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Havenweg 70, 8899 BC, Vlieland, The Netherlands
+31 562 451 020
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Quick and friendly service. Tomato soup was excellent, and Mexican style beef was not bad. The best way to get here as well as anywhere in the island is on the bike. Wirh the great hurbor it is worth visiting.

Thank M W U
Jaap H, Eigenaar at De Dining, responded to this review

Dear MWU, Thanks for the great review. Till next time. Jaap Hamstra More 

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149 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Another place to stop when cycling around the island. Friendly atmosphere and service. A ferry full of bicycles was being returned to next door island Terschelling after a pop festival.

Thank dlwdlw
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

During our annual visit to Vlieland , a small island north of the Netherlands, we booked a table at the marina restaurant de Dining . It is a wonderful location surrounded by sailboats and othe pleasure ships . The athmosphere is great , the outside view spectaculair . Unfortunately we were seated inside the restaurant , where we had expected... More 

Thank Mikethebike1953
Jaap H, Eigenaar at De Dining, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for the review. For us it's not a great review, but it is also not very bad. There are some things I have to explain a little bit more so everyone knows how we work. 1- we never make reservations for outside on the terrace. We make the reservation inside, but if you want to sit... More 

Sant Feliu de Guixols, España
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The staff is very, very good. The view to the sea and the port is awesome. The food is excellent... lunch and dinner. And the service is very quick. The interior is really stylish and modern . You don't expect it from outside.

Thank SabineBertuch
Jaap H, Eigenaar at De Dining, responded to this review

Dear Sabine, Thank you for the great review. Til next time at De Dining. Jaap Hamstra More 

London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The location is fantastic. It is situated in the middle of the harbour. There is a terrace with a windscreen, so even on a windy day (often in Vlieland), you can sit outside comfortably without getting blown away. The menu was pretty standard but it was all very-well prepared. The sandwiches and home-made cakes and pies I would recommend in... More 

Thank maurink
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Arrived at 19.30 hrs. and took an hour to be served three scallops as a starter. Two Whole Bass appeared at 21.00 hrs. one was not fully cooked. Sent it back only for it to appear very quickly taken off the bone and in unattractive pieces on the plate. Complained to the manager that this was unacceptable and was not... More 

Thank Harry C C
The Hague, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

No surprise dishes on the menu, but execution and quality is great. Nice view and also outdoor seating.

Thank Elien S
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139 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Came here for Sundowners and desserts. Lovely lounge area, missed the lounge music though. We had to wait a bit before being served but was well worth it! Can recommend the ice coups as well as cocktails menu. Lovely spot to enjoy Sundowners and enjoy the views across de Waddenzee:)

Thank lizdiscovers
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106 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Looking for a convenient place when you stay in the Vlieland marina, then de Dining is the perfect location. Nice view, nicely decorated and a bit trendy, personnel is nice, efficient and friendly. So what's wrong... The food comes fast, very fast... Surprisingly fast! So does it mean that everything is prepared in advance or placed in microwave oven. Nobody... More 

Thank Eric S
JapioVlie, Eigenaar at De Dining, responded to this review
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Wat een onzin om te denken dat als we snel zijn dat alles kant en klaar is. Magnetron wordt alleen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, Seafood, European, International
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havenweg 70, 8899 BC, Vlieland, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Vlieland
  • Phone Number: +31 562 451 020

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