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Lai & Wai - Asian Bistro

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 4-10, 1012 RZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+(31)0206223800
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Ranked #1,269 of 2,323 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese
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Description: The recipes in our bistro are brought together by three families: Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. At Lai & Wai you can taste different Asian cuisines: Classic Chinese platters, Korean Beef Bulgogi, Vietnamese Pho, Japanese Sushi, Indonesian Rice Table and more.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We found this place as we wondered around near our hotel. It was a nice break from the what we'd been eating for the previous week. The bonus was the that the food was delicious.

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

To be fair, as a Chinese American I can have pretty high standards for Asian cuisines. However, I usually don't expect the best quality while abroad, and Lai & Wai was another let down. The restaurant is very large and clean. The service is pretty good. However, the food quality was okay, especially considering the price. For the same amount,... More

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Palo Alto, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

In the Central Station hotel zone with entrances on both Spui and N-.Voorburgwal, the many interesting dining choices are well-prepared and generous.Full bar. Menu spans Southeast Asia to China,Japan,et al.

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

They got this dish were you can have 3-4 different items on one plate. For instance, we were served chicken sweet and sour, satay, salad and springroll with steamed rice or fried rice. Everything was divided with small plates but still served as one dinner. The food had a great taste!

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Rivalta di Torino, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Very nice pleace, very clean and nice location. The waitresses were very nice and polite, besides they were very descreet and thoughtful. We defo reccomand beef pho and fried rice. Main course was about 9-15 eur. big portions!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

This is the fourth time we've eaten here over the years on separate trips and we keep coming back. This year was no exception. Authentic Asian cuisine served with a smile. Attentive staff and stylish decor. Recommend the dim sum.

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London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

These reviews are difficult, because everything is forgettable. Nothing was overly bad here, but nothing was particularly good either. We made our way here from the Crown Plaza across the street. In that sense, the restaurant is in a good location. Had dumplings, soup, Singapore noodles and a rice dish. Dumplings were a bit chewy, flavors were a bit overwhelming... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Went here with friends and had a lovely time. The staff were very attentive and were happy to explain some of the dishes. This is not just a Chinese restaurant it serves dishes from all over Asia. I think the owners chose a selection of dishes from all over the Far East and put them in a menu. We had... More

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Havelock, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I saw this restaurant while riding the tram and it looked great so we decided to check it out. We went on and the restaurant had nice decor. The hostess was friendly enough and seated us immediately. The waitress came over while we were reviewing the menu and asked for our drinks. I said is isn't have... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

I stayed just opposite this restaurant at the crowne plaza. The food and service here is brilliant and very well priced. I had an evening bento box both nights, the duck is particularly excellent. The Korean dishes are great and the kimchi to die for.

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Additional Information about Lai & Wai - Asian Bistro

Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 4-10, 1012 RZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +(31)0206223800
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese

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