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“Smiled the whole time...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant View

Restaurant View
Oosterdokskade 133, 1011 dl Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Centrum)
203708059
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Ranked #2,041 of 2,537 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Centrum
Southwest Montana
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Smiled the whole time...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Something about the place is just amusing. The concept of having small plates of food on a conveyor belt, traveling past diners who grab and grill whatever they want, itself brought smiles. It was easy to see returning guests knew which table to secure--the ones closest to the open air prep kitchen. Widest choice is there; bypassed items end up on the table of the hungriest at the end.
The staff is the most attentive and helpful, so much so that they made you smile. If you didn't get what you really wanted or needed, it's your fault, not theirs.
The restaurant is aptly named. The view is spectacular especially of the city of Amsterdam.
Easy walk from Central Station and it is next to the new Doubletree.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

Amazing view amazing food yes you have cook yourself but for €35 you can eat and drink as much as you like.. Will be coming here again....

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bodrum City, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Broken glass underfoot despite requests for removal”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Very poor value. 35 euros. Nothing restful as you go to a buffet for repetititve badly cooked fries, or boring rice, or salad, to accompany food you have to grill yourself. Your clothes cannot be worn afterwards as they small of charred food. Staff dropped and broke a glass. Chunks were under diner's feet and in the walkway for half an hour. Three requests made for the glass to be cleared. Finally a manager aged about 25 swept it up. No dessert left when we wanted it. Long trek to buffet. Loos downstairs and you risk knocking out another visitor unless you open the loo door very carefully. Other than that no worries.

Visited May 2013
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