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A Kruisweg 1033, 2131 CS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
+31 23 879 5352
17:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:30
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a menu with a choice of hot and cold mazza's, with delicious Lebanese bread, fish and a dessert. The tasty small plates are delicously flavoured, freshly made in an open kitchen. I just loved it! Moreover the service is excellent and the staff are very nice. The Lebanes red wine was a surprise and tasted very well combined... More 

Thank Ellij R
Helsinki, Finland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I can honestly recommend the mixed kebab grill dish! Every piece of lamb and chicken was marinated and grilled especially well. The mildly spiced rice and vegetables let space for the taste of quality meat very nicely.

Thank Pitkis7
London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

An unexpected and pleasant surprise this restaurant a few miles from Schiphol airport. Every dish tasted flavoursome, fresh and perfectly balanced. The usual mezes hot and cold absolutely delicious and a wonderfully cooked juicy lamb cutlets and chicken kebabs. The service is courteous and attentive. Highly recommended...

Thank Food_che_passione
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

They serve a relatively small menu of food which isn't bad but which not give a explosion of taste either. On the plus side, everything is really fresh, staff very nice and you can smoke nargile. For a small town it's okay but for real good arab food in general visit Amsterdam.

Thank Reza G
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We went without a reservation and thank God we were early. By 8:30pm, the place was packed with no open table. Wait staff was pretty good at first and explained the non-English menu to us. But service slowed down dramatically as the tables filled up. Between appetizers and main entrée, there was a 30 minute gap. But our combination selections... More 

Thank jacklD5839DS
The Netherlands
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We recently had dinner at Arabesque: delicious Middle-Eastern food in Hoofddorp!! Very good service and attention to the customer. The different set of dishes was very filling and the selection of cold dips was superb and all at a good price! A delight!

Thank Agnès L
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a family dinner. Good food with generous portions and fresh ingredients. Very friendly and attentive service. Wort a detour. Will be back.

Thank OL101
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We came here since we one night since my husband and I used to work in Hoofddorp and were wanting a meal before driving home. We were seated quickly but service staff seemed quite busy and only took our order and ignored us mostly the rest of the evening. We had some mezzes before our main dishes which I enjoyed... More 

Thank Ellen B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I came here many times and never left unsatisfied!! Great food, great service, great armosphere. The mezzes are great no matter which one you choose. The lamb chops are super tender! Delicious!

Thank 425agnesez
Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The service was horrific. It took 20 minutes to get a menu, they brought everything separately which defeats the purpose of mezza, and everything took 2 hours. All we ordered was mezza. Expensive and small portions. They just do not care about your enjoyment, and it was not worth it AT ALL. HIGHLY UNRECOMMENDED.

Thank frodriguez5008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A Kruisweg 1033, 2131 CS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlemmermeer  >  Hoofddorp
  • Phone Number: +31 23 879 5352

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