‘t Nonnetje (Harderwijk, NL)

_38A7471 The Place

‘t Nonnetje is a 2 Michelin star fine dining restaurant located in the small city of Harderwijk in the Northern part of The Netherlands. Guests will discover ‘t Nonnetje on the picturesque square ‘de Vischmarkt’ in the centre of the city. The interior of the small but cosy restaurant is warm and charming. The interior design is timeless and incorporates warm dark colours, colourful paintings and diverse artistic elements.

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Owner Robert-Jan Nijland is responsible for the management of ‘t Nonnetje and the service in the dining room. Robert-Jan has been managing the restaurant for over 17 years and also lived in the building for a few years. Some new investments have been done in the property over the last 2 years and today the restaurant is equipped with the necessary tools to provide dining at the highest level. Robert-Jan elevates hospitality to art through his personal and relaxed approach. With a fine attention to detail he and his friendly team makes sure that the guests will feel at home in his restaurant.

Patron and owner Robert-Jan Nijland and Chef Michel Van Der Kroft

The Chef & the food

Chef Michel Van Der Kroft is responsible in the kitchen. Michel started cooking at ‘t Nonnetje in 2006 and previously gained experience at restaurants in Ireland, Switzerland and The Netherlands (De Kersentuin & Le Garage). The passionate chef lives for (and, as he says, even dreams about) cooking.


Michel cooks from his heart and guests will taste and see that in their plates. Strong and refined flavours form the basis for his cuisine. His preference goes out to wholesome, recognisable ingredients which are complemented with ingredients that enhance the taste of this main product. These ingredients doesn’t always have to be the most luxurious ones: also with tasty, simpler ingredients like onion or eff, the chef prepares delicious dishes. The chef also likes to work with vegetarian products and there even is an entirely vegetarian, and very creative, menu available.

In the kitchen, Chef Michel is assisted by Sous Chef Geoffrey van Melick. Desserts at ‘t Nonnetje are another remarkable asset. The kitchen team impresses the guests with exotic flavours and unconventional desserts. A good example is the preparation of ice cream of Thai curry, various preparations of tropical fruits, ginger, gel of yuzu, black sesam seeds, flowers & coriander cress, cookie crumble and coconut. Delicious.


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Coffee & Sweets

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The “Belgian Taste Buds” Experience

Restaurant ‘t Nonnetje is a great restaurant with an excellent price/quality ratio located in the Northern part of The Netherlands. Robert-Jan Nijland and Chef Michel Van Der Kroft form a successful duo who created a cosy restaurant with delicious food and a friendly atmosphere. A restaurant that needs to be discovered!


Belgian Taste Buds:

–          Food Buds                                                         8/10

–          Wine Pairing Buds                                          7.5/10

–          Price/Quality Buds                                         9/10

–          Service Buds                                                    8 /10

–          Experience Buds                                            7.5/10

‘t Nonnetje
Vischmarkt 38
3841 BG Harderwijk
The Netherlands +31 341 415 848

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