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€€ - €€€Seafood, European,
Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 518 979
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  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea bass” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The game menu is delicious. The mini game hotpot is full of flavour. The venison steak is superb. Service is attentive but not intrusive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bertyv
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We went for a dinner for our last day in Gouda, the menu and the restaurant looked very attractive from outside while walking. The menu sounded also nice and attractive but I would expect a bit on the taste side, for example the estragon souce...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ma_gorzatas543
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We have been coming back here for years and Sjoerd and his team have never disappointed and often exceeded expectations. We are already looking forward to our next visit in May. Ambience, food and service - all superb.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Theovanhensbergen
Reviewed 6 January 2018

In my home town Gouda I visited Brunel after a very long time. It was very good once more. Brunel has a wonderful kitchen and there is always something on the menu for you. I strongly recommend to go for the 3 or 4 course...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank mveen1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were doing a cycling trip through Netherlands as a family and found Brunel through Tripadvisor. Very glad that we did. Friendly service. Great food. Nice restaurant. Was very busy, but they accommodated us without fuss. Perhaps we were lucky. A reservation might be wise....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank hcorn
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and amazing food. The tasting menu was delicious and a great way to try a variety of dishes.

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Unassuming on the outside, but great menu, very Dutch, friendly staff, tasty meal. Wine also not overpriced. 3 course dinner for 2 with wine just over 90 Euros.

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Aberystwyth4
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service,Child friendly,friendly people in a lovely environment. Fair prices for quality produce. Service was faultless. Perfection. Well done.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank nicky9fingers
Reviewed 30 March 2017

every time when we go to visit Brunel, we come home a little bit more happy!! Chief Robert-Jan is making the most wunderful creatings!and for a low price, I think.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank wijnartistJacques
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Every year we visit Brunel to celebrate our mother's birthday. Long-time owners Sjoerd and Irma and their crew succeed again and again in maintaining a high level of hospitality and a great kitchen so we will surely be back again (anyway next year)!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Nicolaas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoge Gouwe 23, 2801 LA Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Gouda
  • Phone Number: +31 182 518 979
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