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De Ballentent

Parkkade 1, 3016 GN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 436 0462
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“meatballs” (48 reviews)
“french fries” (4 reviews)
“lunch food” (3 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Parkkade 1, 3016 GN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, nice people, affordable food (for the Netherlands). The meat balls are good. After lunch/dinner visit the park behind the restaurant.

Thank Patrícia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Admittedly only popped into the De Ballentent for a morning coffee stop but that was enough to get a good feel about the place. Nicely decked out interior, a covered frontage to chill and plenty of outdoor seating at the side. It’s right on the...More

Thank Nos6
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My wife and I stopped in for a drink while walking around the park and we were glad we did. The waiter was welcoming and we had a nice seat outside to watch the world go by. In another time it would be nice to...More

Thank Romford
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had calfliver and schnitzel here. We liked it a lot and we will come back for a,meatball. It is mentioned that they have the meatballs here. Then I will write another review.

Thank Thechronosphere
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Must visit place if you want to try national holland food!) Everything is very tasty, not expensive. As I was told a lot of local residents come to eat here. For me it’s very important choosing the place to eat) Notice that dishes are veryyyyy...More

Thank Elizabeth I
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Three of ourDutch friends and the CO and I had booked a table in the Conservatory overlooking the harbour. Booking is a must at peak times.It was hopping and bopping at lunchtime and a great local asset indeed. Needless to say we all had the...More

Thank Eddie T
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant on Trip Adviser and it is absolutely “a must-visit place”. Very nice atmosphere, great location, staff is very friendly and food is simply amazing (very tasty meatballs, chicken, ...). They also have a very good selection of beer. Prices are very reasonable...More

Thank Smolarjeva K
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat and have a drink. Friendly staff, real tasty Dutch food/dishes for a good price: loved the pancakes and meatballs

Thank PupusadeQuesillo
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I started 2018 here with a traditional Dutch lunch of bacon and eggs. The food was very filling and tasty without being too expensive. The coffee was excellent, too. There is a small, but worthwhile range of local beers. My companion had the meatball (singular,...More

1  Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Everything was perfect,tasty food,good quantity but the water bottle was priced at 5.20 euros and was not written on the menu and the special of the day dish is priced off 9 euros meaning that it starts from 9 euros,and we eventually got charged 14...More

Thank Antonis T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parkkade 1, 3016 GN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 436 0462
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