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Bierhandel De Pijp

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Oude Westen
Dutch, European
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Gaffelstraat 90, 3014 RM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 436 6896
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apperently the oldest restaurant i Rotterdam and I really recommend a visit. I were there with a couple of friends out of which one was a local and had this place as his favorite restaurant in Rotterdam. It still has a fraternity vibe to it, it's almost like visiting a differnt time and era when entering the restaraurant. Top quality... More 

Thank David V
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great experience here on a lively Saturday night. Started out with oysters and cava and moved on to steaks with a bottle of red - everything was prepared simply, but to perfection. What we loved about this place was that it looks like an absolute dive but once you're in and sat at your table, you realize quickly... More 

Thank Jason S
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a great restaurant full of character. It is quoted as being the oldest restaurant in the city. Once you taste the food and sample the lively ambiance you realize why it has been around for so long. Food is traditional, cooked in an open kitchen which is part of the restaurant, in fact, you have to walk past the... More 

Thank mutchgb
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153 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I can't imagine the "European idiots who look after our safety" would allow a place like this to be built nowadays. Half the kitchen seems to be in the restaurant and the decor has not been changed (or thoroughly cleaned by the look of it ) for decades. But it has great charm and atmosphere and takes you back to... More 

Thank Franglais12
Hamburg, Germany
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314 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

What a special place, the staff are excellent, the food is made with care and is excellent. The only downside is the dust on the tie hanging from the wall, and the bathroom location. But a definite go back.

Thank Moshe L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I've been there for dinner. A typical restaurant with traditional Dutch food. The interiors are very beautiful and old fashioned, the kitchen is placed in the middle of the restaurant and you the chef cooking. The waiters are very professional and sober.

Thank Flavio N
Messina, Italy
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

In a warm location, you can see the cook's action, good service, really fast, traditional tasty food. I'l be back again

Thank sizzla_is
Paris, France
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Hidden behind a wood door, we thought enter into a dark and notorious bar. Pushing the door we discovered a wonderful 120 years old place. We sit into a long table, between a couple and 4 old guys. Here people are open minded and friendly. For appetiser: peanuts and no worry you can let drop all the pods on the... More 

Thank LilyFromParis
Niteroi, RJ
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164 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing has changed in this restaurant since the 1930's and the food is still great ... We had lunch at this oldest restaurant in Rotterdam ( 118 years old ) " DE PIJP " and notice that the Zenithair Airco units, I supplied more than 30 years ago were still working ...!!!

Thank Flexair
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I didn't know this place until a Dutch friend told me about it. I have to say that I really liked the atmosphere and decoration of the restaurant. The food was so good and even if it was a bit pricy, it's worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$37
Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gaffelstraat 90, 3014 RM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam>  > Oude Westen
  • Neighbourhood: Oude Westen
  • Phone Number: +31 10 436 6896

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