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Grand cafe van Heeckeren

) #5 of 18 Restaurants in Nes ££ - £££ , , Cafe
Kerkplein 6, Nes, Ameland, The Netherlands
+31 519 543 684
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nice place” (2 reviews)
“centre” (3 reviews)
“personnel” (2 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Kerkplein 6, Nes, Ameland, The Netherlands
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Reviews (186)
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is very nice place to go to. go there just to have a drink and relax. We were there in the afternonn and it was difficult to find a place to sit

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

van heeckeren has several venues. what is nice you can see a similar style in service. that is great. the grand café is more casual. we have been here for lunch and dinner on another night. there are special menus for children as well. if...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to have dinner and the food is quite good. Unfortunately we had to wait one and a half hour before we got something to eat. The personnel is very friendly. The restaurant is quite noisy.

Reviewed 5 August 2016

As some reviewers have mentioned, the restaurant has a very hip & cool vibe. The tyfireplaces around the cafe add to the ambiance. The menu is good, the food of top quality, service very friendly & professional, and prices decent. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed 2 July 2016

During our bicycle tour we had on the terrace outside in the sun some drinks and nibbles with our groups of family members. Choice of food was good and staff very kind. Slightly expensive but in the end it was worth is,seating outside very comfortable....More

Reviewed 8 May 2016

It doesn't matter at what time of day you're here: it is always very pleasant at Van Heeckeren. Inside is trendy and cosy but at the terrace it is where you want to be. Comfortable lounge sofas with terrace fireplaces and heaters and also normal...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Great for waiting to get the ferry back. They are in the centre of the town of Nes, one of the 3 main towns on the island. Nothing special, just a brasserie.

Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This place's main draw is their huge heated patio, with open gas fires and ample heating lamps. You can sit outside comfortably, coat off, even on a rainy winter day. The food is pretty good; we have only been there for lunch and I generally...More

Reviewed 28 December 2015

in wintertime you can still sit outside due to the many fireplaces and heatings, service is friendly, prices are a bit overdone restaurant inside as well.

Reviewed 1 October 2015

We went here after our dinner elsewhere in Nes and sat by the lovely fires that were going averywhere outside. Very cosy, friendly service, good background music

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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: Kerkplein 6, Nes, Ameland, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Ameland  >  Nes
  • Phone Number: +31 519 543 684
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