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“Generous and welcoming” 5 of 5 stars
Review of De Voetangel

De Voetangel
Rondehoep Oost 3 | 1191 KA, 1191 KA Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
020-4961373
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Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, International
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Generous and welcoming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

On two minutes walking distance from Villa Oldenhoff, right near the river, this restaurant pleasant service with generous portions of well cooked dishes. We had scallops, a vegetarian starter and two times fish with it's own garnish, next to it we were served fresh appelmoes, potatoe gratin and side salads. On one hand these extra side dishes appears a bit outdated, but on the better hand they were tasty and the meal was excellent value for money.The view is fantastic. Recommended also for the summer terrace.

Visited April 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Experience it yourself.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

See the rating. We enjoyed every visit. So do our children. Service, food and ambiance are in balance aswell as the winechart. You do not have to agree but it is worth experiencing it yourself.

  • Visited September 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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518 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
“Big and cozy restaurant hidden in Ouderkerk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

This is a big and cozy restaurant hidden in a lonely road in Ouderkerk a/d Amstel. It's the type that the Dutch like, because can accommodate groups in separate rooms and you have to drive to a rural area, through a narrow road enough for a car in one direction and bikes in both sides. So you drive slowly, measuring space when another car come in your direction, until to get in the middle of nowhere to a big and at the same time "gezellig" (nice & cozy) restaurant, you would never find unless you live in that area or a friend who lives there tells you about it.

I went there for lunch with a group of friends for a celebration. I liked the environment and I consider the food good. It was not really very good, but not average either. Just good. The starter was really good, but the main dish, which I had an entrecôte, came a bit cold and almost raw. Then I realised that the waiters didn't ask anybody about how they want their meat. For dessert I had a trio with pear tart/ice cream/bavarois, which was delicious. Price a bit high.

The service, although friendly was quite slowly, and at that day we were the only people in the restaurant. So I guess there is no way for the service to be improved when they have a full house.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Quality and Quantity.....High Excellence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We celebrated my retirement with a dinner for two at this old established restaurant. The food was very delicious and there was plenty of it.
Bread, fresh cream butter, pesto mayonnaise and olive oil was served copiously.
Starters; 1. Salmon Tompoes & 2. Salt beef and duck liver terrine. Both very tasty and most unusual.
Main course; 1. Risotto with peas, onion & pecorino cheese shavings. 2. 350 gr. steak with Japanese butter and huge chips. Side servings of salad & potato au gratin. Too good for words.
Dessert; we both had creme brûlée with lavender, orange and grilled pineapple.......again, to die for.
A good bottle of Californian merlot was a great additive to the meal.
The service was excellent, the young lady was very attentive, kind and helpful.

We can highly recommend this fine restaurant.

  • Visited June 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good Food in a fine location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Sat outside for dinner on a perfect summer evening. Enjoyed an excellent meal from a good menu. Drank interesting wines by the glass. The main course of duck was well prepared and served with an excellent range of accompaniments. Altogether a great way to spend a summer evening watching the world go by on the river.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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