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

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had not been at De Pauw for years. We had the De Pauw menu and wine arrangements. The food was delicious, well portioned and the wines excellent. On top the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about food and wines. Great restaurant, great evening, good value for money.

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Thank Roel-K-A
Nottingham, UK
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We simply love the Pauw restaurant. Each time we visit and dine here it is like coming home. Considering that the Pauw is approximately 33 years old we have been coming here regularly for equally as many years, and the quality of the food, the beauty of the wines and the attentiveness and friendliness of the service has remained at... More 

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Thank DrWPBNottingham_UK
Groningen, The Netherlands
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139 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Our daughter has made a reservation for a Christmas Diner on the 1st Christmas day. We have been here before but by no mean as good as that time. The food was okay but because of medication I could not take a wine arrangement; my wife and daughter bought the wine by glass. In the reservation confirmation the following sentence... More 

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Thank Rudi O
Groningen, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Thank Tammetje
Netherlands
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138 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 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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Thank HenkPeterHolland
Groningen, The Netherlands
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139 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 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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Thank Rudi O
Calgary
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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
7 restaurant reviews
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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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Thank MarcoNL72
Netherlands
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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Thank JosephineNetherlands
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?