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Gelkingestraat 52, Groningen, The Netherlands
050 3181332
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Expected more

We came here during the restaurantweek (you can try restaurants at a reduced rate). Heard lots about it and should be phenomenal, so expectations were high. Well, the food was good, the atmosphere was good and the service was good. But I've had better in less expensive restaurants.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Tammetje
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Groningen, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We came here during the restaurantweek (you can try restaurants at a reduced rate). Heard lots about it and should be phenomenal, so expectations were high. Well, the food was good, the atmosphere was good and the service was good. But I've had better in less expensive restaurants.

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Netherlands
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

For our 12,5 year wedding, we had diner in De Pauw. Thanks to 'restaurantweek' the price was very reasonable. The food absolute unique and excellent. Ofcourse the desert trolley is still famous. We realized, the last time we were here, was 30 years ago. You might call us regular customers but every three decades is a shame. The staff deserves... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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92 reviews 92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

after Christmas and New Year we decided to eat in De Pauw in Groningen and one conclusion is clear: from all the dinners we had in the holiday time this one was the best. We took the Pauw menu with 5 courses and the serving as well as the taste was excelllent. The waiter was very alert because of a... More 

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Calgary
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had a table for 8. The restaurant is quiet enough for comfortable table conversation. We all enjoyed the food. I liked the presentaion and the service was excellent. There is an extensive and expensive wine list but you can choose some reasonably priced good bottles from the regular wine list.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

De Pauw is my favorite restaurant in Groningen. I go regularly and every time I enjoy the offer. Portions are adequate given the number of dishes, presentation is fantastic, staff is super professional, and the dishes are beyond traditions without being outrageously weird. I really enjoy visiting. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, though if the restaurant is full it... More 

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Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just some pro's and cons (as usual :-)) Pro's • Good appetizer and starter • Loved desert! • Wine was good • Good ambiance Con’s • The main course, pig, was rather raw • The number of bicycles outside, looks like a bicycle parking

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I had a lovely night out. The food (very small portions) was very good. The wine pairing was also a nice addition to our meal. The staff was delightful. We just wish that there was a little more substance to the main dish portion of the meal. Dessert was excellent!

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Holland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We had a very enjoyable evening with a party of 6. Everything in this place oozes quality, a nice relaxed "patron" serves a very good dinner with fine wines. Restrooms impeccable! Only thing is that after four hours the chairs are not very forgiving..(or is it the age) The trolley is famous and rightfully so, yum!

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Groningen
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This restaurant is a staple in Groningen: the starter and dessert trolley and cheese trolley concept is still alive and kicking. The Pauw Menu and the Menu of the Month vary appropriately and offer ecellent value for money. You can mix and match, and the restaurant is very flexible. The staff are friendly and kmnow what they are about. The... More 

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london
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

I hadn't been back for three years but last night in De Pauw we had a terrific evening. The menu 'De Pauw' was delicious, very prettily presented and it was all served with a smile. It was a great pleasure to be back in the place I have so many good memories of.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gelkingestraat 52, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen
  • Phone Number: 050 3181332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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