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Eetcafe Vidocq

€€ - €€€
Dutch, Seafood, European
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Koster Gijzensteeg 8, Gouda, The Netherlands
+31 182 522 819
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Gouda, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a nice dinner here. This restaurant has a lovely atmosphere a good kitchen and friendly service.

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Thank faijelja
Warsaw
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

I spent an evening here with five friends. The food was average and the service was efficient although not friendly. At the end of the evening, we were charged for six three-course meals (meat dishes). We pointed out that two of us had chosen two-course options, and one of those was a vegetarian option (advertised at a considerably lower price... More 

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2 Thank Emily A
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

This small restaurant sits tucked away in a small alleyway between the market square and the St. John's church. The writing's on the wall... since that's the menu. It isn't a huge selection or particularly refined; but it's good food and (more importantly) a good atmosphere. The only downside? the chances of getting in after 7 pm without a reservation... More 

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1 Thank Eryndor
Gouda
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere is lovely and worth the extra money (the prices are fairly high). The food was just ok. Not memorable. The service was quick, but could have been a bit more enthusiastic. I'll probably return though, since this is one of the better restaurants in Gouda in this price range.

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Thank Liekehanna
Lyon, France
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

Nice old building in the old centre, no view at all, food okay, not great. Service is not so great either.

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Thank adennell00
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2012

Great restaurant tucked away, cosy atmosphere an the staff were really helpful. My favorite place to go which was a lot in a month :) highly recommend the creme brûlée! Best food I had

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Thank Walkchloe
Gouda
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2012

Nice little restaurant/cafe with a good menu and helpful staff.

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1 Thank Mano K
Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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345 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

This restaurant combines a relaxed atmosphere with great food. .To enter you'll have to climb the stairs, but it's worth it.

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Hampshire
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2011

Tucked away down a side street when you enter you have to go upstairs to a bar/restaurant. The staff are very friendly and helpful the food is really good with some items you rarely see like hare

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1 Thank ZakHampshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koster Gijzensteeg 8, Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Gouda
  • Phone Number: +31 182 522 819

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