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“Above average for the location”
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Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 19 April 2017

High quality food and service, above average menu, excellent wine paring and thoroughly recommend the Terschelling oysters. More of those eplease

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We dined here during Easter weekend. We were very impressed by the chefs menu and the excellent wine pairings offered. Very interesting flavours and excellent use of local, seasonal ingredients. Highly recommended.

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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 was very happy to see that on Terschelling they have a good appetite and serve big pieces of meat.
My wife's humus was not really our taste.

As dessert we had the selection of cheese and instead of the usual foreign selection they served Dutch (Friesland) cheeses. Excellent choices.

Thank Ronald P
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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 greeting to goodbye you will be pampered. The chef's dinner with wine pairings was incredible. It was all fresh, locally sourced items, down to the beautiful, edible floral garnishes. We dined predominately on seafood with one beef course. One can also request all seafood or other directions for the kitchen to take. Of course, you can order a la carte as well-I don't think you can go wrong with anything from Caracol's menu. Serving sizes are Michelin sized but even my hungry husband was more than satisfied. Every item is perfectly prepared and presented...treat yourself it the price point is a stretch for you. It is worth every cent and moment there. (Our chef's dinner included beautiful steamers, a mackerel ceviche, beef tartar with an incredibly tasty sauce that didn't over power and was a perfect compliment, and dessert was a selection of hand formed chocolates (one finished in gold), house made ice creams and other delectable morsels. The wine pairings were spot on and mostly of Portugese origin. We will always return to Caracol whenever we return to Terschelling. We cannot recommend this incredible, hip, sophisticated restaurant enough!

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Thank W H
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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 focus on the Iberian Peninsula.
Order the multiple course tasting menu, a true epicurean delight!

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