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Barista Cafe Aarkade

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Dutch, Cafe, European
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Aarkade 6, 2406 BV Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
+31 172 425 700
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Today
09:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to sit down for a coffee, tea, drink and bite in the shopping centre of the city. We had a salmon sandwich, chocolate cake and a roasted tortilla with tomato and goat cheese. The food is fresh, the drinks are lovely. Staff is friendly. We had our lunch on a saturday, the place was packed and a... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We usually go for coffee or lunch to its 'little sister' at the Haasbeek bookstore. It's great for breakfast, lunch or just coffee. The Barista chain started in the Aarkade and its owners have been focused on providing great quality coffee with a smile at a reasonable price since the start.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I met with a friend for a drink here. We had a ginger/lemon tea (quite spicy, strong taste) and Coco Loco coffee (coffee with coconut something, very soft and nice). Nice place to sit down, although a bit noisy.

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Thank Robbert B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to have a tea or coffee. Great service they give and really think with you. Keep up the good work!

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Thank Marloes H
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place. Friendly staff. I tried sandwiches, cakes and coffee and everything is absolutely delicious. My favourite place in Alphen :)

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Thank kemezrp
The Netherlands
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Barista Cafe is for me the meeting place in Alphen aan den Rijn. The place to enjoy a good cup of coffee or have a (light) lunch. Attentive staff and nice atmosphere

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Barista is a nice looking coffee bar/ lunch restaurant with some +'s and some downsides.. Plusses are the great coffee's and the homemade cookies, the look and atmosphere are welcoming and friendly, and the fact that its about the only nice spot in the 'ground zero-like' state of the surroundings on this side of Alphen at the moment. Half of... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Best coffee in Holland, and the apple pie is to die for ;) Nice atmosphere and very clean. Staff is excellent In summertime great sitting outside

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Thank Caroline v
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

One of the best places to have a real nice café in Alphen a/d Rijn. They are renovating the city centre and at the moment it is a bit of a mess. Here you can sit inside or outside and sit close to the water front. Some nice and fresh smoothies and a variety of fresh sandwiches.

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Thank 65johan
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is the original Barista Cafe (there's one more in Alphen and a bunch of others elsewhere in The Netherlands). They serve great coffee and pastries. You want to try the apple pie:-).

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Thank Dirkjan1972

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Cafe, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aarkade 6, 2406 BV Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Alphen aan den Rijn
  • Phone Number: +31 172 425 700

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