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Plaats 1

Certificate of Excellence
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Dutch, International, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Franseplaats 1, 6511 VS Nijmegen, The Netherlands
+31 24 365 6708
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 00:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was walking around the back of the Grote Markt and saw this interesting building. I noticed a waitress outside tidying a table and asked if it was ok to sit inside, she smiled and said that it was. Her politeness definitely swayed my decision to try this restaurant for some lunch. It is very bright and clean inside, very... More 

Thank SarkaCZ
Level Contributor
125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Plaats 1 for dinner with friends. It was a cold evening so we couldn't sit on the beautiful terrace, I guess during summer time it will be great to sit outside. Plaats 1 is located in the heart of old Nijmegen, so it's a really nice walk to get there. The restaurant decoration is mostly white so it's neat... More 

1 Thank RanaC18
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We went there as two couples. Staff is very friendly though it took a while until we got menus and could order. Food was okay; for our main courses (burgers, dorade, spring rolls) portions were quite small.

Thank Anca I
London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

With its shaded garden a few steps away from the historic Grote Markt, this little gem was a delightful discovery. Although it is a full service interior restaurant, the outside tables (in the summer, anyway!) offer the same choice. Light bites to full and highly inventive and delicious sounding mains with a SPECIAL FEATURE of a BRUNCH on the first... More 

1 Thank Michael F
Sydney, Australia
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286 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Our colleagues in Nijmegen booked this restaurant for us for dinner. The restaurant is located in the heart of city, very close to all major attractions in town. It has this surprise dinner, you can tell the restaurant what you don't want to have then the restaurant will give you a surprise dinner. It was a different way to enjoy... More 

Thank melbcollege
Luxor, Egypt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I ate in several restaurants around Nijmegen and I find Plaats1 the best. They serve high quality food. The taste and presentation are excellent. The staff is friendly and they explain everything in the menu and about the wines. The location is a beautiful historical building in downtown, just behind the busy city centre. If you care about quality, I... More 

1 Thank Aladinefertiti294205
Norwich, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Came here specifically to try the beers brewed on the premises but decided to eat here as well. I had the Tandoori Grouse, Porterhouse Steak on a hot stone and a cheese board. The food was excellent but as suggested by the title the portions were rather small. Friendly staff.

Thank Michael C
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I had here fish & chips and a fresh tuna fish. Both dishes were amazing. The portions are not very big, but the taste is excellent!

Thank OmulFoca
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We ordered the Father's Day "barbeque" expecting sort of a mixed grill. We had a group and this seemed convenient but got so much more. There were grilled pieces of protein but we started with a grilled partridge, chopped with a coconut/lemon grass ice cream of sorts on top with green asparagus. On to sea wolf grilled in papillote with... More 

Thank JanetK66
Washington, DC
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2012

They had a nice "surprise menu" with three courses and a dessert. They offered wine pairings with each. You can watch the cooks work

Thank SwimmerBob23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, International, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franseplaats 1, 6511 VS Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Gelderland Province  >  Nijmegen>  > Benedenstad
  • Neighbourhood: Benedenstad
  • Phone Number: +31 24 365 6708

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