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Restaurant Vinkeles


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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner

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Restaurant Vinkeles is housed in an old bakery; which was set up in 1787 by the Regents of the Catholic Church, who at the time owned the building. The bakery flourished until 1811 and guests still can see the original ovens, which were discovered intact during restoration work.Echoing the décor of the hotel, Executive Chef Dennis Kuipers and Jurgen van der Zalm's menu combine traditional and contemporary. The dishes served in Vinkeles show Kuipers’ love of the contemporary French cuisine. He and his team combine the freshest ingredients to produce a menu that is delicious and unique to Vinkeles. Restaurant Vinkeles has been awarded a Michelin Star since 2009.
$91 - $160
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
French, European, International, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Vinkeles offers a modern twist on a elegant dining experience. The tasting menu includes a range of modern twists on classic French food (e.g., scallops, mussels, pigeon).. the service is outstanding, very attentive without being obtrusive. The wine pairings offered a nice range of French...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Garyhgilbert
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After two tasting menu diners it was good to have a choice! Having advised the venue that we had two GF eaters they were all prepared. The North Sea crab starter was wonderful, after two chef surprise dishes. The venison main was very tasty although...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Costas645
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, the experience is very good the colors on the food and the service is super, however the food itself is not something with the Michelin star magic, as other places when you came out like oooo my good is so good....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 909eduardoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this meal. Every dish was outstanding, the service was exceptional and the wine was great too. One of the nicest surroundings I’ve ever sat in to eat, will definitely be back next time I’m in Amsterdam.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Thursday evening (it was full) and pre-booking was necessary. We opted for the Vinkeles menu (5 courses with paired wines) but, as usual, we enjoyed some exquisite amuse bouche. The food was simply sublime. Beautifully presented, excellent proportions and totally delicious....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 1Row
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling all over the world and beeing allways looking for good restaurants the Vinkeles was a perfect place. We had with a selction of very creative and tasty starters with a nice vine and the menue of surprise we had choosen was fantastic. Absolutly recommendableif...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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The Dylan A, Manager at Restaurant Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 938gerhardp, Thank you very much for the lovely review. We really enjoyed having you in our restaurant. Hopefully we'll see you back soon for another great evening. Kind regards, Jouke

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly without a doubt, one of the best dining experiences i had in a long time! Together with some friends who are pretty familiar to the fine dining scene, we enjoyed a perfect balanced 8-course menu with a additional dish with foie gras and sakura,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Niels N
The Dylan A, Manager at Restaurant Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Niels N, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It was truly a pleasure to have you and your friends in our restaurant Vinkeles. Hopefully we may welcome you back soon for another unforgettable evening. Kind regards, Jouke

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An improvement since our last visit the experience was simply perfection. The service exemplary and the food wonderful. As always the ambience in this restaurant is warm yet exclusive. Well done Vinkles Team.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 661charles
The Dylan A, Manager at Restaurant Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 661charles, there is no bigger compliment than a returning guest. It's even better when the second experience is even better. Thank you very much for the review and the great words. See you next time! Kind regards, Jouke

Reviewed February 14, 2019

One of the most exciting experiences in dining in my life)) Thу food was excelent and the serving - just great! My guests were happy, and so was I!!! And (!) I got the birthday cake as a surprise))More

Date of visit: April 2018
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The Dylan A, Manager at Restaurant Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ardenb999, Thank you very much for your review. First of all was it a great honour to have you and your guests to celebrate your birthday. fantastic to read that you did have a great experience with on top of it the birthday cake!...More

Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at Vinkeles in January 2018. I was looking for a nice place to celebrate the birthdays of my two daughters and our 20th anniversary! And Vinkeles was THE perfect place. We loved the creativity of the menu, the delicacy of the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank KLdR
The Dylan A, Manager at Restaurant Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Dear KLdR, Thank you very much for all the compliments written above, We are very glad we could host you and give you this memorable dining experience. Hopefully we may welcome you another time in the near future, Kind regards, Jouke

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March 20, 2018|
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Response from Stretch279 | Reviewed this property |
If you have booked then you should be ok. Weekends as ever get booked up in advance but I have eaten there three times with no issues on reservations.
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Simonsimon62 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact the restaurant.
March 18, 2017|
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In general there is no tiping in Amsterdam because there is usually a service charge. However, if one really likes the service, which is amazing at Vinkeles, one can chose to tip.
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