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Grote Markt 2a-4, 5801 BL Venray, The Netherlands
+31 478 513 400
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Venray, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a 4 course surprise menu. What a treat! And more then enough. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming

Thank mmiek
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We just had dinner at de Zwaan in our hometown Venray. Fabulous! The three of us ordered a three course surprise dinner. Ben, the amazing chef, made it a surprise indeed. The team served three different starters, three different main courses and a festive yet refined desert. All dishes showed a broad and well adjusted variety of excellent prepared dishes.... More 

Thank Netherlandsfamily
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Ben and Nel serve excelent mails. Ben is a very creative cook with unexpected combinations. Price perfomance very good.

Thank Peetteeuw
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant of Venray! High quality food and wine, no large plates but also enough food to get eat too much...perfectly balanced! Nice staff, great atmosphere. In the weekends you need to reserve a table as they are always fully booked. Try the surprise menu: all table guests will receive something else. Great to taste, be surprised and to... More 

Thank Susan J
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Small restaurant, book in advance. Excellent food, friendly staff. Take the surprise diner, this is very good, and always different.

Thank Diana C
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

I often go to this restaurant for business diner. It is a small friendly place at the smaller square close to the old mayors house. Especially in summertime it is beautiful, especially when eating outside. They have a small hotel above the restaurant, perfect for a short stay. I guess I have been to this place 20 or more times.... More 

Thank PBK66
Venray, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I have had dinner at this restaurant at least 5 times, and it has always been excellent. Everything fresh, very well prepared, and with impeccable service. Not too many tables, so make sure to book, especially at the weekends. In the wintertime, the room can be very warm, but that's the only minor criticism I can give.

Thank Mariel-Ger
Annemasse, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2014

I took a chef's surprise menu with meat. It was hunting. Very good food and fine wines. Pleasant and fast service. I recommend this resto.

Thank Awin74
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

Really really good food, chef can make any local food as you wanna have, service was great! I definitely wanna come back again.

Thank Echo Q
Milan, Italy
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

I was there with my boss last night, we chose the 4 course surprise meals, mine fish based and his meat based. I won't spoil the surprise, but suffice to say this was more like a 7 courses meal, very good quality dishes, good value for money too!. I was not disappointed!

Thank TheMinel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Seafood, European, French, International, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 2a-4, 5801 BL Venray, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Venray
  • Phone Number: +31 478 513 400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?