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Restaurant Alacarte Prinsenhof Groningen

Martinikerkhof 23, 9712 JH Groningen, The Netherlands
+31 50 317 6550
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tenderloin” (2 reviews)
“mustard soup” (4 reviews)
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European, Fusion, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Martinikerkhof 23, 9712 JH Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had a very nice lunch in the outside courtyard after visiting the gardens. Interesting menu options and selection of beers and wines. Upon the recommendation of the waiter, I tried the local specialty of Groningen mustard soup and was not disappointed---am going to try...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a nice meal here (although the food is a bit pretentious - they should stick to serving quality local produce without the frills in our view - the setting is gorgeous) but were very disappointed to be hit with a 30 euros corkage...More

1  Thank sinbarambam
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Part of the Prinsenhof Hotel, the Brasserie (on the left side of the courtyard when coming in) or the Grand Café (in the building in front of you) or in the courtyard you have multiple options of seating to enjoy a lunch or dinner menu...More

Thank Axel8807
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a very historical place. They really did a good job in uplifting it. The food was pretty good. They have an excellent choice of wines. Prices are in the higher segment.

Thank charon66
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Great service, food and atmosphere. Close to town centre, but without the noise and bustle. Don't miss the Princenhof Gardens behind the hotel, free entry with many surprises.

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We were extremely pleased, all 15 guest gave a positive feedback! 1. booking was uncomplicated and personal knowledgable 2. atmosphere was excellent (temperature, lighting, room size, table decoration) 3. service was excellent, knowledgable, gave me on-time reports when the next course would start so we...More

Thank Buters
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The a la carte restaurant of the Prinsenhof hotel offered a set 3 course menu at a fixed price of € 37,50. However, with wine, water and coffee we ended up with overall costs of € 62 per head. The dishes were attractively presented and...More

Thank sosofar
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Food quality was good, servings were quite small in quantity. Friendly staff, quite noisy room. I was there for a business dinner, and they finished the bread in the middle of the dinner...

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good food, good service, but no more than could be expected for this price and location. For 4 or 5 stars one would expect a bit of salad as extra next to the shrimp croquettes and a few more shrimps inside.

Thank erikjanse
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the most expensive 7 stage menu, and expected more considering pricing, venue and service which was all high end. Food was well crafted with sometimes very original shapes and themes, but the taste of most stages wasn't one of delight or a pleasant...More

Thank 253trader
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 47 - USD 88
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Martinikerkhof 23, 9712 JH Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen
  • Phone Number: +31 50 317 6550
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Restaurant Alacarte is situated in the northern wing of the De Prinsenhof. Once the sleeping quarters of this royal abode, these rooms now accommodate a contemporary restaurant offering an exciting combination of historical elements in a modern setting. With a view of the monumental Prinsentuin gardens, dinner is being served at one of the most beautiful locations of Groningen. The kitchen team, supervised by chef Gabriel van der Wal and his sous-chef Christian de Vries, create dishes that are clasically based adding modern touches from all parts of the world. Their cuisine respects nature and its seasons. Restaurant service is being supervised by maître-sommelier Mark Lubbersen. Together with his assistents he will cater to your every need. Alacarte's extensive winelist offers an exciting and innovatory selection, combined with old world wine classics. For food & wine pairings, Mark is constantly looking out for wines from all over the world to complement the various dishes in the best possible way. Our culinary team gladly welcomes you in Restaurant Alacarte from Wednesday through Saturday, from 6 PM.
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