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De Oude Gast

Certificate of Excellence
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Dutch, European, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kroonstraat 45, 1781 GA Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 619 183
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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luxembourg
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

As soon as we entered the little restaurant we were welcomed by a friendly young waitress. The drinks arrived as soon as we ordered, we got some bread with 2 different spreads for free, which was a nice surprise. The waitress asked (in english) if she could help us with the translation of the dutch menu. The food arrived also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Was walking around looking for a nice meal given my long day of bike riding. Nothing in the area that was open looked interesting then I stumbled on this place making my way to the hotel. I'm so glad I stopped and eat.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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193 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

The staff were super helpful after a long bike ride up from Amsterdam in helping me finding something yummy and filling for dinner. I went with the 400 gram steak and texel skummkoppe to wash it all down. It was fairly packed inside as it was a little cool but I braved the July evening weather and sat outside on... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

At Thursday evening we wanted to have a simple smal dinner..like an omelet or a club sandwiche. It seems they didn't serve that at anymore at 7 o'clock in the evening but we did want to see the menu and have drink. We decided just to have a drink when the waitress came she had a plate with bread with... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

Decent comfort food, lovely and cozy on a winter day. Not really a kid place, but nice to pop in for lunch or tea after a bit of shopping.

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Thank Mbvanwees
Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

Our greeting was friendly, the food was lovely and the atmosphere is comfortable. The menu is not in English, therefore it is not aimed at tourists so we assume it is good local food. The staff are really pleasant and they will help with translation if needed. Definitely a favourite place in Den Helder.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is a fantastic place to eat. A fantastic menu with excellent steaks! I really do advise booking at weekends as it is a very popular restaurant and with celebration dining and parties. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank David W
South Africa
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214 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

There are not many restaurants in this lovely little town. But I really feel De Oude Gast could try harder..... Had a Caesar salad. Full full full of crostini .... Terrible. Ask for salad without the crostini...

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Thank desparatehousewife07
los angelos
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

We ate there twice. It wasn't bad, always full and I would recomend a reservation. Nightly specials were good.

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Thank michaelhopper3
Den Helder, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

We like to go there for the great food and good service. Very nice dishes, thoughtfuly presented and very tasty, and staff that ask you if you want your main course right after your starter or if you prefer to pause a bit. Only downside is that it is not always easy to get a table as they are popular.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kroonstraat 45, 1781 GA Den Helder, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Den Helder
  • Phone Number: +31 223 619 183

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