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de Struisvogel

Certificate of Excellence
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Dutch, European
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Keizersgracht 312, 1016 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5:45 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 5:45 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Turku, Finland
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good, a bit contemporary food with reasonable prices. I would recommend it very much. There are also tables by the river, and the outlook to the canal is simply beautiful.

Thank Dzinni
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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392 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely little place - tucked away down some steps and with a great atmosphere, surrounded by old cupboards and rows of bottles and eating under subdued lighting. The food's exceptional, unusual and excellent value: very unusually we both chose the same starter and main, and they were both delicious. We had the strawberries and am asparagus salad to... More 

Thank amdgriggs
Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend visited Amsterdam and sought inspiration where to dine. After consulting Tripadvisor, we settled on de Struisvogel. It seemed well-priced, well-located and we liked the look of the menu. Upon arrival, we were greeted friendly and seated promptly at our table. The restaurant is located at Keizersgratch, and like many restaurants along Amsterdam's Grachten, the restaurant is... More 

1 Thank ClaireFast
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even thought not in the most commercial spot, the place has a rather touristic approach to the dishes and service. A bit distant despite a friendly space. Mixed feelings. Price - performance it's okayish.

1 Thank Nondas Constantinidis
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for somewhere to dine after the Anne Frank Museum, or anywhere nearby, this is such a welcoming little place, even for dining alone as I was. You can book a table, but keep in mind the latest time you can book is 9:30! I recommend a little over €40 per diner for your budget, but even with... More 

1 Thank Drew G
Surrey, England
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife found this online and I'm so glad we went there. Good central location within the canal belt with lovely staff. Limited but wonderful menu - the strawberry salad starter was fantastic! Didn't have the Ostrich but it's a specialty so I understand! Great value, great food. What more do you need?

1 Thank TL13
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Amsterdam for five nights about a week ago. Stumbled upon this restaurant which looked quaint and also had outside tables next to a canal. I had a beautiful strawberry and goats cheese salad followed by a lamb stew and a chocolate apple crumble. It is one of the best meals I have had for ages. I eat... More 

1 Thank Lesley F
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We eat here as a last minute choice as it was close to our hotel, The Dylan. It was an excellent restaurant with limited but extremely good menu. I had the veal, ostrich and apple crumble washed down with some fantastic mint tea. The food was top notch, the only slight downer was the wine. We chose a Chenin blanch... More 

1 Thank rogertreleaven
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I met a almost local friend with ties to the restaurant here. He had never eaten here and wanted to try it. I had beef carpaccio and ostrich. It was fantastic. Better than beef. For Amsterdam it was quite inexpensive considering the quality. Highly recommend.

1 Thank John G
Oldenburg, Germany
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

It is divine. Great food, nice staff and venue. The menu offers enough options to satisfy everyone in the group offering ostrich (get it!), fish, vegetarian options. You pick your three courses from a list of about 5 options each and I had a hard time deciding because they were all so tempting. Try to get in early cause there... More 

1 Thank jgeuter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:45 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizersgracht 312, 1016 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: 00310204233817

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

Neighborhood Profile
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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