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Restaurant Sijf

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
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Oude Binnenweg 115, 3012 JB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 433 2160
10:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 10:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Wavre, Belgium
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Vivid place where there is always a lot of young people having beer and good food! Near the Eendrachtsplein, this is a tremendous time you will spend in Sijf! I'm looking forward to go there again! Nice deserts too :)

Thank acd007
Kruisland, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

It's a nice place to stop by for having a nice coffee or a delicious meal. On the menu: gebraden eendeborst en gekonfijt eendebout, rode kool, truffelpuree, sinaasappelmarinade

Thank laylasofie
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Hands down the best pork satay I've ever had. Great beer selection as well, and conveniently located close to the buttplug gnome. Staff are great as well. You cannot go wrong with a visit here.

Thank Jeff O
Finland, Europe
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Went there based on the good reviews. The atmosphere was a stressing because there was a group of 8 people from UK in their 30's and they were just so noisy - yelling all the time without no need of it! On the other hand the food was good and the other hand not, like the lobster soup was pretty... More 

Thank TravellingFinns
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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164 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Went to restaurant Sijf last week and on the terrace I had a great dinner. All you can eat Sateh. Really well done, tasty fries and enjoyed a nice wine during dinner and a great cappuccino afterwards. Highly recommended!

Thank rve17071968
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Went to visit Rotterdam, so couldn't resist visiting Sijf, one of my favourite bars in Rotterdam since my student days. What strikes me, is that, even though I left Uni 17 yrs ago, the Sijf is still as appealing as always! Great vibe, service, drinks, food, music: all top notch. If you like bars and pubs, that serve quality food... More 

Thank eric b
Solihull, United Kingdom
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543 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Very atmospheric old pub inside and good pedestrianised street terrace outside. Good range of draught Belgian beers. Traditional dutch pub food. We had Rotterdam croquettes and a "Plank" of bread cheese ham and salad. Good value at around €7.50 each. Worth a visit for the building interior. English menu.

Thank LauraDaveJames
Sao Paulo, SP
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Went to this pub with some friends. The service is great (something normal in Rotterdam), and the reservation system worked just fine (and right on time). The food is very well made, we ordered fish n' chips and the lamb, both perfect! Also, there's plenty belgian beers. I can't remember wich ones i've tried, but I assure you they were... More 

Thank 00Yello
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The Sijf is a very handsome pup, the best part is that it is also the food. They have a varied menu and very nice waitresses. I had a salad and mustard soup, which turned out to be a culinary dream. We recommend.

Thank Jens R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Best experience I had in Amsterdam. Same great service and tasty meal as two years ago. Staff are friendly, and atmosphere unique. Thank you!

Thank Wayne W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Binnenweg 115, 3012 JB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 433 2160

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?