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Bij Babette

Kruisstraat 31, 2011 PW Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 529 9290
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Kruisstraat 31, 2011 PW Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoy a tea here each time we visit Haarlem. Make sure to try the plain scone with cream and preserve with your tea. Comfortable and a lovely experience over all. Good break in the afternoon.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Sarah H, Owner at Bij Babette, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this. We love what we do so it's so nice to hear that it is appreciated. Kindest regards Sarah

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Thank goodness for the rain. Because we found this place . Wonderful English owner made us feel like we where guests in her home . Wonderful tea , to die for pie . And proper tea . Welcome respite from the rain . Hope to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mrmotomike
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Lovely warm place for a refreshment between the station and the centre serving delicious cakes and sandwiches, lovely the choice of special teas, took Dianna Decadence home with me!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Anne-Marie O
Sarah H, Owner at Bij Babette, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We love our tea room very much and it's so nice that you appreciated it. Kindest regards Sarah.

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Have wandered past many times and chuckled at the quirky chalkboard outside with random quotes on. Sat outside today with Homemade Mint Lemonade, Mint Tea and the most delicious Carrot Cake. All the cakes - prepared freshly every day - looked delicious and the waitress...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank spense007
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Nice little find for lunch. Great sandwiches and a wide selection of tea. Don't forget dessert. One thing to remember-they seem to only accept 'local' credit cards. Bring euro just in case

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank pemistar
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We stopped at this lovely little tea house during our visit to Haarlem. There are an enormous amount of teas and they are cleverly described in cards at your table. We shared a chocolate cake dessert that was delicious. We are very glad we came...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Desiree L
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Such a treat to go here for afternoon tea. We always feel so welcome. The amount of teas to choose from! I always get advised by Sarah as she manages to match the tea to my mood. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank NellyK15
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful mid morning break when it’s a little chilly. There were a liberal amount of teas from which to choose. We had a mint, Earl Grey and Lady Earl Grey. I had a scone with butter and jelly and others had the apple tart....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank wonderlust_9
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I've visited this pretty place couple of times now , I love their selection of teas, cakes and scones. The staff is super friendly, doesn't matter if you actually take a table or if you just stop by to buy some tea, they are always...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lazykittyvicky
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The flair of the cafe was very warm and cosy and the selection of teas were vast. It was a true dream for any tea lover, no bagged tea but high quality tea leaves.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AmericanSchnitzel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kruisstraat 31, 2011 PW Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 529 9290
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Bij Babette is located in a traditional Dutch 17th Century building in the heart of Haarlem.
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