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Kasteel Heemstede

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Heemsteedseweg 20, Houten, The Netherlands
+31 30 272 2207
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had lunch here in September 2016. It is a beautiful location although it was a little tricky to find as it wasn't that well signposted. We had the surprise 3 course lunch option. Every course was beautifully presented, with exceptional flavours. The matching wines were really well chosen too. Highly recommend.

Thank claphamaj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lunch on the terrace with impeccable service. Wish we would have had time to stay to have cheese before desert. Next time!

Thank Mats U
Mijdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

lunch menu, choice to be explained upfront, or to be surprised. great service as expected in michelinstar restaurant, great and tasty food, wines chozen by waiter were excellent and no problem to ask for a bit extra. very quiet surounding, some may prefer a bit more lively atmosphere, but I enjoyed the calmness around me.

Thank Marcel D
Heemstede Holland
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The last time we visited this lovely restaurant, situated in a big park and part of a beautiful rebuild castle, was almost a year ago already. My guests and I were curious to explore how the ambiance and quality should be nowadays. A beauttiful summer evening it was so that meant dining at the terrace on the edge of the... More 

Thank Dennenheuvel
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

It's a real small castle with the reastaurant on the ground floor. Absolutely beautiful terrace, excellent service, wonderful interior, very good food.

Thank Nadya7799
IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This restaurant is absolute top of the bill! We had our appetizers and drinks on their terrace looking at the beautifull sky. The gorgeous castle, together with the level of the food and wines that is served, the evening was a blast! A grand decor for a romantic lunch or dinner, but also suited for a lunch or dinner with... More 

Thank jlmwinters
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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230 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Wow, what a hidden gem. I had never heard of this place but as I was looking for a good restaurant for a business lunch, somewhere in the center of the Netherlands I by accident came across this restaurant. A restaurant I certainly wouldn't have wanted to miss out on. Lovely lunch menu with fresh produce and accompanied by a... More 

Thank Moramare
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Wow this is so romantic. When you arrive it's just like a fairytale.. The service is great and they have good knowledge of the products and wines. The food is just amazing! Total package for a goodnight out. I definitely come back.

Thank PatSorKi
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We visit Heemstede twice a year on special occasions. An excellent place to delight good friends. It is great to see how the consistent quality of the place matures. The chef has now extended the treat to craftily designed table wear, fitting beautifully in form and color to the great food. If only the maitre D' would fluently speak English,... More 

Thank kuisch
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41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Houten is a village with a number of great restaurants. The village centre is marked by a nice square where you can find Coco Pazzo and bij Teus. Both on a very high level. The best restaurant however is Kasteel Heemstede. They deserve the Michelin star on a beautiful location and superb gastronomy. Try the outside terrace, with views on... More 

Thank kuisch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$135
French, Seafood, European, Central European, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heemsteedseweg 20, Houten, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Houten
  • Phone Number: +31 30 272 2207

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