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Plaats 1 - CLOSED

Franseplaats 1, 6511 VS Nijmegen, The Netherlands
+31 24 365 6708
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“grote markt” (2 reviews)
“appetizers” (2 reviews)
“waitress” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Franseplaats 1, 6511 VS Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 7 April 2017

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...More

Thank SarkaCZ
Reviewed 15 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...More

1  Thank RanaC18
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
Reviewed 15 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...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 27 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...More

Thank melbcollege
Reviewed 7 April 2015

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...More

1  Thank Aladinefertiti294205
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...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 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
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...More

Thank JanetK66
Reviewed 1 December 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

Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
Plaats1, housed in monumental Commanderie van St. Jan, is a modern restaurant serving traditional cuisine and seasonal dishes. Plaats1 serves sophisticated and creative dishes combined with characteristic wines and locally brewed beers from our cellars. In the daytime surprising lunch dishes and homemade apple pie are served from an open kitchen. Weather permitting, our well-shaded terrace in Franseplaats, right outside the hustle and bustle of the town centre, is a nice place to be.
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