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Boscafe 't Hijgend Hert'

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Harles 23, 6294 NG Vijlen, The Netherlands
+31 43 306 2499
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great place” (3 reviews)
“great beer” (2 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Harles 23, 6294 NG Vijlen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been hiking at Vijlenerbos many times. ‘t Hijgend Hert is a perfect place for a drink or meal afterwards. Will surely visit many times in the future.

Thank Peter v
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this place several times especially when we go for a hike. It is a bit rough around the edges but in general a vibrant place. Always busy, nice for kids as they have some animals as well. Food is good if you are hungry.

Thank Friembi0203
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It's a nicely decorated place in a beautiful area. It's a good place to have lunch, dinner, or just a coffee break. Their menu is extensive, and also includes lots of vegetarian dinner options. They have many different beers. It all tastes great!

Thank jolav12
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Cozy meeting place for hikers, sportmen, families in the wood of Vijlen. The food was good, big portion and tasty. Nice atmosphere.

Thank dreikes
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The lovely countryside surroundings is the only good thing about the place. Other than that it was horrendous. We ordered a starter (bread and a cheese platter - takes 5 minutes to prepare!) and the main course. Waited for an hour(!) with empty glasses, nobody...More

Thank kristina354
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely setting in the woods. Decent pub food. Attitude of senior waiter was terrible and spoiled visit. Very disappointing after the good reviews that we read before going to the cafe.

Thank tartantraveller2017
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This pub/dining is nicely situated in the hills of south-Netherland. Cosy atmosphere, good beers and decent kitchen. Open for lunch and diner. A good place to end after a beautifull day of hillwalking

Thank R F
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place on tripadvisor. I'm a vegetarian so I was happy to find out they have some meals for me. Not a lot of options, but the options are nice. I was surprised (in a good way) about the quality of the food for...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We went here when the sun was shining, the place was packed but it took only a while before we could sit down. The terrace is immense. Nice staff. More than 20 different sorts of beer. Nice regional food. One sentence great place !

Thank Gerard V
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Located in the 'woods' close to belgium and germany this place offers a great choice of beers . The food is typical pubfare nothing really special but reliable. Friendly staff

Thank Gelderlander
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harles 23, 6294 NG Vijlen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Vijlen
  • Phone Number: +31 43 306 2499
A welcoming restaurant and bar in the middle of the woods. Food is mainly wild game, rich and tasty. Log fires and wood burning stoves. There is no type of cuisine in your list to describe the type of food. 'Artisan' or 'Rustic' springs to mind. Perhaps you should add them to the list.
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