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Moes

#202 of 2,469 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Binnenstad
French, Organic, Dutch, Healthy
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Prins Hendrikkade 142 S, 1011 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 5477
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Description: MOES is a bar and restaurant in the basement underneath De Appel arts...
MOES is a bar and restaurant in the basement underneath De Appel arts center. Seasonal, local products are the basis of the international menu. Once a month, the menu is completely without fish or meat. MOES makes a modest contribution to reducing the distance from farm to fork by growing it's own herbs in the garden.2012 Architects from Rotterdam designed the interior with the same philosophy: what you can get from nearby, is good. Through a 'harvest map' building materials from the environment are found and re-used.Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 17h00-23h00, Saturday 12h00-23h00, Sunday 12h00-18h00 and Monday closed. Groups of 10 or more people can contact us for business or private meetings outside opening hours
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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pros & Cons

Positives I may have said this before but this really is a great place to eat. If you are ever in Amsterdam, make sure you do your research and track this place down, you will not be disappointed. We have eaten here before and thoroughly enjoyed it and were expecting the same level of service and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Doom_13
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Positives I may have said this before but this really is a great place to eat. If you are ever in Amsterdam, make sure you do your research and track this place down, you will not be disappointed. We have eaten here before and thoroughly enjoyed it and were expecting the same level of service and quality on our return.... More 

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Boston, MA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband, daughter and I stopped in for an early dinner (she is 2 years old) on our family visit to Amsterdam. It was close to our apartment and opens early, a must when we need to get in and out with a child. The staff were super attentive to us and our daughter's needs (chalk for the table to... More 

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Lincolnshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I chose this restaurant from reading the reviews on tripadvisor and I wasn't disappointed . It was very close to our hotel which was Bonus. The menu was small always a good thing but even so had plenty of choice. I went for red beet macron with goats cheese which was really unusual but worked. The veal was beautiful but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The place is warm and, how dutch say, gezellig. We had a very nice meal choosing the dishes of the day, suggested by the really nice waiter. They were unusual for our foreign taste, but really good and tasty. A sure bet, and a place to come back to.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had lunch at Moes last week after visiting the exhibition at De Appel. We were surprised by the variety of lunch items available (which can be a challenge in Amsterdam sometimes). My wife ordered the risotto (excellent) and I had the soup of the day (sweet potato) and a smoked mackerel sandwich, both great as well. The staff is... More 

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Roanoke, VA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We read about Moes on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. It is a casual eatery, reasonably priced. The food is fresh and tasty and the service excellent. It was perfect for the light dinner that we desired.

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Frome
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a genuinely friendly restaurant, stylishly bohemian but most important of course, great food, wine and service.

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Smederevo, null, Serbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We get there by accident, and order dutch steak with grilled vegetables,simply tasty and perfect. Nice and kind waiter, attentive with a huge smile. Price are like every else in Amsterdam, tipical. Had a great time with my love

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We came across Moe's by accident and I'm glad we did. The service and atmosphere were fantastic and the food was the best we ate during our stay in Amsterdam. Reasonably priced too. Definitely worth a visit.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a fab venue - under the museum by the water a short walk from the station and Dam Sq, food was great - fresh, organic and staff brilliant. Not quick because it was fresh but not slow - an acceptable time for excellent food. It is a shame that it's not on the main thoroughfare, but defo worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 142 S, 1011 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Binnenstad
  • Neighborhood: Binnenstad
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 5477

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 39
  • Cuisine: French, Organic, Dutch, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

MOES is a bar and restaurant in the basement underneath De Appel arts center. Seasonal, local products are the basis of the international menu. Once a month, the menu is completely without fish or meat. MOES makes a modest contribution to reducing the distance from farm to fork by growing it's own herbs in the garden.2012 Architects from Rotterdam designed the interior with the same philosophy: what you can get from nearby, is good. Through a 'harvest map' building materials from the environment are found and re-used.Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 17h00-23h00, Saturday 12h00-23h00, Sunday 12h00-18h00 and Monday closed. Groups of 10 or more people can contact us for business or private meetings outside opening hours

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