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“Great food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of De Pastinaeck

De Pastinaeck
Hof 8, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Ranked #38 of 123 Restaurants in Amersfoort
Cuisines: Dutch
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Description: See website (winner of proef ("taste") Amersfoort 2012
Cambridge, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This restaurant is downtown Amersfoort and is a gem! The food is top notch and a good variety on the menu. Definitely to be recommended. I would consider this more fine dining then a family type of meal.

Visited May 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Verrassend !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Dutch food. Not my thing, so I didn't want to go, but my wife en her brother forced me. And I an glad they did! The food was outstanding! I didn't know traditional Dutch vegetables could be this delicious! I enjoyed every course, every piece of food on my plate! I was very surprised, in a very positive way.
The place itself is not too big and has a good atmosphere.

Go and have dinner here: you won't be disappointed!

Visited October 2012
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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7 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Making something special out of the ordinary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Located on the Hof: the large and historical market square in the middle of Amersfoort De Pastinaeck has chosen a the Dutch cuisine as its specialty. Taking forgotten vegetables and old Dutch recipies and turning it into something special. I absolutely love what they do with the food, every time you choose something you think you already know they succeed in giving it a twist and the twist turns out to be delicious every time. Great quality at a reasonable price and a cosy place to eat. Absolutely one of my favourites in Amersfoort.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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“Special cuisine - nice location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

This restaurant is nice as it attempts to deviate in terms of the cuisine, using local ingredients and old vegetables. It is not expensive and located in the centre of town on a large square, with an outside terrace. Staff is generally attentive. The decor internally is not very special. It is an above average restaurant, but does not belong to the top of the Amersfoort market.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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