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Kop van de Haven

££ - £££
Dutch, Seafood, European
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Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 255 534 818
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Zandvoort, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To suprise friends we invited them. They were amased and liked it very much, just like us. We visit De Kop van de Haven very regulary.

Thank Agaath d
Kilmaurs, Scotland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Went looking for s place to eat whilst waiting for the ferry to Newcastle. Went with my wife and 2 children. I had fish curry and chips which was amazing, my wife had tacos which were lovely and the kids shared a burger. All were great value for money. The building is unassuming from the outside but doesn't disappoint on... More 

1 Thank irhowat
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106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Holiday Inn. Was very hungry. The ribs were great and challenging to eat. They were more like a loin than a rib. Not many options near the hotel.

Thank T O
Faversham, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Tried Kop van de Haven without researching it, just looking for somewhere to have a few beers to while away a couple of hours before boarding the ferry to Newcastle at the nearby DFDS ferry terminal. Views of the shipping passing by are to be had from the restaurant/bar, but this was just the first positive. There were some (albeit... More 

Thank JupilerUK
Yantai, China
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Not as good as it used to be, but still nice located restaurant at the "kop van de haven". Menu is all reasonable and good value for money.

Thank martinwijnberg
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Amazing views while you are eating the best fish ever! Great location, great service! Will be back soon!

Thank AstridY55
Brockham, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We will be going back. So much to choice. We went for the 4 course set menu. Good choice. They sang happy birthday to my husband. Nothing is too much trouble. Lovely sitting watching the ferries going past. Worth the time to find the restaurant.

Thank Marian F
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

It should have been delicious. It was described as Fish and Chips the authentic English way! Sadly it missed the mark. Given a choice of kibbeling, wijting, lekkerbekje or squid we opted for a portion of wijting and lekkerbekje. It had already taken far too long to have menus brought to us and to order drinks - the second blow... More 

Thank Les D
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with excellent view of the ships/ vessels passing the locks. Very scenic location coupled with good service from the restaurant staff, as well as good range of local fish served.

Thank Scott N
Ijmuiden, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you're in IJmuiden, don't forget to have lunch or dinner at one of the best locations in this town. The food served is good with excellent value for money.

Thank Rene S

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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
Dutch, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Ijmuiden
  • Phone Number: +31 255 534 818

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