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Southern Cross

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Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
+31 23 521 9992
18:00 - 01:00
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On of the few real Australian restaurant in the Netherlands. Owner Peter, his wife and the rest of the staff make you feel very welcome. Food is out of this world, perhaps from another planet. On warm evenings you can dine outside.

Thank lad52
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although acoustics are not great, this is a restaurant to come back to, for the quality of the food, the excellent service and the nice atmosphere! Every dish on the menu is composed of very tasteful ingredients. Nicely balanced, well seasoned. Specialities like emu, kangaroo and even crocodile... Deserts are heaven! Staff is very attentive, staff is everywhere, staff knows... More 

Thank Captain_Cee
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you tell someone they should visit a restaurant because it's good, people assume you're talking about a pleasant place with decent food for good pricing. This restaurant deserves more than the label 'good': it's absolutely outstanding. The food is extraordinary, the flavors are a thrilling experience for your tastebuds. They have various fish and meat options and one vegetarian... More 

Thank verdwalende
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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377 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This restaurant combines flair and excellence in all it does. It's difficult choosing from a menu that includes kangaroo, emu, crocodile and also guinea fowl. All the meats are very tender, flavorful and have touches of unexpected flavors and textures, the mark of a creative kitchen. The welcome is warm, like friends who haven't seen each other for a while... More 

Thank Mick B
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The staff are attentive with excellent suggestions. The wine list is quite extensive and the food delicious. Highly recommended

Thank MickeyB78
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A great experience all round. Good food, no PR stunts, good service and general feeling of being welcome. Recommended for a good evening out with friends or family. You cannot go wrong, whether a meat eater or a veggie!

Thank DianaHJ
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

First time trying australian dishes and I do not regret. Great experience! Service TOP! Wine pairing excellent! Hope to visit you soon again, guys!

Thank TinchoArgento
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Nice and cosy, easy going service, perfect food, perfect service. Food is excellent on the flamboyant side, just like it's chef ;-) Go!

Thank Jeroen B
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Outstanding service and a warm welcome when we came back again. Southern Cross has constant quality changing a menu to choose from and once again we were very happy. Our hostess Natasja is such a warm personality that the outstanding dinner can hardly be beaten. Natasja also selected the wines accompanying our dinner and this what you should do. She... More 

Thank Willem Luuk N
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and wines and fantastic service. A great place for small and bigger anniversaries, the Southern Cross has been offering the same outstanding quality for years now.

Thank Hoekman M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, International, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zandvoortselaan 24, 2106 CP Heemstede, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Heemstede
  • Phone Number: +31 23 521 9992
Australian chef Peter Edwards, together with his wife Natasja and their team have been serving Modern Australian Cuisine for over 14 years. Qualilty seasonal produce both local and imported are of utmost importance. We have long standing relationships with our suppliers to Ensure we get the products we require. Grainfed Black Angus from the Clare Valley, Kangaroo from Western N.S.W tot Hiramassa Kingfish from South Australia are just a few of the ingredients sourced from Australia. The menu is constantly evolving to take advantage of each ingrediënt in its prime. Guests are invited to choose from our 3-course a la carte menu or take a culinary trip through Australia enjoying our 5-course degustation menu. Together with our sommeliers we have individual tailor made wine pairings with our food. All wines we have imported ourselves or come from one of our specialists suppliers.

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