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Gouverneur de Rouville

De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
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1 - 10 of 1,176 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place with a fantastic kitchen. We had dinner in the beautiful courtyard (might need reservation). The carpaccio as starter was delicious. The two local main dishes (goat curry as well as a "filled cheese") were just excellent and absolutely worth the...More

Thank FritzD_dingen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is especially worth visiting at night. Choose your seating or make reservation at the balcony. From the balcony you will have a breathtaking view of the Handelskade with its monumental buildings with special light effects at the Punda-side. With some luck you will...More

Thank Atacho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food with inventive spins on traditional dishes. Definitely try the banana soup! It was lovely sitting overlooking the water and picturesque buildings.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started of with beers at the very airy bar, enjoying the scenery and relaxed atmosphere. Then we moved on to the garden for our reserved table. The setting was really beautiful, an atmosphere of times long gone. We did not regret to chose the...More

Thank TheBoxsterman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant. Great location. Food was delicious and well presented. Wine selection was great. Dessert was heavenly. Staff were warm and welcoming. Great for families and friends looking to have a memorable and great meal. Special mention to Barbara! She was am excellent waitress. Would...More

Thank MrsMaharaj
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mrs Maharaj Thank you very much for this beautiful review. We are so happy that your evening was pleasant and Barbara made you feel welcomed and took care of you and your guests very well. Our team is looking forward to welcome you soon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch in a beautiful surrounding. Stopped off for lunch with the kids when walking around town. Good food, great views and very friendly service.

Thank Christina B
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christina Thank you very much for your kind review. Our team is very happy to know that you and your children have had a tasty lunch at De Gouverneur. We hope to see you soon again. Kind regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To start of with the location that is amazing next to the water, whenever you on the porch or inside the old building (both are worth siting). We had the Goat Cheese Sandwich, Carpaccio and the Sea Fish Salad, all of them were of great...More

1  Thank Paul B
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your lunch with us. We are already looking forward to serve you again. Kind regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here at the recommendation of our hotel. The location overlooks the water so I highly recommend getting a table on the porch even if you have to wait for a later seating time. The prices were a little on the high side. I...More

Thank cdt2118
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear valued guest Thank you very much for your recent review. We are happy that everything went well and you have enjoyed our food and service. Our team is looking forward to welcome you soon again. Kind regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this restaurant was excellent!! Our waitress, our food, the ambiance, our table, the view were ALL perfect. If we had had more time on the island, without a doubt, we would have dined here again. As a family of 4, we collectively had...More

1  Thank josie122003
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Josie Thank you very much for your beautiful review. We are very pleased that we could contribute to your memories from Curacao. Our team is happy to know that they have delivered good service and delicious food. We hope to see you soon Kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant in an old house with a nice courtyard. They tried to preserve the history of the building. If you sit on the balcony you'll overlook the pontjes brug. They have a diverse menu which is prepared well. I'd recommend this restaurant.

Thank Samantha_Nobelen
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Samantha Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to know that our team met your expectations and delivered good food and service. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Kind regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville

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Rebecca S
22 November 2016|
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Response from Niekartistiek |
Hi Rebecca, We have a special Christmas menu on the 24, 25 and 26 of December. Send us an email and we will forward you the menu. On the 24th, we use our normal seating times of 6.00 PM and 8.30 PM. On the 25th and... More
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VanM1951
14 December 2015|
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Response from sollie03 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of nice firework shows during the day on the island. It is a tradition that big companies have a pagara show at end of the year. So please do ask at your hotel for more information according to this event on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999
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Description
Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the Handelskade and harbor entrance, you will find restaurant De Gouverneur (the Governor).This stately Curacaoan location you shouldn't miss, welcomes you from early morning to late at night for drinks, lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. Apart from their extensive, internationally orientated menu, they serve good local cuisine as well. De Gouverneur's service is a byword for friendliness, and the restaurant is therefore also very popular among st local inhabitants. For ten years now! Open: daily from 10 till midnight Prices: Lunch sandwiches, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60
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