Food Labs by François Geurds (one Michelin star) is an attraction within an attraction, an impressive railway tunnel under the Rotterdam Hofbogen. Whether as a stopover (lunch) or as your final destination (dinner), this is one gastronomic journey you’ll always remember!
François Geurds At Food Labs by François Geurds they are constantly looking for that one dish that evokes a special memory or creates a lasting feeling of well-being. A limitless dining experience, they aim for nothing less – every day anew.
Food Labs by François Geurds – designed by the acclaimed design company King Kongs – is renowned for its relaxed atmosphere, which is similar to that of a Spanish bodega. The setting is completed by high chairs and a vast bar above which hangs Josélito, the best ham in the world. The bar at Food Labs by François Geurds is as popular a place as some of bars in the best restaurants of Barcelona and San Sebastián – at the bar you belong, to Familia Geurds.
The terrace at Food Labs by François Geurds, a Big Pillows creation, deserves a place among the finest in the Netherlands. The lounge benches are made from bilinga, the outdoor tables are teak and the tall bar tables have been crafted from sourwood. The contoured seating and variation in heights lend an added dimension to the terrace.
No dress code
At Food Labs by François Geurds, there is no dress code. You are every bit as welcome in sneakers as in stilettos. We’re firmly convinced that the ultimate dining experience has nothing to do with what a guest is wearing.
Proud We are also the proud recipient of a Rotterdam Marketing Award, presented in early 2017 by the mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb. According to the jury, we have put Rotterdam on the map when it comes to international fine dining.