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Kop van de Haven

Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 255 534 818
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (7 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Sluisplein 80, 1975 AG Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

Thank GritCNX
Romy V, Guest Relations Manager at Kop van de Haven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

Thank Rudolf B
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

Thank TEsmee
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We were brought here by our friend who is local. We told him that we loved seafood. The place is uniquely located at the harbor and the views while having seafood is just a perfect match. The only comment I have is that their fried...More

Thank 4sisons
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This was a treat for my husband as he was 60. The staff very helpful and knowledgeable. They have 3 different languages for the menus, English, Dutch and German. Fortmenu very good value. The food is always tasty and very fresh. This can be seen...More

Thank Marian F
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Here is where the big ships go to other seas and countries. I always like to go to the beach and we pass by this place by car. Very impressive when we see a big ship pass by.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went to the Kop van de Haven before traveling on the ferry and I am glad we did. Best Kibbling I had in a long time and my colleagues enjoyed their burgers and calamari es too.

Thank PurrfectFire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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