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De Betere Tijden

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Gelkingestraat 21, 9711 NA Groningen, The Netherlands
+31 50 589 2467
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17:00 - 23:00
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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410 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly wecoming and friendly, with a great atmosphere, food is authentic, portions can be on the small side, but are delicious, the atmosphere here is local, and quitly buzzing, a really nice place in the day and evening, I enjoyed here, Hope this has been of some help for you...

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Gdansk, Poland
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Cant complain about it - good food, good beer and the staff was super nice! If you want to spend a quality time in a nice atmosphere - this is your place!

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Service always very friendly and helpful. The food is good ant not too expensive, but there are other options if you really want to get spectacular food.

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Whitley Bay
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

11 of us descended upon Groningen for a MotoGP weekend. We wanted something traditionally Dutch. This place delivered and some!!! Melvin and the other staff gave great service and the food was fantastic. Every one of our party said they'd thoroughly enjoyed it. It's not often you can say that! When I go back to Groningen I will definitely return... More 

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Groningen
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I visit this restaurant once a month to have a bite. The staff is always very friendly and welcoming. The menu is small but whatever is on the menu is well prepared and has enough variety. Usually they have a couple of authentic dutch meals as well as some international options. In the past 2 years I've not been disappointed... More 

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Thank RalphvdHoek
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My dad and I came by this place and it looked interesting, so we decided to pop in for dinner. Even though it looked like a nice place from the outside, we were surprised when we came in. There was music playing, audible from the outside, so a little on the loud side when you're inside. The waiter was very... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My mom and I were in town from the states. We were looking for real Dutch food to match our heritage. What we found was the friendliest culinary guide anyone could ask for in a clean, hospitable, and local place. We had everything on the menu and Melvin treated us to a quick background on each dish. We will stop... More 

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Thank JillV288
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were there a year ago, and I still remember that dish. it filled my tummy and it was delicious. Desert was heavenly. I also liked decorations as well on the plate, as interior design. Staff was very friendly.

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Whitley Bay
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

11 of us descended upon Groningen for a MotoGP weekend. We wanted something traditionally Dutch. This place delivered and some!!! Melvin and the other staff gave great service and the food was fantastic. Every one of our party said they'd thoroughly enjoyed it. It's not often you can say that! When I go back to Groningen I will definitely return... More 

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Ulm, Germany
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We went there on a Friday evening and had the Tacos as a starter and as a main dish we ordered fish filet in papillote with rice and salad and tenderloins with pasta and vegetables. The meat was very good and went well with the pasta. The fish was perfectly cooked and very tasty, unfortunately the rice with a red... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 21
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gelkingestraat 21, 9711 NA Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Groningen Province  >  Groningen
  • Phone Number: +31 50 589 2467
Description
Please feel free to stop by for a cup of coffee or a first drink! After that, De Betere Tijden offers a small menu, but with very different dishes. Everybody is able to find something that suits them here. Check out our menu! In the evening you may want to stop by for our lovely selection of wines, a very brought assortment of beers and all kinds of delicious snacks. It is also possible to visit us with groups!

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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?