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) #1 of 271 Restaurants in Haarlem $$ - $$$ International, Asian,
Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 3841
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
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“beef” (5 reviews)
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International, Asian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This reastaurant might not be big in size but is absolutely serving high standard meals. The food range can be described a 'worldly food' which means they serve dishes originating from all parts of the world and i would say they do a great job....More

Thank Rob20071965
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I never go home disappointed. The food is delicious, the ambiance is great, and there is a new menu every 3 months. You can pick "normal" things of the menu, but the "special" dishes are super tasty and interesting :)

Thank Ingeltje E
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this dinner a lot. They have a 3-course meal for 35 euro, wine arrangement is 6 euro per glass. The food was very good although a bit too much. We did have to wait for half an hour for our...More

Thank Rose O
Reviewed 16 April 2016

It's not very clear what's in the dish. If you order a meat/fish platter it'll be filled with mushrooms , it's tasted good but I kind of want to know what to expect.

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Thank ValeryVergnes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Went there on a quiet (?) Friday evening. Don't like the plastic Menu card. That's about all I didn't like. Bread with lovely humous/herbs dipp. Entree, main dish and dessert of very good quality. We ordered the 'Sateh gambing' and 'taste of the world' as...More

Thank Riesjaar
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Visited this restaurant twice in the 6 days that we stayed in Haarlem. The service was great. The presentation was delightful and the food was amazing. Keep up the good work !

Thank BogdanCM
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We had a really nice time at Spektakel. The menu has lots of very unique dishes and ingredients. We were completely stuffed by the end of the 4-course meal (even after 3 courses we were full). I am vegetarian, and was pleased with the vegetarian...More

Thank DarcyDwy
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have had dinner here three times throughout the years and I always enjoyed myself. The ambiance is friendly and lively, the staff is helpful and the food is good. The restaurant is usually full! The only negative thing is the acoustics. It is very...More

Thank Tangobabe1
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended restaurant. Menu is surprisingly different, food is excellent and so are the wines. Staff is very engaged and we had a great evening! Will definately come again!

Thank Jan Willem L
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This place is larger than it seems from the outside and has a cozy ambience that is buzzing but not too crowded. The food is excellent, interesting combinations that you would not think of at home. My meat eating friends thought the food was amazing,...More

Thank DebbieINLux
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Hi! We do not have aan official dresscode. Most of our guests dress casual or smart casual. Best regards, Paul - Specktakel
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James S
23 March 2017|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Yes, you can have a look at our website! Unfortunately it's not possible to include the link in this reply. But if you google us, it's easy to find. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 17 - USD 66
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spekstraat 4, 2011 HM Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 3841
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At Specktakel we work with the best ingredients from all over the world with a born understanding of combining flavours of food & wine. Here there is no such thing as eating silently, not just by the volume of laughter and enjoyment brought on by the company at the table, but more so by the food and wine that is being enjoyed. Its colours, aromas, and flavours, so simple together creating a wonderful feast to talk about…Let us guide you how to enjoy the flavours and atmosphere in our world of food & wine....
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