Small veggie food restaurant. Menu features various internationally influenced main plates plus coffee and tea drinks. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Western, European, International, Juice bar, Beer / Wine
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First Review by Marco
Gudrun
Gudrun
  • vegan
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+2686

A classic in The Hague

4 Posted on 12 / 31 / 2013

A "classic" in the Hague, situated a bit "off the beaten path", but only about 20 minutes walk from the central station.

The place - food, interior, ambiance - gives a bit of a timetraveler's feeling, like being back in the 1970's / 1980's, which can be quite charming. Consequently, they are probably one of the last "cash only" places in town...

I have been here many times throughout the years and I do like their food, although I think the meals are all a bit similar to each other, and I do have the impression that the menu - apart from the weekly specials which can presently be found on their Facebook site - never changes. The food is good and solid, no frills, not too many spices, no experiments with fresh herbs or new combinations.

They have 2 vegan main dishes - "Exotic Rice Dish" and "Mexican Beans", and there is always a vegan soup and always the same vegan dessert - the "haverklap", something in between a cookie and a cake, quite dry and sugary but no bad. Sometimes the "haverklap" comes with fresh fuit. And sometimes the weekly special can be veganized, too (by leaving some ingredients out).

The place can be quite crowded and seems to have many regular, local visitors.

The staff, especially the ladies, are very friendly.

Pros: good + solid food, friendly staff, cozy ambiance
Cons: not too many vegan options
Joloco
Joloco
  • vegan
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+92

A lovely veggie restaurant

4 Posted on 08 / 17 / 2012

We almost didn't go here - their website is terrible with very little information and (as we now know) a very old price list - but we rode up on our bikes and we're very glad we did!

It's nicely decorated in a cosy way, with friendly staff and menus available in English too. The vegan items are marked, which is good, though there were only two vegan main dishes and one dessert, so the choice isn't huge. Both vegan dishes were very good, however - especially the "exotic rice meal" which includes a roasted banana, seitan in an incredible peanut sauce, brown rice with a different sauce, and salad. The mexican beans dish was hearty and filling.

The only vegan dessert is flapjack, but it was very nice rustic style flapjack all the same.

The woman serving us was helpful and friendly. Worth a visit if you're in Den Haag.

Pros: nice restaurant, nice food, vegan options marked
Cons: only two vegan mains
melon
melon
  • vegetarian
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+19

creative combinations

4 Posted on 08 / 26 / 2009

Had dinner here mid-week in the summer and was surprised by how busy it was. Not full per se, but full enough to be on the loud side.

I was pleasantly surprised by the ingenious combinations of ingredients on offer in the crepes. I had the double-lentil pancake stuffed with veggies, cheese, apples and tempeh (if I remember correctly). Sounds a bit odd but believe me it worked :-)

Pros: good value, nice neighborhood in city center
Cons: small selection

gisaster25
gisaster25
  • vegetarian
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+102

Hearty food for a cold winter's evening

4 Posted on 12 / 17 / 2008

I ate here in December 2007 and had a savory crepe au gratin filled with rice or quinoa and veggies. The warm, casual atmosphere was the most memorable thing about the restaurant; very pleasant on a cold winter's evening, even if the tables are a bit tight. Good value for simple, hearty food and drink.

Pros: Warm atmosphere, Good value
Cons: Wine wasn't great, A bit crowded
Marco
Marco
  • non-vegetarian
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+130

Great things come in small packages

4 Posted on 12 / 22 / 2006

A very nice restaurant with several tasty dishes. Do try the chocolate cake for desert! The interior, with lots of wood, is cosy but often too small for the rich diversity of visitors: nice old ladies, revolutionaries and civil servants. Making a reservation can be necessary.

Pros: great atmosphere
Cons: small

 

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