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Restaurant 139

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Zandvoortselaan 139 | 2106 CM, 2106 CM Heemstede, The Netherlands
+31 23 743 0634
17:00 - 12:00
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Wed - Mon 17:00 - 12:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A wonderful experience from start to finish. The food was outstanding. Delectable Spanish delicacies which are far removed from the mass produced "tapas" as we know it served in other restaurants. The presentation of the food was 5 star, the taste even better. The wine selection and pairings were well chosen and guided by the very helpful staff. The restaurant... More 

Thank Rae H
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

From start to finish great and welcoming service! Our sommelier for the evening was e very charming lady from the US who knew her wines! She turned this evening into a delicious food and wine fest! We tried some a la carte but also the chef's tapa menu, we can recommend both. The restaurant location is just outside of the... More 

Thank Tobias S
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The food was not inspired. The seats were far too close together so every time the waiter passed my husband was disturbed. When the PIN went down we missed our transport connection. I informed staff it might be hospitable if they informed the other guests I was ignored. A unfortunately an all too typical reaction of greedy proprietors.

Thank Nigel H
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Great little restaurant in the small town of Heemstede, the Netherlands, located in a former garage used by "sand and gravel" drivers. The choices are easy: select your own tapas or have yourself surprised by the chefs choice. We opted to have ourselves surprised, which appeared to be a good choice. In a relaxed atmosphere, we were served a variety... More 

Thank Rob S
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a lovely place to eat (I am not that charmed about the interior) but the food was really good. We had a tapas surprise menu and it was more than I expected 6 courses with really suprising food and some authentic tapas. really a joy to eat here and you feel more than welcome by the staff.

Thank Nicole1969188593
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Good selection of popular tapas with a modern twist. Besides the tapas, traditional spanish dishes are recreated and fused with other cuicines. Chef Alvaro Santiago gives a meaning to each component of the dish, good balance great presentation. One negative note, some wines are just a bit to expensive for their quality, i think they need to work on that

Thank loronl
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Very nice Spanish restaurant ... Good kitchen.... Great atmosphere..... Small but cosy.... and very friendly staff.

Thank Mikka K
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice evening at restaurant 139 in Heemstede. With a group of 10 people we took the surprise Tapas menu. The gazpacho was excellent and the patatas bravas and kroketjes tasty as well, Iberico spare ribs and seafood all very interesting dishes. The Spanish wine was great and the deserts surprising in their mix of different flavors.... More 

Thank Tanja V
The Netherlands
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Nice cosy spot in Heemstede. Friendly service and delicious food all the way. Authentic Spanish cuisine. Attention to details, well presented. A bit of a shame they didn't have or seem to know what "melocotón" juice was, which would have just like being in Spain but instead could only offer the regular orange or apple juice. Exotic colourful decor. Being... More 

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Nieuw-Vennep, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now and have enjoyed every visit. A nice little restaurant near to the Heemstede station. Restaurant 139 has Spanish specialities some classic tapas and modern variaties, which change reguraly. The food is a surprisingly nice mixture of bold Spanish tastes and modern refinement which I have rarely ecperienced in such a nice loose and... More 

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Christa S, Owner at Restaurant 139, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice compliments! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed everything. Hope to see you back soon! Warm regards, Christa van der Schoot More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$36
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zandvoortselaan 139 | 2106 CM, 2106 CM Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Heemstede
  • Phone Number: +31 23 743 0634

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