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Marcel's

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Altstadt
German, European, Central European
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Rathausufer 10, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 211 3238028
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3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Bad food and terrible service!!!!!!! Extremely slow and unfriendly. More than one and a half hour to get basic stuff. We wanted to know the ingredients of one of the salads and the waitress just read the name written on the menu and walked away! Not a place to visit if you have any allergies...

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Thank Maria S
Dusseldorf, Germany
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114 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

After reading very positive reviews, we expected something quite special. However, we found it disappointing in terms of food quality, atmosphere and slow but friendly service. We paid cash but useful to know that they do not accept credit cards.

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Thank Michael L
Hexham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

Lovely relaxing meal. Well prepared and good service. Reasonably priced for the area and ideal for a lovely evening out.

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Thank MWCAROLE
Amsterdam
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394 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great terrace on the Rhein promenade. Service a bit slow. Dorade was very good, the rumpsteak medium, not sure about the argentinian origin. No tap water.

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Thank MiamiKeyWest
New Forest
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Found this place amongst several popular places by the Rhine. From outside doesn't look interesting. However, the inside is a mixture of unoffensive music, Art Deco, extensive drinks menu and food. Definately eorth the wslk from the railway station.

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Thank NewForest-Truffles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

From outside does not look anything exciting. Inside is a treat. Art Deco, amazing drinks menu accompanied by unoffensive music. Sadly not eating here but would definately recommend coming here from Hauptbahnoff. Bit of a stroll but worth it. Would love to come back.

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Thank tess t
Scotland
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

We were knackered and needed a seat and stumbled in here and were so glad! We were warmly greeted and sat down for coffee and waffles. They do everything from brunch to dinner and the food we had was good and the service friendly and efficient. Would love to come again next time we are in town.

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Thank DollyBirdScotland
Dusseldorf, Germany
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326 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

Marcel's is a very popular place, especially when the weather is nice and the outdoor terrace is open. It's a great spot for watching people who stroll along river Rhine. For a restaurant that seems touristic, food and service are surprisingly good. Although not gourmet cuisine, everything we had was good, prices were reasonable and the service was quick and... More 

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Thank Michael-Traveller-JP
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2012

I spotted Marcel's while walking along the Rhine River, heading for the Media Harbor in Düsseldorf. It looked pleasant and looks were not deceiving. I don't speak German but the staff had no problem speaking either English or French. The best surprise was the quality and presentation of the food. "Très raffiné" as they say in French - Very refined... More 

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1 Thank SusanEast
Munich, Germany
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

We go to Marcel's every time I am in town. My friend took me there first time a year ago and we always choose it over other restaurantst. Service is immaculate and food is perfect. We are always greeted as old friends. It's great any time of the day, for breakfast, dinner or just the most Delicious Apple strudel. Make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathausufer 10, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dusseldorf>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 211 3238028

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