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Molenstraat 7, 8881 BR West-Terschelling, Terschelling, The Netherlands
+31 562 443 694
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Besides very good and tasty dishes, we were overwhelmed with the large sized portions. I can highly recommend the "groentetuin" that looks as good as it tastes. Also it deviates from the regular ingredients. I usually do not enjoy vegetarian dishes, but this was clearly an exception. When the main course of a (very well prepared) tournedos was served, I... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Dining at Caracol is an experience not available anywhere else on the island. The Michelin star apprenticeships of both the chef and maitre'd are evident throughout the meal. From the moment you make a reservation and they inquire about allergies or aversions so that they can completely customize your meal if you'd like, it is all in the details. From... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

A gem of a restaurant discovered on the idyllic island of Terschelling during travels to The Netherlands. Michelin Star worthy in terms of food, service and atmosphere. Chef owner Werner Zuurman impresses with beautifully crafted dishes prepared with local ingredients, many sourced from Caracol's own gardens. Friendly, knowledgable staff and perfectly lit dining room. Wine list well rounded with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A wonderful night out! Perfect food with fresh local products and a wonderful service. We liked the place: cosy, urban touch, and modern local touch. A shame we didn't stay at the hotel. But for sure we will next time.

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Thank Pizpeak
Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This should at least be a MIchelin Bib Gourmand. Local oysters, mussels, fish, vegetables, herbs and flowers from their own garden. Beautifully presented and prepared. The 4 course is not too much. Live a litte!

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Thank marekw
Den Haag, NL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Fresh ingredients (seafood, fish and herbs), beautifully decorated plates and absolutely yummy dishes! Very attentive and friendly service, cozy atmosphere and relaxing music, I cant recommend this restaurant enough...will be back ;-))

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Catania, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

It was one of my favorite restaurants in Terschelling. Now, I would say: don't go if you are not prepared of paying a nice check. Foods is nevertheless good although for each dish you pay decoration above all. Fish is better than meat, beer is better than wine.

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Thank Filippo D
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

We visited during the OEROL festival so the menu card was with limited choices. Nonetheless the food was just as fine as it could be. Mussels were so fresh and probably the best ever tried - not sticking in between the teeth but melting like a butter in the mouth. Netherlands is a country famous for its cheeses and still... More 

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Thank Evgeniya S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

WOW! My husband and I were visiting Terschelling for the weekend and we read some good reviews about this restaurant so we decided to check it out. We had such DELICIOUS food, we are still talking about it. They use local products, very fresh vegetables and fish and meats. We decided to go for the

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Thank Sanne C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Both our dinners here were the biggest surprise of our stay on Terschelling. This cuisine deserves a Michelin star for it's creativity, originality and freshness. Warm welcome and very friendly and effective service. A great dining experience at a very competitive price level for the value offered. Only the wine list is a bit disappointing, portuguese wines only. The fine... 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
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Dutch, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Molenstraat 7, 8881 BR West-Terschelling, Terschelling, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Terschelling  >  West-Terschelling
  • Phone Number: +31 562 443 694

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