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Restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob

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Duin- en Kruidbergerweg 60, 2071 LE Santpoort-Noord, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 23 512 1800
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of being guests of the great chef Alain Alders and his brigade. It was in one word amazing. Ivo & Meriyem

Thank Harry M
Weehawken, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

this is the third we have dined in this establishment, and this was the best. The service is impeccable, the food was delicious, and innovative. The staff is courteous, friendly and conversant in several languages. The chef displays a high degree of creativity in the courses served. The sommelier is highly capable and can recommend a wine pairing with your... More 

Thank bgkhan224
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

They serve an excellent help-yourself buffet Breakfast. The Lunch was good The set menu Dinner options were excellent, as were the wines. Wines - excellent

Thank 616CharlesH
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Although we were about 20 minutes late for our reservation, we were greeted with a gracious smile and escorted to a table with a gorgeous view of the lake in front of the hotel. The restaurant is charming and the service was very personal. We started with a couple of cocktails and Milton, the sommelier choose a bottle for us... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was amazing! We ate in what felt like a beautiful old ballroom overlooking the scenic Dutch landscape. Milton was a spectacular sommelier and host, friendly and with great service.

Thank ecatsnow
Frankfurt, Germany
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Superbe! (To put a long story short) Great sommelier who has a nice story to tell about wineries. Great chef with original tasteful dishes and respect for product Great team, professional , very polite , very friendly and Milton goes the extra mile. Keep it up and we will be back Thanks

Thank wvdz2015
Santpoort-Noord, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

An evening dining at De Vrienden van Jacob is a feast. Delicious food, great wine and special ambiance. From the beginning to the end, the customer is king.

Thank _hannichting
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is in a beautiful setting, food is great and reasonably priced for a michelin star restaurant. Service was very friendly.

Thank Paul C
Frankfurt, Germany
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12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Alain Alders and his team are outstanding food artists; the service personell is competent and excellent.

Thank lothargoll
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

W had the pleasure of dining here on the occasion of my wife's birthday. The dishes were wonderful, well balanced.

Thank Stefan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duin- en Kruidbergerweg 60, 2071 LE Santpoort-Noord, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Santpoort-Noord
  • Phone Number: +31 23 512 1800

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