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Gouverneur de Rouville

De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything about this restaurant was excellent!! Our waitress, our food, the ambiance, our table, the view were ALL perfect. If we had had more time on the island, without a doubt, we would have dined here again. As a family of 4, we collectively had...More

1  Thank josie122003
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Josie Thank you very much for your beautiful review. We are very pleased that we could contribute to your memories from Curacao. Our team is happy to know that they have delivered good service and delicious food. We hope to see you soon Kind...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant in an old house with a nice courtyard. They tried to preserve the history of the building. If you sit on the balcony you'll overlook the pontjes brug. They have a diverse menu which is prepared well. I'd recommend this restaurant.

Thank Samantha_Nobelen
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Samantha Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to know that our team met your expectations and delivered good food and service. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Kind regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville

Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is a wonderful high end restaurant with great ambience. They did offer a kids menu, but don't expect chicken nuggets. My kids both got ribs and loved them. The Cuban banana soup was outrageous and the Keshi Yena was sooo good (I recommed getting...More

1  Thank DebO76
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear valued guest, thank you very much for this amazing review you have left on our TripAdvisor. We are so happy that you and your children have enjoyed our food and that you had a good time at De Gouverneur. We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

The restaurant is on the second floor of a building right on the western side of the canal in Willemstad, and has nice views, especially at night with the Queen Emma walking bridge lights and the buildings illuminated across the way. For our dinner there...More

Thank Tom_411_62
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Tom Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Despite the rain we faced we hope that we have managed the night correctly. We have also given your feedback to our sommelier who will look into it. And your feedback about food was given...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Our hostess was Jamie, who went all out to make us feel welcome including moving us from the courtyard, which we did like, to the balcony which had an excellent view of the bay and liked even better. The food was great and priced about...More

1  Thank Randy Y
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Randy Thank you very much for your review. We are very proud of Jamie for delivery excellent service and for the extra mile she went for you. We are pleased that everything went well and we hope so see you again. Kind regards Management...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had a wonderful romantic dinner at this lovely restaurant on the waterfront. The wait staff was excellent.More

1  Thank campmarengo
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear valued guest Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We are happy that we have managed to meet and exceed your expectations. Our team is delighted that you have enjoyed your romantic dinner at De Gouverneur. We hope to see you soon...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The food and ambiance were great. It was expensive but one of the best dinners my family had while in Curacao.

1  Thank Kristi C
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Kristi Thank you very much for this beautiful review. We are very pleased that we could be part of your Curacao experience and that everything went as expected. We hope to see you soon again Kind Regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville

Reviewed 4 July 2017

The location of this restaurant is amazing. We sat on the balcony area and had some amazing views of the walking bridge and Punda. Very picturesque, so bring your camera! The food was just ok. For starters, I had the Cuban banana soup, which was...More

Thank sent4rmheaven83
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear valued guest Thank you very much for your recent review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your dinner due to the view and ambiance, however we are saddened by the fact that the food was not as you would expect. We however...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

The food wasn't bad, but it wasn't "wow" either... What really took away from the experience was the very slow service... At the end of your meal, make sure you ask for your bill, because the waiters will just stand and watch you from a...More

Thank Jennefer P
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Dear Jennefer Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience at De Gouverneur with us. We are very saddened by the fact that you didnt have excellent Gouverneur experience as we would want you to have. Please do get in touch with us by...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

My husband and I had lunch at Gouverneur de Rouville twice during our week-long vacation in Willemstad. The location is fantastic and views from their balcony to the Handelskade and Queen Emma Bridge gorgeous. We absolutely loved their signature dish - the Cuban banana soup....More

Thank Kristi O
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Kristi Thank you very much for this beautiful review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your visit at De Gouverneur on both occasions. We are delighted to know that you loved our famous Banana soup and you are trying to replicate it....More

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Rebecca S
22 November 2016|
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Hi Rebecca, We have a special Christmas menu on the 24, 25 and 26 of December. Send us an email and we will forward you the menu. On the 24th, we use our normal seating times of 6.00 PM and 8.30 PM. On the 25th and... More
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VanM1951
14 December 2015|
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Response from sollie03 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of nice firework shows during the day on the island. It is a tradition that big companies have a pagara show at end of the year. So please do ask at your hotel for more information according to this event on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999
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Description
Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the Handelskade and harbor entrance, you will find restaurant De Gouverneur (the Governor).This stately Curacaoan location you shouldn't miss, welcomes you from early morning to late at night for drinks, lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. Apart from their extensive, internationally orientated menu, they serve good local cuisine as well. De Gouverneur's service is a byword for friendliness, and the restaurant is therefore also very popular among st local inhabitants. For ten years now! Open: daily from 10 till midnight Prices: Lunch sandwiches, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60
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