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Javaans eetcafe Groningen

Schuitendiep 33, 9711 RA Groningen, The Netherlands
+31 50 360 3631
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“rijsttafel” (5 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Schuitendiep 33, 9711 RA Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This is an Eetcafe specialising in Dutch-Indonesian food. So of course it is not "real" Indonesian food. It is not meant to be. We found the food very good. I had shrimp and the spouse had beef plate. Both came with lots of vegetables, rice...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed April 24, 2015

I would have to agree with some of the reviewers above. The food is not Indonesian, maybe more like Surinamese(?). The waitresses speaks Javanese and a bit of Indonesian (she admitted that she doesn't speak much of "Malay") as if confirming our suspicion. Not recommended...More

Thank Nikonian76
Reviewed October 8, 2014

Go for the "rijsttafel" - almost a Dutch institution according to my Dutch friend. He took me here - no more than 5 minutes stroll from the Grootmarkt so very central. Wide range of dishes, three types of rice, everything superbly cooked. Excellent, friendly, prompt...More

Thank julian_loves_lobster
Reviewed January 12, 2014

This was a lovely looking restaurant with a very cosy atmosphere and luckily we were able to get a table despite the place being very busy. The service was very friendly though a bit slow, but that was understandable since it was so crowded. The...More

Thank Emilia690
Reviewed September 19, 2013

We ate here twice and had the plat du jour. I recommend this spot for location, food and atmosphere.

Thank Zialucia
Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is a good not to expensive restaurant, with authentic Indonesian food. Recommendable, good for a dinner with 2, or with a group of freinds, not so good for children.

Thank Leen_Peeman
Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

At first I loved this place. Used to order the "rijsttafel de luxe" to have taste of everything. It was fresh, generous portions with lots of variety. But nowadays I've noticed they excluded some dishes from this rice table and the portions are smaller, though...More

Thank BiancaAndrea N
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Good food but the service was a little slow. I had the big rice table was happy and full in the end :)

Thank Magnus C
Reviewed June 3, 2012

As Indonesian, I dare to say the food they serve here has no Indonesian taste at all. Just the name of the food were in Indonesian. The rest, not at all. I was so happy when I thought I would find another delicious Indonesian restaurant...More

Thank WinnyMarty
Reviewed April 4, 2012

This is defenitely something I would recommend! Wonderful Indonesian food, for a very reasonable price. Very good options for veggie's and the waiter explains the whole menu and will recommend to your taste. Then, a lot of food is served, all absolutely lovely! Refills are...More

Thank mickeyAmsterdam
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$21 - $29
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schuitendiep 33, 9711 RA Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen>  > Binnenstad-Zuid
  • Neighborhood: Binnenstad-Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 50 360 3631
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