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Restaurant Fris

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Twijnderslaan 7, 2012 BG Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 0717
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful multi-course meal on Christmas Eve. The service was impeccable and food was delicious. Perhaps the best part was that they catered to our 2-yr-old's every wish--she got pasta, ice cream, cookies. They let her tell them about princesses and she happily sat through the 2.5 hour meal. We would return here for special occasions in the... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I had dinner in Restaurant Fris last week. My initial impression was that it was a little pretentious but I was wrong. Before the meal nice little entrees are served and bread and the staff are extremely nice and very attentive. As per most French restaurants courses are not large but opting for the A La Carte menu I was... More 

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Thank Catherine O
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We went to restaurant Fris to celebrate my girlfriend birthday. first we started with a few little bites, not bad, then after about an hour got the starter "sea bass tartare which was quite nice, little bit underseasoned but good,the second course came about 45 minutes later after we asked if our food was coming soon (they probably forgot about... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We have been coming here for some years and are still enthusiastic about the quality of the food, the wines and the service. Excellent value for money. We understand that the Chef will take over the restaurant in September from the present owners. We trust he will safe-guard the quality.

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Thank ginadog
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Best place to have dinner in Netherlands, it's one of the most perfect place for nice dinner . Haarlem .. Best service .. Best food and best people

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Thank Ibrahim M
Amsterdam
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We've been to the restaurant on a busy saturday. Place was packed, and the host was very welcoming. We had a good table for two, so everything seemed fine. However, matters went downhill from here. We decided to go for dinner a la carte. The first course took one hour to arrive. Was dissapointing, it was a plain cold first... More 

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Thank Maarten_M123
Holland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We went here with friends to enjoy a 7 course menu. To be honest, I forgot each individual course (except the fact we got 2 desserts...) but they all tasted extremely well. Each of the dishes existed of unusual ingredients. Something you would never tried at home. Also the way they were served was exceptional. The dishes were not too... More 

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Thank Tramx
Toronto, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We made a reservation here for our 10th anniversary and the staff had remembered that as well as the fact that I speak Dutch and my wife English. On our arrival we were greeted immediately, wished a happy anniversary and taken to our table where one English and one Dutch menu awaited. That was just the beginning of an evening... More 

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Thank marientoronto
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

If you are in search of high quality food and are keen to be surprised, Fris is a good choice. Whine pairings are also a recommendation and the service is perfect. My only reason for deducting a rating is that I am not very fond of the interior decor.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

As a group at a busy time of the year, December, we had a table that was situated apart but in the line of a draught when people entered.The staff were extremely friendly and committed. The menu was interesting , presentation good but the flavour especially in regard to the beef was disappointing. Perhaps the kitchen was a bit stretched... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$65
Cuisine
European, French, Dutch, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Twijnderslaan 7, 2012 BG Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 531 0717
Description
WELCOME AT RESTAURANT FRIS! A modern restaurant with a classic French cuisine, with a touch of surprising influences from around the world. The restaurant is close to the city centre of Haarlem. Passion an respect for the product is one of the unique selling points of the restaurant and you can tast that. Whether you come for lunch or dinner, you can always count on the dynamic and enthusiastic team puts you completely pampered and ensures an unforgettable culinary experience. Owner and chef Rick May worked for years at Restaurant de Leuf ** in Ubachsberg. Restaurant Fris now been there for ten years and Rick May is in charge of the kitchen since 2014. Since September 2016, he is not only chef but also owner of this jewel in Haarlem. Fris has been awarded by Michelin for the second year in a row with a Bib Gourmand, this award represents an excellent value for money.

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