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Fnidsen 56, 1811 NH Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
9 Oct 2017
“Morning coffee and cake or lunch”
22 Jul 2017
“Fun place to go!”
Closed today
Dutch, Cafe, European
Fnidsen 56, 1811 NH Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Made two visits here whilst in Alkmaar for a few days. It is a small cafe with a couple of pavement tables. Coffee and applecake was served quickly, and both were well received. Lunch sandwiches were very full and tasty. Very friendly hostess who looked...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Woodgates
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Kowalski's is a great place for a good coffee or to have a bite to eat. The apple pie and brownie are both absolutely delicious and the ladies who run the place are lovely. The decor is funky and there are lots of quirky things...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank AlkmaarTours
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Located directly at the canal it's a real nice place for a coffee or some other speciality such as the “dirty chai“. And try the apple pie. Home made and really yummie.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Stefan Z
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I had been away from home (South Africa) for two weeks and needed some alone time with my hubby...so after the cheese market we went walking around and found this beautiful little resturant and had cuppacino and apple tart and I had a lemon tart...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Charmaine E
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Soup was watery and thin. Pricey small sandwiches. Cute little dive. Go only for coffee. Toilet was dirty and you can smell it in the cafe.

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank Lillian M
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

The café is located in a very nice street with a lot of small shops on the one side and the river on the other side. The food is prepared right in front of ypur eyes and the coffee is also delocious.

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank manuelgY6178CG
Reviewed 11 August 2015

While we usually had our morning coffee in another cafe around the corner, we today decided to start our day at Kowalski and we did not regret it. The Lady at the counter, which I believe is one of the owners, was very kind and...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank 767gunnarp
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Nice unique spot in the centre of Alkmaar. Biological food, breakfast, lunch or coffee. I would recommend this place next to the canal and with a nice view of the waagtoren of Alkmaar.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank T W
Reviewed 5 January 2015

hidden in the old town a real quirky coffee shop, delicious coffee and great selection of unusual gifts. Gift wrapping too. Lovely outlook on both sides and sits beside canal.

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank Hearts74
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Probably the hippest cafe in Alkmaar. A great name, wooden floors, a view of the old town & of the canal out the front. A French radio station plays jazz. You can imagine yourself in NYC in the early 60's. Not only that, but everything...More

Date of visit: September 2014
1  Thank Jezza115
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Dutch, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fnidsen 56, 1811 NH Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
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