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Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 3841
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (2 reviews)
“hummus” (2 reviews)
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European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hosted a dinner party here for a group of about 16 people. They put us into our own small room in the back of the restaurant. The wait staff were very attentive and the service was prompt. The menu features some unusual foods. I...More

Thank Tamara N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haarlem has a lot of restaurants and choosing one is always difficult, most of them are centrally located, so that does not help when selecting. Service is good, ambience is good, food is good, and that is all you need. Definitely on my top 10...More

Thank TaruGina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great 3 course meal, all dishes very nice. Service was very good. If ever in Haarlem again, I will be back.

Thank Barbro60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing restaurant with fantastic food. Very friendly staff. Unusual menu with something for everyone. Would highly recommend. Great for couples or groups.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was researching a place to eat out in Haarlem for my husband and I , both vegans . The top rated option that popped up on TripAdvisor was Specktakel which had "vegan options" mentioned on its TripAdvisor profile page . When we sit down...More

Thank Agnes P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place a few times before and it did taste like more. We tried the very tasteful 4 course Umami menu this time which was excellent! As my wife is gluten and lactose intolerant we notified them when making reservations and this was...More

Thank Jur K
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Specktakel has become a regular destination for us for a night out as a couple or to bring visiting friends and family. Their menu changes every season, so over last 2 years we have tried quite a few different dishes, all of them really good....More

Thank superpad
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Menu looked different and interesting so we decided to give it a try and were not disappointed. Service was excellent. Food was very good particularly the chicken dish. Sensible prices for the wine.

Thank broonie03
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food was good, not spectacular considering the price. Nice staff although it felt we had to rush eating. Based on all the positive reviews we went to dinner with (maybe too) high expectations. We had a nice meal (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) but were not...More

Thank mrgreenery
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

They change the menu regularly and it is always a pleasure to see what they have come up with. Even things that you might be unsure about at first are presented in a unique way and are always delicious. The kitchen is international meaning they...More

Thank Christin H
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Hi! We do not have aan official dresscode. Most of our guests dress casual or smart casual. Best regards, Paul - Specktakel
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James S
23 March 2017|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Yes, you can have a look at our website! Unfortunately it's not possible to include the link in this reply. But if you google us, it's easy to find. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 66
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 3841
  • E-mail
At Specktakel we work with the best ingredients from all over the world with a born understanding of combining flavours of food & wine. Here there is no such thing as eating silently, not just by the volume of laughter and enjoyment brought on by the company at the table, but more so by the food and wine that is being enjoyed. Its colours, aromas, and flavours, so simple together creating a wonderful feast to talk about…Let us guide you how to enjoy the flavours and atmosphere in our world of food & wine....
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