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Southern Cross

Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
+31 23 521 9992
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (3 reviews)
“pavlova” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's often hard to reserve a table. I often tried but failed. This time I was lucky to book my birthday dinner there with family. The food is truly excellent and original. Would you have ordered soft shell crab? Take the surprise menu, it is...More

Thank Scotman_Holland
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favourites since 2002. The cuisine, the service are perfect, never had a mediocre experience, always high level and absolutely consistent, thanks to the focus of the owners and the very very determined staff that make this place so loved!

Thank CeesLeenders
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this wonderful establishment last night, and I am still glowing from the memory of the experience. Upon arrival we were immediately greeted and seated, and then our host provided us with a overview of their fine selection of wines, even guiding us as...More

Thank daniel f
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On of the few real Australian restaurant in the Netherlands. Owner Peter, his wife and the rest of the staff make you feel very welcome. Food is out of this world, perhaps from another planet. On warm evenings you can dine outside.

Thank lad52
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Although acoustics are not great, this is a restaurant to come back to, for the quality of the food, the excellent service and the nice atmosphere! Every dish on the menu is composed of very tasteful ingredients. Nicely balanced, well seasoned. Specialities like emu, kangaroo...More

Thank Captain_Cee
Reviewed 26 March 2017

When you tell someone they should visit a restaurant because it's good, people assume you're talking about a pleasant place with decent food for good pricing. This restaurant deserves more than the label 'good': it's absolutely outstanding. The food is extraordinary, the flavors are a...More

Thank verdwalende
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This restaurant combines flair and excellence in all it does. It's difficult choosing from a menu that includes kangaroo, emu, crocodile and also guinea fowl. All the meats are very tender, flavorful and have touches of unexpected flavors and textures, the mark of a creative...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The staff are attentive with excellent suggestions. The wine list is quite extensive and the food delicious. Highly recommended

Thank MickeyB78
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A great experience all round. Good food, no PR stunts, good service and general feeling of being welcome. Recommended for a good evening out with friends or family. You cannot go wrong, whether a meat eater or a veggie!

Thank DianaHJ
Reviewed 14 December 2016

First time trying australian dishes and I do not regret. Great experience! Service TOP! Wine pairing excellent! Hope to visit you soon again, guys!

Thank TinchoArgento
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Heemstede
  • Phone Number: +31 23 521 9992
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Australian chef Peter Edwards, together with his wife Natasja and their team have been serving Modern Australian Cuisine for over 14 years. Qualilty seasonal produce both local and imported are of utmost importance. We have long standing relationships with our suppliers to Ensure we get the products we require. Grainfed Black Angus from the Clare Valley, Kangaroo from Western N.S.W tot Hiramassa Kingfish from South Australia are just a few of the ingredients sourced from Australia. The menu is constantly evolving to take advantage of each ingrediënt in its prime. Guests are invited to choose from our 3-course a la carte menu or take a culinary trip through Australia enjoying our 5-course degustation menu. Together with our sommeliers we have individual tailor made wine pairings with our food. All wines we have imported ourselves or come from one of our specialists suppliers.
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