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“Modern European Brasserie with a Dutch accent” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Van Speyk

Van Speyk
Spuistraat 3a, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
+31 20 4200117
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Ranked #137 of 2,445 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $23 - $57
Cuisines: French, Dutch, Brasserie
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Dam Square
Worcester
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100 reviews 100 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Modern European Brasserie with a Dutch accent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Recommended by our hotel. Got what we expected - nice brasserie style decoration - brasserie style food with a dutch flavour - staff were friendly and capable. Very nice evening.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Blacksburg VA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Hip, pleasant place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Happened upon this restaurant, and we really had an extremely pleasant time and the waiter Yannick was very knowledgeable about wines, and the ambiance and experience were great, and we wished we could have dined here again. One of our two favorite eateries in Amsterdam.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas, Texas
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Traditional Dutch Offerings - Good Food Great Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Our hotel recommended Van Speyk as a good option for getting a traditional Dutch meal and I am so glad they did. I had the Beef Stew, which was basically a great cut of beef (like a really nice pot roast) over mashed potatoes with a side of sausage and mustard. I LOVED IT!

Visited February 2014
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Watford, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Amicable ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We wanted a restaurant near the hotel and went there based on reviews. Fortunately we reserved a table as it was full and those without reservations were offered table for later in the evening. Could not fault the food, service or ambience. In particular, we were impressed by the friendly helpful staff. I would recommend for couples.

Visited February 2014
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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“Top Class Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My wife and I recently visited Amsterdam for the weekend and I booked a table at Van Speyk based on the reviews I'd seen on Trip Advisor before we went. All I can say is this restaurant is top class and well worth a visit. The venue itself is fantastic with its decor and overall great ambiance. The food was excellent and the staff could not have been more helpful. All for a very reasonable price as well. A gem of a restaurant so if you're looking for somewhere that serves fantastic food in a cool environment when in Amsterdam then Van Speyk is for you.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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