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De Walvis

) #1 of 26 Restaurants in West-Terschelling €€ - €€€ , , Seafood
Groene Strand 1, 8881 AB West-Terschelling, Terschelling, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
“great view” (3 reviews)
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Dutch, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Groene Strand 1, 8881 AB West-Terschelling, Terschelling, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is my favourite place to go when I arrive because of the instant holiday feeling. Beautiful view over the beach and typical Terschellinger skies guaranteed. Good coffee and food, nice with good and bad weather.

Thank Eszi
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We visited this place for having a coffee before taking the ferry back to the continent. The views of the waddenzee were beautiful (even better during the afternoon) and the coffee was great.

Thank David P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This bar has a stunning view, that is the best thing I can say about it. Service was very slow. Food when it eventually arrived was bland. Just have a glass of wine (or bottle) and enjoy the view. Leave the menu unread!

Thank Taylor158
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We do come to the island frequently and it is never complete without visiting the Walvis.... great place to hang out, eat and drink whilst enjoying the company , a good book and or definitely the stunning view over de Waddenzee...

Thank Udo N
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This beach place is the place to be if you like to eat or have a drink looking out to the sea and the dunes of West-Terschelling. It has a 'strand tent' look and feel. There are seats outside, there is a separated glassed-in part...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 13 October 2016

we went to de Walvis for dinner and watched the sunset from our dining table. De walvis is normally very busy and they don't accept any reservations. Strange, but I guess they can afford not to. We were there on a Monday in October and...More

Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

After a nice long walk with the dogs, this is really the best possible stop for a lunch. Perfectly situated next to the beach with excellent view of the sea. The staff is very friendly and the food is nicely priced and of good quality....More

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice food with a great view of the bay. Visited on a blustery day but still enjoyable to sit out front and watch the kite-surfers. Dog friendly.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent food and service with a great view of the bay. Visited on a blustery day but sitting outside was still enjoyable. Inside was warm and comfortable.

Thank mikeadam2016
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Food is very good and the view is Fantastic. The First restaurant I have ever seen with a special menu for people with allergies ... Super..!! Also the people and service was excellent

Thank Flexair
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groene Strand 1, 8881 AB West-Terschelling, Terschelling, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Terschelling  >  West-Terschelling
Fabulous bar/ bistro on the beach at West Terschelling
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