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Bistro De Pimpernel

) #3 of 87 Restaurants in Hoofddorp $$ - $$$ , European, French
Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
+31 23 561 5970
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tournedos” (2 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (2 reviews)
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Dutch, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our last night in the Netherlands, was spent at this restaurant, thanks to other Trip Advisor reviewers. We decided to do the 20 minute walk from the Novotel Schiphol Hotel, which took us through the Business area to Hoopddorf Centrum. From the moment we walked...More

Thank ChrisandDavid2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I took a lunch at the friendly place The food was tasty and good,the owner made an effort of making it a nice atmosphere The accessories (table ,chairs and cloth)where a little worn out

Thank Joke W
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We found this spot on TripAdvisor. When we arrived it was very quiet. But we could soon see the locals arriving,confirming our choice for the evening. Raymond and Tanja went through a lot of trouble for us,what a pleasant couple. And the food was delicious.

Thank PaarlAlice
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The first time we dined at Pimpernel, Raymond warned us against ordering too much. Boy, was he right!! From the amazing soups and appetizers through main courses prepared with nothing but the freshest ingredients and incredible skill to desserts which should be illegal, Pimpernel is...More

1  Thank sylvrtong
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this long standing restaurant! Run by husband and wife who are simply lovely! Service is great!

Thank OB0811
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lovely menu, especially liked the duck dish. Will efinitely pass this way again when in Hoofddorp again

Thank Adarsh S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant has been around for quite some time. The inside looks like it could do with a makeover. Ordered a carpaccio of beef as starter; price is on the high side in my opinion. It uses proper filet steak, but the

Thank Rudolf B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We like the food and ambiance so much we came back the week after. Best choices on the menu are the beef. Our group order the different beef choices on the menu and they are all tender accompanied by excellent sauces. The potatoes cooked in...More

1  Thank Holeekow
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Closer to the airport's hotels, with a very, very good food. The "waiter" is also very friendly and amazing as all that they offer to eat... from the starts until the deserts.

Thank Joao Luiz O
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This is the kind of eating place I like! Owner run and very welcoming. Great food, varied menu, good wines, nice desserts, good service and no fuss atmosphere. Been here a few times and never disappointed. Perfect for big or small groups and for breaking...More

Thank Rebekah F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kruisweg 959, 2132 CD Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlemmermeer  >  Hoofddorp
  • Phone Number: +31 23 561 5970
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Bistro De Pimpernel opened its doors back in 1985. Over the years, the restaurant has grown into a true concept in Hoofddorp and the surrounding area, under the careful management of Raymond and Tanja Ruijg. The bistro is an informal French specialities restaurant with a menu which changes with the seasons. The restaurant also boasts a very extensive wine list. De Pimpernel is open every day from 17.00 pm except Sundays.
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