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Kop van de Haven

Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 255 534 818
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (7 reviews)
“plaice” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were taken here by our friends to round off our visit to the area. This was certainly a memorable trip. The different fish dishes which we each chose were simply presented but beautifully prepared. My fillets of plaice were stunning. Our desserts were each...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carole S
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Held a family lunch at this establishment early September. Great difficulties parking,took forever to get served, dishes took forever to come out of the the kitchen,and then discovered that the staff had not even sent the orders through to the kitchen. When the food arrived...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NigelDCapeTown
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Lots of choices in the menu and nice wine too. I enjoyed it very much and the grilled fish was very fresh and well done

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Piccirillo68
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Had lunch here with 5 of us, and we all enjoyed our dishes ordered, which included XL Lekkerbek, Schol Filet, and of course Hollandse Nieuwe. In addition some bottles of Chardonnay to celebrate the special occasion as both dad's joined (89/92 yrs old and from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Situated right at the tip of the Harbour, this restaurant has panoramic views of the Sea Canal and right out to the North Sea and beautiful sunsets. I got a table mid week without reservation, but the restaurant was busy throughout the evening. Market fresh...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jon A
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Hard choice in the beginning - should we go for the sit down restaurant or rather the easy counter and go fish bar. We went for the fish bar. The kippeling fish&chips and the Fried shrimps were just amazing. Very soft, juicy and freshly made....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GritCNX
Romy V, Guest Relations Manager at Kop van de Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear GritCNX, it's great to hear you enjoyed our freshly made kibbeling and fried shrimps. We are looking forward to welcome you again and prepare some of our other tasty dishes for you. Kind regards, Romy Verwoerd Team Kop van de Haven

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We have dined here many times and it is always good. The fish is the freshest I have tasted in Holland. The portions are above average size (especially the Plaice) and the prices are reasonable. It is located at the top of the harbour in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michael1111
Romy V, Guest Relations Manager at Kop van de Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Michael1111, thank you so much for the nice compliments and for taking time to write this review. We hope to be able to welcome you many more times! Kind regards, Romy Verwoerd Team Kop van de Haven

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Food was really good. Fish is fresh and very well cooked. Staff is very friendly and adjusted to customers coming from outside Holland as Menu is available in Dutch, English , German and French.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 82_nin_02
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Since in the neighbourhood, decided to have lunch on this very sunny day. Tried inside as seemed like all tables outside were occupied, but bit too oily smell for our taste. Luckily a table freed up, no shade, but we got a nice breeze so...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rudolfb129
Romy V, Guest Relations Manager at Kop van de Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Best Rudolf B, First of all we like to thank you for taking time to write this review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant and the dishes we serve. If you are in the neighborhood again, we hope to...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

This restaurant has a really nice view of the sea. It's a bit hidden behind the snackbar, but once you arrive it has a really nice vibe and decoration. The food is definitely well prepared and they have a good selection of dishes. They also...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TEsmee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Ijmuiden
  • Phone Number: +31 255 534 818
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