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De Hoofdtoren

Hoofd 2, 1621 AM, Hoorn, The Netherlands
+31 229 215 487
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great setting” (3 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Hoofd 2, 1621 AM, Hoorn, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2018

The restaurant is located in the old city tower. We visited on Saturday around 2 p.m. , it was absolutely empty. The location itself is really great, also the stuff was friendly and nice.

Thank Dmitry S
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This cafe is located in a old tower (built in 15th century!) It is really fun to walk up the stairs to get to the cafe, really makes it part of the whole ‘cafe’ experience. Staff are polite and the food was nice. Make sure...More

Thank Tommmy10
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Location is great, really nice vibe. Their lunch menu is very basic, and not well done. If you order a sandwich, In this setting, i would at least expect it to be served on good, fresh, crusty bread, but it was served with bland white...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is housed upstairs in an ancient tower by the harbor, which makes for great views and ambiance. However, it also means that customers have to be prepared to hike up a very tall, steep, corkscrew stone staircase — this can be a problem...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had a pleasant business dinner for about 15 persons, set menu with decent tuna / lachs sashimi as starter and then a fine seawolf fillet with salad and fries. Service was a bit on the slow side but friendly. Ended with a mix of sweets...More

Thank zdaati
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went back to this restaurant after having wine and coffee during the afternoon but were disappointed with the evening meal.My steak was on the tough side and my wife's pasta meal was bland and disappointing.

Thank barnackle_Bill
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I had pork sate, my wife had the chicken sate. Both excellent. Ate outside, great setting, good service, a really enjoyable experience and it would be difficult to beat their sate,

Thank Steve I
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Restaurant the main tower sits on a beautiful location on the harbour of Hoorn! In our case a sunny terrace. We went there just for some drinks an snacks around 17:00 ,which is oké.

Thank Michiel N
Reviewed 8 April 2017

One seemed like been sometime back. Light food for lunch gave us good feeling. Choose to look outside the window and see the nice view of the waters and some boats.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This restaurant has inside and outside seating. The prices are very reasonable. The location cannot be beat (water front).

Thank WorldTravelOne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoofd 2, 1621 AM, Hoorn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Hoorn
  • Phone Number: +31 229 215 487
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