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Restaurant 't Havenmantsje

Havenplein 1, 8861 XA Harlingen, The Netherlands
+31 517 858 600
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dutch, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Havenplein 1, 8861 XA Harlingen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

'Uitstekend', excellent is, in short, the verdict about the restaurant located in this bucolic brick building in the harbour of Harlingen in Friesland on the Dutch coast. Fine cuisine, arranged mainly around 3 - 6 course menus which feature modern and nuanced variations of meat,...More

Thank 124pilot
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Returning back from Vlieland, on of the Dutch so-called wadden islands, we were looking for a place to eat in the town of Harlingen when it started to rain. We quickly entered the restaurant 't Havemantsje and without much hope - the restaurant seemed solidly...More

Thank GerSchi4U
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch during the Tall Ship Race event. Since we were during a special event, I'm not sure we experienced the restaurant at its best. A BBQ had been set outside and offered burgers, kip sate or salmon for about 7 euro. A daily...More

Thank Just1family
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My date took me out to this ‘upper class’ restaurant. We sat out in the conservatory, which looks absolutely gorgeous. Very modern and sleek. The restaurant offers good service and high quality food. The dishes are real eye-catchers: every course looked beautiful. The only thing...More

Thank rixiane
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Visiting Harlingen en route between Terschelling and Schiphol on a trip home to Hobart, Tasmania, I chanced upon this restaurant, set across from the ferry terminal in a beautiful brick and blue-tiled building at the harbour. The service was courteous and immaculately professional. A monolingual...More

Thank elainestratford2018
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We walked past on a sunny day and decided to stop for lunch since the terrace looked so inviting. We were pleasantly surprised when the menu arrived, to discover that it was very different from the typical lunch menu in the Netherlands and had all...More

Thank TravelingCelt
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We were thrilled to find a Micheline restaurant in Friesland and we’re excited to have a good dinner. We sat down for 15 minutes before anyone came to our table. Because we’d read the reviews on TripAdvisor we knew there was a surprise menu and...More

Thank Mae-and-Abdulla
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We ate again delicious food and enjoyed at this great location. Mother's day lunch was fantastic. Each component of the dishes was made to perfection. We had more sweets this time... desserts were elegant, modern and had surprising new flavour combinations. As always, they took...More

Thank Carolina E
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

This really is the only place to go In the area . I went twice and was exceptionally impressed . On my second visit we arrived with a party of 15 and we were seen to without flaw . Both the kitchen and the front...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

This is such a beautiful place to go dine in Harlingen. I had the two course surprise menu which was absolutely delicious. a starter of perfectly seared tuna with pickled vegetables and a chive sauce, followed by beautifully cooked steak on a celeriac puree and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havenplein 1, 8861 XA Harlingen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +31 517 858 600
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