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Restaurant Vermeer

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Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 (NH Barbizon Palace Hotel), 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-556-4885
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 121
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Superb experience

My wife and I had dinner on the 22nd January, having had an impressive visit to the restaurant during a previous visit to Amsterdam several years ago. In short, it's improved! The quality of the cuisine, the technique and the imagination of the Chef (Chris, who we were lucky enough to meet) and his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Garry P
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Hastings, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife and I had dinner on the 22nd January, having had an impressive visit to the restaurant during a previous visit to Amsterdam several years ago. In short, it's improved! The quality of the cuisine, the technique and the imagination of the Chef (Chris, who we were lucky enough to meet) and his Team were of the highest order... More 

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England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I recently enjoyed one of the very best dinners EVER in the Vermeer restaurant The service was exemplary and the food out of this world! Not cheap but well worth every euro!

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Zeist, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Imagine a posh restaurant, but not with the traditionally solemn, stiff waiters but friendly, enthusiastic waiters. Think of good food, full of taste, prepared with the highest craftmanship, knowledge of all the techniques available but also creativity, interesting combinations and a fascinating spectacle when they prepare a bloody mary on the spot with liquid nitrogen! It was a genuinely fantastic... More 

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Bodo, Norway
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was my second visit to the Vermeer, and I had high expectations. We were well received, enjoyed a good, dry martini before the meal, then ordered the seven course set meny and a wine package. So far, so good. Something happened about half way through the meal. Even though the restaurant was not full, the tempo slowed down significantly,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have visited the restaurant previous. That was a very nice experience. On every point of state. This time it was disapointing. Most of all because we had to wait for our food a long time after we was served the vine witch was ment to accompany the dishes. It seem like the kitchen didn`t manage to follow up. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was one of the best meals out ever. The staff were gracious and helpful, the dining room itself was fresh, airy and spacious and the food was sublime. I had already indicated that my wife cannot eat salt or onions but the staff had taken this on board and the chef prepared her red mullet individually and it was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As other reviewers have mentioned, dining at Restaurant Vermeer is an unforgettable experience. We made a reservation for dinner, and decided to try the 7-course meal (without wine pairing). The kitchen was able to cater to limited dietary restrictions (replacing some fish dishes with vegetarian ones). There were multiple starters, all as delicious as the next. The staff were attentive... More 

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Floreal
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Really one of the best meals I've had in ages, with excellent wine pairings. We took the full menu though and I must say it was just a testament to how good the food was that I could manage the main course and desserts, it was a lot of food! Highlight of the evening , an olive oil ice cream... More 

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Merrick, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Restaurant Vermeer was one of our highlights of Amsterdam. The friendly staffmade this 4 hour 8 course meal seem short. The starters by the fireplace were delicious but the outstanding frozen bloody mary was the best cocktail I have ever had. The staff did a great job of catering to our many food allergies while serving food worthy of a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The ambiance makes you comfortable which is not often the case of expensive dining places (yes you have to remember that Michelin star). The food is well thought through. Small tasting dishes complimenting main course, starter, and desert are very inventive. Monkfish as an entree was cooked to perfection texture wise but a bit bland taste wise despite accompanying flavorful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 59-72 (NH Barbizon Palace Hotel), 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 020-556-4885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 32
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?