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De Hoofdtoren

Hoofd 2, 1621 AM, Hoorn, The Netherlands
+31 229 215 487
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
8 Apr 2017
“Great ambiance seems back in time”
11 Mar 2017
“great location and reasonable prices”
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, Seafood, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hoofd 2, 1621 AM, Hoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

One seemed like been sometime back. Light food for lunch gave us good feeling. Choose to look outside the window and see the nice view of the waters and some boats.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This restaurant has inside and outside seating. The prices are very reasonable. The location cannot be beat (water front).

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We found this gem by chance after a short visit to Hoorn. The look and feel of the exterior and dining hall are a bit middle-ages, but the food is very nowadays. The waitstaff of one-person was very good at handling all occupied tables. The...More

Thank Jonas K
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were there in August, at the dinner time. The service was excellent (which is not always the case in the Netherlands), we took fish meals and were highly satisfied with the quality, the quantity and the price. White wine chosen from the wine list...More

Thank Matilda_LT
Reviewed 6 August 2016

No question about the food, it was very good; nor about the staff, they were really friendly....but two hours to eat only a main course and dessert it's unacceptable (we were three people); the efficiency is not their cup of tea.

Thank JordiTraveller
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Would have stayed out on the terrace but the pelting rain started and we were glad it did! The interior of this lovely old tower has charm and ambiance but most important the food was excellent! Waitress was efficient and friendly. When in NL, go...More

Thank JacintaTheHague_NL
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Always good to eat and drink at this restaurant! And for the kids, big pancakes! You feel never sorry to be here and especially in the summertime!

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Atmosphere is one of the best in Hoorn in this old building. Interior fits to it. Food is good, wine is allright. Service was a little too quick though, we like to wine and dine somewhat longer.

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 1 March 2016

One of my favourite restaurants in Hoorn. The ambience is lovely, dining in the old tower is a unique experience. The menu in the restaurant is really good and there is excellent service, also the 'bar' downstairs (now completely renewed) has great food and service...More

Thank Jaymeissen
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The food was excellent--if the potato soup is the soup of the day give it a try. The building is old tower on the harbor, with a very nice fireplace each floor in winter. and the people were very helpful and friendly

Thank garyhor
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Hello, I checked the website, but didn't find the answer. What time is High Tea served? Thanks, Kym
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoofd 2, 1621 AM, Hoorn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Hoorn
  • Phone Number: +31 229 215 487
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