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Ciel Bleu Restaurant

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Ferdinand Bolstraat 33 | Hotel Okura, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 678 7111
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: One of Amsterdam's most remarkable restaurants, situated on the 23rd floor...
One of Amsterdam's most remarkable restaurants, situated on the 23rd floor of Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the Ciel Bleu Restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars and, much like the adjacent Twenty Third Bar, offers a stunning panoramic view of Amsterdam's city centre. This breathtaking vista and the luxurious design, together with the personal hospitality, all combine to create a unique atmosphere. The Ciel Bleu Restaurant's ambitious kitchen staff serve a unique take on French cuisine, prepared with seasonal products and characterised by its innovation. The Sommelier's professionalism and close cooperation with Executive Chef and Manager Onno Kokmeijer results in a perfect harmony between wine and food. The Ciel Bleu Restaurant also offers three luxurious private areas: the Starlight Room, the Salon Panoramique, and the Chef's Table in the restaurant's kitchen.
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  • 13
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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first 2 stars for me and my partner... And it was amazing ! The food, the attention of the staff, the view! And a special attention for our 8 anniversary ! We choose the 6 course menu and it was a spectacle in the mouth and around us! It's the third restaurant I tried in the hotel okura and I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Brian H
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

first 2 stars for me and my partner... And it was amazing ! The food, the attention of the staff, the view! And a special attention for our 8 anniversary ! We choose the 6 course menu and it was a spectacle in the mouth and around us! It's the third restaurant I tried in the hotel okura and I... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

From the welcome in to this restaurant close to the stars in this flat city of Amsterdam you are in for a culinary journey, complimented with a flawless service till the very last sweet you are offered with your coffee. The "coup de grace" is the chance and talk to the chef Onno, whose wife turned out to be a... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This restaurant is absolutely top! When you want the best you'll get it here.. they use classic ingredients but the way they present it... 'ART on your plate'!

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Oslo, Norway
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had a very nice time at Ciel Bleu with a great table by the window to enjoy the view om the city. Service was very good and attentive. We chose the full tasting menu and came 2 amuse bouches and a fantastic petits fours wagon in the end! Very pricy in the end with aperitif, wines and avec but... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Had a wonderful night here with impecable service and super quality food!!!! Everybody works with so much enthusiasm and really want to make you feel valuable!! The whole experience was much much more then we were hoping in our wildest dreams. We took 8 courses and every course was a true part of the experience without only one thing left... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Culinairy Violence, Fantastic, Refined, Food Art, Dining Experience. A little selection of everything that comes up in my mind. The food was amazing, I was and I'm still dazzled. Great flavours, great dishes and a sublime combination of food and wine. The staff was exceptionally good, professional and very friendly. One of the best restaurants I 've eaten, with international... More 

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Achterveld, The Netherlands
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119 reviews 119 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Food at Le Ciel Bleu is superb, there can be no doubt about that. We took the 6 course menu and enjoyed every dish. However, they sure take their time: we started dinner at 7:30pm and finished well after midnight. A bit too long for us. The check was a bit of an unpleasant surprise, as the two glasses of... More 

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EmilyBowes
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16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Impeccable service and gorgeous, creative dishes. We loved the tasting menu. Every dish clearly took a tremendous amount of thought and effort and each was tremendously creative. The view beautiful at night. Quiet and intimate in a modern setting. One word to the wise-- if having the tasting menu leave loads of time. We had six courses and were there... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

If you read tripadvisor to see if you should eat somewhere, this place isn't for you. This is a place where money isn't considered. My wife and I got the "cheaper" option for dining and it still came out to 400 euros. If you want the full experience, expect about 300 euros a person. Sorry, no food is worth that,... More 

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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Booked this restaurant because we wanted a great dining experience on our visit to Amsterdam. It was better than we had anticipated - all the tables were placed comfortably apart and were given great views of the city. Decor unexceptional but comfortable. Great cocktails and good wine choices from sommelier. Staff were very professional but human and with humour. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 33 | Hotel Okura, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 678 7111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 78 - 101
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

One of Amsterdam's most remarkable restaurants, situated on the 23rd floor of Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the Ciel Bleu Restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars and, much like the adjacent Twenty Third Bar, offers a stunning panoramic view of Amsterdam's city centre. This breathtaking vista and the luxurious design, together with the personal hospitality, all combine to create a unique atmosphere. The Ciel Bleu Restaurant's ambitious kitchen staff serve a unique take on French cuisine, prepared with seasonal products and characterised by its innovation. The Sommelier's professionalism and close cooperation with Executive Chef and Manager Onno Kokmeijer results in a perfect harmony between wine and food. The Ciel Bleu Restaurant also offers three luxurious private areas: the Starlight Room, the Salon Panoramique, and the Chef's Table in the restaurant's kitchen.
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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