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Keizersgracht 384 | The Dylan Amsterdam, 1016 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 530 2010
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French, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Keizersgracht 384 | The Dylan Amsterdam, 1016 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I jointed colleagues for a meal at the restaurant on a busy Thursday night. Food: I had the Vinkeles tasting menu rather than the Chef’s menu. A fabulous 5 course mean ensued that left me satisfied and my taste buds delighted! Service: excellent multilingual staff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most sophisticated and edgy M Star in Amsterdam, the menu, service and wine selection, makes a unique atmosphere that elevates any palate and taste.

Thank omarramirez2018
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear omarramirez2018, Thank you very much for this wonderful review. Fantastic to read how much you have enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will have the pleasure to welcome you once again. Kind regards, Jouke Veenstra

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chef here is truly talented. All the tasting morsels were exquisite, both in taste and presentation. Great experience. The staff is terrific and very enthusiastic about their food. Very worth it.

Thank cruiseagentandtaxman
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear cruiseagentandtaxman, Thank you very much for this wonderful review. Nice to read that you had a great experience, It was a great pleasure having you as our guest! Hopefully we'll meet another time, Kind regards, Jouke

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in without a booking for dinner and the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. The courtyard is a nice, relaxed setting for dinner and we ordered from the a la carte menu. We went for the burger and fries and it was okay,...More

Thank legend187
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Legend187, Thank you for your comment. I am glad that you have enjoyed the burger. The fact that you haven't found a tasting menu is because you didn't dine in restaurant Vinkeles but in our brasserie Occo. Hopefully may we welcome you another time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's a lot to be said for this place. I can generalise the entire experience by saying that it met with almost every concept of exceptionalism I could apply to dining. My partner and I have been to Michelin star restaurants before and not seen...More

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René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Luke vdl, Thank you so much for your wonderful words. We are very delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience from start to finish. With the team we'll discuss the wine suggestions. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the future!...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

The minute you walk through the bar into the restaurant- it’s an unforgettable experience. The taster menu is a must - quite ludicrously good food. I’m not articulate enough to put that into words Wonderful staff. Pricey maybe but worth every penny. Has a very...More

Thank thomas r
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Dear thomas r, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us! No words are needed to understand how much you have enjoyed the experience! Thanks again and hopefully may we welcome you another time! Kind regards, Jouke

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Nothing spectacular. We expected a bit more from this restaurant but it turned out to be an average /normal hotel restaurant. It’s inside the hotel Dylan. Ambiance is nicer than many restaurants in Amsterdam. But nothing super fancy. It’s expensive compared to what you get....More

Thank 000Happy000
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear 000Happy000, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am sorry to read that your evening in Vinkeles was not the experience you've expected it to be. What could we do to higher up the level of food and service? We...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

They certainly deserve that Michelin star! What a special experience, from the first course to the last. My husband and I were here for our anniversary dinner, and it was well worth it. We ordered the Vinkeles menu (the full menu seemed like too much...More

Thank Michelle G
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Michelle G, Thank you kindly for your lovely review. It is super to read that you and your husband have enjoyed the whole experience so much during that special evening. Hopefully we may welcome you back another time! Kind regards, Jouke

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Just returned to our hotel after an amazing dining experience. From the moment we walked in we were given outstanding service. Everyone was extremely pleasant and helpful. We elected to do the 5-course tasting menu, as opposed to the 8-course tasting menu or the a...More

Thank wjr06831
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear wjr06831, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with the world through this website. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you and your daughter last week. It is great to read that you have enjoyed all parts of your experience! Hopefully we...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018

We stayed at The Dylan hotel so it was easy to arrange for dinner reservations here. We went for my wife's birthday. The staff is amazing - attentive, very friendly and highly professional. The food presentation was off-the-charts amazing. The food quality was very high...More

Thank Tom F
René B, Manager at Vinkeles, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Dear Tom F, We are flattered that you choose us to celebrate your wife's birthday. Great to see how much you have enjoyed your total experience! Hopefully we'll meet once again in the near future, Kind regards, Jouke Veenstra

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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.
Matthew A
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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Response from Nisha A |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$99 - $158
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 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 Amsterdam
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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