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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
$$ - $$$
Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a wondeful 3 course dinner at Specktakel this past week. It was our 5th wedding anniversary and we decided to try this restaurant after it being recommended by a colleague. It was definitely the best dining experience we've had in...More

Thank LKGrey
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We visited after a tiring day cycling and were rejuvenated by the Umami menu. This is a restaurant of very serious quality and possibly the best food we have had after a fortnight cycling through the Netherlands Go try it! The staff were helpful and...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant has and always will be one of my favourites. You can almost taste the passion for real food and the accompanying wines are just as good. Take your time when you go here and go for a table in the covered garden. When...More

Thank Chantal J
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We had a umami surprise menu ( the both of us) and were happy with the food but very unhappy about the amount of wine per glass. This really was way too less for the price (50,-). We spend 200 euro's and thats just too...More

Thank Ilse K
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Specktakel is a true fusion restaurant, the menu combines all kinds of influences and the results are delicious!

Thank AYL_xxx
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I was a bit dubious about Specktakel when I looked at their menu, as it seemed to cover too many influences. It was difficult to imagine a kitchen being able to do such diverse cuisines well. We had Peking Duck Ramen and Mexican Salt and...More

Thank petefLiverpool
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

That this restaurant should be ranked below a nearby restaurant visited and reviewed last night is a total absurdity. Specktakel is the real thing in restaurant terms: a place with a confident and imaginative kitchen which knows what it is doing and produces food of...More

1  Thank YetAnotherLondoner
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We were in Haarlem for a week and had excellent dinner meals at many different restaurants. I'd say Specktakel was the best. It is highly eclectic and "inventive" in its dishes, using a variety of ingredients. The 3 of us had a wide range of...More

Thank ClaireWilson36
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This reastaurant might not be big in size but is absolutely serving high standard meals. The food range can be described a 'worldly food' which means they serve dishes originating from all parts of the world and i would say they do a great job....More

Thank Rob20071965
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I never go home disappointed. The food is delicious, the ambiance is great, and there is a new menu every 3 months. You can pick "normal" things of the menu, but the "special" dishes are super tasty and interesting :)

Thank Ingeltje E
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Questions & Answers
18 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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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