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Reviewed 22 October 2022 via mobile

After a splendid visit to the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen we decided on our way home to stop in the charming town of Edam for a nice stroll and maybe a late lunch. The "L'Auberge Damhotel" seemed to be just the spot, lunch possible till 6...pm and a 4 point rating on TA. It was not busy in the restaurant, one table occupied and minutes after us a party of 4 persons stepped into the restaurant. Plenty of room and three waiters visible on duty. When we entered the restaurant one of the waiters welcomed us (good) and promised to bring the lunch menu to our table. We never saw this waiter again, except in the middle distance. After a while another waiter approached our table and queried if we wanted something to drink. We repeated our wish for lunch and lo and behold, within a minute we had two copies of the lunch menu on our table. We selected our order and put the closed menu books on our table, being sure that one of the three waiters would notice that we were ready to order. It was not busy, remember. But the service had in a short while descended in a complete meltdown. What was the case? During our perusal of the menu the hot chocolate dispenser at the bar seemed to have developed some ailment. In the well known Dutch way, one of the waiters was assessing the ailment and his two colleagues 'helped' him by standing around and looking. The customers were completely disregarded; the sick dispenser had a magic fascination for the staff of three. Not one of the three found it necessary to attend to the customers. When this tableau stayed stationery for about fifteen minutes we lost patience and left. See photo. A one point rating.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 31 May 2022

Found this place randomly, and enjoyed a lovely, peaceful lunch on the patio. I am vegetarian and had plenty of choices.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 30 April 2022

This us the first time in all my travels that there has been a piano in my room. It certainly never added anything to the room either. Travelers these days expect some kind of desk for their laptops and the like. There would be more...than enough room for a desk if that piano was moved out. Other than that, the room was fine, although rather dark. The bathroom was modern with lots of hot water. The bed was comfortable. Noise was not a problem. The stairs going up to the rooms are very steep though. They have a stair-style-lift for those who would be challenged trying to negotiate the stairs. Food is excellent, top notch, beautifully presented and it tastes as good as it looks. The hotel is located centrally so you can pretty well walk all over.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 21 August 2020 via mobile

Our family of five cycled from Amsterdam to Edam and thoroughly enjoyed the lunch we had here. Slightly random selection of food, eg a cheese plate (understandable) combined with a range of tapas plates which included Asian noodles. However, we all enjoyed the fifteenth good...at ordered and the service was friendly and prompt. Would recommend it - residually the fresh orange juice and the satay chicken sandwich.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 November 2019

This place is impressively nice and welcoming. The menu is very good and interesting and the service is perfect. The presentation is also very creative. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

Very bad colour and taste of chicken in the Caesar salad! Average service for a unique and beautiful place in Edam village

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 25 April 2019 via mobile

Great restaurant and nice ambiance! Food was excellent It was a quiet place to sit and chat while eating dinner.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 March 2019

Burgers are Burgers!!................but not here! In this charming Old Dutch restaurant in the Cheese City of Edam they serve a "hard to find" Burger. The presentation looks great, the French Fries are terrific and the beef is juicy, tender and tasty with the fresh bacon,...fried egg and of course Edam Cheese. The service very pleasant and casual. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This Hotel/restaurant is situated in the heart of Edam and is a lovely quiet place to stay whilst visiting the many attractions in the area. The rooms were individually furnished and, air conditioned; which in heats exceeding 30 degrees Celsius, was a welcome relief. Our...room had a Wonderful comfy bed, and a spacious en Suite, with a large bath, shower, toilet and a more than adequate hair dryer. There is a large open terrace, which serves coffee and lunch, and a beautiful dining area inside. This is not a place to stay if you are disabled as the bedrooms are situated via a steep staircase and there is no lift. Our evening meal arrangement, with wine was delightful and extremely tasty and beautifully presented. Parking is not easy, although there is a fee paying car park close by. Edam is a wonderful place to visit, with attractive shops and is very interesting to walk around. Certainly we would stay here again.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was a great restaurant to stop for lunch while touring the town. The food was good (portions are very large), the service was friendly, and the patio on the square with umbrellas was lovely. The indoor seating looked nice as well.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting. Cappuccinos were average, but food was delicious. We all had sandwiches and there wasn’t a complaint all round. The restaurant is happy to make exclusions to their menu (eg no tomato).

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Enjoyed a tapas selection in the evening. Simple but tasty. Lovely surroundings, quirky decor, friendly staff.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

superb hotel over looking the canal in the heart of the historic town of Edam. This is an excellent hotel worth visiting. The hotel feels more 4 star than 3 when you enter. The rooms are very luxurious and charming. The staff are very professional...and speak very good English. A special mention to Jolinda and Kim for the excellent service they provided our group. Finally i have to say what a great chef there is at this hotel the food is excellent.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Happened to pass through Edam and had a very pleasant lunch here. The 'kroketten' with mustard on whole wheat sure were a treat!

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We did not stay here but had lunch in the restaurant. Outside patio dining. Decent service, excellent food. If a chill is in the air, they offer a blanket. Some areas have patio heaters, otherwise indoor dining.

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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5