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The Hielander

) #5 of 170 Restaurants in Alkmaar $$ - $$$ European, , British
Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 512 0015
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“haggis” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
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European, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Scottish cuisine, excellent service and wonderful internal decoration. Family-run restaurant honouring true Scottish tradition!

Thank Spyros P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food really good, not a fan of whisky but if you are this will be heaven The host has lived in the Netherlands for years but the kilt is s sure giveaway that his heart lies in the borders

Thank Foxdog11
Reviewed 24 June 2017

An unforgettable evening: 3 friends, a great dinner and many different types of Whisky. A great meeting of old Italian friends Who live in Holland And work for Europe

Thank soxcial
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went to "The Hielander" as we had never eaten in a Scottish restaurant and because of the reviews. We were not disappointed. The restaurant has a very relaxing atmosphere and the owners are very friendly and forthcoming. The food was excellent. All the dishes...More

Thank argonfroes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been a few times to the Hielander, Wullie and his wife are vey accomadating in there no no nonsense style. Its a Scottish Whisky lovers dream and theres some great traditional Scottish food to be washed down with plenty of Whisky and Ale

Thank Jackiesellars
Reviewed 1 March 2017

we have had a wonderful evening with very good food. it was delicious. The surroundings were all in scottish atmosphere. very nice.

Thank 91Peter
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I traveled to Alkmaar and had dinner in a lovely Scottish restaurant with a huge selection of whisky. We both decided to have the "surprise" three course meal with whisky accompaniment. What a great choice! We started with a terrine and a...More

Thank chache47
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just how good is the Scottish kitchen ? After a visit to The Heilander you will be blown away ! Succulent meats, fish, poultry and of course haggis are on the menu and the desserts are just to die for. The Laird of Alkmaar Wullie...More

Thank Mannzer
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Hielander is a nice and cozy place with friendly service and good food. It is pretty pricey, but that results a quality, well-cooked steak.

Thank Heide18
Reviewed 15 November 2016

So authentic Scottish restaurant that you'll be amazed! You have to try one of the many whisky.... or else.... be aware of the sword!! i'm just kidding!!!!

Thank Joanna K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31 72 512 0015
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