Restaurants in Amsterdam

dvijffd’Vijff Vlieghen

Location: Central, between Spui and Singel (canal)
Food: The new Dutch cuisine
Characteristics: Restaurant d’Vijff Vlieghen is located in five authentic 17th century buildings between the Spuistraat and the Singel and has nine interconnected dining rooms, each with its own distinctive style. All of’ them recreate the rich atmosphere of the Golden Age.
Max. capacity: 300

HaesjeHaesje Claes

Location: Central, near Spui.
Food: Dutch cuisine
Characteristics: The restaurant occupies six, epic buildings, in which the original architectural features such as little steps, corridors and hallways all have been preserved. Likewise, the exterior of the building is a beautiful example of traditional Dutch architecture.
Max. capacity: 150

nissDe Nissen

Location: Central, near Dam square.
Food: Dutch and international kitchen
Characteristics: Housed in a 17th-century building on the Rokin in the heart of Amsterdam you will find this attractive and traditional restaurant. De Nissen offers a range of different rooms, where you can seat parties of 10-60 people in privacy. But you will feel just as much at home if you visit De Nissen with a smaller group.
Max. capacity: 150

kasDe Kas

Location: Eastern part of Amsterdam
Food: International dishes, with ingredients from own garden.
Characteristics: Located in the Amsterdam municipal greenhouse dated from 1926. Surrounded by herb gardens you will find this restaurant in an oasis of tranquility in the eastern part of Amsterdam.
Max. capacity: 140

kelderDe Kelderhof

Location: On the Prinsengracht, one of Amsterdam’s beautiful canals.
Food: French and Mediterranean kitchen
Characteristics: This restaurant offers her guests a pleasant atmosphere with a Mediterranean touch, cause of the characteristic lighting, traditional cable-stone flooring and cane chairs.
Max. capacity: 250


Location: Central, between the Central station and Dam square.
Food: Traditional Dutch kitchen
Characteristics: In 1992 Dorrius relocated to Crown Plaza Amsterdam hotel, and the entire internal decoration was moved in order to maintain the unique atmosphere. Today Dorrius is one of the famous traditional restaurants in Holland, well known for its excellence in service and food.
Max. capacity: 90

harkBrasserie Harkema

Location: Central, between Dam square and Rembrandt square.
Food: International kitchen
Characteristics: This restaurant is situated in a former factory building in the historical inner city of Amsterdam. Brasserie Harkema offers quality without the pretence. This means that Brasserie Harkema aims at basic qualities in terms of service, interior and atmosphere.
Max. capacity: 230

pastaPasta e Basta

Location: Central, in the middle of the canal district.
Food: Italian kitchen
Characteristics: Pasta e Basta has been a huge success since the day it opened its doors more than a decade ago. They have it all: the taste of the Italian cuisine, wonderfully friendly and musical service, an award-winning wine list and a charming location.
Max. capacity: 110


Location: Central, near the Central Station and next to the Amsterdam Passenger Terminal.
Food: Mediterranean kitchen
Characteristics: This restaurant follows the concept of Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen in London, which means this is a modern and multi-ethnic restaurant.
Max. capacity: 200

riveLa Rive

Location: Central, next to the Amstel river.
ood: Modern French Mediterranean kitchen
Characteristics: A very classy Michelin Guide listed restaurant situated in the Amstel Hotel.


Location: Central, next to the Amstel river.
Food: International kitchen
Characteristics: A classic and pleasant decorated restaurant including a separate bar inside a 19th century building.
Max. capacity: 80

samaSama Sebo

Location: Central, next to the Van Gogh museum.
Food: Indonesian kitchen
Characteristics: In one of the oldest Indonesian restaurants of The Netherlands they serve the original Indonesian Rice-table.
Max. capacity: 25


Location: Central, in the middle of the canal district.
Food: Burgundy kitchen
Characteristics: This restaurant offers excellent dining in a stylish and intimate atmosphere.
Max. capacity: 200


Location: Central, near Central Station and on a former harbor area.
Food: Wide Mediterranean kitchen
Characteristics: Established in the former port centre is now this trendy restaurant and nightclub.
Max. capacity: 60