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Restaurant De Zwaan

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Markt 7, 4875 CB Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
+31 76 501 2696
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought a coupon on Groupon deal to try it out. It was really an amazing experience! Our first time in a Michilin star restaurant:) We had a 6 course dinner which lasted 3hours. Every plate was a treat to your mouth. The dessert I must say wasn't that special. Exquisite experience! Definitely will go back

Thank flirtme69
Bruges, Belgium
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279 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My friend wanted to surprise her partner with a many courses dinner. We were her partners in crime. I searched on the Internet and found a groupon voucher for this restaurant. I was surprised because it has a michelin star so normally this is not for ordinairy people like we are. We got the most warm welcome and the food... More 

Thank LilyLighthouse
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281 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is still our favorite restaurant in the Netherlands. Love to return for a nice dinner. I wish it earned it's second star soon as it really deserves it. Food is absolutely fantastic just as the recommended wines. Dining rooms are beautiful as well as the tables. Cannot wait to return again. Definitely worth the trip even from a little... More 

Thank Kristiina83
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Everything was perfect: the service deserves a 10, the ambiance is cosy and the food absolutely delicious. We decided to take the three couses menu along with the house wine selection for each course. That revealed to be a perfect combination of tastes. We will definitely go back!

Thank svdkar
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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244 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The location of this one Michellin star restaurant is perfect. Charming historic building on the main village square. Great terrace for el fersco dining. The interior is wonderfull also, especially if you like art, as the art collection is amazing! Ask the owner to explain some paintings, he is a very entertaining and knowledgable guy. The food and wine were... More 

Thank NobRotterdam
The Netherlands
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Went here for my girlfriend's birthday. We had 4 courses, which were complemented by a few small tastings in between. All food was delicious and fun to eat thanks to the original presentation and combination of flavours. Service was friendly and attentive. Overall a great night and we would recommend to go here if you have the chance.

Thank Justinvdw88
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant on the city centre of Etten Leur near Breda. It has a nice atmosphere as it is situated in an old building. The food - good but not to be remembered. They serve a very decent wine and have good advice.

Thank Han v
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281 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Superb dining from beginning until very end. Amazing good with truly one of a kind, special little twist and turns. It's not just a dinner, it's truly an experience! Definitely the best Michelin restaurant we've been to. It has definitely earned its star.

1 Thank Kristiina83
Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

very nice location and they serve excellent food. Service is friendly and helpfull. The only thing I didn't like is the price of the Bob-arrangement, too expensive for what you get. The rest is excellent !

Thank floweroflife12
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I have had the pleasure of eating at this wonderful location on more then once occasion, for special occasions with my Wife, when we lived in Etten Leur before relocating back to Australia. the food is divine, and anytime we return to Etten Leur this along with one other Restaurant are the first places we try to get into to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$54 - US$107
International, Contemporary, French, Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 7, 4875 CB Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Brabant Province  >  Etten-Leur
  • Phone Number: +31 76 501 2696
Are you looking for a restaurant that only serves the tastiest local and international produce? With an unparalleled wine cellar maintained by maitre-sommelier Willem Jan Klomp? Amidst a collection of paintings which is the envy of many a museum? A lunch or dinner at De Zwaan in Etten-Leur is always an amazing experience. Enjoy the charming atmosphere while chef Carlo Chantrel serves up his culinary fantasies. Your host, Roland Peijnenburg, will gladly tell you more about the collection of paintings bequathed to him by his grandfather - Opa Koek. But even if you have less time, don't hesitate to pay the seventeenth-century gabled house in the market square of Etten-Leur a visit.In house you will also find Bib Gourmand awarded bistro Het Lelijke Eendje (The Ugly Duckling).

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?