d'Swarte Walvis

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alL day menu

We serve an all day menu. Our kitchen is open all day for lunch, drinks and dinner in one, two or three courses. Do you have special wishes and/or a food allergy? Let us know. Check out our menu.

take out ‘de baleine’

 On the street-side of the Swarte Walvis, you’ll find ‘the Baleine’, catering various ‘to-go’ items for those with maybe less time or smaller apetite. We serve various kinds of good Coffee’s, soft drinks and (local craft) beers, icecream but also Dutch delicacies like Flemish Fries or Bitterballen. Scan the QR codes for the menu and prices. 

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Open 7 days a week!

Our doors are open 7 days a week. The restaurant is open from 12 o-clock, but our Take Out is allready open at 9.30 for drinks and snacks. Be most welcome!

We are open from 12:00 to 17:00 Sunday through Thursday, and from 12:00 to 22:00 on Friday and Saturday. We have an ‘all day menu’ with lunch untill 16.00. We open earlier for reserved meetings or other appointments.

our adress

Kalverringdijk 15
(Zaanse Schans)
1509 BT Zaandam

T  +31 75 616 56 29
E  info@dewalvis.nl

restaurant fully booked?

Is the restaurant fully booked at the time of your choice? Let us remind you that there are some other fine restaurants in Zaandam. Please check out their menu and availability.

This bistro-café is housed in a national monument from the Golden Age (1684), just across the bridge over the Zaan. It’s a lovely place for lunch, a drink or dinner and they serve more than 20 wines by the glass.

Lagedijk 7-9, Zaandijk. T +31 75 621 2340

Brewery HOOP is the largest craft brewery in the Zaan region and located in historic Zaandijk. With 16 beers on tap (more on bottle) and real pub food!

Lagedijk 69-73, Zaandijk, T +31 75 204 7000

Not realy in the nearness of the Zaanse Schans, but a realy nice place though. This restaurant is situated in the historical laboratory of a former weapon factory. With a lovely terrace and extensive menu.

Middenweg 44, Zaandam, T +31 20 237 4111