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“Asian Fusion” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lai & Wai - Asian Bistro

Lai & Wai - Asian Bistro
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 4-10, 1012 RZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+(31)0206223800
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Ranked #1,091 of 2,287 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese
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Description: The recipes in our bistro are brought together by three families: Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. At Lai & Wai you can taste different Asian cuisines: Classic Chinese platters, Korean Beef Bulgogi, Vietnamese Pho, Japanese Sushi, Indonesian Rice Table and more.
Detroit, Michigan
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6 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Asian Fusion”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Friendly staff, food delicious, typical prices for Europe. Had the Korean Kimchi Jigae and a mixed Dim sum. All tantalized the taste buds.

  • Visited October 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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Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
“Good food, good price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Nice ambiance, delicious food, very friendly, good and attentive staff, good location, big selection, prices absolutely alright

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Poor value for money”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We only chose this restaurant for it’s short distance to the hotel we stayed in.
When we arrived at about 8pm, the restaurant was quite empty. Staff were very friendly. The restaurant has a modern feel and the prices are on the high side. Cooking standard is good but value for money is poor. One of the dishes we ordered was a seafood hot pot costing 21.5 euro. There were only 5 small pieces of prawn, 5 small pieces of squid, the rest was bulked up by lots of bean curds. Portions could be more generous. Especially with high prices restaurant should make sure they deliver good value for money. Sadly Lai Wai fails on this.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

There are many quality restaurants in A'dam, for Asian food this is right up there with the best.
Have been several times and never been let down, seafood soup is a must try.
Good price, great food, great location.

  • Visited October 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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Mt Martha, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Aussie Couple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

This would have to be one of the best Asian Bistro Restaurants in Amsterdam the food was delicious and quite an extensive menu, and they have excellent staff very attentive, Quin who is co-owner of this excellent Restaurant spends a great deal of her time making sure that the food is prepared to traditional recipes and this is what she has done, top this off with excellent wines a very professional run Restaurant this is definitely a must visit in Amsterdam.

Visited September 2013
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