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“Absolutely wonderful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of FG Restaurant

FG Restaurant
Lloydstraat 204, 3024 EA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 425 0520
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Ranked #1 of 555 Restaurants in Rotterdam
Price range: $43 - $184
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Food that triggers and inspires. Food that brings back long forgotten memories. Food that is enjoyed together. The power of simple and pure. The magic of combining. The art of leaving things out. The history, the guts and the innovation of Rotterdam.Experience it all with us, at FG Restaurant.
Netherlands
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373 reviews 373 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
“Absolutely wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We visited Restaurant Ivy with my dad months ago but I forgot to review them on tripadvisor. We've been to most restaurants in Rotterdam so, with it being nr 1 on here, we so had to go! We took the menu which was very expensive but also extensive. The service was so friendly and professional, I do not have one bad word to say about this restaurant. The food is mostly molecular with some dishes with liquid nitrogen prepared at your table! Very beautiful setting a bit away from the center but in a nice area. The chef even came to ask customers about their experience at the end of the meal and shake everybody's hand. 5 star!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Beausoleil, France
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“Can't get in to Heston? Come here!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

I am almost at a loss for words as to how to describe our experience at this beautiful restaurant. From the moment the liquorice popping candy around the signature cone of piccallily sorbet explodes in your mouth, you realise that this is going to be very special indeed. We had the lunch menu supplemented with a Wagyu Beef for my carnivore husband all washed down with the sommeliers amazing choice of wine and I can fault nothing. Top this with the friendliest staff and a decor that paid so much attention to every detail, I was worried as to sanity of the interior designer, and all I can say is we left there happiest of bunnies this Easter time. The chef/patron is from the school of Heston and, from now on, whenever we are told there is no room at his inn (which is often) we are hopping across via Eastjet and a half hour train ride. In fact, we might just skip the Fat Duck and come straight here.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Magic show for all senses!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We definitely enjoyed our evening there. The whole dinner was a magic show in a fair. I think the special point of Ivy's food is not only its outstanding flavor, but also the creative menu and presentation. The diligent serving crew made the magical presentation possible. One surprising but fantastic combination: lobster with white chocolate sauce!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“yes we like it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

this is gourmet. price is a bit high but it worth the money at the end. we went for lunch and the if we go next time will be for dinner. all personnel is friendly, kind and available. the restaurant should put some music in background to make the environment more cosy; however furnitures and the rest are really nice. the location is not the best, but maybe in spring/summer could appear better even sitting outside. as last comment? making a menu of 9 entries does make sense in my opinion, for the one of 5 entries we have been there for 3,5 hours :)

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“my new favourite... just wanna keep going back...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

discovered this by chance, me new favourite - top class all the way, also a nice touch to have the head chef/owner serve you your main dish!
highly recommended indeed. Darryn.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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