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De Hoofdwacht

) #9 of 19 Restaurants in Brielle ££ - £££ Dutch, Bar, European
Markt 7, 3231 AH Brielle, The Netherlands
+31 181 418 393
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good61%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
30 Dec 2016
“Right in the historic centre”
12 Nov 2016
“Good food for reasonable price”
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, Bar, European, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Markt 7, 3231 AH Brielle, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This beautiful building right in the historic centre of Brielle has heaps of charm. We came in to warm up after a walk through Brielle, the cappuccinos and hot chocolate tasted great and service was quick, friendly and efficient.

Thank Karin H
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I lived in Brielle for almost four and half years. When I arrived I knew no-one but would take a book and sit in the Hoofdwacht for my dinner, the guys soon realised I was on my own and started to come over to chat...More

Thank 473adriant
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Have been few times already and service were were vere nice. Food very tasty and well seasoned and prise in very low takind a count nature of food. I really loved it...

Thank 13juhaa
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We spent the morning strolling through the charming town of Brielle and had lunch outside at De Hoofdwacht. The weather was beautiful and the atmosphere very relaxing. Our servers were very friendly and also very helpful in describing the choices on the menu. I had...More

Thank Russ M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

In the heart of Brielle this large open area at the front of the building was very busy. We stopped for a beer and tea. The service is good, and staff very friendly, and spoke good English. The good selection of beers is worth a...More

Thank nickk355
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I thought my chicken salad was expensive until I saw the size of it! It also came with bread and chips- definitely enough for two. Nice location and comfortable outdoor seating. Best for a drink.

Thank ClareRBear
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We organized a farewell drink and dinner for a colleague and really enjoyed the ambiance. The location is very nice in the old center of Brielle. We were lucky the weather was ok (no rain) but they had very large patio umbrellas in case. The...More

Thank Arnold C
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Landed here unexpected on a weeks night. Peppersteak for me and asparagus with salmon for the wife. Excellent cooked, very tasty. Large outside terrace, very popular bistro annex bar.

Thank Martin I
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Whether you want a beer, a snack or dinner please don;t miss the opportunity to visit De Hoofdwacht. The staff are friendly and helpful, as with most good bars in the Netherlands, there is a great selection of beers, the food is always great and...More

Thank Tuxan893
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Enjoy visiting Brielle on our way to catch the ferry from Europoort to Hull. Always eat at De Hoofwacht, nice to sit outside, food is good, service friendly, nicely rounds off our holiday on way home. Brielle nice to wander round, on our list to...More

Thank Kaf68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 7, 3231 AH Brielle, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Brielle
  • Phone Number: +31 181 418 393
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