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Restaurant Parels

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Oude Groenmarkt 8, 2011 HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 9251
11:00 - 01:00
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Bitburg, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff & Food Fantastic!! Great selection and all the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive.

Thank Euromeister
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in Haarlem to my opinion. € 29,50 for a 3-course menu. Food is magnificent. Super friendly staff. Been here 3 times already and it will definitely not be the last time. The place is always packed so do make a reservation

Thank Vincent B
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157 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The dishes are presented nicely, but the taste wasn't as good as the visuals. If you check the restaurants website you have higher expectations. The interior of the restaurant is also a bit boring.

Thank FlopF
Sydney, Australia
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319 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Located on the main square. A quiet restaurant with a good range on quality food. Has iutside area in square but too cold in December. Fresh cooked food. Popular with locals.

Thank Murray S
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We walked through central haarlem and got to the restaurant that was located next to the cathedral. It is a good looking modern restaurant with a fabulous menu. I had the cheese fondue for starters followed by lamb and then chocolate cheescake. All 3 courses were spectacular, Well cooked and beautifully presented. The price was good too, in some restaurants... More 

Thank Jalaki
Geneva, Switzerland
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213 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

So many lovely restaurants in the Haarlem city centre; it's hard to choose. Well, Parels should be high on your list. Lovely food and kind service. We had oysters as a starter. I was reluctant to try the red vinegar sauce and started with my usual lemon juice and a touch of pepper. But the red vinegar sauce was really... More 

Thank Chambesy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Restaurant Parels (Pearls) was booked for us by our hotel. It was very busy on our arrival, and we had a short wait at the bar for a table. The staff were super attentive, and the waiting time for the food was very reasonable. It was rather packed in the restaurant, but once we acclimatised it added to the atmosphere.... More 

Thank Yvonne H
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I can recommend this restaurant. Populair by locals like me. Dutch / French kitchen with attention for detail, flavour and swift service.

Thank Wilbert P
Tokyo, Japan
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I was strolling around the old Haarlem central square looking around at the various dining outdoor options, many of which seemed a little cliched or touristy. I decided to try Parels based on the menu posted at the entrance, and I wasn't disappointed! The prices were reasonable and the food quite good. Also as I was dining alone, I appreciated... More 

Thank OhEd
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

RESTAURANT PARELS - This restaurant is located on the Markt , directly across from the church. The impression of a restaurant is made based on the location, service, food and preparation. Obviously, it has the location down and they did make the outdoor dining comfortable as they had heaters to take care of the chill. The food and its presentation... More 

Thank Terry G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Groenmarkt 8, 2011 HL Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 9251

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