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Grand Cafe Van Gogh

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Bar, Cafe, Dessert, Healthy
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Smardan no.9 | next to the National Bank of Romania, Bucharest 030071, Romania
+40311076371
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Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations
Description: In the middle of the old city centre of Bucharest, on a recently renovated...
In the middle of the old city centre of Bucharest, on a recently renovated street opposite to the National Bank, Grand Café van Gogh opened its doors on October 1st. Grand Cafe Van Gogh is a slightly intellectual, cozy relaxed, cosmopolitan neighborhood cafe for those who like original music, fast & friendly service and pleasant company in the classy environment of a renovated 1920’s building.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good omelette at Van Gogh Cafe!

Based on the trip advisor reviews we stopped by and had a late lunch at the Van Gogh café. It was on a weekend, and they still served breakfast in the early afternoon and that suited us perfectly. We had omelettes and they were very good. Great service. Nice to sit outside, and people watch while... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Bucharest, Romania
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The food is not great, the gulas that I tried was both cold and almost too spicy to be able to eat it. The service was very good, the nachos are good, and the place is nice looking.

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Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I like the both the inside and outside ( terrace and 2 levels inside), a bit pricy, staff could pay better attention, but they do have some delicious food/sweets/drinks. Every once in a while I go there with my friend, never dissapoints.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It can be tricky to be vegetarian in the historic old town of Bucharest. Most restaurants do not advertize veggie options, so you have to look at the menus. Van Gogh puts their menu on a sandwich board, and does indeed offer a few tasty vegetarian options. I liked the veggie burger, in particular. Van Gogh is in a pleasant... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Based on the trip advisor reviews we stopped by and had a late lunch at the Van Gogh café. It was on a weekend, and they still served breakfast in the early afternoon and that suited us perfectly. We had omelettes and they were very good. Great service. Nice to sit outside, and people watch while you eat. Would definitely... More 

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Perth
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nice laid back little cafe/restaurant. Cold beer, delicious simple food, good service and a nice clean and interesting little spot. Choice of inside or alfresco dining in the Old City part of Bucharest.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

On recommendation from our hotel we stopped here for light lunch. Atmosphere is very relaxing and friendly. Very clean and not over crowded. Staff are very professional, attentive and friendly. The food was wonderful very fresh and drinks served very cold. Priced very reasonable... 2 lunches and 4 drinks about $34AUD. Well worth stopping in even just for an icy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We ordered the: - red quesadilla with grilled chicken, sweet corn, pepper and cheese (tasted like a thin base pizza instead of a quesadilla) - classic homemade burger (we asked for medium and it was too rare, condiments were ok but nothing special. There also was a very small serving of wedges) Would definitely not return.

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Alba Iulia, Alba, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

There's something special in the air here at Van Gogh! Everytime I go there I feel relaxed and seem to forget all of my problems. Burgers are always a great idea here and I never leave before I calmly drink my double cappuccino!

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Vienna, Austria
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We should have known better. My wife and I are from Texas; and Mexican Style food is in out veins. We were walking old town very tired a hungry. Van Gogh’s looked like a good place to eat. Nice outdoor seating. The menu was not large, I settled on the “Dirty” quesadilla, not the best choose. It was not spicy,... More 

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Limassol
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The place is located in an old house well renovated with a very pleasant decoration. Locals go there to have a drink and to discuss. It reminded me of a old French cafe where poeple used to discuss to change the world!

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Additional Information about Grand Cafe Van Gogh

Address: Smardan no.9 | next to the National Bank of Romania, Bucharest 030071, Romania
Phone Number: +40311076371
Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD $6 to $17
Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, Dessert, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Smardan no.9 | next to the National Bank of Romania, Bucharest 030071, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40311076371

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $6 to $17
  • Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, Dessert, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

In the middle of the old city centre of Bucharest, on a recently renovated street opposite to the National Bank, Grand Café van Gogh opened its doors on October 1st. Grand Cafe Van Gogh is a slightly intellectual, cozy relaxed, cosmopolitan neighborhood cafe for those who like original music, fast & friendly service and pleasant company in the classy environment of a renovated 1920’s building.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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