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“Absolutely Fabulous Darlings” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zaza's

Zaza's
Daniel Stalpertstraat 103hs, Amsterdam 1072 XD, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31(0)20.673.63.33
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Ranked #14 of 2,231 restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $35 - $85
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Description: Restaurant Zaza’s, owned by Susie Roche from Ireland, opened in May 2003 in the heart of “De Pijp”, Amsterdam’s hot spot for socialising. The menu of culinary delights with influences from France, The Mediterranean and Asia changes every 3 months! Zaza’s is that “Ab Fab” place to be for those who want to enjoy a really good evening in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with that special touch. The theme “Absolutely Fabulous”, taken from the well know comedy series, is about enjoying life to the full. The main aim at Zaza’s is to please with attention to detail and service being of the utmost importance and to invite you to a special location where you can sample some of life’s little pleasures and treats.
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“Absolutely Fabulous Darlings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The food, service and atmosphere was everything they claimed it would be on their website and did not disappoint! The staff were entertaining and welcoming, how they manage to miss each other as they rush up and down the restaurant is amazing to watch.

The food was amazing, well presented and portion sizes you would expect from a top class restaurant. We had three courses and were more than full by the end.

We sat at a table for two next to each other so could see the whole restaurant in front of us which was great as we got to see what everyone else was eating and it all looked good.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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manchester
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69 reviews 69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Excellent but do not go if you are hungry”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The food we had was excellent but portions small scallop and prawn starters consisted of 2scallops and 2 prawns table next had 2 starters to share I.e. A choice of 1 prawn or 1 scallop at a cost of 11.50 euro a 50% increase would not break the bank !service and atmosphere could not be faulted and would recommend to anyone with small appetite

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Datchet, United Kingdom
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“Understated & a delight!!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We had a fab fab meal at Zaza's. A restaurant frequented by locals not tourists. The staff were incredibly helpful. Menu was small - I am a fussy eater & was tempted by most of the dishes. Settled on fish for my main which was very moist, flavoursome & exactly per the menu description. Zaza's has an understated atmosphere & was a delight!!!!!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Zurich, Switzerland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“nice location and friendly staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

we booked a table in advance because it was a saturday evening. location was easy to find, not so far from reijksmuseeum to walk to. place looks nice, modern design. staff welcomed us in a very friendly manner and we immediately felt welcome. food choice okay and quality of food excellent. wine list pretty small and therefore hard to make a choice. having said this, prices are fair.

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Toronto, Canada
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“Service matches food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

As it was mentioned earlier, the Dutch people I knew never heard of this place but found it nestled in a great neighborhood and the experience from the beginning which was a great staff to the end which was a fantastic dessert (Dark chocolate, Caramel and Macadamia tart). Definitely worth the $ which was very reasonable.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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