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La Foule

De Haasstraat 14, 2011 DW Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 2384
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible2%
2 weeks ago
“Staff very dissapointing”
21 Jun 2017
“Great food and atmosphere!”
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French, European
££ - £££
De Haasstraat 14, 2011 DW Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in this restaurant is quite good to be honest and there is a fair choice. But the staff is ignorant and unwilling to be flexible. Please do not ask if a table can be moved or the sunlight filtered, you will get the...More

Thank Pieter R
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great little French restaurant serving fresh home-cooked French meals with local ingredients. Barbara made us feel very welcome, and the vibe is relaxed with good selection of local or French wines and beers. Will definitely come back again!

Thank londoner2011_08
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I travel to Haarlem several times per year and always make a point of having dinner here. The food will transport you out of Holland and take you to a quiet French bistro in Paris. The decor is warm and unique and...More

Thank Karen Z
Gerrit Pieter H, Eigenaar at La Foule, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for the lovely compliments. If I could rate you back it would be six out of five stars! We love having you over! Gerrit

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Where, nowadays, do you find a true French bistro in The Netherlands, with onion-cheese soup and French chansons? The ambiance evokes a feeling of somehow being transported back in time a few decades -- not an unpleasant sensation. The food is decent, but not spectacular....More

Thank ChF_10
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I've eaten here several times, and have always had great food. The service was excellent! All of our courses were delicious, and the chef presented the food beautifully. This place should be packed every evening, and I'm not certain why it wasn't during my three...More

Thank detlef44
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Food OK, service poor. We dined on a Saturday night when the Christmas Market was on in Haarlem, so the town was packed. This restaurant was pretty empty (maybe 11 customers). The owner/manager tried to blame the poor service on a new young waiter, but...More

1  Thank Jagsfan71
Gerrit Pieter H, Eigenaar at La Foule, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

thank you very much for your attention on tripadvisor. Luckily there are hundreds and hundreds more restaurants around and I'm sure that you'll find some of them more to your needs. Good luck!

Reviewed 27 November 2016

This restaurant, located near our parking station, looked very interesting so we took family for a thankyou night out. It looked lovely inside, great atmosphere, BUT the service was almost not there and the food was sooooo disappointing. We tried the trio of shellfish as...More

Thank GWJG
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Barbara and Gerrit are great chefs and create a welcoming atmosphere. The food is lovely and the resto is located very close to the centre and 10 seconds to the Spaarne river. Apart from good food, you can also enjoy some live music from Gerrit!...More

Thank AnilGandham
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Located right next door to our vacation rental "Charming House in Historic Haarlem", this restaurant serves great French food and the owner will delight you with his accordion skills. Weds and Sun are recommended for the 10 euro specials.

Thank SerendipitousNomads
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A very nice little restaurant with an excellent kitchen and good service. All in a cosy French atmosphere and an outstanding price quality comparison.

Thank Steenbakker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 11:30
00:00 - 11:30
16:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Haasstraat 14, 2011 DW Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 531 2384
  • E-mail
Hidden in the center of Haarlem lies our small Restaurant in -De Haasstraat 14- Near a parking and only a 5 minute walk from the Grote markt. With a classical French kitchen and French wines we would love to welcome you and let you taste our little spot of France!
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