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Restaurant RED Amsterdam

Travelers' Choice award winner
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Rembrandtplein
French, International
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Keizersgracht 594, 1017 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 320 1824
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Restaurant Red is with its unique concept, lobster and beef fillet, one of...
Restaurant Red is with its unique concept, lobster and beef fillet, one of Amsterdam's favorite dining spots. Overlooking the city's most picturesque canal, the 'Keizersgracht', Restaurant Red is ideally located in a canal house in the middle of the old city center of Amsterdam. Red is famous for her hospitable service, informal and warm ambiance, friendly prices and lasting quality. Red has been a 'must' for five years now for everyone who is looking for an exquisite culinary experience. Whether you are touring the nearby museums and attractions or visiting Amsterdam for business, Red is the ideal place for your evening. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you at Red in the nearby future!
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 345
    Excellent
  • 168
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious and lovely

We, a group of friends, had an amazing evening at RED. Perfect meat, very cosy interior and lovely staff. The only thing that would have improved our visit would've been if they'd had a real bar/bartender (now they only have a few different drinks, not even cocktails). Felt like good value for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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568 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We, a group of friends, had an amazing evening at RED. Perfect meat, very cosy interior and lovely staff. The only thing that would have improved our visit would've been if they'd had a real bar/bartender (now they only have a few different drinks, not even cocktails). Felt like good value for money.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Elegant restaurant on the Keizersgracht. The interior is classy, and the staff friendly. When ordering the main course you have three options, lobster, steak, or a combination of the two. Would recommend everyone to visit. However, you should make a reservation as it is a very popular place.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A very simple menu but so good. The steaks are cooked so well, service is good and the lobster is delicious. The salad was very small and it would heave helped if the menu was also in other languages than Dutch but the food cannot be faulted.Nnot our first visit here and certainly not our last.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We ate here to celebrate our engagement and it didn't disappoint. It was recommended to us before we came to Amsterdam and then it is also recommended in the Banks Mansion hotel guide for visitors which made our choice even better. It is quite a subtle building with a white lamp on door. It isn't coloured red in anyway and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I don't have anything bad to write about this restaurant, we went because of the great rating on trip adviser and it didnt let me down! Great atmosphere, amazing food, attentive staff and reasonably priced for the quality of food and drink.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Both steak and lobster was delicious and the service was great. You should make a reservation couple of days before, as it gets filled up quickly.

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Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Our first dinner in Amsterdam. Nice setting, overlooking the Keizersgracht; reservation mandatory. The menu is simple: a tenderloin steak or a lobster - or a combination of both. Regretfully, the execution is not perfect - at least, it wasn't that night. The lobster, in particular, was *way* overcooked; the bearnaise and the mayonnaise sauces very bland and lacked of consistency.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had an amazing dinner at RED.Food was fresh and delicious.Service was super fast.I recommend this place.Thanks..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We couldn't go to this restaurant since we had no reservation when we asked at 18.00 pm. Especially at the weekend all good restaurants ask for reservation and if you don't have any they confirm after 22.00 pm:(

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Since this restaurant has a limited menu they do an excellent job in preparing the food. I had the surf and turf and the meal was delicious. The lemon pie for desert was also very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Keizersgracht 594, 1017 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Rembrandtplein
  • Neighborhood: Rembrandtplein
  • Phone Number: +31 20 320 1824

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 234
  • Cuisine: French, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Restaurant Red is with its unique concept, lobster and beef fillet, one of Amsterdam's favorite dining spots. Overlooking the city's most picturesque canal, the 'Keizersgracht', Restaurant Red is ideally located in a canal house in the middle of the old city center of Amsterdam. Red is famous for her hospitable service, informal and warm ambiance, friendly prices and lasting quality. Red has been a 'must' for five years now for everyone who is looking for an exquisite culinary experience. Whether you are touring the nearby museums and attractions or visiting Amsterdam for business, Red is the ideal place for your evening. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you at Red in the nearby future!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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