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Balthazar's Keuken

Elandsgracht 108, 1016 VA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
020-4202114
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Ranked #480 of 2,445 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $22
Cuisines: Belgian, Dutch
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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18 reviews 18 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. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a really quaint little restaurant. It was very busy, but we had booked ahead and only had to wait a couple of minutes. There were five really unique starters with a great variety of tastes. The main courses were either meat or fish (we had both) and all flavours were superbly balanced. I would happily eat here again... More 

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SΓ£o Paulo, Brasil
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants I have ever been. It opens just for dinner and hasfew tables. The starter of the menu was so delicious that we had to ask a second one (mussels, escargot, cheese mousse and house made butter and bread) . For main course I had veal that was perfect.

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Additional Information about Balthazar's Keuken

Address: Elandsgracht 108, 1016 VA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020-4202114
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
Average Prices: USD 17 - 22
Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

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