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“Excellent restaurant.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bolenius

Bolenius
George Gershwinlaan 30, 1082 MT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+(31)20 40 444 11
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Ranked #45 of 2,445 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: French, Dutch
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Amsterdam
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14 reviews 14 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The food is prepared in the spirit of the Dutch cuisine, but a total surprise. i think it will take a matte rof time before they get a Michelinstar.
http://www.bolenius-restaurant.nl/

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Worth the visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

World class dining with first class service. Not your average dinner, If you like innovative cuisine with wonderful attention to intense flavor and creative use of the kitchen garden then this is the place. The front of house was as skilled as the guys behind the stoves! Well done! A little out of the way - in the up and coming new financial district south of the city but worth the trip

Visited June 2013
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Costigliole d'Asti, Piemonte, Italy
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Terrific Meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

1st time at this modern restaurant, but won't be the last. Imaginative seasonal dishes served by friendly hosts. Open kitchen so you can watch what's going on. Nice outdoor area for when the weather is nice. So may amuse bouches!

  • Visited June 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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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Food as art, but disappointing as flavor”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Truly, the food here is really creative and spectacular-looking. They try really hard to give you a special experience including multiple amuses-bouche at the beginning. One even had edible gold flakes. In the end, though, flavor matters. I found all of my dishes to be just a hair short of yummy. They were not bad by any stretch, but for these prices, you expect flavor along with design.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New Delhi, India
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
“Food art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

One of the hidden treasures of Amsterdam, a meal at this restaurant is sure to be memorable for you. We were a group of about 12, and had a vegetarian lunch ordered for us! And yet each course of the five course meal turned out to be a surprise, and the restaurant staff were kind enough to explain each time. The restaurant itself is beautiful – modern and well lit. Design highlights are extensive yet non intrusive. Each course a immaculately presented - especially the carrots and asparagus dishes, though the others were imaginative too. The staff were very kind, encouraging us to explore.

Visited April 2013
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