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De Ballentent

) #30 of 908 Restaurants in Rotterdam $ , , European
Parkkade 1, 3016 GN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 436 0462
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (37 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
“great pub” (2 reviews)
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09:00 - 23:00All hours
Dutch, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Parkkade 1, 3016 GN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is situated in The Port of Rotterdam, not far from The Euromast Tower and a park. Prices are low and you can have a great lunch just for 4 EU.

Thank I_RomanWorld
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I went here with colleagues after a day out exploring the city's lesser known areas and have to say that this was a good choice for ending the day. Just be careful when adding mustard to the meatball. I found not only my mouth was...More

Thank emeraldsroses
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Okay, the name does not sound very classy, but the contents are correct: this is the place to get your meatballs... For decades this is the place where commoners and the well-to-do come to have a nice drink and enjoy the signature dish. friendly staff,...More

Thank NLcycle
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of colleagues from work and had a very good time. Meatballs were excellent and for afterwards the slag-room was perfect!

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Try to get a table here for a 'bal gehakt', which they're famous for, and enjoy the witty staff and the good food.

Thank Ard70
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The ball from ground beef is everything this place is famous for. It's taste and structure is the best I have ever eaten. The french fries were delicious as well. I don't know what the fascination is from the dutch with hot peanutbutter sauce but...More

Thank delphi_101
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Great local place, nice "balls", fun service. Good prices for big dishes. A need-to-visit! Don't expect a place for candlelight, fancy dinner, but great pub place instead.

Thank Adriaan J
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Simple but tasty food. Often crowded and overloaded service. Tasty simple dishes from the Netherlands.

Thank philhellich
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I'm new in Rotterdam, so following my "domestic colleagues" wherever they lead me :). First it seems weird to take a car and drive so far for a lunch. But after being there I understood the point of having lunch exactly at this place. The...More

Thank Catherine V
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were taken to this restaurant by our dutch friends on a Sunday afternoon in February. We had heard about the meatballs many times and therefore did not bother to look at menu. Meatballs and Chips all around and they did not disappoint anyone in...More

Thank anniem757
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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