Café-restaurant De Ballentent: "De Ballentent, typical Rotterdam" Top 5 Page for this destination On river Maas Tip by ATLC
On river Maas, Rotterdam: 16 reviews and 17 photos
For years I have been driving past this little pub/restaurant on the Maas bank with a spectacular view over the Maas. It's a very very local place, the habituées speak that typical Rotterdam accent. Great fun to people-watch here. The walls are lined with photo's of Rotterdam harbour and big (cruise)ships. Everything oozes the atmosphere of the history of Rotterdam. It's stuffy, not trendy at all and that is exactly its charm.
The menu is of the regular Dutch kind: "gehaktbal" (meatball), steak and fries and such.
Favorite Dish: Didn't eat here. Just a few beers and a "bittergarnituur" consisting of cheese, liverwurst, bitterballen and the regular deep fried snacks with mustard.
Address: Parkkade 1, Rotterdam
Price Comparison: least expensive
Directions: Near Euromast and right next to the poshiest restaurant in town "Parkheuvel" (2 Michelin stars).
Phone: 010 4360462
Price: less than US$10
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