We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob

Duin- en Kruidbergerweg 60, 2071 LE Santpoort-Noord, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 23 512 1800
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Duin- en Kruidbergerweg 60, 2071 LE Santpoort-Noord, Velsen, The Netherlands
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (214)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 29 September 2018

This restaurant is situated on the Duin- en Kruidberg estate close to Amsterdam and Haarlem. There is a lot of history in this building which in the past, belonged to an English king. The staff is helpful and friendly, more so than you would you...More

Thank TravelR779
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Considering the venue and other reviews we came with high expectations. Unfortunately we had to leave early and disappointed. From plain unacceptable to just bad herewith the low points of experience. Unacceptable: main dish contained raw or barely cooked eggs even though we specifically stressed...More

Thank JVDK
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Marvelous dinner ,could be a 2 Michelin stars cause good food quality, great wines and nice service: congratulations !

Reviewed 9 July 2018

The ambience is historical and confortable. All the objects have a story to it, all is connected. The food is simply delicious and the vegetarian meal is also quite good and tasty. The service is impecable and you just cant fault it. The quality and...More

Thank PatriciaRCorreia
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had a dinner in this restaurant during our stay at the hotel. Not our first time that we came to this restaurant and again a great experience. The food is very good and the wines they serve are very good. The service is friendly...More

Thank Christel8
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Again we had an excellent dinner at de Vrienden van Jacob, what is noticeable is the consistently very high quality. It is one of the best restaurants in the neighbourhood van Amsterdam and maybe in the Netherlands. It surprised me that in a local food...More

Thank Johan17
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We have all heard common complaints about highly recognized restaurants- recipients of Michelin stars or other similarly prestigious recognition- that focus on portion size, bill vs. actual cost of the ingredients, etc. I think these objections badly miss the mark, and, at least in Amsterdam...More

1  Thank Eduardo P
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Generally tasty food, looked good. They said I could eat the shellfish safely, but a few hours later I was vomiting all night (got food poisoning). Treated me very badly And asked questions such as: 'did you eat something wrong in the afternoon before?' Hmmmm...More

2  Thank brenda394
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Delicious, five-start dinner in a classy, refined, beautiful dining room. Everything about it was quite memorable.

Thank LynetteCz
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It's not my first time at De Vrienden Van Jacob and I'm totally satisfied with the dinner we had. This time we had new menu, vines, even the selection of bread, so totally new experience. I must say some changes are good, some not. This...More

Thank TheBitterEnd
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels
Landgoed Duin & Kruidberg
764 reviews
.01 miles away
Hotel de Weyman
35 reviews
.86 miles away
Bastion Hotel Haarlem Velsen
178 reviews
1.08 miles away
Hotel Prinsenhof
40 reviews
1.85 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Brasserie DenK
292 reviews
.00 miles away
50 reviews
.87 miles away
Restaurant De Meierij
35 reviews
.81 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Ruins of Castle Brederode
57 reviews
.60 miles away
Begraafplaats en Crematorium Westerveld uit 1888
12 reviews
.79 miles away
Speeltuin De Veilige Haven
34 reviews
1.30 miles away
Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland
157 reviews
1.53 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duin- en Kruidbergerweg 60, 2071 LE Santpoort-Noord, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Santpoort-Noord
  • Phone Number: +31 23 512 1800
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing