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Vinkeles

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Neighborhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Keizersgracht 384 | The Dylan Amsterdam, 1016 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 2010
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To say Vinkeles was an experience would be an understatement. From the moment we stepped foot in "the hotel", not even the restaurant the service was the best I have ever had. I have dined with over a dozen Michelin rated establishments and I rank Vinkeles as the number one spot. Their atmosphere is quite cozy and beautiful. It is... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great upmarket fine dining restaurant. I really enjoyed all the meats they had. Lamb and Beef were great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just one of the most fantastisk food i have had in a long time i will be back for sure. Must visit if possible

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just magic on a plate.... wonderful setting, professional and personal service. Every dish was made with patience and love for food.

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vinkeles is a Michelin starred restaurant so expectations are high. Restaurant is located in the Hotel Dylan off of a quiet street so you have to know it's there. The entry into the restaurant and the restaurant itself is absolutely beautiful. The hostess and the wait staff are not only professional and efficient but also friendly as well. The prix... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

A truly fabulous experience. This is a top dollar experience at a top dollar price but worth every penny. The staff are brilliant. The best wine pairings we have ever had. Worth going for the amuse bouche alone. The dishes are adventurous and really tasty. Check menu in advance if you have allergies. We don't and loved it all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I wanted to write and commend the exceptional staff at Vinkeles. I knew it would be tough to get a seat on a Saturday night without reservation but stopped by anyway. We couldn't get in but the maitre d' picked up the phone, called around to nearby places and got us a wonderful spot for dinner just down the canal.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We were very lucky to get a table, only 3 nights had availability in December. There is an a la carte menu or tasting menu. We went for the latter, which consists of 8 courses + a couple of Amuse Bouche. The food was excellent; we enjoyed every course. As you can imagine this place is not inexpensive, 110 euros... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We didn't go for the full tasting menu but had the foie gras and Dover sole. Outstanding. Just as the service and ambience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We booked the chef table. We got to experience the way chef handles the food and the way it's cooked. It was a great experience, the food was fresh and delicious. We will be visiting you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$99 - $158
Cuisine
French, European, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizersgracht 384 | The Dylan Amsterdam, 1016 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 530 2010
  • This restaurant is at The Dylan
Description
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’ menu combines the traditional and the modern. The dishes served in Vinkeles show Kuipers’ love of the contemporary French cuisine. He combines the freshest ingredients to produce a menu that is delicious and unique to Vinkeles. In 2009 restaurant Vinkeles was awarded a Michelin star.

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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