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Bij Babette

Kruisstraat 31, 2011 PW Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 529 9290
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (32 reviews)
“cake” (19 reviews)
“spiced apple” (3 reviews)
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Kruisstraat 31, 2011 PW Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little find for lunch. Great sandwiches and a wide selection of tea. Don't forget dessert. One thing to remember-they seem to only accept 'local' credit cards. Bring euro just in case

Thank pemistar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this lovely little tea house during our visit to Haarlem. There are an enormous amount of teas and they are cleverly described in cards at your table. We shared a chocolate cake dessert that was delicious. We are very glad we came...More

Thank Desiree L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a treat to go here for afternoon tea. We always feel so welcome. The amount of teas to choose from! I always get advised by Sarah as she manages to match the tea to my mood. Definitely recommend.

Thank NellyK15
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful mid morning break when it’s a little chilly. There were a liberal amount of teas from which to choose. We had a mint, Earl Grey and Lady Earl Grey. I had a scone with butter and jelly and others had the apple tart....More

Thank wonderlust_9
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I've visited this pretty place couple of times now , I love their selection of teas, cakes and scones. The staff is super friendly, doesn't matter if you actually take a table or if you just stop by to buy some tea, they are always...More

Thank Kitty L
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The flair of the cafe was very warm and cosy and the selection of teas were vast. It was a true dream for any tea lover, no bagged tea but high quality tea leaves.

Thank AmericanSchnitzel
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great cozy tea spot! Delicious cakes, creative tea names in the heart of Haarlem. Great place for an afternoon tea with your company.

Thank Jana L
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I simply love the variety of teas and blends with funny names, cakes and the amazing scones! beware of the portions: they are generous, which is unlikely in the Netherlands. People are super friendly here even when the house is fully booked and busy. I...More

Thank Eliane G
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We tried to go earlier but it was too busy. Went back later in the day. It's quite small and when busy, can be cramped. The cakes looked nice but mine was a bit dry, although it was a big slice. Maybe it was just...More

Thank snowpingu
Sarah H, Owner at Bij Babette, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi, I am so sorry. It sounds like you came on a really busy day. Could you email me on bijbabette@live.nl and let me know which cake you had as I would like to fix this. Kindest regards Sarah

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely scones and cakes. Tried and failed to replicate at home, so have to keep going back! ;-) Great place for tea and sweets!

Thank Patrick F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kruisstraat 31, 2011 PW Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 529 9290
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Bij Babette is located in a traditional Dutch 17th Century building in the heart of Haarlem.
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