De Ballentent


If you’re after a trendy eatery, then this is not it.

Instead, De Ballentent has a wonderful old-school feel as you slip into a seat amongst older locals who are catching up over beers and deep fried snacks.

Speaking of which, we decided we had to try both bitterballen – thick stew cooled down, rolled up, breaded then fried (€6,50 for a portion) – and kroketten – deep fried meat ragout (€9,20 with fries). And since De Ballentent is known for them, we also ordered a whopping great meatball too (€4,90).

Oh and you  have to also order some pindasaus – peanut sauce (€1,20).

What arrived wasn’t fancy, but it sure was tasty and went down especially well with a half of Heineken!

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