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Big Bell

$$ - $$$
Dutch, Seafood, European
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Strandweg 41, 2586 JL, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 352 3039
09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 01:00
Fri 09:00 - 02:00
Sat 09:00 - 03:00
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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great Food and Great Service. A typical Dutch restaurant with dutch food. Very welcoming and cozy, specially when it is a typical Dutch cold day wintry day

Thank traveladvisor923
Ridderkerk, The Netherlands
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

After walking on the boulevard to look at menus. We decided to choose this one for lunch due to the atractive combi plates. We sat on the terrace..which was covered and warm enough. The decoration and furnuture had seen better days but was not filthy or something like that. I had the bordje boulevard 8,25 euro (3 plate boulevard) with... More 

Thank Carin K
The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We left our hotel in search of an affordable and filling Sunday Brunch. We found a lovely brunch at the Big Bell at a more than reasonable price. We had real scrambled eggs, toast, rolls, donuts, salmon salad, smoked eel, cheeses, meats, yoghurt, fruit and more. The price of 12.95 included two drinks each and the orange juice was freshly... More 

Thank FMLW
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Had a great night out with friends in Scheveningen. Nice staff helpfull in getting us a table inside. Live music and room for dancing wich we did.

Thank PetervdnBosch
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We chose this place for dinner on the beach side and were really impressed with hte service and the food taste, despite we usually being asian food lovers. The spices, flavours and taste was good and yummy with every bite! The live music was icing on the cake with some great numbers sung during our visit!

Thank Aparna K
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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282 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We have ben here many times for lunch in the past and that was always very good with friendly staff. This time we wanted to have a drink after dinner with our grand children. They had a live band with a very good singer and we enjoyed that very much, also our grand children liked the music.

Thank gerardaVeldhoven
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We rolled off the overnight ferry very hungry and were so pleased to see this place open when everything was closed and deserted. We had hot chocolates, orange juice, amazing pancakes and a toasts sandwich. All were delicious. Unusual decor but cosy and inviting. Great

Thank johnandlizb
Eitorf, Germany
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Nice Restaurant and good food. We loved the fire spots inside. It was so cold and windy outside, so this was quite perfect. We had a nice evening.

Thank Bluescully
Geneva, Switzerland
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We went for a late breakfast on New Year's Eve and liked the look of the place straight from the outside. Entering it was a wonderful experience - the decor of fake old bookshelves, with the end-of year decorations was very cosy and inviting. We settled for a full breakfast which cost us around 20 Euros and was very generous:... More 

Thank SophieT68
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

On the boulevard at Scheveningen this is one of the nicest restaurants i have been to. Good quality of food and value for your money. The service was a bit lacking, but their positive attitude had a good influence on the dinner-experience.

Thank Jeroen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, Seafood, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandweg 41, 2586 JL, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague
  • Phone Number: +31 70 352 3039

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