English menu

Restaurant de Boekanier has been around for 25 years and is a famous and household name in the Zaan region. Looking for a Dutch restaurant with an international menu, where you will meet the locals, use of fresh products and good customer service? Come in and experience why we have been voted ‘The best restaurant’ in this region several times.

Smaller bites
delicious with a aperitif drink before dinner

delicious sourdough bread from local bakery ‘Bakkerij Kaskes’,
served with two homemade dips
€ 2,25 each person

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

Crispy fried shrimps
served with chili sauce
€ 5,95

Dutch oysters (can be ordered from 2 pieces)
served with a vinaigrette of shallots and red wine vinegar
and a Oriental vinaigrette of soy, lemon, spring onion and red pepper
each: € 2,75
6 oysters: € 13,50

Culinary 3-course menu € 39,50                                                                                                   
(including appetizer)

You can choose from one of the starters, main courses and desserts on the following pages.

Our main courses are served with matching garnishes and fries
with the famous local creamy mayonnaise.

Do you have an allergy or dietary requirements?
Please let us know, we will take this into account as much as possible.

culinary 3-course menu (including appetizer) € 39,50 starter ordered separately € 11,50

Smoked salmon
our style smoked salmon with a salad of prawns and small potatoes,
vinaigrette, potato cracklins and samphire

Monkfish tandoori
lightly pickled monkfish fillet, marinated in tandoori spices,
with pappadum, glass noodle salad, red pepper and coriander

Slowly cooked MRY veal
with truffle mayonnaise, thinly sliced Serrano ham, little gem salad
and a crisp of fennel seed and orange

Nepalese momo’s (V)
hand-folded and fried dumplings filled with Chinese cabbage,
spring onion and sweet potato, served with a mild spicy tomato sauce

thinly sliced raw beef with basil pesto, pine seeds, arugula,
sundried tomatoes, chip of celeriac and Parmesan cheese

Starters tasting ‘De Boekanier’ (+ € 1,50)
our combination of various small starters

Main coures
culinary 3-course menu (including appetizer) € 39,50 main course ordered separately € 23,50

Irish beef tenderloin (+ 1,50)
served with baked mashed potato, green cabbage, roasted onion
and sauce of caramelized shallot and Madeira

Plaice fillet

plaice fillet baked in butter, served with jacket and then baked potato,
cream of cauliflower with crunchy hazelnut and green butter sauce

combination of short fried tuna and Oriental flavored tuna tartare,
with mirin, sesame, ginger and lemongrass dressing,
served with bok choy and pandan rice

Chicken satay
3 skewers of marinated chicken fillet served with spring onion, suroendeng (coconut peanut crunch), cassava prawn crackers, homemade atjar, stir fried green beans and our Boekanier satay (peanut) sauce

Roasted cauliflower (V)
part of whole roasted cauliflower, served with fried terrine of
polenta and oyster mushrooms, roasted red summer beet,
samphire and Hollandaise sauce with Ras el Hanout spices

Special: Chateaubriand for 2 persons (+ € 2,75 each person)                                                
our showpiece: the largest and most beautiful part of the beef tenderloin. Served with sauce of caramelized shallot and Madeira, baked mashed potato, green cabbage, roasted onion and rhubarb

culinary 3-course menu (including appetizer) € 39,50 dessert ordered separately € 8,00

Clafoutis of blackberries  
(classic French patisserie) lukewarm creamy cake of blackberries,
anise and almonds, served with blackberry sorbet ice cream
and sauce of ‘Crème de Cassis’ liquor

Chocolat ‘club sandwich’
chocolate bread topped with mango and mascarpone cream,
served as a club sandwich with Amarena cherries sauce

Café Glacé
iced coffee of lumpy cognag-coffee cream and vanilla ice cream,
according to Chef’s father’s famous recipe

Cheese board (+ 3,50)
tasty selection of five domestic and foreign cheeses,
served with fig compote, pecan nuts and toasted raisin bread
perfect combination with a glass of Colheita port 5,95

Dame blanche
vanilla ice cream with homemade hot chocolate sauce,
whipped cream and cubes of Chocolate Nemesis
(chocolade cake after the famous recipe of The River Café)

refreshing spoom of lemon sorbet ice cream, prosecco
and a splash of vodka

Coffee candy (+ 1,50)
ice truffle served with coffee / espresso / cappuccino / tea
and in addition a liquor of your choice


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