Henk V
Netherlands
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178 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

If you don't know what to chose, take one of the menu's. You will get lots of different tapas, more than enough! We were unable to eat it all. Downside is that you might get something you don't like as much, which happened to us this time. We asked for soup instead of dessert, which was no problem. The soup... More 

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Thank M0rrighan
the hague
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

tasted the new Christmas menu, well balanced tastes accompanied by well chosen wines. Lovely warm atmosphere and hospitality as usual. It was a pleasure to be back !!!

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Thank FlyingDutchman028
Alphen aan den Rijn
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We waited all evening to get our drinks or tapas. Sometimes it took them half an hour to bring something like a glass of wine. Tapas weren't very special and terrible and slow service

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Thank steefje79
Auckland, New Zealand
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58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

this was a lively spot, adjacent tot he river/canal. its tapas, but larger portions in fact we ended up a bit over faced it was a bit to much. it was very tasty and id recumbent the set tapas menu - they do all the thinking and you just relax and eat.

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Thank Seanr1965
the hague
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

The restaurant situated at the the rijn river in Alphen an den Rijn, is excellent for enjoying a dinner on good weather. Watching the boats passing by and listening to the sound of the waves the boats are producing, gives you the feeling you are on holidays somewhere else. However when a shower came up, it was a nice surprise... More 

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Thank FlyingDutchman028

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rijnkade 5, 2406 CA Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Alphen aan den Rijn
  • Phone Number: +31 172 476 566

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