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Stationsplein 45, 3013 AK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 411 9550
09:30 - 22:00
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Rotterdam e.o.
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118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stay for a lunch or diner at BB Engels. We stayed there several times for various reasons and left with a good feeling. Service and meals are good. The last time we tried a "kroten" salad. A nice delicious surprise for a quick small bite. Try to translate the cards with funny Dutch quotes on the table.

Thank Nieuwaal
Brussels, Belgium
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296 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was literally a "pit stop" - we stopped in Rotterdam to have lunch with a relative - so the location across from the Central Station is ideal. We had a brunch, and my Eggs Benedict was perfect. Very friendly service, clean and shiny decor. Really a congenial place.

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Brisbane, Australia
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278 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So close to Central Station in the old, iconic Groothandels Gebouw and a great meeting point with friends from out-of-town. Spent a whole afternoon, nice lunch, excellent service, great ambience. The old revolving door is still there and the bathrooms had this old world feel, but outside that it's a totally new place.

Thank AWCostless
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221 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A very nice place to pass time if you have, as I had, for example, a business meeting or you need to talk and meet people. The service for bar and tearoom is excellent and there is an appreciable choice of tea and herbal teas. The food choice is a little restricted and frankly speaking could be appreciated to have... More 

Thank federico f
Urbino, Italy
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was here with a larger group of colleagues and this might have influenced the quality of the food. It was a buffet without any imagination and particular taste. The cook was a nice person and helping out with dietary requirements, but the quality was just average... and overpriced.

Thank YK-Urbino
Reading, United Kingdom
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373 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I went here for a drink the chairs and tables are very modern and quite comfy and the whole feel is modern and open, the staff are very friendly. Sadly the bar closed too early and lacks a little atmosphere or buzz around the place

Thank Faceyreviews
Market Weighton, England, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped here on the way back to the bus terminal before we caught our return ferry. Staff were courteous and polite but not overly friendly. Restaurant area is very smart and the décor is gorgeously modern. Food looked nice enough and there is a good choice of seating - tables, at the bar or sofas. Very nice.

Thank Drumaqueen_MW
Odessa, Ukraine
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746 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Been there for evening food and drinks. Inside it's quite pleasant, however staff is absolutely unprofessional - you have ask for menu for 3 times, waiter is helpless and what they call French onion soup is anything but it (cheese is on the bread aside!!!!) Unless it's just a business meeting with coffee, avoid. Typical low level tourist joint

Thank AndersUA
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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2 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

When I've asked for drinks menu the lady at the bar quickly said that they dont have any. I asked if they were serving coffies teas etc and she said of course! Well so if you do you would have menu so we can see selection you offer and the prices... For my suprise the answear was: No we dont... More 

Thank maryhha1
Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We met here for drinks & bites in the evening with friends. Attentive staff, well served drinks and bites. Nice place, enough seats and also some private corners. Very close to Central station, so suitable for business meetings as well. Prices are ok.

Thank Jeroen v v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$49
Dutch, Cafe, European, Bar
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stationsplein 45, 3013 AK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 411 9550
Located in the heart of Rotterdam Centre, right next to Rotterdam Central Station. Rooms for conferences, meetings, courses, presentations, weddings, birthdays, meetings and receptions for many occasions with a capacity of 1200 people. Parking under the building and 4 in the immediate vicinity.

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