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Staal Rotterdam

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Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, International
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Beursplein 33 | 3011 AA, 3011 AA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 444 3494
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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106 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The café is on a great location. We have only had drinks there so can't say much more of it. But on a summer day spending some time on the terrace is great.

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Thank francien2015
Rosmalen, The Netherlands
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107 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Staal is located in the very heart of Rotterdam near the Town Hall. Staff is not very attentive. The restless flickering of the nearby billboards prevents you to enjoy your dinner. The good was not bad and not very good.

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Thank red_mermaid
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Located in the city center under the World Trade Center with having a nice terrace. Service depends on how busy it is. Still, when nearby, usually the place I visit for a drink ...

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Thank RobertvdA
Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Overviewing the 'koopgoot' and the shopping centre of the city this place has a great terrace, don't expect great service though....

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Thank Marlies M
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

Staal is a very popular place for lunch among (especially) the urban professionals. I have lunch here atleast once a month. The place has a solid menu at decent prices and one of the best locations for enjoying the sun. Staal boasts a large outdoor seating area, and 2 separate indoor areas. Staal (apparently) also serves dinner and is a... More 

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1 Thank hubert12321
Solihull, United Kingdom
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646 reviews
507 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

This is situated in the world trade centre and calls itself a brasserie, personally I think it's more cafe in brasserie. The wine list and menu is very limited. The smoked salmon salad wasn't bad value at €9, but the garnalien salad at €16 was very overpriced. The interior was uninspiring and the service indifferent.

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Thank LauraDaveJames
Netherlands
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664 reviews
454 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is your typical Dutch bar,only to be seen but not much substance in the menu or service. The dry white wine was pretty disgusting and the table outside were not cleaned or catered to properly. They have an extensive borrel menu on their website but it did not show when we went, only 5 typical dutch appetizer plates available,... More 

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1 Thank LOLANetherlands
Rotterdam
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Staal is becoming an iconic lunch spot in Rotterdam. Restaurant is based at lower ground floors of Rotterdam WTC, centrally located in city centre. Staff generally attentive and responsive. Menu card has the usual Dutch classic like omelettes,dutch croquettes with bread, and burger with fries. My preferred choice is the salad goat cheese, which is a meal in itself Large... More 

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Famagusta, Cyprus
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Very nice setting inside the World Trade Center, dined here twice in the evening, on each occasion the restaurant was relatively quiet. I believe at lunch times it can get hectically busy. Standard menu comprising fish, steaks and Italian style dishes, There is an English menu as well but the translations can be dubious, "Wild Hare" did not mean hare... More 

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Thank Pagey74
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93 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

I like the food, the atmosphere, service with a smile, very clean...only issue not so many variety in the menu. If something is wrong with the food they are not very willing to solve(one occasion, the last one) this but furter perfect for us!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beursplein 33 | 3011 AA, 3011 AA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 444 3494

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