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“Great view, not sure how this rates as a vegetarian restaurant” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Herengracht

Herengracht
Herengracht 435, 1017 BE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 (0) 20 616 24 82
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Ranked #1,170 of 2,627 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: French, Dutch
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The ambient restaurant has a prime location at the Herengracht canal, featuring a unique terrace and garden during the summer months. The Herengracht is the perfect place for any occasion: sitting down for lunch on the sunny terrace and bites at the Herengracht bar, or enjoying dinner in style and ending the day with a cocktail. The ambiance and home-like interior makes Herengracht your home away from home. The Herengracht chefs have created a modern Dutch-French menu for lunch, bites and diner. Additionally Herengracht offers a large variety of (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) drinks, including cocktails and special beers. The modern interior - with brick walls and wooden tables - creates a cosy and easy-going atmosphere. The functional design offers many opportunities for both social and business events.
Sarasota, Florida
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“Great view, not sure how this rates as a vegetarian restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Great view of the canal. Be sure to check the menu before you go to see if you will be comfortable with the menu as a vegetarian. I think this restaurant may be misclassified. The menu was super heavy on meat and cheese, especially goat cheese.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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18 restaurant reviews
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“Having a lovely dinner along Herengracht canal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Living the Amsterdam dream is what you can expect here. On a sunny afternoon, sitting alongside the famous canals, we had some excellent food served to us by a great staff. Looking forward to eating here again!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Canalside cafe with lively terrace and hidden garden”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Herengracht is a lively and popular cafe. There's a terrace on the canal and a lovely courtyard garden area at he back.

Service is friendly and relaxed. Unfortunately they are let down by very slow service from the kitchen. Orders take ages to arrive and there doesn't seem to be a reliable system. Table who ordered after us, were served before us. Not a big deal, but when you are hungry it matters.

The food when it arrived is fine. Not especially good value for money, but this is a prime Amsterdam location so what can you expect?

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Get a table on the canal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Great place to kick your feet onto the railings while having a beer by the canal and watch the world go by.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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“Tourist trap-bad food & coffee”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Location is very nice, but the quality af the food and cappucino is terrible... Allso understaffed

Nice place, but stick to the beers!

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