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Eetcafe Vlaming - CLOSED

Prinsengracht 159, 1015KD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 2716
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sticky toffee” (79 reviews)
“pie” (77 reviews)
“duck” (66 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Prinsengracht 159, 1015KD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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681 - 690 of 877 reviews

Reviewed March 26, 2012

I booked the restaurant for our group of ten in advance by email which was easy and replied to promptly. We arrived and the table we had was perfect, right near the kitchen and a table with a lot of space. The food and wine...More

Thank juliatki
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2012

Dear visitor, you're right: last Sunday we didn't expect it would be so busy, but when your group arrived the restaurant was completly full. Fortunately I was in our bistro, not far from the brasserie, and could come over to help. Hopefully most of the...More

Reviewed March 25, 2012

Food was very good. i had steak and my partner duck. not a big piece of meat but delicious. the french fries were just frozen chips and nothing special for four euros a bowl. dessert was pricey at 7 euros for a sticky toffey pudding...More

Thank Jarr_mich
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2012

Dear visitor, thank you for taking time to write a review. Concerning the "frozen" fries I have to say that we make these ourselves fresh every day, so I don't understand what might have gone wrong with your portion. I'm sorry you were not impressed...More

Reviewed March 23, 2012

Ok. 80th birthday meal for my Mum in Law. Top Rating on TA. Expectations runnning high. You get the picture.... So off we go. Excellent confirmation of resevation when we booked in advance - do book, as otherwise you won't get a table. Superb welcome...More

Thank MStJB
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2012

Wow!! This reads like a novel... Thank you for this kind and extensive review. You're right, from now on we will check how the guest wants his pork cooked: we like it best when it's still rose and juicy. But there is no disputing about...More

Reviewed March 21, 2012

Hubby and I chose to visit here after reading reviews on trip advisor and prebooked a table whilst still in England. Pros: we had a shared starter for two. As I have a shellfish allergy they swapped around some of the dishes for ones I...More

2  Thank merlin1965
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2012

Dear guest from England, thank you for your constructive criticism. It indeed sometimes happens that we work together with a temporary waiter who unfortunately, at the beginning of the evening, is not yet fully aware of all details of the specials of the day. We...More

Reviewed March 19, 2012

After reading mainly top reviews of this restaurant, my expectations were high for my first visit to Brasserie Vlaming - unfortunately, my high expectations were not completely met. The food was delicious and there is good value, but only two waiters to serve an almost...More

Thank Brunden
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2012

Dear guest, you're absolutely right: especially in the weekends we normally have at least 3 waiters. But last week we had "a last minute" case of influenza and could not complete the staff in time: sorry for the fact that is was noticeable!! As you...More

Reviewed March 19, 2012

I am very very sorry, when sometimes TA's No#1 finally lets you down... It doesn't happen often, but it does happen! I really have mixed emotions regarding this experience. Great things: A very nice place, well decorated, perfect for couples. And very-very good service. But...More

Thank Dimitrios-GR
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2012

Dear visitor from Greece, the header of your review frightened me quite a bit, but after all you also mention a lot of positve issues like very good staff, ambiance, Sticky Toffee Pie etc.. I'm very sorry that we didn't fulfill all your expectations, but...More

Reviewed March 19, 2012

We went here based on the great reviews on Trip Advisor, and we were not disappointed. The service was excellent - very friendly and they genuinely seem to enjoy their job and want their customers to be happy. Everything we ordered was excellent, especially the...More

Thank poogleypie
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2012

Dear visitor from London, your review is very kind: thank you. Our waiting staff indeed likes what they're doing and wants the guests to have a memorable evening in Amsterdam. I'm glad that they fulfilled your expectations. Hope to see you back another time!! Best...More

Reviewed March 18, 2012

The atmosphere was great, the staff were very friendly and the food was incredible! We highly recommend this restaurant and are so happy that we chose it!More

Thank kevsgrl
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2012

Dear visitor from Glasgow, thank you for taking time to write your friendly review. We (my son Bob and I) as owners are happy with our entire staff as well: they make that our guests feel welcome and have a nice experience!! Best regards, Frans...More

Reviewed March 15, 2012

After reading the many positive reviews on Tripadvisor, we booked a table for sunday avening. None of the compliments one reads here are exaggerated. The cuisine is just top and the friendly and professional service are a match. You can't go to Amsterdam and not...More

Thank Luc W
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2012

Thank you dear guest from Antwerp for your kind review. We always try to keep the quality - price relation at an acceptable level: I'm glad that you underlined that in your opinion we succeeded in doing that. The Limoncello you mention is indeed home...More

Reviewed March 14, 2012

Excellent food in cosy surroundings. Welcomed by the owner who, when we left, apologised for them being busy and not having time to chat. There are so many good restaurants in this area but Vlaming deserves his Trip Advisor status. If you can only have...More

Thank talkingpics
Frans1951, Owner at Eetcafe Vlaming, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2012

Dear guest from York, thank you for this 250th(!!) review. And we're still number1 on TripAdvisor thanks to satisfied visitord like you. The weekend was extremely busy so indeed I had hardly time to talk to you: next time better I hope. Best regards, Frans...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $53
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsengracht 159, 1015KD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 2716
  • E-mail
Description
Eetcafe Vlaming is closed but you can find us at Restaurant Vlaming
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