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Klein Amerika 20, 2806 CA Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 590 160
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“town centre” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00 Hours
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Klein Amerika 20, 2806 CA Gouda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

A wonderful location on the ground floor of the public library. We had the cheese platter, with delicious bread, cheese, egg salad and pea soup. Very good service too. Highly recommended.

Thank Pandlepig
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Located on the first floor of the Public Library of Gouda, Kruim has a very social function near the town centre of Gouda. This prooves to be a golden combination. The historic centre is just across the bridge, so Kruim is easily to reach by...More

Thank Nelis_Cornelis
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Over a 5 week stay in Gouda, I used this location in a number of different ways; coffee or a glass of wine while browsing with the free wifi in the café, focussed work space upstairs in peace and quiet, and a relaxed family dinner...More

Thank vanfamAuckland
Reviewed 11 September 2017

this restaurant is a part of the Bibliotheek, the governement. the place is very simple and so the food.

Thank wijnartistJacques
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Restaurant Kruim is located in The Chocolate Factory. It was a pleasant surprise and the perfect selection for us, two people who wanted to meet and discuss a business proposition. Imagine a large caverous space, an empty factory of by-gone years. Imagine that it has...More

Thank niessensan
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here after some mandatory shopping nearby. We were pleasantly surprised by the number of choices from the menu as well as the quality of the served foods. Would recommend eating here!

Thank Pauline F
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch here! Lovely setting, family friendly (and the children's library is downstairs too) and good food. Between us we had toasties (well, of course, but good bread on these ones), mustard soup, club sandwich, burger and a pizza and all were good....More

Thank an_expat_traveller
Reviewed 19 December 2016

a fine restaurant in the library. Great combination. You can just enjoy a cup of cofffee and a gooe book or magazine. But they have also nice cakes an pie's. Even you can enjoy a good meal with or without a book. And very nice...More

Thank Optijd
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Kruim is an original place to have lunch in Gouda. It's in an old chocolate factory, that is now a library. Kruim proposed delicious sandwiches and fresh juices. The coffee is very good. You can plug your electronic devices so it's also suitable for people...More

Thank Joanna_137
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had a business meeting with a guest. This is a great venue, located in a building with a large library. They serve fresh dishes and great coffee. We had Chai Latte - highly recommended. The place is located just a short stroll outside the...More

Thank Robbert B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klein Amerika 20, 2806 CA Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Gouda
  • Phone Number: +31 182 590 160
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