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Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 518 979
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“game meat” (2 reviews)
“low price” (2 reviews)
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European, Dutch, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We have been coming back here for years and Sjoerd and his team have never disappointed and often exceeded expectations. We are already looking forward to our next visit in May. Ambience, food and service - all superb.

Thank Theovanhensbergen
Reviewed 6 January 2018

In my home town Gouda I visited Brunel after a very long time. It was very good once more. Brunel has a wonderful kitchen and there is always something on the menu for you. I strongly recommend to go for the 3 or 4 course...More

1  Thank mveen1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were doing a cycling trip through Netherlands as a family and found Brunel through Tripadvisor. Very glad that we did. Friendly service. Great food. Nice restaurant. Was very busy, but they accommodated us without fuss. Perhaps we were lucky. A reservation might be wise....More

Thank hcorn
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and amazing food. The tasting menu was delicious and a great way to try a variety of dishes.

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Unassuming on the outside, but great menu, very Dutch, friendly staff, tasty meal. Wine also not overpriced. 3 course dinner for 2 with wine just over 90 Euros.

1  Thank Aberystwyth4
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service,Child friendly,friendly people in a lovely environment. Fair prices for quality produce. Service was faultless. Perfection. Well done.

Thank nicky9fingers
Reviewed 30 March 2017

every time when we go to visit Brunel, we come home a little bit more happy!! Chief Robert-Jan is making the most wunderful creatings!and for a low price, I think.

Thank wijnartistJacques
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Every year we visit Brunel to celebrate our mother's birthday. Long-time owners Sjoerd and Irma and their crew succeed again and again in maintaining a high level of hospitality and a great kitchen so we will surely be back again (anyway next year)!

Thank Nicolaas
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Brunel for business dinner (4persons). Had a good experience, all the food tasted great. Service was good.

Thank Hege W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had dinner with a party of 7. our table was situated next to the bar and kitchen and was passed by staff constantly. in our circumstance that was not a big problem, but it might have been. I ordered the game menu, as it...More

2  Thank rliem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Gouda
  • Phone Number: +31 182 518 979
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