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Cafe Restaurant Central

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, International, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Markt 22, 5911 HD Venlo, The Netherlands
+31 77 355 2373
10:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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West Covina, California, United States
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184 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Just loved the location and atmosphere here. Plenty off tables with comfortable chairs make this a perfect place to just sit and relax a while. Staff is very friendly and there is no rush to move on even if your glass is empty. This restaurant is mostly just for drinks but offers also a few appetizers and pastries.

Thank Koln101
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place in the town center. Friendly e nice people. The quality of the food is good And also the price

Thank Mauro B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Took a group of clients here for a business meal. Really good service, nice place, good food. They hadn't heard of 'Espresso Martinis' but happily made 11 of them one explained. All good.

Thank stevenf2
Les Andelys
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's a lovely place anyway. In the main square. Lively and bustling. The people in Venlo clearly like being out because it is always busy in the evening in the square. the Café Central building is beautiful outside and inside. I thought that the staff were great. I can't believe that the people making negative remarks were at the same... More 

Thank RoxyNormandy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Cafe Restaurant Central is situated in the city centre. A very nice restaurant near the town hall. There is a variety of dishes. I can recommend the steak with pepper sauce. The staff is very friendly.

1 Thank Jan S
Malaga, Spain
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Enjoyed our lunch sitting outside in the daytime , very busy terrace . Then we returned in the evening of the next day due to our hotels recommendation . It had a great menu , decor lovely inside , quality of food and service of a high standard

Thank lesbaird
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This place is very boring, especially their food. The staff is also highly underqualified and not trained at all (probably). Not recommended.

Thank Gabriel A
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Taste the atmosphere close to the old townhall. Grand café nice remodeled. Food has always been good. But did not taste this time. Stroll over market or to the river. It's all close.

Thank Hans V
Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had dinner on King's Day so it was super busy. The service was fine and most of the staff spoke English which was really helpful. There was a menu in English too. The drinks are reasonably priced. The g&t's are enormous. The tasting plate was fine but it is weird sharing a tiny pot of soup amongst 4 people.... More 

Thank Joanna_and_Mark
arno785, Eigenaar at Cafe Restaurant Central, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. There are some usable tips in there we will use for evaluation. Hope to see you in the future. kind regards, team Central More 

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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

This restaurant is typical Venloos, with good food and drinks, in the summer very Nice with view on the old townhall

Thank Peter L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, International, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 22, 5911 HD Venlo, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Venlo
  • Phone Number: +31 77 355 2373

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?