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Hooistraat 4A, 2514 BM, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 365 8789
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“surprise menu” (3 reviews)
“sommelier” (3 reviews)
“presentation” (2 reviews)
European, Spanish, Cafe, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hooistraat 4A, 2514 BM, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

I went here with my wife last month in the hope that we would find some great food, we did not. The service was terrible and the food was really not anything special at all, lower than average. We stayed for about four hours, only...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had the pleasure of having dinner at Etxea a few weeks ago and wasn't disappointed. The menu offers authentic Basque cuisine with a modern twist, and the ingredients/products are extremely fresh and outstanding (I highly recommend the pata negra and their cheese platter). Service...More

Thank Flavia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After amazing reviews on the tripadvisor I had reserved a table for 2 at this restaurant. The evening started very promising: restaurant looked great, we were welcomed nicely and seated at the nice table. We got our starter with champagne very quickly however before they...More

Thank Татьяна Л
SergioC5731, General Manager at Etxea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ms. Tatjana We are sad to hear about your experience at Extea. As you’ve mentioned, we experienced a high volume of costumers, but this is no excuse. We strive to do better and our main goal is customer satisfaction; with that in mind, I...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Perefect wine/food combinations: the cod and hake matched perectly with the bottle of [Greek] ASSYRTIKO that was recommended to us as the most minerally of the wines on the list. The Greek "Graapa" that was served after the emal was superb , and the bill...More

Thank Goeran S
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Dear people reading this review, this comment might be a contrast with all the other reviews. But its a true non-bias one. Yesterday, i went there for dinner with a few friends, we sat down at a nice table, we got the menu card read...More

3  Thank Susana R
Sergio C, Manager at Etxea, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Susana, The Txakoli you asked is Itsasmendi 7, which it has a retail price in Netherlands of 27 euros. We sell it with one of the lowest markups of any restaurant in Den Haag. Regarding the menu, we have a chef from the Basque...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant in the centre of The Hague. In summer (like now) they have a great terrace outside where you can sit, enjoy the city and relax. Food is really good, nice flavours and inventive, service is terrific and wine pairing...More

Thank HvL777
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Perfect match of food and wines with Basque flavours. Attentive sommelier. We were really taken care of.

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Thank AsierRodriguez
Sergio C, Manager at Etxea, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for your visit and review !!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

This traditional Basque restaurant is located in the center of The Hague, and it has a modern design with warm atmosphere. The seats are really comfortable, the tables for 2 people look maybe a little small from outside, but once inside we realized that space...More

Thank Enzo_Flying_Italian
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

It was a great pleasure to have dinner and enjoy topical food from Basque Country food. We had a great time and the service was outstanding. Definitely we will be back.

Thank jmmu
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This place was amazing on every level - we went for a 6-course surprise menu and absolutely loved it. The dishes were super delicious and very elegantly presented. The staff were very lovely and the atmosphere/décor also very nice.

Thank Petard123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hooistraat 4A, 2514 BM, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  The Hague
  • Phone Number: +31 70 365 8789
  • E-mail
Modern Basque food, based on our traditions. Etxea brings the flavours and products from the north of Spain to The Hague. An excellent example is our Txuleton (cote de boeuf), directly from our butcher in San Sebastian. We cook following the traditional way: best raw ingredients treated with respect. Etxea means the feeling of "home" in Basque; a place to be enjoyed with family and friends around good food and wine.
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