Dishes from the former Dutch overseas territories at ‘t Soldaatje VOC


  • Buitenaanzicht 't Soldaatje VOC
  • Klaar voor ontvangst
  • Fotomuur
  • Aan tafel bij 't Soldaatje VOC
  • Het team van 't Soldaatje VOC

Sunday the 21st of February ‘’t Soldaatje VOC’ (The Soldier) in Voorhout (the Netherlands) will be opened, located in the middle of the ‘Bollenstreek’. This restaurant serves dishes that are inspired on countries that the Dutch visited as soldiers in the colonial times, from Suriname to Indonesia.

Dishes from the former Dutch overseas territories

In the era of emperor Napoleon, the area of the restaurant was a military post and the new owners have been inspired by this name and now serve dishes from the former overseas territories, that the Dutch soldiers visited in the colonial times. The dishes vary from spring rolls to roti, and from curry’s to gadogado. All meals are served with mango chutney & sambal and in addition you can choose rice, longtong, naan bread or a roti wrap. ‘t Soldaatje VOC also serves wines which are selected during wine trips or imported directly from the winemaker. Wine lovers can enjoy these wines for a friendly price. Quality wines without paying too much. They also have a gin/tonic menu, a cocktail which was served a lot in that era! On the menu gins from Hendricks and V2C and tonics from Fever Tree.

 About ’t Soldaatje VOC

’t Soldaatje, as we know it nowadays, was built in 1889. It started as a small shop with a large roofed terrace. The horses of the stagecoaches could rest here and the horsemen could drink a soda or a beer. The new restaurant has a wall with pictures of the colonial times. These are donated by families. So if you have a picture of family members from one of the Dutch colonies you can donate them to ‘the wall at ‘t Soldaatje VOC’.

Website: 't Soldaatje VOC

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