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Gouverneur de Rouville

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De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
10:00 - 00:00
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Joure, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very nice located within the city of Willemstad. WIthin a historical building and with a great view! We asked for a table on the balcony so we'd see the cruiseship docked in the harbour. The food was really good, they serve a nice combination of local and international dishes. Service was terribly slow and we actually had... More 

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Epse, Netherlands
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are on Curacao , you have to take your lunch on the terrace at the Gouverneur. Take the little boat who brings you From the other side to the restaurant. You Will eat a traditional salad like a ceasar salad with chicken and Enjoy the view on the water and the refreshing winds From the terrace

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Charlottetown, Canada
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a great meal at Governor's in early November 2016. We reserved a table outside on the balcony 3 days prior to arriving at the restaurant to ensure we had a great view. We arrived about an hour before our reservation to take advantage of their daily 1/2 price drinks in the Motown Soul Bar. Once... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoy a drink outdoors (the Motown Special is a purple delight) with a view of the Queen Emma Bridge. Reserve a spot on the terrace for dinner. Great atmosphere. Limited but excellent menu; recommend the seafood. But be prepared to wait -- you're on island time.

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Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Restaurant Gouverneur de Rouville is situated in one of the many historical building in Otrobanda downtown. It used to be the residence of the Island's Governor Abraham Mathieu de Rouville from 1866 to 1870. Today it is a wonderfully located charming restaurant with a delightful view on the UNESCO listed skyline of Punda. It is also a great place to... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This looks like a cool place, with a second floor balcony filled with tables overlooking the river. We weren't able to get a table out there so we sat inside. There was no one specifically seating you, you just sat where there was room. We sat for about 15 minutes with no acknowledgement from the waitress. People around us were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a hot day, we walked up upon this restaurant. Had a delicious meal on the balcony with a wonderful ocean breeze. The spicy Cuban banana soup is so delicious. It is worth the stop for lunch or dinner. View of the Queen Emma Bridge opening while enjoying a delicious meal.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a horrible experience at Zest Mediterranean, it was a relief to kick back at this Motown-inspired bar with the friendliest staff in town. I plan to come back every time I'm in Curaçao. The bartender is truly a gem.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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480 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable lunch with a great variaty of nice food and attentive staff. Location nice as well and a good combination of terrace, interior garden and bar

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Bronxville, New York
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58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great table on the balcony, overlooking the city. Gorgeous place, awesome menu. My disappointment was in the fact that they had run out of the goat dish (which was said to be the best on the menu). Went for the next best choices, and the meal was delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Caribbean, Dutch, European, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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
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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