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Cafe Colette

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Oude Groenmarkt 22, 2011 HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 9357
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16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

They had special delicious dishes, and very nice staff, enjoyed my time. I ordered Linguine with shrimps, and creme brulee, very tasty.

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Thank Eman M
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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451 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

You don't find many Paris like bistrots in Holland but Colette is a nice exception. The food is good, simple menu, the atmosphere is nice and the service is friendly.

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Thank MvdK01
Maroochydore, Australia
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194 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly good casual French bistro right in the middle of Haarlem. I'm so glad I followed our waiter's recommendation and ordered the BBQ Spring chicken -- beautifully tender with delicious sauce on a bed of root vegetables, and of course, a cone of crunchy French fries -- delicious!! Others in our group were equally pleased with their selections. This is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The chicken at Colette is great. Still have to try the other items on the menu. I'II sure do coz the atmosphere will also make me return to this place besides the chicken. Summer evening on their terras; try it!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Nice restaurant, nice atmosphere. The mixed plateau of cut meat is nice but not very french with many nice Italian products. The rillettes de canard were great. Bouillabaisse: I am from Marseille so I get touchy when it comes to the usage of the word bouillabaisse. Let's just say we were served a very nice dish but that it was... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is how the best kind of restaurant should be. French style bistro atmosphere. French menu with all the best. Cooked with great perfection. Not like a Michelin star restaurant. This is better. They got all what you expect, and it tastes above that expectation. I live in Haarlem and go here many times with family, friends or buisiness... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Had a lovely dinner here recently with friends. Food was good and the service was very friendly. Great location next to the cathedral too.

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place, french style. Good traditional dishes, steak tartare and melanzane. Boot were tasteful. Service is good, fast and polite. Busy, you should make a reservation.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We have been going in this bistro for some years now. It has the best oysters in town and fantastic petit poussin. But what is most refreshing is the great staff, particularly Jaike and a blond guy who is like a manager. Knowledgeable, always keen to please, cheerful, quick. The atmosphere is also always great and lively. And let's not... More 

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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181 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

I had my first opportunity to try Cafe Colette this past week and I was very impressed. I loved the "bistro" or "cafe" atmosphere that made it very lively and fun with the open kitchen and mix of high and low table and chairs. I thought my starter was exceptional and the sea bass very good. For a quaint and... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Groenmarkt 22, 2011 HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 9357
Description
french bistrot in Haarlem

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