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de Luwte

#244 of 2,541 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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$$$
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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
International, Mediterranean
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Leliegracht 26/28, 1015 DG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
0031 20 6258548
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Restaurant De Luwte has been a well-known establishment located at the...
Restaurant De Luwte has been a well-known establishment located at the Leliegracht in Amsterdam for over 27 years. This winter, it has renewed the look.As soon as you walk in you feel the warmth. Warmth coming from the cosy fireplace, but also the natural colors and materials surrounding you. You find yourself amongst the locals and internationals. Enjoy a nice glass of red wine by the fireplace, a special diner with a view over the Leliegracht or taste different cocktails below our vertical garden.The name 'De Luwte' means 'out of the wind' or a 'sheltered place'. De Luwte is a calm, relaxing spot in the centre of Amsterdam where you can escape the bustle of the city into a cosy and relaxing place.We have an international menu with a nod to the Mediterrenaen kitchen. To everyone's wish our menu is an affordable, obtainable and interesting answer.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Three New Yorkers walk into a restaurant...

The poor wait staff - three New Yorkers stumble into a restaurant...we were hot and hungry and probably too demanding - but they were patient, friendly, and very accommodating. We were late for our reservation and asked to sit outside. There were no free tables so they sat us inside, but when a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The poor wait staff - three New Yorkers stumble into a restaurant...we were hot and hungry and probably too demanding - but they were patient, friendly, and very accommodating. We were late for our reservation and asked to sit outside. There were no free tables so they sat us inside, but when a table freed up they moved us and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This wonderful spot instantly elevated our view of Dutch dining possibilities. Menu and wine list are condensed, but offer inventive options with Dutch roots. Staff is helpful and friendly, vibe is fine. Started with a seared sea scallop-mussel-chorizo appetizer that was outstanding. Entrees were a "saddle" of North Sea cod presented on carrot-ginger puree with a vegetable dice . .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great and cozy restaurant right by a quiet canal. Food was good according to price. Service was out of the ordinary compared to the price. Go there, you will no be disappointed.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

De Luwte is located very near the lovely Herengracht canal. You can eat outside or in; it was rainy so we ate indoor. Our waitress was charming and educational about Amsterdam life; a great interest to my wife and I. The food was delicious. I had cod and my wife had a pumpkin filled phyllo vegetarian meal. Both were great.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

On a canal in a lovely location, small, helpful and friendly staff. We are gluten-free and it was no problem. The food was delicious, we would definitely go back. On a warm Saturday evening, it was such fun to sit at one of the tables outside--get a reservation--and watch the locals sit by the canal and drink and eat, even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This restaurant would probably have gotten an EXCELLENT rating except that I picked the wrong entrée! It is absolutely adorable and the servers are darling! The apps were spectacular...scallops w chorizo for me and mussels w cauliflower puree for my husband; both were inventive and yummy! Husband was lucky with his entrée since the special was one of his faves...sea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food at de Luwte is delicious. Everything we ate and drank was fabulous, so you can't really go wrong with the menu. We loved the atmosphere, nice but not overly romantic. You could go with friends or have a nice date. We had wonderful service by Rebecca. She was even nice enough to write down some other places to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As a solo traveler, I enjoyed the feeling and ambience of the restaurant. The restaurant is located in a lovely neighborhood environment down the canal and around the corner from the Anne Franke House. One can choose to eat outside as well as inside. I enjoyed an evening meal at the bar after a tiring day of siteseeing. I enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Well presented food in a canal side setting. An outside table better in warm weather as inside gets a bit warm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Loved De Luwte! We had Lara as our server and she was amazing. She made our evening! We sat outside along the canal on a bright sunny day and it was just fabulous. Food and wine were great! Would definitely come back again.

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Additional Information about de Luwte

Address: Leliegracht 26/28, 1015 DG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031 20 6258548
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $22 to $29
Cuisine: International, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Leliegracht 26/28, 1015 DG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: 0031 20 6258548

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $22 to $29
  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Restaurant De Luwte has been a well-known establishment located at the Leliegracht in Amsterdam for over 27 years. This winter, it has renewed the look.As soon as you walk in you feel the warmth. Warmth coming from the cosy fireplace, but also the natural colors and materials surrounding you. You find yourself amongst the locals and internationals. Enjoy a nice glass of red wine by the fireplace, a special diner with a view over the Leliegracht or taste different cocktails below our vertical garden.The name 'De Luwte' means 'out of the wind' or a 'sheltered place'. De Luwte is a calm, relaxing spot in the centre of Amsterdam where you can escape the bustle of the city into a cosy and relaxing place.We have an international menu with a nod to the Mediterrenaen kitchen. To everyone's wish our menu is an affordable, obtainable and interesting answer.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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