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The Hielander

Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 512 0015
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Seafood, European, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Hielander is definitely a recommendation to go to. The food tastes great, is served relatively fast and leaves me wanting to return.

Thank Rik K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

the highlander is authentic Scottish complete with tartans and more whiskey selections than i have seen anywhere in the world. every bottle has stories to tell if you are in the area drop by.

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I had a great meal here. My girlfriend took the 3 meal surprise, I ordered a meat and salmon mix starter, with a Ribeye steak for a main dish. As a whisky beginner I expected the restaurant owner to just give me advice and be...More

1  Thank herman b
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, Scottish decor. Outstanding meat 🥩- their ribeye is to die for. Staff is extremely helpful and therefore one feels very welcome. Would definitely recommend!

Thank knufje
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Traditional Scottish cuisine, excellent service and wonderful internal decoration. Family-run restaurant honouring true Scottish tradition!

Thank Spyros P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Food really good, not a fan of whisky but if you are this will be heaven The host has lived in the Netherlands for years but the kilt is s sure giveaway that his heart lies in the borders

Thank Foxdog11
Reviewed 24 June 2017

An unforgettable evening: 3 friends, a great dinner and many different types of Whisky. A great meeting of old Italian friends Who live in Holland And work for Europe

Thank soxcial
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went to "The Hielander" as we had never eaten in a Scottish restaurant and because of the reviews. We were not disappointed. The restaurant has a very relaxing atmosphere and the owners are very friendly and forthcoming. The food was excellent. All the dishes...More

Thank argonfroes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been a few times to the Hielander, Wullie and his wife are vey accomadating in there no no nonsense style. Its a Scottish Whisky lovers dream and theres some great traditional Scottish food to be washed down with plenty of Whisky and Ale

Thank Jackiesellars
Reviewed 2 March 2017

we have had a wonderful evening with very good food. it was delicious. The surroundings were all in scottish atmosphere. very nice.

Thank 91Peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ridderstraat 15, 1811 EX Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31 72 512 0015
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