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De Lift

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Centrum
Belgian, Dutch, European
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Grote Markt 29, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 9742
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Prague, Czech Republic
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148 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice looking restaurant/bar, with that old fashioned, dark wood look, right on the main square. It was raining so we sat inside, but on a sunny day you could sit and watch people go by on the main square. The waiters were friendly, but the food but a hit or miss. Some dishes were fine (mushroom omelette, chicken satay), while... More 

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Thank hanicka
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

a lovely old fashioned type bar.If you have been to café hoppe in Amsterdam,it is quite similar.A quaint little place and the barman was very good with a good selection of beers and wines to sample before you buy.

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Thank Dominic W
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Great bar, friendly staff. Probably the best chicken Saté in Haarlem. Good atmosphere and outside terrace for the summer

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Thank IanHaarlem1
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is a great after work and a 7 nights a week place to hang out. The visitors ages range is between 18 and whatever age you still like a good beer, kind service and music. The bar is partly family run and they have a wonderful staff! They serve good finger food and they recently added a nice little... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Great place to drink in Haarlem, friendly staff, good selection of drinks in a great location. Can get busy when a band is on!

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Thank Chuckles884
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

This bar is just off the Groet Markt in Haarlem with a large suntrap terrace. Bar snacks available, friendly and prompt service from the helpful staff. Worth going back to again.

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Thank KevinD2011
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Different faces in here every night of the week mean it's a different feeling all the time. Sometimes live music, always entertaining! Good local beers on tap and friendly staff

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Thank PaulT35
Dublin, Ireland
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

Great bar, no food served here really except for snacks. It is a good type of corner bar. The staff are fantastic which brings back the locals

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, Dutch, European
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 29, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 9742

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