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Het Witte Paard

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, Central European, French, Dutch
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Torenhoogte 5 | 9163 HC, 9163 HC, Ameland, The Netherlands
+31 519 542 209
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Mechelen, Belgium
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The food was excellent, but the service was the slowest I have had in ages. It took over 20 minutes for them to take our order and an hour until my food came, and in between the waitress was invisible. However, hen the food did come it was excellent, and worth every penny.

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Thank Melonie_en_family
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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177 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Looking for a great evening out, we reserved a table and had dinner here. We both ordered the 4 course surprise menu with an accompanying wine arrangement. The amuses and the two first courses were great. The first two courses consisted of a 3 sample dish each. So you have the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of dishes. The... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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296 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

small restaurant, bit old fashioned and not much space. They have a terrace but that was full. Food was ok but based on ratings I expected more. Getting the winelist was a problem, we asked for it, didn't get it, tried to get the attention of waiter but in the end had to go to bar to get one. The... More 

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Having stayed on Ameland for two months during a working holiday, I have experienced many of the restaurants and other hospitality establishments the island has to offer. Unfortunately, contrary to most reviews, restaurant het witte paard did not live up to expectations. Once seated one is immediately confronted with the small scale of the restaurant and the more 'classical' decor.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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177 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

You would not expect it when you enter this small restauant that looks lime an old Dutch pub, but the food is of very high quality. The menu is basedon traditional cooking, but often with a mkdern twist. Like the goat cheese salade where instead of using honey, the cheese was flavored with forrest berries, that made the friend who... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Last weekend I went to this restaurant with my partner. The restaurant looks very nice, and we were greeted by a friendly waitress. We both chose the 4 course chef's menu. A fresh baked bread with some butter was brought to our table which was on the house. The courses were excellent, with a menu like this it is always... More 

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Thank Kimmetje07
Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Not a place to go with very small kids, but as soon as your kids are big enough to spend an evening at a good restaurant, this is the place to go on Ameland. Without kids defenitely the place to go! The White Horse is a very small and cozy place in the middle of Nes. Great atmosphere, very friendly... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Such a small, quaint, little place you'd almost overlook it. Walk into a pub-like restaurant, with more quality furnishings. The food we had was really, really good. The service was very friendly and the whole surroundings made us stay for an extra glass of wine after dinner.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2012 via mobile

We really had a great dinner. It is a typical Dutch place with a great atmosphere. Would defenitely recommend it. People who live on the island claim it is the best place. Reserve!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 30
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Central European, French, Dutch
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torenhoogte 5 | 9163 HC, 9163 HC, Ameland, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Ameland
  • Phone Number: +31 519 542 209

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