Grandcafé Engels Rotterdam

Stationsplein 45, 3013 AK Rotterdam


Engels: a famous restaurant in Rotterdam

Grandcafé Restaurant Engels is a household name in Rotterdam, as this restaurant has been around here since the 1950s and it's located within the Groothandelsgebouw office building. The restaurant which is named after the family of its founders is centrally located on the corner of Weena and Stationsplein, actually at a stone's throw away of the impressive Rotterdam Central Station.

Menu Grandcafé Engels Rotterdam

The Grandcafé Restaurant Engels has a posh image, but it's actually a quite accessible place to eat with basic dishes at a reasonably priced bistro level. This grandcafé is the perfect place for a break with a cup of coffee and some home-made cupcakes during a day of shopping in Rotterdam. You can also have lunch at Engels: baguettes start from €5, fried eggs on toast or try the Engels Club Sandwich. The Groothandelsgebouw office building is located in the middle of the Rotterdam business district, so at Engels you will find a mix of business people, locals and day-trippers.

Dinner at Grandcafé Restaurant Engels Rotterdam

Engels offers an international menu with pasta, meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes. Especially the two- or three-course menus of restaurant Engels are a good deal! Spoil yourself and your friends with a luxurious High Tea or a High Wine with some delicious hot and cold snacks.

Roof top terrace Engels Rotterdam

As icing on the cake, Grandcafé Restaurant Engels offers a truly unique roof top terrace with a stunning view over the city of Rotterdam. This outdoor terrace is open on sunny summer days, so you can have lunch or dinner in a unique atmosphere or even enjoy a barbeque with a larger group.

Business facilities Engels Rotterdam

Engels also offers a so-called 'private dining' for companies, friends or business associates. Furthermore, Engels focuses on the business market with all kinds of meeting rooms, from large to small and decorated from modern to classic. This makes Engels the perfect venue for meetings and international conferences in Rotterdam.



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Aurora Signorazzi

" Good food but not exceptionally tasty, a bit on the expensive side (35 euros for a lunch for two) but understandable given the location, just next to Rotterdam Centraal station. We found the service to be a bit poor though, distracted/forgetful and not so friendly. Would opt for something else next time."

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" Zeer onvriendelijke staff. We (groep van 5 a 7 man) komen al een half jaar op dagelijkse basis langs voor een kop koffie tijdens de lunch, maar ontvangen nooit een teken van herkenning. Vandaag werd er tegen ons gesnauwd en van de ene dag op de ander is er plotseling geen bediening meer op terras en moeten we binnen onze eigen drankjes ophalen. Absolute afrader voor zakelijke klanten."

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Caesar Best

" Food was delicious, prices were reasonable, service was great and there's free wifi. Downsides are the unisex toilets and the fact they closed at 20.00 hours for some reason."

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Alastair McKenzie

" Handy location (right by the main station), nice food and nice staff, but deadly slow, and we were there when it wasn't very busy at all!"

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Jaime Buitrago

" Located right next to the Rotterdam Central Station the location could not be better, parking is easy and relatively cheaper than else where in the center of the city. The parking is of Groothandelsgebouw which 8s the building where the care is at. Walking upstairs to the ground floor from the parking the care is reachable without going outside. The service is good, contemporary music plays softly and the seats are very comfortable"

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