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The Square

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Dutch, Bar, International, European, Pub
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Grote Markt 10, 2011 RD Haarlem, The Netherlands
10:00 - 23:00
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Akureyri, Iceland
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122 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Go there in for lunc. the service was very friendly and ourfood was very simple and good. It was not expensive and lot of it.

Lakenheath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love chicken and have a man sized appetite this is the place for you..excellent fries and garnish..all served in a cosy chic atmosphere by the pleasant staff.

Thank Eileen B
Tucson, Arizona
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238 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had an nice lunch and cold beers while sitting in the sunshine. Waitstaff was nice and they had some special for lunch. We ate, lingered, people watched, listened to church bells, talked about how clean Haarlem was and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at this restaurant. There is also indoor seating. Excellent location.

Thank yumaborn
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A very nice bar/restaurant.Lovely food and a great setting either in or outside.Certainly recommended.

Thank Dominic W
Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Stopped here for coffee and cake. The staff were all incredibly friendly and we had delicious cakes and coffees. Would definitely go back for more :)

Thank TeganM89
Kingston, Canada
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254 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We had a great lunch here, right on the Grote Markt in Haarlem. I had beef carpaccio (smoked beef sandwich) and my wife had a smoked mackerel salad sandwich. Both were very good. We shared a side of fries which was a big portion - more than we could eat. Mayonnaise is traditionally served with fries here which is a... More 

Thank Skootamattaken
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We just went there after a museum visit to have something to drink. It´s a really nice place to go to for food and drinks.

Thank ruud s
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

The staff was so kind and polite , quick and more personalised service the best burger I ever had I bet u can't finish the whole plate .

Thank Anshul S
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Its a coasy little coffee shop in the Grote Markt Square. We went there to have a quick coffee and then tour around but instead we had 2 coffees each and did't want to leave. I was day dreaming as I was sipping my coffee. It made me dream about how it was hundreds of years ago, people being hanged... More 

Thank gour_dim
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We popped into this place for a late lunch after marveling at the Christian Müller organ in the Grote Kerk. The Square is very clean, well kept, well lit, excellent service and delicious food. Wow, delicious food. Friendly atmosphere. Happy staff. I got a mug of fresh mint tea and their Pompoen-kokos soup. (Pumpkin coconut). I thought I'd died and... More 

Thank CinnaPatty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, Bar, International, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 10, 2011 RD Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?