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Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 518 979
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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European, French, Dutch, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were doing a cycling trip through Netherlands as a family and found Brunel through Tripadvisor. Very glad that we did. Friendly service. Great food. Nice restaurant. Was very busy, but they accommodated us without fuss. Perhaps we were lucky. A reservation might be wise....More

Thank hcorn
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and amazing food. The tasting menu was delicious and a great way to try a variety of dishes.

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Unassuming on the outside, but great menu, very Dutch, friendly staff, tasty meal. Wine also not overpriced. 3 course dinner for 2 with wine just over 90 Euros.

Thank Aberystwyth4
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service,Child friendly,friendly people in a lovely environment. Fair prices for quality produce. Service was faultless. Perfection. Well done.

Thank nicky9fingers
Reviewed 30 March 2017

every time when we go to visit Brunel, we come home a little bit more happy!! Chief Robert-Jan is making the most wunderful creatings!and for a low price, I think.

Thank wijnartistJacques
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Every year we visit Brunel to celebrate our mother's birthday. Long-time owners Sjoerd and Irma and their crew succeed again and again in maintaining a high level of hospitality and a great kitchen so we will surely be back again (anyway next year)!

Thank Nicolaas
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Brunel for business dinner (4persons). Had a good experience, all the food tasted great. Service was good.

Thank Hege W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had dinner with a party of 7. our table was situated next to the bar and kitchen and was passed by staff constantly. in our circumstance that was not a big problem, but it might have been. I ordered the game menu, as it...More

Thank rliem
Reviewed 12 November 2016

While visiting Gouda again, we HAD TO visit Brunel as we had a perfect dinner there before. Now we came back with our friends from the US and I have to admit that the 4 of us are pretty spoiled by going to the better...More

Thank vagoose39
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A stylish, romantic restaurant with good value food but in all we were there for over two hours as it took ages for the food to arrive. Luckily we had the time to wait and we did enjoy the surroundings but it did get slightly...More

Thank Helene Christin... P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Gouda
  • Phone Number: +31 182 518 979
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