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Balthazar's Keuken

Elandsgracht 108, 1016 VA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
020-4202114
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Ranked #535 of 2,480 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Belgian, Dutch
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wonderful food, with great service at this intimate - tiny -  restaurant with an open kitchen, in the heart of Jordaan. We booked a Saturday lunch here early in December without releasing that Balthazar had only just started a lunchtime service.  Describing the lunch as a set 2 course menu with a quarter carafe of wine really doesn't do it justice.  The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Went on the recommendation of a friend who lives in Amsterdam and am pleased we did. It didn't rate that highly on trip advisor and we only had 3 dinner's in Amsterdam (and of course you dont want to waste one!). Really glad we came here. The food was really nice and seasonal. Service was lovely, loved the room and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

SInce 1994 Balthasar's Keuken has served delicious food for a very decent price. Yesterday I ate a good deer steak with a date risotto. The starters, a plate full of small mezze had mussels with truffeloil which was truly divine, and an assortment of other tasty bites, like squid and a miniature quiche. The desert is hard to describe, but... More 

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Fredensborg, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

not value for money . Poor and slow service. Sorry to say that the the very friendly staff was too busy to take proper care of the guest . The food was too rustique for our taste. Big lumps of fish and Meat, with very little or no vegetables. The concept with a fixed menu should leave options for more... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We found this eatery by word of mouth - the tattooed guy in the denim store a few blocks down was adamant that we try to get a table at Blthazar's. The menu is created each night with limited options - but that should not deter you at all. The starter came with five little plates and fresh cuts of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Service seemed a bit disorganised initially but ordered a pre-dinner drink and given olives so happy to wait a wee while. The 2 shift system mean that a lot of people are arriving close together. Waitress explained food in excellent English. Tapas style starters to share, choice of meat or fish main dish, and chocolate mousse dessert. All very delicious,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A wonderful reception and fantastic food. A must if you're in Amsterdam and love food! The starter was a lovely palette of small tapas, followed by an amazing duck dish and a lovely dessert! All accompanied by wonderful wine of the week. I am definitely going again!

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Stonesfield
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Amazing food and great service all at unbelievable good value. We had a lovely evening in this small and very busy gem. No wonder it is recommended by so many. Consider yourself very fortunate if you get a table and then sit back and enjoy great food.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Restaurant is intimate with a distressed vintage charm with a modern twist. The set starters were generally good with one or two out of five missing the mark. Mains of Veal Rib Chop (fabulous) and Tuna steak (good) with excellent house red wine. Great staff,very good food with a cool uptown clientele made for a great evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

the place is amazing. Dutch quality food, wines and beers of excellent standard. We were greeted nicely by the home team, always attentive from start to finish. Menu entry with 5 different types served together, main course with two options and dessert. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

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Address: Elandsgracht 108, 1016 VA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020-4202114
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

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