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English menu


Bread (V)
delicious sourdough bread from local bakery ‘Bakkerij Kaskes’,
served with tomato-basil butter and a dip of cheese and herbs
€ 1,95 each person

Fried cheese spring rolls (V)
served with truffle mayonnaise
€ 5,95

Fried prawns in a crispy crust
served with chili sauce
€ 5,95

Oysters (Zeeuwse creuse) can be ordered from 2 oysters                                   
served with a vinaigrette of shallots and red wine vinegar
each oyster: € 2,50 / 6 oysters: € 12,50

Perfect combination with Bottega prosecco spumante brut D.O.C. (200 ml)    

Chefs Menu

3 courses set menu 34,95
Besides all of our à la carte dishes, we are offering our guests a delicious Chefs Menu. We like to tell you which dishes we are serving in this special menu (or you can read this menu on the next page).

You can order each item seperately as well:
starters € 10,50 / main courses € 22,50 / desserts € 7,50

Do you have an allergy or dietary requirements?
Please let us know!


Yellowfin tuna tempura
nori, sushi rice, sesame crisp, wakamé seaweed salad,
Japanese sesame dressing and soy tapioca
€ 10,50

Burrata (V)
thin sliced RAF tomato, creamy burrata, balsamic pearls
and basil cress, served with a pesto bread crouton 
supplement serrano ham + 2,50
€ 10,50

Duck rolls
duck confit rolled in thin pancakes with cucumber, spring onion,
red pepper, coriander and hoisin sauce
€ 10,50

Salmon marinated in Dutch VOC spices
served with a crisp of ship’s rusk and a dressing
of poppy seeds, coriander and red wine vinegar


thin sliced raw beef fillet with truffle mayonnaise, pine seeds,
rocket salad, sun dried tomatoes, Pecorino cheese and garlic croutons
€ 10,50

Spring roll of Dutch goat cheese (V)
served with the classic Waldorf salad:
a fresh salad of celery, apple, mayonnaise and walnuts 
€ 10,50

Homemade soup of today
ask us which delicious soup we have made today
€ 6,50

Starters tasting ‘De Boekanier’
combination of several small starters
€ 12,50

Recommended for in between: our scroppino! € 6,00
refreshing drink made of prosecco, lemon sorbet ice-cream and vodka


Main dishes

Meat dishes

Veal cordon bleu
stuffed with matured Gouda cheese and serrano ham,
served with sauce of truffle
our culinary interpretation of a classic dish!
€ 23,50
Combination of pork
toffee of pork belly and pork chop, served with sauerkraut
and a sauce of Dutch gin, mustard and brown sugar
€ 22,95

U.S.A. bavette         (flank steak)
beautiful marbled and juicy American beef,
served with ‘Café de Paris’ butter and peppercorn sauce or béarnaise sauce
€ 23,95

Leg of lamb
shank of Dutch lamb (from the island Texel), slowly stewed in the oven
and served with its own gravy

Beef tenderloin
the best and most tender part of the beef,
served with ‘Café de Paris’ butter and peppercorn sauce or béarnaise sauce
€ 24,95
supplement baked duck liver 5,50  

Chateaubriand (for 2 persons, at least 400 grams)
largest and most beautiful part of the beef,
served with ‘Café de Paris’ butter, peppercorn sauce and béarnaise sauce
€ 25,95 each person
supplement baked duck liver 5,50 each person

Chicken satay                                               
marinated chicken fillet served with homemade peanut sauce, spring onion,
fried onions, cassava krupuk, homemade pickles and stir fried green beans  
(2 skewers € 17,50 / 3 skewers € 19,50)

We serve all our main dishes with vegetable garnish
and fresh fries with the famous local Zaanse mayonnaise.

If you like an extra side dish, you can order a small side salad
€ 3,95

Fish dishes

We serve only the best and most beautiful fresh fishes, directly from our
local fish market in Volendam. If you like to know something more about
our fishes and their origin: just ask us, we are very pleased to inform you!

North sea mackerel
mackerel fillet with baked octopus and langoustine (Norway lobster),
served with a sauce of apple syrup

Sea bass fillet
with ratatouille and sauce of black olives
(ratatouille is a vegetable stew from the Provence region of France,
made of eggplant, zucchini, tomato, onion, garlic and seasonings)

Salmon fillet
baked salmon with honey, garlic and soy glace,
served with tapioca krupuk and coconut rice

Vegetarian & vegan dishes

Truffle risotto (V)
served with poached egg, rocket salad, balsamic syrup,
a chip of Parmesan cheese and fresh planed truffle  
€ 21,50
This dish is vegetarian, but we can also make it vegan.

Japanese gyoza’s (V)
dumplings filled by our chef with Chinese cabbage, bean sprouts,
spring onion, mushrooms, red pepper and hazelnut.
Served with creamy hoisin sauce, coconut rice, wakamé seaweed salad
and tapioca prawn crackers
This dish is vegan.


We serve all our main dishes with vegetables garnish
and fresh fries with the famous local ‘Zaanse’ mayonnaise. If you like an extra side dish, you can order a small side salad.                   
€ 3,95


Bread and butter pudding
caramelized English dessert of bread, butter and apricot marmalade,
served with in alcohol soaked apricots and ice cream

Chocolate nemesis
chocolate cake by the famous recipe of The River Café,
served with clotted cream  

Cheese board
beautiful selection of five national and international cheeses,
served with toasted raisins-nuts bread, fig compote and pecan nuts
perfect match with a glass Colheita port5,95

Matcha tea bavarois
cream mousse dessert made of the ‘superfood’ tea of Japan,
served with white sesame ice cream
€ 7,50

Crème brûlée
smooth cream of vanilla with a caramelized sugar layer on top,
served with ice cream made of yoghurt, honey and walnuts
€ 7,50

Dame blanche
3 scoops of vanilla ice cream with homemade warm chocolate sauce,
whipped cream and chocolate sponge cake
€ 7,50

refreshing drink of lemon sorbet ice cream, prosecco and vodka
€ 6,00

Combination of coffee, liquor & ice cream
ice truffle served with coffee/cappuccino/espresso/tea
and one liquor of your choice  


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