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Divan

Elandsgracht 14, Amsterdam 1016 TV, The Netherlands
020-6268239
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Ranked #268 of 2,223 restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $28
Cuisines: Turkish
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Hamburg, Germany
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Divan is one of the best places outside Turkey to enjoy authentic Turkish kitchen! It is hard to say what is better...as it is family owned...the warm and amiable service or the excellent food...enjoy both!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The meal we had in Divan was exceptional - lovely atmosphere and staff too. Couldn't reccomend it more to other couples or great for families too!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Went on Friday night, but place was empty. Food was really good, but atmosphere and service was just ok. But we go to a restaurant not only for food... Wouldn't come back there, hope to find better Turkish place in Amsterdam!

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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

the food and the owners were excellent. i'm am turkish and i have eaten in a lot of turkish restaurants in germany and turkey. the food was absolutely amazing but the servings were a little bit too small und it was expensive. but it was worth every cent. if you want good food, you have to pay a little bit... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a place where you feel at home with the great hospitality and awesome food list. Try the Shepard ' a dish and it's a guarantee you would luv it.

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Well presented fresh authentic ingredients. Attentive staff. Wonderful food. Interesting door wit old Turkish movie pictures.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Amsterdam. Low key, a bit hidden, don´t seem ambitious, but you get great food served by lovely staff. The most friendly woman makes sure you are not missing anything. If you don´t know what you want to eat, ask for their advice. After having been there many times now, I just let... More

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Baltimore
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Just happened on this restaurant while walking around Amsterdam. Waiter cleared a sidewalk table for us and with a smile brought the menu over. I asked for a recommendation and the meatballs did not disappoint. Great fresh tasting lamb. I also tried the smoked eggplant and it was out of this world. Nice atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, great food, very nice wine and great value for money! You can sit outside if the weather is good! All in all a very good experience :-)

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Grimsby, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

We noticed this place whilst walking around and booked a reservation. The server was excellent especially considering she was managing the whole place. The cook brings the food out and gives a small explanation if each dish. Nice touch. Small issue with a lot if smoke coming into the place but overall a great experience.

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