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Kruisweg 70B, 2011 LG Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 9625
12:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 17:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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85 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best meals we've ever had - great interesting food, beautifully served. Fixed price menu or a la carte

Thank elveston
Sao Paulo, SP
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and ambiance Nice service! Whorthwile to dinner I asked a red bass that was perfect The priceis fair!

Thank rgansl
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Delicious food, friendly atmosphere and super clean (even in the kitchen part!) plus good wine. And the owner or a waiter is able to advise the right wines to the kind of meal. You can have a beer as well if you like of course. Moreover you have possibilities to have vegan food if you ask for it the day... More 

Thank Cyraga
Kaunas County, Lithuania
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very well located restaurant (good to make a stop on a way for shopping) with excellent quality food. It's not fancy but sutble, which I prefer more. I recommend having ribs as an appetizer and meat of the day as the main course. The owner is a charming person who will make your stay even better.

Thank Klaudija D
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The place is very cozy, the service was very friendly, I tried a very different dish (Cuscus with eggplants), don't ever order it :) but my friends' dishes were amazing (Beef and Fish), I just chose wrongly. Their creme brulee is very very delicious, very small portion though. The waiter was very genuine to bring food for our dog, on... More 

Thank Eman M
North Carolina
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138 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We liked that s restaurant so much we ate there twice. The owner/chef is very nice and the menu is original and all delicious.

Thank ExNewYorker
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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311 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fridaynight and meeting up with an old collegue who just moved to Haarlem. After visiting his new place we walked down town and passed the terrace of this place. They offered a three course dinner, so we sat down. The food is tasty, but the portions are rather small so it was good we choose the three course dinner. For... More 

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Always looking for good restaurants near Haarlem station to have diner with friends. This time we tried Bij Tholen because of their varied menu. The starter was excellent: "bordje Bij Tholen". Good tasting soup, small fried shrimp, tuna with wasibi and fine tasting meats. Thank god no bread. As second course my friend had the tomato risotto and I tasted... More 

Thank X10Amsterdam
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

In Haarlem,staying with family,we all decided to have a family dinner out all 8 of us, age 11 to 59! We successfully booked online.We had the 25 euro 3 course meal( children though sharing starter and dessert). The service was relaxed and friendly,broad menu and everybody catered for.The food when it arrived was surprisingly attractively presented and very generous portions.The... More 

Thank adrianwayne
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Due to a dinner with friends from highschool many years ago of one them suggested 'Bij Tholen' (means at or chez Tholen). So we went. It is on the way from the railway station to the city centre, so i had seen it several times, but had never been there. We choose for the three courses and I started with... More 

Thank WillemVelserbroek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, European, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kruisweg 70B, 2011 LG Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 531 9625
Bij Tholen is opened for coffee, lunch, drinks and dinner. We offer our guests at every time of the day the things they are in the mood for; a sandwich with coffee on their way to work, a lunch with friends our colleagues, a good glass of wine with bites after shopping or our outstanding menu in the evening.

Bij Tholen is located in the centre of Haarlem, between the station en 'de Grote Markt'.

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