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't Stokpaardje

Vrouwenstraat 1, 1811 GA Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 512 8870
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Vrouwenstraat 1, 1811 GA Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite a hidden gem I would say, enjoyed every moment, the staff is courteous and the food is great, my only reason for not giving a 5* is because I know what 5* is and this is it even though it's not far from it,...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This popular and highly rated restaurant has been around for about 16 years and is located in the center of Alkmaar. We hadn't been there since we moved out of the area 8 years ago but were delighted that it was still as good as...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 30 April 2016

The food was delicious. I found the waiter (manager/owner?) a bit too 'in your face' with his food and wine knowledge. It was a special occasion so some formality is fine. Was a bit too stuffy and pretentious for me.

Thank Glimy
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We have visited this restaurant several times when we lived in Alkmaar - it was always our favourite in town. We now returned to Alkmaar (quite a detour, including an overnight stay) to enjoy this restaurant once more. Happy to see that nothing has changed:...More

Thank Martijn D
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Not cheapa dn not an extnesieve menu, but what there is worth eating. Certainly very good dining in the centre of Alkmaar. Good food and wine, staff who take the time to serve you. Pleasant atmosphere. There is a glass of (different) wine with each...More

Thank Jezza115
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Some would call it old-world charm, I would say old-fashioned. No surprises in the menu, clearly designed to serve a larger group. Not very well cooked either. Fish sauce too heavy and fat. Meat overcooked. Decent wines to pair the food.

Thank wllmbox
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We love this charming restaurant. Chef Ton's cooking is uncomplicated and classic, his dishes are well and intensively tasting, with a perfect cuisson and nicely presented. No endless row of hitech amuses, but just good bread and butter on the table. No extensive menu but...More

2  Thank BartMuur
Reviewed 26 May 2014

we made a reservation for 8 persons. however we could not have a round table.but the choice was o.k. prices normal. the food was very good and the wine even better! we had a red wine from Chili.the service was great,but waiting time for the...More

Thank anne-cisca
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Great formula; one guy is the very good cook,the other guy is the very good host.Two guys,one small restaurant,incredible cooking- original wine cellar, Amazing price/quality. Been there for years. Give it a go, I promise you that you will not regret it.

1  Thank noorderkim
Reviewed 8 February 2013

After 11 days and 5 cities, from Lyon to Brussels....this was our favorite meal!!! Romantic french-like interior that is beautiful. The service, by the owner, Eric, was such a treat. The wine recommendations, as well as the tasting menu we enjoyed were impeccable. There was...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
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Restaurant Details

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Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrouwenstraat 1, 1811 GA Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31 72 512 8870
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