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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, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not a just a great dinner but a lifetime experience!

I went to Ciel Bleu last week with my Friend. We were helped by great staff, special compliments to Job en Keigo. Every serving had a new and great looking, the taste was even better. We had excellent wine pairing and the cheese trolley is a high recommendation. They over exceed our expectations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Doing business
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I went to Ciel Bleu last week with my Friend. We were helped by great staff, special compliments to Job en Keigo. Every serving had a new and great looking, the taste was even better. We had excellent wine pairing and the cheese trolley is a high recommendation. They over exceed our expectations, it was an evening we will never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The experience is unbelievable, expensive but a once in a lifetime must. the food is I don't have the words the wine was great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Outstanding food and excellent wine pairings as well. Pricey but worth every cent. Great views from its 23rd storey position. This is quite close to "as good as it gets"!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was very good, but nothing to drop everything for. We had someone at the table who was allergic to shellfish and the first thing that comes out was a app with shellfish... there are many better ways to spend 500 dollars as a couple. So if you have money to burn then go for it...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The view from the restaurant, overall ambience and service was second to none, at least for all the Michelin star restaurants Ive been to so far. I definitely highly recommend that you must must must go to this restaurant if you're in Amsterdam. The price point was very reasonable as well. The only reason I'm not giving it full rating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Our hotel staff booked us into this beautiful restaurant where the theatre of dining is well matched with wonderful food. The wait staff were delightful and charming, not stiff, rather engaging and friendly. The food was remarkable with an astonishing wine list. The cheese cart is superb, and they had matched cheeses to the regions of the Tour de France,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We took a trip to Ciel Bleu for a special occasion and it certainly did not disappoint. I have never eaten food like this and probably never will again. Yes it is expensive but it is a once in a lifetime experience. Highly recommend a visit here. The theatre, the service, the stunning food, wow wow wow!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great view and amazing drinks. Perfect place to wind down after a long day of sight-seeing. The place is very small and all good spots are usually taken. Still we have a great time sitting at the bar. They have excellent collection of beers and loved some of the Japanese beers I tried. The bartender was very communicative and had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant deserves it's status and is definately one of the best I have ever been in! If you are searching for an unbelievable food experience you are at the right place. The view above Amsterdam is breathtaking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband took me to Ciel Bleu for my 50th birthday present. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. The food was outstanding, the service was impeccable, and the wine pairings were marvelous. Being on the 23rd floor of the Hotel Okra, we enjoyed a lovely sunset view of the city. It was an evening to remember. One polite recommendation:... More 

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Additional Information about Ciel Bleu Restaurant

Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 33 | Hotel Okura, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 678 7111
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
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
Average Prices: USD 77 - 99
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 77 - 99
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business

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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